Azure CSP Setup Guide


Azure CSP Setup Guide

Once Kion is installed in your environment, you’ll need to provide the Azure CSP API access to manage your Azure resources and provide the API access to access the billing data. You'll need to enable CSP subscription creation. Then you'll add the info to Kion and set up a billing source in the application.

You’ll need access to certain Microsoft accounts to complete this setup. For CSP, you'll need:

  • Login credentials for: Azure Tenant (at the CSP Customer level)

Configure Azure CSP Access Settings

Provide Azure API access to manage your Azure resources and provide CSP API access to retrieve the billing data. Expand the sections and complete the steps below.

Closed1. Create/Configure the App Registration

Closed2. Assign API Permissions to the App Registration

Closed3. Add the App Registration to a Management Group

Closed4. Retrieve the Microsoft ID for the CSP Customer

Enabling CSP Subscription Creation

Before you can enable CSP subscription creation in Kion, you must follow these steps to allow Kion to move subscriptions to the Kion managed management group.

ClosedTo enable CSP subscription creation:

Setting up Access at the CSP Partner Level

Kion needs access to Cloud Service Provider (CSP) APIs so it can access the Azure billing data for CSP subscriptions.

Azure CSPs use the Microsoft-recommended authentication strategy to pull financial data, making it compatible with pulling spend from Azure Government CSPs.

ClosedTo obtain partner consent:

Adding the CSP Access Information into Kion

ClosedAdd the Azure CSP Customer-Level Access


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