SQL Server Transparent Data Encryption and Extensible Key Management Using Azure Key Vault-Part:PS2

Set up an Azure Active Directory Service Principal and Azure Key Vault using PowerShell

This is Part: PS2 (PowerShell) of a 4-part blog series:

This blog in the series provides the step-by-step instructions to configure Azure Active Directory using PowerShell.


To grant SQL Server access permissions to your Azure Key Vault (AKV), you will need a Service Principal account in Azure Active Directory (AAD).

Step 0 – Prerequisite: The Azure Active Directory PowerShell Module must be installed before these commands will work.


<# Step 0: Install Azure AD PowerShell module if it is not already installed #>