Control-M for Azure Resource Manager

The Azure Resource Manager service enables you to create, update, and delete resources in your Azure account and to secure and organize your resources after deployment.

Control-M for Azure Resource Manager enables you to do the following:

  • Connect to any Azure Resource Manager endpoint from a single computer with secure login, which eliminates the need to provide authentication.
  • Integrate Azure Resource Manager jobs with other Control-M jobs into a single scheduling environment.
  • Monitor the status, results, and output of Azure Resource Manager jobs in the Monitoring domain.
  • Attach an SLA job to your Azure Resource Manager jobs.
  • Introduce all Control-M capabilities to Control-M for Azure Resource Manager including advanced scheduling criteria, complex dependencies, Resource Pools, Lock Resources, and variables.

Control-M for Azure Resource Manager Compatibility

The following table lists the prerequisites that are required to use the Azure Resource Manager plug-in, each with its minimum required version.

Control-M Application Integrator9.0.21.100
Control-M Web9.0.21.100
Control-M Automation API9.0.21.125

Control-M for Azure Resource Manager is supported on Control-M Web and Control-M Automation API, but not on Control-M client.

To download the required installation files for each prerequisite, see Obtaining Control-M Installation Files.

Setting up Control-M for Azure Resource Manager

This procedure describes how to deploy the Azure Resource Manager plug-in, create a connection profile, and define an Azure Resource Manager job in Control-M Web and Automation API.

NOTE: Integration plug-ins released by BMC require an Application Integrator installation at your site. However, these plug-ins are not editable and you cannot import them into Application Integrator. To deploy these integrations to your Control-M environment, you import them directly into Control-M using Control-M Automation API.

Before you Begin

Verify that Automation API is installed, as described in Automation API Installation.


  1. Create a temporary directory to save the downloaded files.

  2. Download the Azure Resource Manager plug-in from the Control-M for Azure Resource Manager download page in the EPD site.
  3. Install the Azure Resource Manager plug-in via one of the following methods:
    • (For version 9.0.21 or later) Use the Provision service of Automation API:
      1. As an administrator on the Control-M/EM Server, store the downloaded zip file in the following location.
        Within several minutes, the zip file is available in all Control-M interfaces associated with the Control-M/EM.
        • Linux: $HOME/ctm_em/AUTO_DEPLOY
        • Windows: <EM_HOME>\AUTO_DEPLOY
      2. As an application user on the Agent machine, run the provision image command, as follows:
        • Linux: ctm provision image Azure_Resource_Manager_plugin.Linux
        • Windows: ctm provision image Azure_Resource_Manager_plugin.Windows
    • (For versions lower than 9.0.21) Use the Deploy service of Automation API, as described in deploy jobtype.
  4. Create an Azure Resource Manager connection profile in Control-M Web or Automation API, as follows:
  5. Define an Azure Resource Manager job in Control-M Web or Automation API, as follows:


To remove this plug-in from an Agent, follow the instructions in Removing a Plug-in. The plug-in ID is ZRM082023.

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