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Use valid Key Vault names#

Operational Excellence · Key Vault · Rule · 2021_03 · Awareness

Key Vault names should meet naming requirements.


When naming Azure resources, resource names must meet service requirements. The requirements for Key Vault names are:

  • Between 3 and 24 characters long.
  • Alphanumerics and hyphens (dash).
  • Start with a letter.
  • End with a letter or digit.
  • Can not contain consecutive hyphens.
  • Key Vault names must be globally unique.


Consider using names that meet Key Vault naming requirements. Additionally consider naming resources with a standard naming convention.


This rule does not check if Key Vault names are unique.