Get Virtual Network Gateway Shared Key
Updated: June 7, 2012
The Get Virtual Network Gateway Shared Key operation returns the shared key used by the virtual network gateway to authenticate connections with individual sites on a virtual network.
The Get Virtual Network Gateway Shared Key request may be constructed as follows. Replace
<subscription-id> with the name of your subscription ID, <virtual-network-name> with the name of the virtual network associated with the virtual network Gateway, and
<local-network-site-name> with the name of the local network site associated with the shared key.
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The following table describes the request headers.
Required. Specifies the version of the operation to use for this request. For more information, see Versioning for the Blob, Queue, and Table services in Windows Azure.
The response includes an HTTP status code, a response body, and a set of response headers.
A successful operation returns status code 201 (Created). For information about status codes, see Service Management Status and Error Codes.
The response for this operation includes the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers. All standard headers conform to the HTTP/1.1 protocol specification.
This header uniquely identifies the request that was made and can be used for troubleshooting the request. For more information, see Troubleshooting API Operations.
The format of the response body is as follows:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <SharedKey xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/windowsazure"> <Value>sharedkey</Value> </SharedKey>
The following table describes the key elements in the response body:
Contains the shared key used by the gateway to authenticate connections to sites on a virtual network.
Any management certificate associated with the subscription specified by
<subscription-id> can be used to authenticate this operation. For additional details, see Authenticating Service Management Requests.