A Quick Introduction to Role-Based Access Control

6m 32s

Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) handles authorization in Azure. This short lesson will explain how you can use RBAC to give different levels of access to different types of users, such as developers, end users, and administrators.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe general and fine-grained roles in Azure 
  • Describe how to use managed identities to assign roles to applications
  • Describe custom roles in Azure

Intended Audience

  • People who need to know how to give different levels of authorization to Azure users
  • People preparing to take the Azure Fundamentals exam



About the Author
Guy Hummel, opens in a new tab
Azure and Google Cloud Content Lead
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Guy launched his first training website in 1995 and he's been helping people learn IT technologies ever since. He has been a sysadmin, instructor, sales engineer, IT manager, and entrepreneur. In his most recent venture, he founded and led a cloud-based training infrastructure company that provided virtual labs for some of the largest software vendors in the world. Guy’s passion is making complex technology easy to understand. His activities outside of work have included riding an elephant and skydiving (although not at the same time).

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