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Configure the Microsoft Entra ID Context Cloud Collector

Set up the Microsoft Entra ID Context Cloud Collector to continuously ingest user context data from your Microsoft Entra ID service.

  1. Before you configure the Microsoft Entra ID Context Cloud Collector, ensure that you complete the prerequisites tasks.

  2. Log into the Exabeam Security Operations Platform with your registered credentials as an administrator.

  3. Navigate to Collectors > Cloud Collectors.

  4. Click the Collectors tab.

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  5. Click the Microsoft Entra ID Context tile.

  6. Enter the following information for the cloud collector.

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    • Name – Specify a name for the Cloud Collector instance.

    • Account – Click New Account to add a new Microsoft service account or select an existing account. You can use the same account information across multiple Microsoft Cloud Collectors. For more information, see Add Accounts for Microsoft Cloud Collectors.

    • Data Sources – Select the type of Microsoft Entra ID context data you want to collect. Currently, the only option is Users.

      Note

      Make sure the required permissions are configured for each data source, as defined in Assign API Permissions.

  7. (Optional) SITE – Select an existing site or to create a new site with a unique ID, click manage your sites. Adding a site name helps you to ensure efficient management of environments with overlapping IP addresses.

    By entering a site name, you associate the logs with a specific independent site. A sitename metadata field is automatically added to all the events that are going to be ingested via this collector. For more information about Site Management, see Define a Unique Site Name.

  8. (Optional) TIMEZONE – Select a time zone applicable to you for accurate detections and event monitoring.

    By entering a time zone, you override the default log time zone. A timezone metadata field is automatically added to all the events that are going to be ingested via this collector.

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  9. To confirm that the Exabeam Security Operations Platform communicates with the service, click Test Connection. If the connection is successful a success message displays at the top of the screen.

  10. Click Install. A confirmation message informs you that the new Cloud Collector is created.

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