06-11-2021 08:03 AM
Has anyone been successful in converting their VM-series appliances running in Azure Government to FIPS-CC mode? The SSH keys I created and allowed for FW management prior to the conversion were wiped out and resetting the keys via the Azure portal doesn't work (although the agent is running). I cannot get into the GUI either since admin is not a supported username in Azure.
Second question, does anyone have a ARM template that successfully installs a SSH public key on a newly provisioned firewall? I can't seem to find the proper syntax.
Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you in advance!
11-24-2021 10:52 AM
We use FIPS-CC mode in the Azure Government Cloud, using this article to set it. Basically:
As to your second question, we don't use an ARM template, but use Terraform instead, specifically the "tls" provider (hashicorp/tls | Terraform Registry), which lets you make a private/public key pair, which we then import into Azure Key Vault.
Hope that all helps!
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