Prerequisites for the provisioning credential

To allow CDP to create resources on your Azure account, you must create the app-based credential. The credential allows CDP to access and provision a set of resources in your Azure account.

CDP uses an app-based credential to authenticate your Azure account and obtain authorization to create resources on your behalf. The app-based credential requires that you to manually configure the service principal created within your Azure Active Directory. The app-based method requires Owner role to be able to create a service principal, which must be given Contributor role or its equivalent.

To meet Azure prerequisites for CDP:
  • Review the provided policies
  • Perform the step 1 and step 2 described in the documentation for creating an app-based credential: