If you are adding an Access Policy to Key Vault for an AAD application/service principal, make sure to use the ObjectId of the service principal, which is a different ObjectId than that of the application.
In its basic form, we need to provide just two pieces of information to the resourceId function: Resource type and resource name. We must add add subscription id and resource group name in situations where the resource is in a different resource group.
When using Workflow Definition Language functions in Logic Apps, you might need a combination of deployment and runtime values. This raises the questions whether to use square brackets or ampersand.
Nested templates are needed when you create related resources via two separate pipelines, ie a servicebus topic and a servicebus topic subscription. The dependency relation between the resources in the different pipelines is achieved via nested templates.
ARM template syntax related to dependency relations: use function resourceId with separate parameters for servicebus, topic and subscription name, not one parameter with a nested reference.
This post tries to clarify the concept of asynchronuous processing. Nothing new, but quite complex. Also discusses the way to execute multiple tasks asynchronuously and a short explanation of Parallel.ForEach.
Let’s say, you don’t know upfront what’s a convenient meeting time for all attendees. In that case you can add an add-in named FindTime to Outlook. When you create a new mail, a button New Meeting Poll will automatically be added to the toolbar.
Pre-deployment approvals can’t be configured in your YAML pipeline directly, but must be added via DevOps menu Pipelines/Environments.
Environment variables and pre-deployment approvals can’t be created in a YAML pipeline, but obviously they still can be used in Azure DevOps using variable groups and via Pipelines/Enviroments.
We don’t need a CICD storage account for deployment when you perform a single file deployment, so without using an orchestrator. Also, copying to a CICD storage account is not necessary in the build pipeline (ci-tasks.yml).