Getting Started with Compute - Manage User Assigned MSI Enabled Virtual Machine - in Java

Azure Compute sample for managing virtual machines -

  • Create a Resource Group and User Assigned MSI with CONTRIBUTOR access to the resource group
  • Create a Linux VM and associate it with User Assigned MSI
    • Install Java8, Maven3 and GIT on the VM using Azure Custom Script Extension
  • Run Java application in the MSI enabled Linux VM which uses MSI credentials to manage Azure resource
  • Retrieve the Virtual machine created from the MSI enabled Linux VM.

Running this Sample

To run this sample:

See DefaultAzureCredential and prepare the authentication works best for you. For more details on authentication, please refer to

git clone

cd compute-java-manage-user-assigned-msi-enabled-virtual-machine

mvn clean compile exec:java

More information

For general documentation as well as quickstarts on how to use Azure Management Libraries for Java, please see here.

Start to develop applications with Java on Azure here.

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