Integrate Azure App Configuration with Service Connector

This page shows the supported authentication types and client types of Azure App Configuration using Service Connector. You might still be able to connect to App Configuration in other programming languages without using Service Connector. You can learn more about the Service Connector environment variable naming convention.

Supported compute services

  • Azure App Service
  • Azure Container Apps
  • Azure Spring Apps

Supported authentication types and client types

Supported authentication and clients for App Service, Container Apps and Azure Spring Apps:

Client type System-assigned managed identity User-assigned managed identity Secret/connection string Service principal
.NET yes icon yes icon yes icon yes icon
Java yes icon yes icon yes icon yes icon
Node.js yes icon yes icon yes icon yes icon
Python yes icon yes icon yes icon yes icon
None yes icon yes icon yes icon yes icon

Default environment variable names or application properties

Use the connection details below to connect compute services to Azure App Configuration stores instances. For each example below, replace the placeholder texts <App-Configuration-name>, <ID>, <secret>, <client-ID>, <client-secret>, and <tenant-ID> with your App Configuration store name, ID, secret, client ID, client secret and tenant ID.

Secret / connection string

Default environment variable name Description Sample value
AZURE_APPCONFIGURATION_CONNECTIONSTRING Your App Configuration Connection String Endpoint=https://<App-Configuration-name>.azconfig.io;Id=<ID>;Secret=<secret>

System-assigned managed identity

Default environment variable name Description Sample value
AZURE_APPCONFIGURATION_ENDPOINT App Configuration endpoint https://<App-Configuration-name>.azconfig.io

User-assigned managed identity

Default environment variable name Description Sample value
AZURE_APPCONFIGURATION_ENDPOINT App Configuration Endpoint https://App-Configuration-name>.azconfig.io
AZURE_APPCONFIGURATION_CLIENTID Your client ID <client-ID>

Service principal

Default environment variable name Description Sample value
AZURE_APPCONFIGURATION_ENDPOINT App Configuration Endpoint https://<AppConfigurationName>.azconfig.io
AZURE_APPCONFIGURATION_CLIENTID Your client ID <client-ID>
AZURE_APPCONFIGURATION_CLIENTSECRET Your client secret <client-secret>
AZURE_APPCONFIGURATION_TENANTID Your tenant ID <tenant-ID>

Next steps

Follow the tutorial listed below to learn more about Service Connector.