Azure (Public/Hybrid), Microsoft Sessions

TT12 Demystifying Azure Service Principals and Managed Identities

August 9th, 2022

3:00pm - 4:15pm

Level: Advanced

Peter De Tender

Azure Technical Trainer


Whenever Azure services need to work together, there are secrets involved, as well as service accounts. Azure offers several solutions to achieve this goal, being Service Principals and Managed Identities. But the use cases are sometimes confusing, to find out when to use what, what they do, and how to use them. That's exactly what you will learn in this session from Peter, Azure Technical Trainer at Microsoft, in this demo-packed presentation.

You will learn:

  • What are Service Principals in Azure
  • Diff vs system and user assigned Managed Identity
  • Optimizing security across Azure services