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© Stuart Preston 2016

Stuart Preston, Using Chef with Microsoft Azure, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1476-3_5

5. Advanced Chef Provisioning Techniques

Stuart Preston

(1)London, UK

In this chapter we’re going to have a look at some of the more advanced things you might want to do when provisioning resources in Azure via Chef Provisioning. We’ll start by looking at how to ensure your secrets can be stored securely using Azure’s Key Vault PaaS service, use that service to securely configure WinRM on a VM running in Azure, and then look at some ways in which you can leverage some of the newest PaaS services in Azure.

Explaining VM Image Naming within Azure Resource Manager JSON

In the previous chapter we saw how we could use an Azure Resource Manager template to ...

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