Azure Key Vault REST API reference

Managing your Key Vault and the contents of your Key Vault can be accomplished through a REST interface. Below are lists of common tasks for managing both.

Key Vaults

Manage your Key Vault using the following set of operations, which are also known as management plane operations. The management plane interface is used to manage a Key Vault itself. For instance, creating, deleting, or updating Key Vault attributes, and setting access policies for the data plane.

Keys, secrets, certificates, and storage accounts

Managing data within a Key Vault, such as keys, secrets, certificates, and storage keys, is accomplished by data plane operations. The data plane interface is used to add, delete, modify, and use the keys, secrets, and certificates stored in a Key Vault.




For concepts and more detailed information, see About keys, secrets, and certificates.

Storage accounts

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