Thursday, 10 January 2019
We’re ringing in 2019 by announcing the general availability for the Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service features we first announced back in September 2018! The following features are all generally available to you today.
Wednesday, 24 October 2018
Picking the right security for the job is a challenging issue. Obviously, everyone wants their security for IoT solutions to be maximized. But issues such as hardware limitations, cost consciousness, lack of security expertise, and more all play into which security option is ultimately chosen for how your IoT devices connect to the cloud.
Monday, 24 September 2018
A year ago today we launched the public preview of the Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service, and today we announce the public preview of the latest major wave of functionality to automate device provisioning!
Thursday, 16 August 2018
Lots of folks are moving to X.509 certificate-based authentication as they start to use the Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service, which is great! But I've gotten lots of questions about what the best practices are, and how to go about doing it at scale.
Monday, 2 April 2018
Ah, the ID scope, one of the most nuanced concepts in the Device Provisioning Service. It is both reviled and lauded for its name-spacing characteristics in device provisioning. It throws a wrench in…
Tuesday, 5 December 2017
The Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service is now available with the same great support you've come to know and expect from Azure IoT services. The Device Provisioning Service enables customers to…
Wednesday, 8 November 2017
A lot of folks using the IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service are starting to use hardware security modules (HSMs) in their devices because of how easy it is to use. This post provides general guidance around when to extract the EK and when to claim ownership of the TPM so the owner key is produced.
Tuesday, 7 November 2017
Folks using the IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service to securely provision their devices are taking the opportunity to start using hardware security modules (HSM) to store the keys on their devices.
Thursday, 21 September 2017
IoT Hub has a new custom endpoint type available: Azure Storage containers! Azure Storage containers joins Service Bus queues, topics, and Event Hubs as supported custom endpoint types for IoT Hub…
Wednesday, 31 May 2017
IoT Hub message routing can now be done on message body! Thanks to the inundation of feedback from our customers requesting the ability to route messages based on the message body, the team prioritized the work and it’s now available for everyone to use.