Create an Active Directory application and generate a client secret for the application in the Microsoft Azure portal. You must use the client secret when you configure a cloud account for the Management Pack for Microsoft Azure.

Prerequisites

  • Ensure that you are using Microsoft Azure Cloud.
  • Ensure that you have a valid subscription in the Microsoft Azure portal with an Active Directory integration.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Microsoft Azure portal.
  2. To create an application and generate a secret for the application, follow the instructions at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/howto-create-service-principal-portal.
    Complete the following tasks:
    1. Create an Azure Active Directory application.
      Note: Ensure that the API Permission is 'Microsoft Graph User.Read'.
    2. Under Access Control (IAM) > Add Role Assignment, select the role you want to assign to the application. The minimum requirement is 'Reader' or above.
    3. Generate a client secret for the application.
    4. Copy the subscription ID, directory (tenant) ID, application (client) ID, and client secret to use in your cloud account.