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Status Future consideration
Workspace Aspera Ideas
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 21, 2024

Support for Managed Identity in Aspera account to connect to storage accounts

Currently, as part of creating an Aspera user account and associating it with the storage accounts, the only options available for authentication are Key and the SAS URLs.
IBM Aspera portal:

However as per the Microsoft security initiative, all the storage accounts shared keys should be disabled and should be migrated to Managed Identity or any secret less authentication by 21st July 2024.

So, the request here is to support Managed Identity or any secret less authentication as part of IBM Aspera accounts creation with Azure Blob storage accounts.

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Jul 16, 2024

    Thanks Sonia for looking into this. Can you please let us know the tentative ETA by when this feature will be available?

  • Admin
    Sonia Mehta
    Jul 15, 2024

    Hello Kiran, Thank you for raising this idea. This is now being prioritized.

  • Guest
    Jul 15, 2024

    Hi Team, Gentle reminder. Can someone take a look at this on priority? Its been 3 weeks and still I don't see any reply.

  • Guest
    Jul 3, 2024

    Hi Team, can someone please take a look at this feature request and let us know when this can be prioritized?

    Currently, at Microsoft this is very critical change required and it is highly recommended at the company level to disable shared keys for all the Azure resources including the storage accounts.