(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure AD Role Based Access Control


Today’s (Cloud) Tip…

Roles Based Access Control (RBAC) Service in Azure is a new feature that allows you to manage and limit access to your Azure services. This feature was released on September 12th as Public Preview for you to try out in the Azure Preview portal @ https://portal.azure.com. This works by assigning roles to users either at the subscription or resource group level.

For now, you can assign the following roles…

  • A Owner can perform all management operations for a resource and its child resources including access management.
  • A Contributor can perform all management operations for a resource including create and delete resources. A contributor cannot grant access to others.
  • A Reader has read-only access to a resource and its child resources. A Reader cannot read secrets.

You can read more about it in ScottGu's blog post.


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