Microsoft.Azure.KeyVault.Extensions 3.0.5

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Additional Details

Please note, a newer package  is available Azure.Security.KeyVault.Secrets as of [10/31/2019].
While this package will continue to receive critical bug fixes, we strongly encourage you to upgrade.
See for Migration guide and more details.

Depending on what functionality of Key Vault you are using (Keys, Secrets or Certificates), please use one of the following libraries:

dotnet add package Microsoft.Azure.KeyVault.Extensions --version 3.0.5
NuGet\Install-Package Microsoft.Azure.KeyVault.Extensions -Version 3.0.5
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="Microsoft.Azure.KeyVault.Extensions" Version="3.0.5" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Microsoft.Azure.KeyVault.Extensions --version 3.0.5
#r "nuget: Microsoft.Azure.KeyVault.Extensions, 3.0.5"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Microsoft.Azure.KeyVault.Extensions as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Microsoft.Azure.KeyVault.Extensions&version=3.0.5

// Install Microsoft.Azure.KeyVault.Extensions as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Microsoft.Azure.KeyVault.Extensions&version=3.0.5

Microsoft Azure Key Vault Extensions Class Library

This library has been replaced by the following new Azure SDKs. You can read about the new Azure SDKs at

The latest libraries to interact with the Azure KeyVault service are:

* Azure.Security.KeyVault.Keys
* Azure.Security.KeyVault.Secrets
* Azure.Security.KeyVault.Certificates

It is recommended that you move to the new package.

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NuGet packages (6)

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Provides some minor abstractions over a few Azure KeyVault and Azure ActiveDirectory API behaviors.


An extension method to simplify using the Azure Key Vault in a .NET Core 2 application - adds secrets to the application configuration.


Provides integration with Azure Key Vault for API (Apps)


Azure helpers to simplify leverage of Azure


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Version Downloads Last updated
3.0.5 1,017,785 2/3/2020
3.0.4 371,044 7/20/2019
3.0.3 339,342 1/23/2019
3.0.1 108,802 11/14/2018
3.0.0 287,116 6/28/2018
3.0.0-alpha 1,127 3/29/2018
2.4.0-preview 10,790 11/28/2017
2.0.5 620,818 1/5/2017
2.0.4 31,233 12/7/2016
2.0.3-preview 907 11/23/2016
2.0.2-preview 1,010 10/20/2016
1.0.5 79,976 10/14/2016
1.0.4 327,504 3/30/2016
1.0.3 62,019 2/5/2016
1.0.2 22,579 12/21/2015
1.0.1 27,974 11/18/2015
1.0.0 87,063 7/30/2015
0.9.1-preview 1,680 4/29/2015

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