Follow the next steps to download and connect CloudMonitor to your data.
You can install the CloudMonitor Power BI Reporting app or CloudMonitor Core Analytics Engine in any order.
1) Install the Power BI App
2) Install the Analytics Engine
Download CloudMonitor Engine – This is downloaded and installed inside your Azure Tenancy. This engine downloads all the CloudMonitor rules and allows the engine to get access to your Azure tenancy costs and monitor your resources and costs.
The CloudMonitor engine is completely secure, you download it from the Microsoft AppSource which means it has been approved and validated by Microsoft. Please read more information CloudMonitor Security here. (Link to a page with security information)
3) Connect the PowerBI Reporting to the Analytics Engine
After you have downloaded both CloudMonitor Reporting and Engine, you now need to connect both together. To connect the two you need a create a Service Principal and Client Secret and configure it to monitor your Azure subscriptions.
Do it yourself – please be mindful you need to have previous Azure knowledge.
- Click here to read the instructions on how to create a Service Principal and Client Secret.
- Click here to read the instructions on how to configure your Service Principal to monitor your subscriptions.
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