Pre-requisites for Monitoring the Microsoft Azure Active Directory

As mentioned already, you need to fulfill the following pre-requisites to enable the eG agent to monitor Azure AD:

  1. The eG agent should be configured to use the Microsoft Graph API for collecting metrics from Azure AD. For this purpose, you need to do the following:

    • Register an Application with an Azure AD Tenant;

    • Determine the Tenant ID, the Application (Client) ID and Secret Key value associated with the registered Application;

    • Assign API permissions to the registered Application;

    Refer to Configuring the eG Agent to Monitor Microsoft Azure Active Directory Using Microsoft Graph API topic to know how to perform each of the steps discussed above.

  2. The eG agent should be configured to read from logs sent to a Log Analytics Workspaces. To achieve this, refer to Configuring the eG Agent to Read Logs Sent to Log Analytics Workspacestopic .