An Introduction to Managed Identities in Microsoft Azure

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This lesson aims to give a basic understanding of what managed identities are and what they can be used for.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore what managed identities are and what they’re used for
  • Identify the different types of managed identities
  • Understand how you can actually use managed identities in Azure
  • Learn what operations you can perform using managed identities

Intended Audience

  • Anyone who is interested in learning about managed identities in Microsoft Azure


  • A basic familiarity with Azure
About the Author
Learning paths

Tom is a 25+ year veteran of the IT industry, having worked in environments as large as 40k seats and as small as 50 seats. Throughout the course of a long an interesting career, he has built an in-depth skillset that spans numerous IT disciplines. Tom has designed and architected small, large, and global IT solutions.

In addition to the Cloud Platform and Infrastructure MCSE certification, Tom also carries several other Microsoft certifications. His ability to see things from a strategic perspective allows Tom to architect solutions that closely align with business needs.

In his spare time, Tom enjoys camping, fishing, and playing poker.

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