Azure Sentinel
  • Updated on 27 May 2020
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This article describes how to set up and use Azure Sentinel. It is a scalable, cloud-native, security information event management (SIEM) and security orchestration automated response (SOAR) solution that integrates with the Perimeter 81 platform. Azure Sentinel delivers intelligent security analytics and threat intelligence across the enterprise, providing a single solution for alert detection, threat visibility, proactive hunting, and threat response. You can configure your Perimeter 81 data stream to Azure Sentinel to have full visibility of your Perimeter 81 activity.

  • Setting up a Log Analytics workspace
  • Linking the Log Analytics Workspace to Azure Sentinel
  • Finding your Log Analytics Workspace ID and Primary Key
  • Configuring the integration in the Management Platform
  • Handling possible error codes

Setting up a Log Analytics workspace

If you are using an existing log analytics workspace, you may skip this part.

  1. Open the Azure portal and select Azure Sentinel.


  1. Select +Add.


  1. Select Create a new workspace.


  1. Fill in the following information:


  • Subscription: Choose a subscription according to your business's needs.
  • Resource group: Associate the log analytics workspace with the appropriate business unit.
  • Name: Choose an indicative name of your own choice. The workspace name should include 4-63 letters, digits, or '-'. The '-' shouldn't be the first or the last symbol.
  • Region: The physical location of the server generating the event collector. Choose according to pricing and business needs.
  • (Optional) Review the pricing tiers and set appropriate tags for the workspace.
  • Select Review + Create.

Linking the Logs Analytics workspace to Azure Sentinel

  1. Open the Azure portal and select Azure Sentinel.


  1. Select +Add.


  1. Select the Logs Analytics Workspace that you've just created or an existing one you'd like to utilize.

Finding your Log Analytics workspace ID and primary key

  1. Open Log Analytics Workspace.
  2. Select the workspace you've just connected to Azure Sentinel.
  3. Select Advanced settings.
  4. Select Connected Sources, then Linux Servers. Copy the Workspace ID as well as the Primary key.

Configuring the integration at the Management Platform

  1. Log in to your Management Platform, navigate to Settings/Integrations, and select Add at the Azure Sentinel row.
  2. Fill in according to the values copied in the previous steps (the primary key will use as your workspace key).
  3. Select Validate.

Handling possible error codes