In this article you will find:

  1. Pre-requisite
  2. How to define Azure connector in Vulcan
  3. How to view data from Azure in Vulcan

1. Pre-requisite

Before you can use there are several steps needs to be perform in Microsoft Azure.

  1. Create an Azure Application
  2. Obtain required parameters for connector's configuration
  3. Grant the Azure Application API permissions

Create an Azure Application

  1. Log in in to Microsoft Azure Portal
  2. Go to Azure Active Directory --> App registrations --> New registration
  3. In the Name box, enter the name for the application.
  4.  In the Supported Account types section, choose one of the three options to specify the type of accounts that can access the API.
  5.  (Optional) In the Redirect URI section, select either Web or Public client (mobile & desktop) from the drop-down, and then enter the URI in the text box.
  6. Click Register to finish the settings and create the application.

Obtain required parameters for connector's configuration

On the Overview page of the new application, obtain the following values which will be used when configuring the connector itself. 

  • Application (client) ID
  • Directory (tenant) ID

On the left pane of application you've created, go to Certificates & secrets --> New client secret. Add description for the client secret and set expiration date. Click on Add and obtain the client secret key.

Last require parameter is the Subscription ID. Go to Subscriptions --> Copy the Subscription ID of relevant  subscription.

Note that at the end of this steps you should hold the following values:

  • Application (client) ID
  • Directory (tenant) ID
  • Client Secret
  • Subscription ID

Grant the Azure Application API permissions

  1. In the Microsoft Azure Portal, go to Subscriptions
  2. Click the applicable subscription
  3. In the Overview page of the chosen subscription, click on Access Control (IAM) and click on Add
  4. Clic on Add role assignment
  5. In the Role drop-down choose Reader
  6. In the Assign access to drop-down, select Azure AD user, group, or service principal
  7. In the Select drop-down. select you Azure Application
  8. Click on Save

At the end of this step, when you go to the application's API permission, you will see the following state:

2. Defining a connector

In the Connectors page, click on Add a Connector.

Click on Azure connector.

Fill in all the relevant fields you got from section 1:

  • Client Id 
  • Tenant Id (Directory ID)
  • Subscription Id
  • Service Principal Password (Client Secret) 

Click on Create

You can see the connector’s progress in the Log tab:

3. View data from Microsoft Azure in Vulcan

In the Assets page, new assets from your Azure account will be added to Vulcan

  • Click on an asset to view its Asset Card.
  • The data came from other products s.a vulnerability scanners, will be displayed under Vulnerabilities.
  • All the relevant data from Azure is pulled and can be viewed under Details.

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