Documentation forServer & Application Monitor
Monitoring your applications and environment is a key capability of Hybrid Cloud Observability and is also available in a standalone module, Server & Application Monitor (SAM). Hybrid Cloud Observability and SAM are built on the self-hosted SolarWinds Platform.

Microsoft Azure API poller templates

The following API Poller templates are available for Microsoft Azure:

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Configure Azure permissions for API pollers

Work with your Azure admin to configure the following permissions so API pollers can collect data. See also API poller authorization and Find Microsoft Azure credentials.


  • Use the following parameters to specify the API endpoint in the request URL:

    • ${EXPECTED_SYNCTIME}: The date and time for which you are requesting data. For example, 2019-12-02T13:55:02Z
    • ${GROUP_ID}: The Azure AD group for which you are requesting data. For example, 3047e099-727e-4b07-8d62-1145d5ad7b59
  • Configure OAuth 2.0 Azure credentials with the following values:

    Although "(optional)" appears next to the Scope field in the UI, this value is required for API pollers based on this template.

  • For API pollers that access Microsoft Graph, credentials have the following Application-type permissions:

    • Directory.Read.All
    • Group.Read.All
    • SecurityEvents.Read.All