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Configure the Microsoft Azure Monitor in SiteScope

How to Configure the Azure Monitor

  1. Prerequisites
  • Make sure you have the user permissions and credentials required for this monitor as specified in Monitor Permissions and Credentials.
  • This monitor is available with all editions except Community edition. Contact your HPE sales representative for more information.
  • A valid subscription to Azure service.
  1. Perform the following configuration tasks on the Azure Dashboard.

Note:  These tasks need to be completed by a user with Global Administrators permissions.

  1. Either create a new resource or use an existing one.  Example, create a new Windows Server 2012 R2 VM.
  2. Create an Active Directory user for monitoring purposes, example SiteScope (the user does not need Global Administrators permissions).
  3. Create an Application Registration in Azure Active Directory
    1. Select App registration
    2. Click New application registration
      1. Enter a name, example SiteScope
      2. Set Application type to “Web app / API
      3. Enter a Sign-on URL like http://SiteScope
      4. Note:  This does not need to be a valid URL, just a valid format.
      5. Click Create
  4. Configure the Application Registration
    1. Select the newly created App registration
    2. Click Settings
      1. Select Required permissions
        1. Under Windows Azure Active Directory grant all delegated permissions.
        2. Add Windows Azure Service Management API
        3. Under Windows Azure Service Management API grant all delegated permissions.
      2. Select Keys
      3. Enter a Description like SiteScope
      4. Select a Duration
      5. Click Save
      6. Record the Key value to some safe location, it is only displayed once.  Example /ABDCo5KinoVbIRxp/VP45698UWR4l4T+PGE8zC0kY=
  5. Configure the resource.  Example Windows Server 2012 R2 VM
  6. Select Access control (IAM)
  7. Click Add
    1. Add the App registration, example SiteScope, and select role Owner
    2. Add the user created for monitoring, example SiteScope, and select role Owner
  8. Gather required data for configuring the Microsoft Azure Monitor in SiteScope
    1. Go to your App registration, example SiteScope
      1. Record the Application ID, example 123eb32c-d68b-4e9d-4567-890cf7452c6a
    2. Go to Azure Active Directory and select Properties
      1. Record the Directory ID, example 0f8a123f-d8aa-1e12-12b2-4567c2accb8f
  1. Configure the monitor properties. See the UI descriptions for details.

Value Mappings

Microsoft Azure

SiteScope

Directory ID Tenant ID
Application ID Client ID
Key Client Secret
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