Is the Communication to Azure Table Storage Secure? RRS feed

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  • Is the communication with the Windows Azure .Net storage classes secure.   I am considering accessing these directly from our onsite application instead of using a web service as a gatekeeper.  The advantage of using the web service is that I know I can ensure that all communication between azure and our app is encrypted using SSL.  I’m not seeing the documentation telling me if the direct communication to the Azure Storage via the .net classes is encrypted.  Any information anyone has on this would be great.

    Perry Schnacker

    Thursday, February 7, 2013 2:05 PM


  • Hi,

    When you connect to Azure Storage Services you have the option of using HTTP pr HTTPs. Selecing HTTPs will mean that communication takes place over a secure channel.

    You can always use a tool like Fiddler if you want to see the protocils used when communicating with the services.



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    • Marked as answer by Schnackers.net Thursday, February 7, 2013 2:38 PM
    Thursday, February 7, 2013 2:12 PM