Q: How do I add a Microsoft Azure cloud to Cloud Sight?
Simply follow the steps to add a cloud on the Cloud Sight platform. Once added, you'll start to incur the applicable fees based on the resources consumed.
Q: Can I have multiple Microsoft Azure clouds?
Yes, it's as easy as adding another cloud.
Q: Can I bring Microsoft Azure clouds I've already created to Cloud Sight?
Yes, if the Microsoft Azure clouds were purchased from Telstra. Select 'Add existing cloud' when adding a cloud to Telstra Cloud Sight.
Please note, only clouds purchased through Telstra can be added to Cloud Sight.
Q: Can I add Microsoft Azure clouds as well as other cloud services to the same Cloud Sight tenancy?
Yes, you can use AWS and any other cloud services on offer through Telstra Cloud Sight. Cloud services from multiple providers can be added to the same tenancy as well as the same workspace on Cloud Sight.
Q: How do I connect my Microsoft Azure clouds to a network?
Note that fees also apply for:
- A Telstra Next IP® network. If you don't already have one, we recommend purchasing this before adding a Cloud Connector (it 10 business days to get your Telstra Next IP® network up and running).
- An Azure ExpressRoute. You can purchase an ExpressRoute via Cloud Sight, during the process of linking a Microsoft Azure cloud to a Cloud Connector.
Q: How do I apply Cloud Sight features to my Microsoft Azure cloud?
You can apply the following features on Cloud Sight. Select below links to learn more.
Q: What sort of compliance blueprints are available on Cloud Sight?
The following compliance blueprints are currently available on Cloud Sight.
Note that compliance blueprints can only be applied at the time of adding a cloud to Cloud Sight.
Q: How do I apply a compliance blueprint to Cloud Sight?
Q: Can I edit or remove a compliance blueprint from a Microsoft Azure cloud?
You cannot change your blueprint selection or roll it back once it’s deployed to your cloud. You may change the configuration of your cloud through the Microsoft Azure portal at the risk of no longer being compliant with the blueprint.
Q: How do I access the Microsoft Azure portal?
After you request your Microsoft Azure cloud, we’ll send you an email with your administrator username, temporary password and a URL that’ll allow you to connect to the Microsoft Azure Portal.
There's a hyperlink to the Microsoft Azure portal on each row of your clouds on the Cloud Services page (home page), as well as one on each cloud details page, that takes you to the Microsoft Azure portal without having to sign in.
Q: What are the fees for using Microsoft Azure on Cloud Sight?
There are no set-up fees. Consumption based charges will appear on your monthly Telstra bill based on consumed resources, as per the
Download the Azure price guide for an itemised list of applicable fees per resource.
Q: In what currency are the Microsoft Azure costs reported on Cloud Sight?
All Microsoft Azure costs on Cloud Sight appear in Australian dollars (exclusive of GST).
See the cost management page on our user guide for more information.
Q: How will I be billed for my Microsoft Azure services?
Your Microsoft Azure fees and charges (in Australian dollars) will be added to your regular Telstra bill, according to the services you've consumed.
Q: What access does Telstra have to my Microsoft Azure account?
When you purchase Microsoft Azure from Telstra a new Microsoft Azure subscription is created and Telstra is granted owner rights of that subscription. We'll log into the Microsoft Azure Management Portal and create/start/stop new Microsoft Azure services for a specific subscription on your behalf. We can choose to grant you owner or contributor rights to the subscription in the Microsoft Azure Management Portal. Once you've been assigned owner or contributor rights to a subscription you can log into the portal to create/start/stop new Microsoft Azure services. Note that when you make changes to the subscription it could impact the consumption usage and affect your fees.
More details can be found here:
Q: How do I cancel my Microsoft Azure subscription with Telstra?
Submit an enquiry form to request to cancel your Microsoft Azure subscription.
Note that we won’t be able to cancel your services until you’ve removed all of your resources stored in the Microsoft Azure portal. Make sure you retrieve any data you want to keep before removing any storage or servers. You’ll continue to be charged for any Microsoft Azure resources that you do not remove.
Please be aware, once your Microsoft Azure subscription is cancelled, it is not possible to re-activate the same subscription again.
After cancelling your Microsoft Azure subscription, you’ll still have access to Telstra Cloud Sight to manage any other cloud services you may have. You can register again for Microsoft Azure at any time. You may continue to receive platform notifications from time to time. Contact us to remove these functions from your account.