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Accessing Azure SQL Connection String from Azure Key Vault in ASP.NET Core API

In this article, we will see the use of Azure Key Vault access in ASP.NET Core application. Azure Key Vault is a cloud service for securely storing and accessing secrets. A secret is anything that we want to tightly control access to, such as Database Connection Strings, API Auth keys, passwords, certificates, cryptographic keys, etc. The Azure Key Vault helps to solve problems as follows: Secrets Management  - It can be used to Securely store and tightly control access to tokens, passwords, certificates, API keys, and other secrets like Database Connection String Key Management  - It can be used as a Key Management solution. Azure Key Vault makes it easy to create and control the encryption keys used to encrypt the data of the Application. Certificate Management  - It allows an easy provision, manage, and deploy public and private Transport Layer Security/Secure Sockets Layer (TLS/SSL) certificates for use with Azure.   More information of Azure Key Vault can be read from this link .