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.

Setting up Control-M for Azure Resource Manager

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

Before you Begin

  • Verify that Automation API is installed, as described in Setting up the API.
  • Verify that Agent version or later is installed.


  1. On the Agent host, set the Java environment variable by running one of the following commands through a command line:
    • Linux:
      • Bourne shell/bash: export BMC_INST_JAVA_HOME=<java_11_directory>
      • csh/tcsh: setenv BMC_INST_JAVA_HOME <java_11_directory>
    • Windows: set BMC_INST_JAVA_HOME="<java_11_directory>"
  2. Run one of the following API commands:
    • For a fresh installation, use the provision image command:
      • Linux: ctm provision image Azure_Resource_Manager_plugin.Linux
      • Windows: ctm provision image Azure_Resource_Manager_plugin.Windows
    • For an upgrade, use the following command:
      ctm provision agent::update
  3. Create an Azure Resource Manager connection profile in Helix Control-M or Automation API, as follows:
  4. Define an Azure Resource Manager job in Helix Control-M 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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