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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:
For optional pricing credentials, you may also have:
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:
For pricing credentials, you will also need:
To obtain Azure credentials:
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
Copy Save the Subscription ID because you will need it to configure the credentials in Abiquo to enter in the Abiquo credentials.
If you purchased the subscription directly from Azure, you can also copy save the Offer ID for use in your for the pricing credentials.
The following procedure describes how to To create an ARM application using the Azure Portal and obtain details of the application, do these steps.
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
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
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.
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.
Select Access control (IAM)
In the dialog, select the Contributor role, and in the Select box, enter the name of the application. Then click Save