Azure Active Directory (AAD)

Azure Active Directory (AAD) with Meshery

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  • Use Azure Active Directory pod-managed identities in Azure Kubernetes Service.
  • A maximum of 200 pod-managed identities are allowed for a cluster.
  • Pod-managed identities are available on Linux node pools only.


Enables Kubernetes applications to access cloud resources securely with Azure Active Directory (AAD).

Collaboratively and visually diagram your cloud native infrastructure with GitOps-style pipeline integration. Design, test, and manage configuration your Kubernetes-based, containerized applications as a visual topology.

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azure identity


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Better together - Azure Active Directory (AAD) with Meshery

Federate with any external identity provider

Azure AD workload identity authentication method replaces pod-managed identity, which integrates with the Kubernetes native capabilities to federate with any external identity providers on behalf of the application.

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