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API Management uses a managed identity#

Security · API Management · Azure.APIM.ManagedIdentity

Configure managed identities to access Azure resources.


API Management must authenticate to access Azure resources such as Key Vault. Use Key Vault to store certificates and secrets used within API Management.


Consider configuring a managed identity for each API Management instance. Also consider using managed identities to authenticate to related Azure services.

Last update: 2021-09-24