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What is the difference between a key and a secret in Azure Key Vault?

What is the difference between a key and a secret in Azure Key Vault?


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A secret is anything that you want to tightly control access to, such as API keys, passwords, or certificates.

A key is a cryptographic key represented as a JSON Web Key [JWK] object. Key Vault supports RSA and Elliptic Curve Keys only.

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