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Preparing to Deploy Ops Manager on Azure Using Terraform

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This topic describes how to prepare Azure to deploy Ops Manager. You must deploy Ops Manager in order to deploy PAS.

Step 1: Install and Configure the Azure CLI

  1. Install the Azure CLI 2.0 by following the instructions for your operating system in the Azure documentation.

  2. Set your cloud with the --name value corresponding to the Azure environment on which you are installing Ops Manager:

    • Azure: AzureCloud.
    • Azure China: AzureChinaCloud. If logging in to AzureChinaCloud fails with a CERT_UNTRUSTED error, use the latest version of node, 4.x or later.
    • Azure Government Cloud: AzureUSGovernment. Azure Government Cloud is only supported in Ops Manager v1.10 and later.
    • Azure Germany: AzureGermanCloud.
    $ az cloud set --name AzureCloud
    

    Note: For more information about installing Ops Manager in the China Region, see Install in the China Region in Installing PCF in Airgapped Environments in the Pivotal documentation.

  3. Log in:

    $ az login
    

    Authenticate by navigating to the URL in the output, entering the provided code, and clicking your account.

Step 2: Set Your Default Subscription

  1. To list your Azure subscriptions, run the following command:

    $ az account list
    [
     {
      "id": "12345678-1234-5678-1234-567891234567",
      "name": "Sample Subscription",
      "user": {
        "name": "Sample Account",
        "type": "user"
     },
      "tenantId": "11111111-1234-5678-1234-678912345678",
      "state": "Enabled",
      "isDefault": true,
      "registeredProviders": [],
      "environmentName": "AzureCloud"
    },      
    {
      "id": "87654321-1234-5678-1234-678912345678",
      "name": "Sample Subscription1",
      "user": {
        "name": "Sample Account1",
        "type": "user"
     },
      "tenantId": "22222222-1234-5678-1234-678912345678",
      "state": "Enabled",
      "isDefault": false,
      "registeredProviders": [],
      "environmentName": "AzureCloud"
     }
    ]
    
  2. Identify your default subscription in the output of this command by locating the subscription listed that has isDefault set to true. To deploy Ops Manager to a different subscription, you must set the other subscription as the default. To set a new default subscription, run the following command:

    $ az account set --subscription SUBSCRIPTION_ID
    
  3. Record the value of the id set as the default. You use this value in future configuration steps.

  4. Record the value of tenantID for your default subscription. This is your TENANT_ID for creating a service principal. If your tenantID value is not defined, you may be using a personal account to log in to your Azure subscription.

Step 3: Create an Azure Active Directory (AAD) Application

  1. Run the following command to create an AAD application, replacing PASSWORD with a password of your choice. This is your CLIENT_SECRET for creating a service principal.

    $ az ad app create --display-name "Service Principal for BOSH" \
    --password "PASSWORD" --homepage "http://BOSHAzureCPI" \
    --identifier-uris "http://BOSHAzureCPI"
    

    Note: You can provide any string for the homepage and identifier-uris flags, but the value of identifer-uris must be unique within the organization associated with your Azure subscription. For the homepage, Pivotal recommends using http://BOSHAzureCPI as shown in the example above.

  2. Record the value of appId from the output. This is your APPLICATION_ID for creating a service principal.

    {
      "appId": "5c552e8f-b977-45f5-a50b-981cfe17cb9d",
      "appPermissions": null,
      "availableToOtherTenants": false,
      "displayName": "Service Principal for BOSH",
      "homepage": "http://BOSHAzureCIP",
      "identifierUris": [
        "http://BOSHAzureCPI"
      ],
      "objectId": "f3884df4-7d1d-4894-a78c-c1fe75750436",
      "objectType": "Application",
      "replyUrls": []
    }
    

Step 4: Create and Configure a Service Principal

  1. To create a service principal, run az ad sp create --id YOUR-APPLICATION-ID, replacing YOUR-APPLICATION-ID with the APPLICATION_ID you recorded in the previous step:

    $ az ad sp create --id YOUR-APPLICATION-ID
    {
      "appId": "5c552e8f-b977-45f5-a50b-981cfe17cb9d",
      "displayName": "Service Principal for BOSH",
      "objectId": "cc13c685-4c3b-461e-ae96-7a0563960b83",
      "objectType": "ServicePrincipal",
      "servicePrincipalNames": [
        "5c552e8f-b977-45f5-a50b-981cfe17cb9d",
        "http://BOSHAzureCPI"
      ]
    }
    
  2. You must have the Contributor role on your service principal to deploy Ops Manager to Azure. To assign the Contributor role on your service principal, run the following command:

    $ az role assignment create --assignee "SERVICE-PRINCIPAL-NAME" \
    --role "Contributor" --scope /subscriptions/SUBSCRIPTION-ID
    

    • For SERVICE-PRINCIPAL-NAME, use any value of Service Principal Names from the output above, such as YOUR-APPLICATION-ID.
    • For SUBSCRIPTION-ID, use the ID of the default subscription that you recorded in Step 2.

    Note: If you need to use multiple resource groups for your deployment on Azure, you can define custom roles for your Service Principal. These roles allow BOSH to deploy to pre-existing network resources outside of the resource group.

    For more information about Azure Role-Based Access Control, refer to the RBAC: Built-in roles topic in the Azure documentation.

  3. Verify the assignment by running the following command:

    $ az role assignment list --assignee "SERVICE-PRINCIPAL-NAME"
    [
      {
        "id": "/subscriptions/995b7eed-77ef-45ff-a5c9-1a405ffb8243/providers/Microsoft.Authorization/roleAssignments/32e644cf-ba1a-4f43-bf7c-68bf4583e463",
        "name": "32e644cf-ba1a-4f43-bf7c-68bf4583e463",
        "properties": {
          "principalId": "cc13c685-4c3b-461e-ae96-7a0563960b83",
          "principalName": "http://BOSHAzureCPI",
          "roleDefinitionId": "/subscriptions/995b7eed-77ef-45ff-a5c9-1a405ffb8243/providers/Microsoft.Authorization/roleDefinitions/b24988ac-6180-42a0-ab88-20f7382dd24c",
          "roleDefinitionName": "Contributor",
          "scope": "/subscriptions/995b7eed-77ef-45ff-a5c9-1a405ffb8243"
        },
        "type": "Microsoft.Authorization/roleAssignments"
      }
    ]
    

Step 5: Verify Your Service Principal

To verify your service principal, log in to your service principal with your APPLICATION_ID, CLIENT_SECRET, and TENANT_ID.

$ az login --username APPLICATION_ID --password CLIENT_SECRET \
--service-principal --tenant TENANT_ID 
[
  {
    "cloudName": "AzureCloud",
    "id": "995b7eed-77ef-45ff-a5c9-1a405ffb8243",
    "isDefault": true,
    "name": "CF-Docs",
    "state": "Enabled",
    "tenantId": "29248f74-371f-4db2-9a50-c62a6877a0c1",
    "user": {
      "name": "5c552e8f-b977-45f5-a50b-981cfe17cb9d",
      "type": "servicePrincipal"
    }
  }
]

If you cannot log in, the service principal is invalid. Create a new service principal and try again.

Step 6: Perform Registrations

  1. Register your subscription with Microsoft.Storage:

    $ az provider register --namespace Microsoft.Storage

  2. Register your subscription with Microsoft.Network:

    $ az provider register --namespace Microsoft.Network

  3. Register your subscription with Microsoft.Compute:

    $ az provider register --namespace Microsoft.Compute

Next Steps

After you complete this procedure, follow the instructions in Deploying Ops Manager on Azure Using Terraform.

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