Trusted Microsoft Services should have bypass access to Storage accounts

Explanation

Some Microsoft services that interact with storage accounts operate from networks that can’t be granted access through network rules.

To help this type of service work as intended, allow the set of trusted Microsoft services to bypass the network rules

Possible Impact

Trusted Microsoft Services won’t be able to access storage account unless rules set to allow

Suggested Resolution

Allow Trusted Microsoft Services to bypass

Insecure Example

The following example will fail the azure-storage-allow-microsoft-service-bypass check.

resource "azurerm_storage_account" "bad_example" {
  name                = "storageaccountname"
  resource_group_name = azurerm_resource_group.example.name

  location                 = azurerm_resource_group.example.location
  account_tier             = "Standard"
  account_replication_type = "LRS"

  network_rules {
    default_action             = "Deny"
    ip_rules                   = ["100.0.0.1"]
    virtual_network_subnet_ids = [azurerm_subnet.example.id]
	bypass                     = ["Metrics"]
  }

  tags = {
    environment = "staging"
  }
}

resource "azurerm_storage_account_network_rules" "test" {
  resource_group_name  = azurerm_resource_group.test.name
  storage_account_name = azurerm_storage_account.test.name

  default_action             = "Allow"
  ip_rules                   = ["127.0.0.1"]
  virtual_network_subnet_ids = [azurerm_subnet.test.id]
  bypass                     = ["Metrics"]
}

Secure Example

The following example will pass the azure-storage-allow-microsoft-service-bypass check.

resource "azurerm_storage_account" "good_example" {
  name                = "storageaccountname"
  resource_group_name = azurerm_resource_group.example.name

  location                 = azurerm_resource_group.example.location
  account_tier             = "Standard"
  account_replication_type = "LRS"

  network_rules {
    default_action             = "Deny"
    ip_rules                   = ["100.0.0.1"]
    virtual_network_subnet_ids = [azurerm_subnet.example.id]
    bypass                     = ["Metrics", "AzureServices"]
  }

  tags = {
    environment = "staging"
  }
}

resource "azurerm_storage_account_network_rules" "test" {
  resource_group_name  = azurerm_resource_group.test.name
  storage_account_name = azurerm_storage_account.test.name

  default_action             = "Allow"
  ip_rules                   = ["127.0.0.1"]
  virtual_network_subnet_ids = [azurerm_subnet.test.id]
  bypass                     = ["Metrics", "AzureServices"]
}

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