In this blog post we will see how you can manage Azure Search Service accounts that you want to explore through Cloud Portam.

Things You Can Do

As far as managing Search Service accounts in Cloud Portam is concerned, there are a few things you could do:

  • Add: You could add Search Service accounts that you want to be managed through Cloud Portam.
  • Edit/Update: You could update the properties of Search Service accounts that you have added in Cloud Portam.
  • Remove: You could remove Search Service accounts from Cloud Portam that you no longer wish to manage through this application.

Please note that a user must be in “Administrator” and “Co-Administrator” role to perform these activities.

Add Search Service Account

This activity adds a Search Service account in Cloud Portam and grants “Full” permission to all users in “Administrator” and “Co-Administrator” role in the account at the time of addition.

What You Will Need?

In order to add a Search Service account, you would need the following:

  • Search Service account name.
  • Search Service Administrator API key (could be Primary or Secondary key).
  • Search Service account location.

You can get this information from the Azure Management Portal by visiting https://portal.azure.com.

Walk Through

We have created a simple walk through of the entire process that you can watch here.

Edit/Update Search Service Account

This activity updates the Search Service account’s properties in Cloud Portam. Please note that it does not change any properties for that Search Service account in your subscription.

What You Can Do?

As far as editing/updating Search Service account’s properties in Cloud Portam are concerned, you can do the following things:

  • You can update the API key.
  • You can change the region where this account is located.
  • You can change how you want Cloud Portam to save the API key.
  • You can change account’s friendly name.

Walk Through

We have created a simple walk through of the entire process that you can watch here.

Remove Search Service Account

This activity removes a Search Service account from Cloud Portam. Please note that it does not delete the Search Service account from your Azure subscription.

Walk Through

We have created a simple walk through of the entire process that you can watch here.

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