Key Vault logging (preview) now available

[Updated: 5/4/2016 – Fixed “What is logged?”] Hello folks, Today we are announcing public preview of Azure Key Vault logging. Logging is an often requested feature and several customers have told us that it is very critical for them to have logging available so they can use key vault effectively. We are excited to have…


Azure Key Vault now in Australia

Hello Australia and New Zealand! We are excited to announce general availability of Azure Key Vault in the Australia Southeast (Victoria) and Australia East (New South Wales) regions. Azure subscribers with billing addresses in Australia and New Zealand can now create key vaults in these regions and use them in their production scenarios. Australia is…


SQL Server Connector Update

Hello Folks, Back when we announced Key Vault preview, we also announced availability of a preview version of SQL Server Connector. Many of you have been using SQL Server Connector and have provided us valuable feedback. Thank you! For those new to this blog, The SQL Server Connector enables SQL Server encryption at rest scenarios including…


Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager with Azure Key Vault

Hello This week we bring you another partner blog. Today we will talk about Brocade's Application Delivery Controller product, Brocade virtual Traffic Manager (vTM). We have been working with this team since the very early stages of Key Vault development and their partnership has been valuable in providing early feedback to shape Key Vault’s features….


Deploy Certificates to VMs from customer-managed Key Vault

[Updated: 2015/09/01 – Fixed ‘Updating Certificates’ section; added Update-AzureVM command that was missing] [Updated: 2016/09/14 – This post is now obsolete. It’s here for posterity. Please refer to the updated post.] Hello, As promised in our last blog we are back again with a blog about deploying certificates to VMs. Amit explains how you can…


Key Vault is now generally available

[For those new to Azure Key Vault, please take a peek at prior blogs to catch up: Azure Key Vault – Making Cloud Safer and What is Azure Key Vault?] Hi everyone, We are excited to announce a few important things today! First, the General Availability (GA) of Azure Key Vault. You can now use the service…


Azure Key Vault – Step by Step

NOTE: This post was updated on Nov 12 2015 to incorporate breaking changes introduced in the Azure PowerShell 1.0 release. Welcome! In our introductory blog post we covered the overall Key Vault model. Today we’re going to dive into the specifics of using it. If you’ve not read the prior post, please do so before proceeding with this…


REST API Update

Happy Monday, Today's post is about some changes to the Key Vault API based on feedback and prototypes, both internal and external. Thank you for your continued support and engagement. The first change is the addition of pagination for larger vaults.  The second change lets you define tags on an item so as to permit…


CloudLink SecureVM leveraging the Azure Key Vault

Welcome to our first partner blog Thus far we have introduced you to the Key Vault, gave you a deep dive on how to use it yourself, and finally explored how it can be used with SQL VMs to provide data protection. In this forth blog we’re going to cover CloudLink Secure VM, which now…


Using the Key Vault for SQL Server Encryption

Welcome! In our first blog Azure Key Vault – Making the cloud safer, we introduced you to the Azure Key Vault and then in the second blog Azure Key Vault – Step by Step we got your hands dirty in setting one up for yourself. If you were on the more adventurous side, we even…