Azure diaries: can’t access KeyVault

Context: as a tenant administrator you can’t inspect KeyVault contents created by other people (“you are unauthorized to view these contents”).

Solution: assign yourself appropriate permissions like this:

Locate the KeyVault in the Azure portal:

  1. go to “Access policies”
  2. click “+Add Access Policy”
  3. Key permissions: everything under “Key Management Operations” and “Cryptographic Operations”
  4. Accordingly for key and certificate permissions
  5. Select yourself as principal
  6. Leave the Authorized application empty
  7. Add
  8. Save

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