Manage Scale Set User Assigned MSI From Service Principal (Java)

Azure Compute sample for assigning service identity to virtual machine scale set using newly created service principal.

  • Create a VM scale-set
  • Create a managed service identity #1 and create a service principal. Configure the service principal to have 2 permissions, to update the scale set and assign the managed service identity #1 to the scale set
  • Create a managed service identity #2
  • Login using created service principle and verify it can assign/remove identity #1, but not #2

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 compute-java-manage-scale-set-user-assigned-msi-from-service-principal
mvn clean compile exec:java

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