Using Workload Identities for Bicep Deployments in GitHub Actions

Using Workload Identities for Bicep Deployments in GitHub Actions

As I’ve been working on my side project, I’ve been trying to work on my CI/CD skills and deploy all my resources through GitHub Actions. This project is made up of a couple of services, which each have their own infrastructure and application code. I’m deploying my resources to a single resource group in Azure. To deploy infrastructure to Azure via GitHub Actions, we need to authenticate to our Azure subscription....

June 24, 2023 · 7 min · Will Velida
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Using Managed Identities to authenticate with Azure Cosmos DB

In Azure, Managed Identities provide our Azure resources with an identity within Azure Active Directory. We can use this identity to authenticate with any service in Azure that supports Azure AD authentication without having to manage credentials. In Azure Cosmos DB, we can use managed identities to provide resources with the roles and permissions required to perform actions on our data (depending on what role we provide the identity) without having to use any connection strings or access keys to do so....

March 24, 2022 · 8 min · Will Velida