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Get Virtual Network Gateway Shared Key

Updated: April 3, 2014

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 specified as follows. Replace <subscription-id> with the 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.

 

Method Request URI

GET

https://management.core.windows.net <subscription-id>/services/networking/<virtual-network-name>/gateway/connection/<local-network-site-name>/sharedkey

You must make sure that the request that is made to the management service is secure. For additional details, see Authenticating Service Management Requests.

The following table describes the request headers.

 

Request Header Description

x-ms-version

Required. Specifies the version of the operation to use for this request. The value for this header should be set to 2012-03-01 or higher. For more information about versioning headers, see Service Management Versioning.

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.

 

Response Header Description

x-ms-request-id

A value that uniquely identifies a request made against the management service.

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 elements in the response body.

 

Response Element Description

Value

Specifies the shared key used by the gateway to authenticate connections to sites on a virtual network.

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