Implementing Managed Identities for Microsoft Azure Resources

by Manoj Nair

A common challenge when building cloud applications is how to manage the credentials in your code for authenticating to cloud services. In this course, you will learn about managed identities for Azure resources that solve this problem for you.

What you'll learn

Security is job zero for everyone in the field of Information Technology these days, whether you work as a Developer or as a Solutions Architect. In this course, Implementing Managed identities for Microsoft Azure Resources, you’ll learn how to leverage managed identities to securely connect to instances of Microsoft Azure services that trust Azure AD authentication. First, you’ll learn the fundamentals of managed identities and what problem they solve. Next, you’ll explore how to create and enable managed identities for supported Azure services and connect to various Azure services without the need to store any credentials in your application code. Finally, you’ll discover how secure connections are established when you use managed identities. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have foundational knowledge of managed identities for Azure resources that will help you as you move forward to build credential free and secure cloud-native applications on the Microsoft Azure platform.

About the author

Manoj is currently working with Microsoft Australia as a AppDev Modernization and Innovation Specialist. Prior to Microsoft, Manoj worked with AWS as an Ecosystem Solutions Architect, as an AWS Senior Technical Trainer and as Technical Instructor with DDLS, Sydney specializing on Microsoft Infrastructure Solutions. In his earlier role as a Partner Technical Consultant, he delivered many technical webcasts/talks/Practice Accelerator Workshops on System Center Suite, Forefront UAG, PowerShell and ... more

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