Microsoft Azure Configuration — Active Directory/O365 Accounts


Follow this procedure to create and configure your Active Directory and O365 account settings in Microsoft Azure and CloudCheckr. The O365 account type allows you to import O365 data into CloudCheckr.


    1. Login to the Azure portal.


The Microsoft Azure Dashboard opens.



    1. On the left navbar, click Azure Active Directory.



The Azure Active Directory blade opens.



    1. In the Manage section, click Properties.



The properties settings blade displays.



    1. Click the icon to the right of the Directory ID text field to copy the ID.


    1. Launch the CloudCheckr application. The Main page of the application displays.


    1. From the right side of the screen, click NEW ACCOUNT.



The New Account screen displays.


    1. Type a name for the account in the first text field.


    1. In the Cloud Provider section, select Microsoft Azure from the drop-down list.



    1. Click Create. The Configure Account page opens.


    1. From the drop-down menu, select Collect Information from my Azure Active Directory.



The page displays the configuration steps for Azure Active Directory.



    1. In step 2 on the Configure Account page, paste the Directory ID copied in step 4 of this procedure.


    1. Return the Azure portal.


    1. In the Manage section of the Active Directory blade, click App registrations.



The application registration blade opens.



    1. Click New application registration. The Create blade opens.


    1. Copy the values from step 4 on the Configuration page in CloudCheckr and paste them into the Create page:


    1. Click Create.



The Registered app blade opens.

    1. Copy and paste the application ID from Azure into the text field in Step 6 on the Configure Account page in the CloudCheckr application.


    1. Return to the Azure portal, click Settings and select Keys.



    1. Enter a description and duration for the key. A key value is generated automatically.


Note: You can only view this key once, so copy this information immediately.



    1. Copy the key value from the Keys blade and paste it into the text field in Step 8 on the Configure Account page in the CloudCheckr application.


    1. Return to the Azure portal.


    1. From the Settings blade, select Required Permissions.



The Required permissions blade opens.



    1. Click Add. The Add API access blade opens.


    1. Click Select an API.



The Select an API blade opens.


    1. Select Microsoft Graph.



    1. From the bottom of the blade, click Select. The Enable Access blade opens.


    1. Select  Red Directory Data and Read All Usage Reports from the list and click Select.



    1. In the Required Permissions blade, click Grant Permissions. A prompt asks you to confirm your selection.


    1. Click Yes to add the required permissions.


    1. Return to the CloudCheckr application and in step 11 on the Configure Account page.


    1. Select the account type associated with this account: Commercial, Government, or Azure Germany.


  1. Click Update.