Tag Archives: Azure Active Directory

May Azure AD V1.0 endpoint be used for GDPR compliancy?

Hi, By now, everybody should have heard about GDPR. While not being a lawyer, I think I can summarize it this way: any identifiable personal information as well as sensitive personal information is subject to GDPR regulation.  This first and … Continue reading

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DevOps – Using Azure MSI with VSTS – step by step

Hi, [Update] In the meantime, I have created a free VSTS task that does all what’s explained below. Microsoft recently announced Azure Managed Service Identity (MSI) which in a nutshell, is a way to avoid storing credentials in code or in locations such … Continue reading

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DevOps trick – Provision Azure Active Directory Apps in a highly controlled way – step by step

Hi, [Update] In the meantime, I created a free VSTS marketplace extension that does all what’s explained below and even more. Recently, I wrote a short blog post on how to provision Azure Active Directory (AAD) Apps in a highly controlled way, so … Continue reading

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DevOps trick – Provision Azure Active Directory Apps in a highly controlled way

Hi, [Update] In the meantime, I created a free VSTS marketplace extension that does all what’s explained below and even more Besides promoting a new collaboration mindset between development & operations, DevOps’ primary goal is to use tooling in order … Continue reading

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Leveraging the Azure AD Proxy to consume on-prem APIs from an Azure Web Job using the Password Grant Type

Hi, When creating Azure AD Proxy Applications to expose on-prem WebAPIs, you have to do a few things such as: Installing the proxy connector on an on-prem server (that has access to the web api) Configuring KCD in order to … Continue reading

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Orchestrating access to Azure KeyVault

Hi, As you might know, Azure Key Vault is a set of repositories one can use to store key/value pairs of secrets, certificates etc. in order to facilitate the maintenance of this information. Key Vault comes with “Keys” and “Secrets” … Continue reading

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KeyVaultClientException: Operation “get” is not allowed

Hi, If you happen to encounter any security exception with keyvault, make sure you pay attention to how you grant access to the Azure Active Directory Application. To grant access to the application, make sure you grant it to the … Continue reading

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