Using the GitHub self-hosted runner and Azure Virtual Machines to login with a System Assigned Managed Identity

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Using the GitHub self-hosted runner and Azure Virtual Machines to login with a System Assigned Managed Identity

I recently started thinking about the typical setup process for a GitHub Action Workflow which will requires access to Azure. Typically, the process is to use the Azure/login GitHub Action, and then use the azure/cli or another Azure GitHub Action to deploy into GitHub. This is a nice approach. …

GitHub GitHub Actions Azure Identity Managed Service Identity

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Jun 14, 2021

Azure role-based access control (RBAC) at the data plane level

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Azure role-based access control (RBAC) at the data plane level

Principal of least privilege is a commonly used phrase within the Technology Industry. The idea is that we’ll assign permissions of what the user needs to get the job done, rather than anything broader or more privileged. This helps reduce the blast radius in the event of a compromised …

Azure Identity Security AKS Kubernetes Azure Kubernetes Service Azure Storage Azure CosmosDB Azure Key Vault Managed Identities RBAC

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Apr 21, 2021

12 - Modern Identity Patterns

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12 - Modern Identity Patterns

Planning to build a cloud application, but not so sure on the latest Identity Patterns? Not sure on your AAD compared with your AAD B2B or AAD B2C? Then check out this episode, where Chris Reddington is joined by Christos Matskas.

Identity Azure AD Azure AD B2C Authorization Authentication OAuth

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Chris Reddington Christos Matskas Published on Fri, Oct 16, 2020