Abiquo Documentation Cookies Policy

Our Documentation website uses cookies to improve your experience. Please visit our Cookie Policy page for more information about cookies and how we use them.

Abiquo 4.7

Versions Compared


  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.

Table of Contents


To work with Azure ARM compute in Abiquo, you'll need to add credentials to your Abiquo enterprise. First create an Azure Subscription.

Then follow this guide, which describes how to obtain the details of the subscription and create an Application.

After you follow this guide, you'll have the following Azure attributes:

  • Subscription ID
  • Application ID
  • Tenant ID
  • Application password

For optional pricing credentials, you may also have:

  • Offer ID


Abiquo provides these instructions as a guide only and we update them occasionally. 

Abiquo recommends that customers follow the instructions of the cloud provider, for example, at the time of writing for Azure:

To work with Azure ARM compute in Abiquo, you will need to add the following Azure credentials to your Abiquo enterprise:

  • Subscription ID
  • Application ID
  • Tenant ID
  • Application password

For pricing credentials, you will also need:

  • Offer ID

To obtain Azure credentials:

  1. Create an Azure subscription and obtain details of this subscription
  2. Create an ARM application and keep the details of the application to add to Abiquo.

Obtain details of your Azure subscription


  1. Log in to the Azure portal
  2. In the search box in the top menu bar, enter Subscriptions. Then select Subscriptions

  3. Click on your subscription


    If the subscription does not display, check that you have selected the correct directory. Click on the directory name in the top right corner. From here you can switch directory

  4. Copy Save the Subscription ID because you will need it to configure the credentials in Abiquo to enter in the Abiquo credentials.

  5. If you purchased the subscription directly from Azure, you can also copy save the Offer ID for use in your  for the pricing credentials.  

Create an ARM application using Azure Portal

The following procedure describes how to To create an ARM application using the Azure Portal and obtain details of the application, do these steps.

  1. Log in to the Azure portal
  2. In the search box, enter Azure Active Directory. SelectAzure Active Directory

  3. Select Click App registrations
  4. Click New registration
  5. To register the new application, enter a Name, select the Supported account types, and enter a URL. The value of the URL will not be used, so it could be any URL. Click Register

  6. Save the Application (client) ID and the Directory (tenant) ID, because you will need to configure them in Abiquo. Then go to click Certificates & secrets

  7. To configure the password for the application, click New client secret to , which will open the Add a client secret section. Enter a Description and an Expiry duration, then click Add

    When you save, the The Azure portal will display the password ONCE ONLY. You must use this password in Abiquo, so make sure to save it, because Azure will not display it again.

  8. Go to the Subscriptions menu, select the subscription you want to associate the created application with, and add a new permission for it with these steps.

    1. Select Access control (IAM)

    2. Click Add

    3. Click Add role assignment 
    4. In the dialog, select the Contributor role, and in the Select box, enter the name of the application. Then click Save