Setup ADX Studio Basic Portal and Azure AD Authentication Part 2 of 3

Setup Azure AD


  1. Log into the Azure Portal at In the left-hand menu, select Browse and then Active Directory
  2. If you haven’t been there recently, you may get prompted to login again
  3. You can use the Default Directory but in this example, we’ll create a new Azure Active Directory (AD). Click on the New button at the bottom of the page.
  1. Click on Active Directory, then Directory and then Custom Create.
  2. In the Add directory dialog, select Create new directory, choose a Name, unique Domain (subdomain) Name and select a Country
  3. When the new directory is created, the select the new directory in the left-hand menu and click on Applications
  4. Click on the Add button at the bottom of the page and in the dialog window, select Add an application my organization is developing
  5. In the next dialog page, choose a Name and select Web Application and/or Web API
  6. In the last dialog page, enter the Sign-On URL and App Id URI. In this example, use http://localhost:8888 for both.
  7. Once the application has been created, click on the Cloud icon to the left of Dashboard and then copy the URL in the Federation Metadata Document URL
  8. Paste the URL into another browser tab. If valid XML is returned, this means things are working up to this point.  We’re going to need the entityID value in the later step.

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