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Kenichiro Nakamura
Kenichiro Nakamura

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Read Certificate from Key Vault from Azure App Service by using Managed Identity

We often use Azure Web App and Key Vault together to protect keys/secrets/certificates.

To read certificates from Key Vault by using system assigned managed identity of App Service, there are several things to do.

Enable Managed Identity

From WebApp, enable managed identity.

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Grant Access in KV

From Key Vault access policy, assign certificate get permission (or any other additional required permissions) for the managed id.

WEBSITE_LOAD_USER_PROFILE for Configuration

From WebApp configurations menu, add WEBSITE_LOAD_USER_PROFILE application setting and set value to 1.

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