Azure Defender for Cloud
  • 15 Aug 2023
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Azure Defender for Cloud

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Article summary

Microsoft Defender for Cloud is a cloud-native application protection platform (CNAPP) that offers cloud workload protection (CWP) and cloud security posture management (CSPM).

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices
  • Users


  1. Azure Client ID (required) -The Application ID of the Axonius application.

  2. Azure Client Secret (required) - Specify a non-expired key generated from the new client secret.

  3. Azure Tenant ID (required) - Microsoft Azure Active Directory ID.

  4. Verify SSL - Select whether to verify the SSL certificate of the server against the CA database inside of Axonius. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.

  5. HTTPS Proxy (optional) - Connect the adapter to a proxy instead of directly connecting it to the domain.

  6. HTTPS Proxy User Name (optional) - The user name to use when connecting to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address via the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.

  7. HTTPS Proxy Password (optional) - The password to use when connecting to the server using the HTTPS Proxy.

To learn more about common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.



Axonius uses the Defender for Cloud Apps REST API

Required Permissions

Refer to Access Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps with application context for information of how to set up Application Context.

Supported From Version

Supported from Axonius version 5.0

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