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General availability: Azure Managed HSM Private Link

Published date: August 05, 2021

On June 21, 2021 we announced the general availability (GA) of our Azure Key Vault Managed HSM (hardware security module) service.  Today, we're announcing the GA of another important feature, Private Link for Azure Managed HSM.

Azure Private Link provides private connectivity from a virtual network to Azure platform as a service (PaaS), customer-owned, or Microsoft partner services. se Private Link to bring Azure Managed HSM into your private virtual network by mapping it to a private endpoint. All traffic to the service can be routed through the private endpoint, so no gateways, NAT devices, ExpressRoute or VPN connections, or public IP addresses are needed. Private Link keeps traffic on the Microsoft global network.

Benefits include:

  • Private connectivity to services on Azure—traffic remains on the Microsoft network, with no public internet access
  • Integration with on-premises and peered networks
  • Protection against key exfiltration for keys stored inside Managed Azure HSM

For more information please read the Azure Private Link Overview or follow our documentation for a step by step setup of Managed HSM with Azure Private Link

  • Azure Key Vault Managed HSM
  • Security