You can create, modify, delete and configure a Microsoft Azure account through vRealize Business for Cloud. vRealize Business for Cloud analyzes and displays the cost information for your Microsoft Azure account.

Prerequisites

  • You must have a Microsoft Azure Enterprise Agreement (EA) or non-EA account. A non-EA account can be a pay-as-you-go, MSDN, Monetary commitment or Monetary credit offer accounts.

  • To add an EA account, note your 8-digit enrollment number by logging into Azure EA portal (https://ea.azure.com) as an EA administrator. Also, you must generate your primary API access key on the EA portal in the Manage Access section.

  • To add a non-EA account, configure the account by performing the steps provided at Configure the Azure Non-EA Accounts. Also, get the location of your account purchase from the Azure portal (ttps://account.windowsazure.com/Profile). For example, IN, US, AU, CN, DE.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vRealize Business for Cloud as an administrator.
    • https://vRealize_Automation_host_name/vcac/org/tenant_URL (for the vRealize Automation-integrated vRealize Business for Cloud setup)

    • https://vRealize_Business_for_Cloud_host_name/itfm-cloud(for the vRealize Business for Cloud standalone setup)

  2. Click the Administration tab.
  3. Click Business Management.

    Ignore this step for the vRealize Business for Cloud standalone setup.

  4. Click Manage Public Cloud Connections.
  5. Select Microsoft Azure.
  6. Expand the Azure account type that you want to add.
    • Enterprise Agreement (EA)

    • Non-Enterprise Agreement

  7. Click the add option icon to add an account and enter the required details.
    • For an EA account, provide the following details.

      • Enter a name of your choice.

      • Enter your Azure enrollment number.

      • Enter the API Access Key.

    • For a non-Enterprise Agreement (EA) account, provide the following details.

      • Enter a name of your choice.

      • Location of Purchase - Enter the country code of the Azure purchase location such as IN, US, AU, CN, DE.

      • Enter the client ID, tenant ID and the client secret that you have obtained from Microsoft Azure.

  8. Click Save and click OK in the Success dialog box.
  9. To edit the details, select the instance entry from the table, click the edit option, modify the details, click Save and click OK in the Success dialog box.
  10. To delete an instance, select the instance from the table, click the delete icon in the instance row and click Delete in the confirmation dialog box.