How to create a Kubernetes Cluster with ACR Integration and Service Principal Authentication.
Create Kubernetes Cluster, Select the Kubernetes Services Blade> Cloud Shell
You will be prompted for storage if not already configured
Type “az” to use Azure CLI
Run script from Microsoft docs here
Create a new AKS cluster with ACR integration. If you haven’t got a service principal created, skip to the next section before creating the AKS cluster
# set this to the name of your Azure Container Registry. It must be globally unique
# Run the following line to create an Azure Container Registry if you do not already have one
az acr create -n
$MYACR -g myContainerRegistryResourceGroup –sku basic
# Create an AKS cluster with ACR integration
az aks create -n myAKSCluster -g myResourceGroup –generate-ssh-keys –attach-acr
To configure Registry authentication service principals – MS doc guide to create Service Principal, (script is formatted for the Bash shell)
Create a service Principal
# Modify for your environment.
# ACR_NAME: The name of your Azure Container Registry
# SERVICE_PRINCIPAL_NAME: Must be unique within your AD tenant
# Obtain the full registry ID for subsequent command args
ACR_REGISTRY_ID=$(az acr show --name
$ACR_NAME --query id --output tsv)
# Create the service principal with rights scoped to the registry.
# Default permissions are for docker pull access. Modify the '--role'
# argument value as desired:
# acrpull: pull only
# acrpush: push and pull
# owner: push, pull, and assign roles
sp create-for-rbac --name http://$SERVICE_PRINCIPAL_NAME --scopes $ACR_REGISTRY_ID --role acrpull --query password --output tsv)
show --id http://$SERVICE_PRINCIPAL_NAME --query appId --output tsv)
# Output the service principal's credentials; use these in your services and
# applications to authenticate to the container registry.
echo "Service principal ID: $SP_APP_ID"
echo "Service principal password: $SP_PASSWD"
The author does not verify any of the scripts are test and everything should be done in Dev only.