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  1. API for create new version of key instead of using the same create key command to create key

    The command to create a new version of key is the same command as create key, It has been tested that the same key name but entered with different cases e.g. apple, APPLE, APPle does create a new version using the new key command.

    Can the command for new key and new version be separated for API calling? The new key command should checked for existing key before creation and create a new version is for creating of new version of the key.

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  2. Missing "import" key operation

    Hello everyone,

    I trying to use BYOK for HSM, following the steps on the article: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/key-vault/hsm-protected-keys-vendor-agnostic-byok

    But I can't find the "import" key operation as mentioned, even using powershell.

    any help?

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  3. BYOK: Enable HSM and Key Vault traceability

    When using the BYOK procedure, after uploading your HSM-generated key to the Key Vault there is zero traceability to confirm that what was uploaded in the cloud is actually what you have originally generated with your nCipher HSM.
    The solution is very simple - nCipher HSMs already generate hashes for the generated keys in the security world metadata, AKV should store / display the hash after successful upload so you can verify your keys at any time.

    Otherwise the following attack scenario is possible (if unlikely):

    Prerequisites:
    * Knowledge of the attack target's subscription ID (not particularly confidential information at…

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  4. Key Vault replication & backup/restore secret update

    TLDR: I want the possibility to overwrite already existing secrets with the Restore-AzKeyVaultSecret/Key/Certificate to allow for replication in the customers control.

    According to the Key Vault documentation Azure Key Vault provides a 99.9% availability percentage and a replication to the pair region takes place to ensure customers can continue using their Key Vaults after a failover in read-only.

    However this is a situation a customer does not and can not control. This means that a customer has to wait until Microsoft declares a disaster and fails over the vaults to the pair region. I would like it if we would…

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  5. Allow Azure services and resources to access this key vault

    It should be possible to select "Allow Azure services and resources to access this key vault" in Networking.

    As of today, you can only select:
    Option 1) ”Allow trusted Microsoft services to bypass this firewall”
    Option 2) "IPv4 address"
    Option 3) "Virtual networks"

    A scenario is, you have a “Azure WebApp”, and Identity is set to off.
    Then the WebApp is not a “trusted Microsoft services”, therefore option 1 is not useable.

    Option 2, the IP address solution, is not useable when you have many WebApps, and many key vaults, in our case we should then manually handle over 1000…

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  6. Microsoft Security World Information for Key Vault

    I would like to see the security worldpackage information for the Key Vault in the Kyeey Vault information so that it is easier to deduce the package to us. This must be made available in AzPs, CLI, SDK and via the REST APIs

    Get-AzureRmKeyVault -VaultName Bxxxxxxxp

    VaultUri : https://bxxxxxxxp.vault.azure.net/
    TenantId : 0b98xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxf102
    TenantName : 0b98xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxf102
    Sku : Premium
    EnabledForDeployment : False
    EnabledForTemplateDeployment : False
    EnabledForDiskEncryption : False
    EnableSoftDelete :
    OriginalVault : Microsoft.Azure.Management.KeyVault.Models.Vault
    ResourceId : /subscriptions/2ed3xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxf1f7/resourceGroups/Bxxxxxxxp/providers/Microsoft.KeyVault/vaults/Bxxxxxxxp
    VaultName : Bxxxxxxxp
    ResourceGroupName : Bxxxxxxxp
    Location : westeurope
    Tags : {}
    TagsTable :
    SecurityWorldRegion : Europe | France | Germany etc.

    > Name of…

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  7. Add Notes Field

    Our team was evaluating AKV to replace KeePass as a department credential storage medium, one of the most useful features missing is the ability to add notes or comments to a credential. Context is for Kings, sometimes a credential needs descriptions or even instructions, pairing those with the credential is valuable.

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  8. Dedicated HSMs as-a-service

    Hi,

    It would be really great to be able to achieve FIPS level 3 in a (new, separately priced) tier in KeyVault.

    Today, we would have to step into the domain of a dedicated HSM for that, which is a completely different beast to tackle (and it has no SLA).

    So - please consider adding FIPS level 3 as an option to KeyVault, and make it possible to upgrade an existing vault to this level.

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  9. Support for KMIP protocol

    KMIP is a standard protocol for interacting with vaults. It's supported by major vendors including NetApp. Keyvault should support this feature to allow centralized key management.

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  10. Improve error messaging for Key Vault firewall vNet integration

    If you try to add a vNet/subnet to a Key Vault's firewall, the subscription where that vNet lives must have the Key Vault resource provider registered. If the Key Vault resource provider is not registered in the vNet's subscription, the error you see leads you down a different rabbit hole. Here's an example of the error message:

    Virtual Network could not be validated. code: AuthorizationFailed. message: "The client '{guid}' with object id '{same_guid}' does not have authorization to perform action 'microsoft.network/virtualnetworks/taggedTrafficConsumers/validate/action' over scope '/subscriptions/my-vNet-subscription-guid/resourcegroups/my-Resource-Group/providers/microsoft.network/virtualnetworks/my-vNet/taggedTrafficConsumers/Microsoft.KeyVault.centralus' or the scope is invalid. If access was recently granted, please refresh your credentials.".

    That error…

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  11. Additional Event Types for Key Vault integration with Event Grid

    How about some additional event types, specifically Microsoft.KeyVault.SecretDeleted, Microsoft.KeyVault.CertificateDeleted, and Microsoft.KeyVault.KeyDeleted ?

    I'd like be able to subscribe to delete events. The *NewVersionCreated event types fire when adding a new key vault object or a new version is saved but I need to know when an object is deleted.

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  12. Allow key vault references without version

    It was previously possible to reference key vault settings without specifying the secret version in the URL. i.e. https://myvault.vault.azure.net/secrets/mysecret/

    And would automatically reference the most current version of the secret.

    This functionality stopped working after a rollout on 9 August 2019.

    This is a very useful feature when you need to use secrets across different environments as it is cumbersome to update the references whenever a secret needs to be updated.

    13 votes
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  13. keyvault version control and management

    enable versioning and tagging of entire keyvault properties to enable quick switching between configurations

    AND/OR enable online backup of keyvault to achieve the same effect

    Additionally, the keyvault user interface is very hard and inefficient to make a lot of changes and is error prone, so an improved table based UI might help ?

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  14. Allow ALL PaaS services to be trusted by KeyVault. Without this, firewall rules are unmanageable

    Allow all PaaS services to be trusted by KeyVault. Without this, firewall rules are unmanageable. Data factory has dynamic IPs, MIcrosoft solution to me was to add the 220 IP ranges for West US 2. Sadly, KeyVault only allows 127 entries. - Solution? Use the self hosted runtimes (higher cost). My solution if you want Key Vault to be enterprise ready, in the firewall screen, make it as simple as explicitly selecting an Azure service and saying - allow access - why do I have to figure out IP ranges? (too many anyway).Lets help the Azure Key Vault product team…

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  15. Support for nCipher HSM and CNG

    Currently, Azure Key vault HSM doesn't support nCipher HSM and CNG ("nCipher World Key Provider"). Due to this we are not able to migrate few of our services to Azure and it become bottleneck for migration.

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  16. Key Vault Access Policies - Provide Identifier next to SP.

    In some scenarios there can be 2 service principals created in Azure AD such as function apps which have been re created and have the same name, by providing the Id next to the name it will allow contributors to verify they have selected the correct service principal to grant access to, and not old SP's

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  17. improve client exceptions around auth failures due to traffic routing failures

    I just spent a couple days trying to figure out why we couldn't use a service principal to auth against KeyVault from our on prem servers.

    It turned out we had failed to setup SNAT rules for a bank of machines, but none of the exceptions emitted by the client libraries were at all helpful in figuring this out.

    I've attached sample exceptions we got from the 2 different versions of the nuget packages we tried, but it was basically these 2 messages:

    Exception Message: Access token could not be acquired. Object reference not set to an instance of an…

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  18. Fix the article on Key Vault backups

    This article https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/kv/2018/07/20/announcing-backup-and-restore-of-keys-secrets-and-certificates/ has some pretty major errors, such as stating that the CLI command line to backup a secret is the same as the one to backup a key. Someone needs to review and correct this article.

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  19. nCipher Security has only one product, general purpose HSM

    LOL, this happen if somebody is not doing his work properly and only rename vendor.
    nCipher Security has only general purpose HSM and has no activities in NATO or with payment solution. The text is about Thales company.

    nCipher Security is a leading global provider of data encryption and cyber security solutions to the financial services, high technology, manufacturing, government, and technology sectors. With a 40-year track record of protecting corporate and government information, nCipher Security cryptographic solutions are used by four of the five largest energy and aerospace companies. Their solutions are also used by 22 NATO countries/regions, and…

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  20. Simplify key rotation process

    Make it easier to rotate keys. Currently, when creating a new version it becomes the default version immediately - which makes the process very risky. It will be better to be able to do this process manually (marking a key as default) - so I can do it when I'm ready. Or, even better - support decrtpting using the old keys like AWS KMS or GCP KMS are doing.

    References:
    https://docs.aws.amazon.com/kms/latest/developerguide/rotate-keys.html
    https://cloud.google.com/kms/docs/key-rotation

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