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Foglight Evolve 9.0 - Azure Virtual Machine Deployment Guide

Getting authentication information through CLI

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Run the azure login command to log into the Azure account.
2
Run the azure config mode arm command to set CLI as the Azure Resource Manager (ARM) mode.
3
Run the azure account show command to get the value of Tenant ID that is used for Creating Azure Performance Agent. Make sure to keep this Tenant ID somewhere safe.
4
Run the following command to create an Active Directory (AD) application. The value of password is the Access Key to be used for Creating Azure Performance Agent. Make sure to keep this password somewhere safe.
azure ad app create --name “FoglightAzureMonitoringAuth” --home-page “http://app.quest.com” --identifier-uris “http://app.quest.com” --password “Passwrod”
After executing this command, the returned AppId value is the Application ID to be used in Step 5 and for Creating Azure Performance Agent. Make sure to keep this AppId somewhere safe.
1
Running the azure ad sp create {app-id} command, if your Azure CLI version is lower than 0.10.2.
2
Running the azure ad sp create -a {app-id} command, if your Azure CLI version is 0.10.2 or later.
NOTE: The value of objectId is the Object Id returned after executing the command in Step 5, and the value of subscription-Id represents the subscription to be monitored.

Getting authentication information through Azure portal

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The Azure Active Directory view that belongs to your account opens.
3
In the Azure Active Directory view, select MANAGE > Properties, and then click to copy the Directory ID that is also known as Tenant ID.
4
In the Azure Active Directory view, select MANAGE > App registrations, and then click New application registration.
The App registrations > Create view opens.
Name: type the name of the application.
Application type: select Web app / API.
Sign-on URL: type the URL address where users can sign in and use the application.
The App registrations > Create view closes and the App registrations list is refreshed automatically.
6
In the App registrations list, select the application created in Step 7.
Keep the Application ID displayed in the Application details view somewhere safe.
7
In the Application details view, click All settings. The Settings view opens on the right view.
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In the Settings view, click Keys.
The Keys view opens.
9
In the Keys view, specify the values of DESCRIPTION and EXPIRES, and then click Save.
11
Click Microsoft Azure on the top right corner, to return the default dashboard that appears once logged into the Azure portal.
The Subscriptions view opens.
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In the Subscriptions view, click the subscription that you want to monitor, then the Subscriptions details view opens.
14
In the Subscription details view, click Access control (IAM), then Access control (IAM) view opens on the right.
15
Click Add. The Add Permissions view opens.
16
In the Add Permissions view, select Reader from the Role drop-down list, search for the application created in Step 7, and then click Save.
17
Repeat Step 11 to Step 16, to assign the Storage Account Contributor role to the application created in Step 7.
NOTE: Diagnostics settings must be enabled to collect metrics for both ARM-deployed virtual machines and standard Storage Account. For more information, visit How to enable metrics using the Azure portal.

Creating Azure Performance Agent

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On the navigation panel, under Homes, click Cloud Manager.
The Cloud Manager dashboard opens.
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In the Cloud Manager dashboard, click Administration, and then click Add.
The Agent Setup Wizard dialog box opens.
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In the Agent Manager Host view, select the agent manager on which the new agent is to be deployed, and then click Next.
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In the Azure Agent Properties view, specify the following values, as needed, then click Next.
Tenant Alias Name: The display name that identifies your Tenant
7
In the Agent Setup Summary view, confirm the agent information, and then click Finish.

 

 

 

 

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