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Create a Key Vault

Last updated: 08/09/2017

This template creates a Key Vault and assigns permissions to the supplied objectId (principal).

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Parameter Name Description
keyVaultName Name of the Vault
tenantId Tenant Id of the subscription. Get using Get-AzureRmSubscription cmdlet or Get Subscription API
objectId Object Id of the AD user. Get using Get-AzureRmADUser or Get-AzureRmADServicePrincipal cmdlets
keysPermissions Permissions to keys in the vault. Valid values are: all, create, import, update, get, list, delete, backup, restore, encrypt, decrypt, wrapkey, unwrapkey, sign, and verify.
secretsPermissions Permissions to secrets in the vault. Valid values are: all, get, set, list, and delete.
skuName SKU for the vault
enableVaultForDeployment Specifies if the vault is enabled for a VM deployment
enableVaultForDiskEncryption Specifies if the azure platform has access to the vault for enabling disk encryption scenarios.
enabledForTemplateDeployment Specifies whether Azure Resource Manager is permitted to retrieve secrets from the key vault.
location Location for all resources.

Use the template


New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri
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Command line

azure config mode arm
azure group deployment create <my-resource-group> <my-deployment-name> --template-uri
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