Getting started on managing Azure resources from a virtual machine with managed service identity (MSI) using C#

Azure Compute sample for managing virtual machines -

  • Create a virtual machine with Managed Service Identity enabled with access to resource group
  • Set custom script in the virtual machine that
    • install az cli in the virtual machine
    • uses az cli MSI credentials to create a storage account
  • Get storage account created through Managed Service Identity (MSI) credentials.

Running this Sample

To run this sample:

Set the environment variable AZURE_AUTH_LOCATION with the full path for an auth file. See how to create an auth file.

git clone

cd aad-dotnet-manage-resources-from-vm-with-msi

dotnet build


More information

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