Gather the Resources Required for VM Monitoring on Azure
Know the system requirements and details of the Microsoft® Azure® resources that you want to monitor with the VM Monitoring script.
The following table lists the resources needed to deploy this VM Monitoring solution for Microsoft® Azure®.
What you need
The VM Monitoring solution on Azure requires a system with:
Because the VM Monitoring script uses the Azure API to collect the attributes for your Azure deployment, you need to set up an Active Directory application and a Service Principal to assign permissions. When you follow the instructions in the preceding link, you must assign an IAM role with a minimum privilege of
readerwhen prompted to
Assign application to role.
The workflow will provide you with various keys and IDs that are required to generate an Azure Bearer Token used in the header of the API call. Ensure that you collect the following information, which you must enter as input in the parameters.json file:
You must have the following information to fill out the parameters.json file:
For all comma separated values—Target IPs, API keys, and Vsys—you should not have space between the comma and the value.