5 min Azure AD service accounts

Remember 5 min Security Management Identity Azure

  • System assigned management identity
  • User assigned management identity

Now Lets look at: Governing Azure AD service accounts

There are three types of service accounts in Azure Active Directory (Azure AD):

  • managed identities
  • service principals
  • user accounts employed as service accounts.

As you create these service accounts for automated use, they’re granted permissions to access resources in Azure and Azure AD.