Authenticating Clients to the Key Vault
Azure Key Vault authenticates requests via Azure Active Directory OAuth access tokens. All clients in the azure-keyvault package require an instance of the TokenCredential interface. The TokenCredential interface is located in the azure-common package.
While some applications with special requirements may choose to provide a TokenCredential implementation of their own, most can utilize the implementations provided by the Azure Identity library.
Authenticating Using the Azure Identity Library
To use the Azure Identity Library for authenticating client requests, you must first reference the azure-identity package in your project. The following reference should be added to the project pom.xml dependencies section: