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Azure Resource Locks

Craig Porteous explains the benefit (and pain) behind resource locks in Azure:

In theory, these are perfect for preventing accidental (or deliberate) deletion of resources in Azure. They don’t prevent the deletion of data though, only operating at the “control plane” of a resource. That still sounds great though. Turn them on everywhere! That’s another layer of security in your cloud data platform. Right?

Yeah, here’s where the pain comes in. I tried using resource group locks but there are some resources which use delete capabilities, such as Azure Media Service. A delete lock means no ability to delete uploaded videos.