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Microsoft Azure importer can import, historize and process monitoring data from Microsoft Azure.


You can find the configuration option in at Environment settings > OneImporter > Configurations > Azure.

Here you can edit all existing configurations, create new configurations or delete existing configurations. To add a new configuration enter a Name for your importer and an Entity suffix (default: -azure) to clearly identify your Azure entities.
Note that the Entity suffix is fixed and cannot be changed afterwards.

Click Add to proceed to the configuration.

To edit an existing configurations click the arrow on the left of your importer name to expand the configuration options.

Following configuration options are available:

Field Description Advice
Name Meaningful name Add the word "Azure" to identify importer when viewing the logs
Active Option to activate and deactivate the configuration. Data is only imported if the configuration is activated.
Tenant ID Go to Azure Active Directory > Overview and copy the Directory ID
Application ID Go to Azure Active Directory > Enterprise Applications > All Applications > [Click relevant application] > Properties and copy the Application ID
Application Secret Go to Azure Active Directory > App Registrations > [Click relevant application] > All Settings > Keys > [Type Key description and select Duration] > [Click save] and copy and store the secret.
There is no possibility to retrieve the secret after leaving this page.
Executing OneImporter Select a OneImporter to import the data based on the importer configuration. Requires installed OneImporter: Installation instruction
Schedule time (cron format) Determine the frequency of imports in CRON format Learn more about CRON format:

Table: Azure configuration parameters


The following image is an example of an Azure configuration: Azure importer configuration Figure: Example of a Azure configuration


The OneImporter imports Azure data based on a specific configuration into entities with a suffix defined by you (default: -azure). To view the imported instances in, select 'Asset & Configuration Repository → Instance Viewer'. There you can select your specific instance and click it for a detailed view in the instance history viewer.

The following image is an example of imported Azure data: Azure instance overview
Figure: Overview of Azure instance (left) and topology of related instances (right) Azure topology
Figure: Overview of Azure topology