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  1. Access the CCM UI > Admin > Clouds > Add Cloud in the side pane.

  2. Select the Microsoft AzureRM option, provide a Name and Description for this cloud, and click Save.

  3. Locate the newly-added cloud and click the Add Cloud Accountlink. The Add Cloud Account pop-up displays:

    1. Assign a new cloud account name.

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      The name should not contain any space, dash, or special characters.

    2. Add the following Cloud Credentials associated with your Azure account.

      1. Azure Login ID: The email address used to login to your Azure Resource Manager cloud account

      2. Azure Subscription ID: To retrieve the Subscription ID, toggle to the Azure Portal Interface as described in the Prerequisites section above and access Settings:
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      3. Tenant ID: The UUID identified in the VIEW ENDPOINTS bullet in the Prerequisites section above.

      4. Client ID: The UUID identified in the blue icon bullet in the Prerequisites section above.

      5. If you enable Use Cert Based Auth, the Client ID field is hidden and the following fields are displayed: 

        • Certificate– The certificate in PKCS 12 format as Base64 text as identified in the Certificate Based Authentication bullet in the Prerequisites section above.

        • Password – Enter the password used to create the certificate as identified in the Certificate Based Authentication bullet in the Prerequisites section above.

      6. Client Key: As identified in the keys bullet in the Prerequisites section above.

    3. Click Save and verify that the newly added cloud account (see Cloud for additional context on terminology) is displayed in the Clouds page.

    4. Click the Configure Cloud link. The Accounts tab in the Cloud Accounts page displays all configured cloud accounts.
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  4. Click the Regions tab to add a cloud region.

    1. Click Add Cloud Regions.

    2. Select the required regions for this cloud.

    3. Add the Region Name and an optional Display Name for this cloud region.

    4. Click Save.

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      The Instance Types, the Storage Types, and the Image Maps sections are automatically populated with as soon as you add the region.

  5. (Optional) Click the Edit Cloud Settings link to update the required settings for each cloud region.

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    Use the default values and avoid making changes unless advised by a CloudCenter expert.
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    If you Edit Cloud Settings, you must save the changes to the CCO to ensure that these changes are also propagated to CCOs inside a firewall configuration.

    If your CCO is already configured, you must re-register the CCO for these Cloud Settings to take effect.

    1. Azure Resource Manager Url: The service endpoint for AzureRM. For non-government cloud and non-China, regions, the URL is https://management.azure.com/.

    2. Azure Active Directory Url: The azure active directory URL provided by Microsoft and used to authenticate credentials. For non-government cloud, or non-China region, the URL is https://login.microsoftonline.com/.

    3. Linux Custom Script Extension Version: The custom script extension provided by Microsoft to perform dynamic bootstrapping. Specify the version to be used.

    4. Windows Custom Script Extension Version: The custom script extension provided by Microsoft to perform dynamic bootstrapping. Specify the version to be used.

    5. Linux Diagnostics Extension Version: The diagnostics extension provided by Microsoft to perform metrics monitoring. Specify the version to be used.

    6. Windows Diagnostics Extension Version: The diagnostics extension provided by Microsoft to perform metrics monitoring. Specify the version to be used.

    7. Instance Naming Strategy, Instance IPAM Strategy, and Node Name Config: The Region-Level Cloud Settings section provides more details on configuring these values.

    8. Click Save.

  6. To complete the cloud configuration, you must register the CCO with the CCM.

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