Tutorial: Add a resource group to your IoT solution

This article explains how to add a resource group to your Microsoft Defender for IoT solution. To learn more about resource groups, see Manage Azure resource groups by using the Azure portal.

With Defender for IoT, you can monitor your entire IoT solution in one dashboard. From that dashboard, you can surface all of your IoT devices, IoT platforms, and back-end resources in Azure.

Once enabled, Defender for IoT will automatically identify other Azure services, and connect to related services that are affiliated with your IoT solution.

You can select other Azure resource groups that are part of your IoT solution. Your selections allow you to add entire subscriptions, resource groups, or single resources.

In this tutorial you'll learn how to:

  • Add a resource group to your IoT solution


Add Azure resources to your IoT solution

To add new resource to your IoT solution:

  1. Sign in to the Azure portal.

  2. Search for, and select IoT Hub.

  3. Navigate to Defender for IoT > Settings > Monitored Resources.

  4. Select Edit, and select the monitored resources that belong to your IoT solution.

  5. In the Solution Management window, select your subscription from the drop-down menu.

  6. Select all applicable resource groups from the drop-down menu.

  7. Select Apply.

A new resource group will now be added to your IoT solution.

Defender for IoT will now monitor your newly added resource groups, and surface relevant security recommendations and alerts as part of your IoT solution.

Next steps

Advance to the next article to learn how to create Defender-IoT-micro-agent.