Follow these steps to enable the Azure tenant tasks to access Microsoft Azure using username and password credentials.

  • Logon to the Azure Portal as a user account with the sufficient permissions.

  • Go to Azure Active Directory > Users > New User.

  • Enter the appropriate settings and assign a secure password.

  • Go to Azure Active Directory > Roles and Administrators > Global reader.

  • Click Add assignments and search for and select the user account and click Add.

  • Go to Subscriptions and for each subscription select Access Control (IAM).

  • Click Add > Add role assignment and select the Reader role and click Next.

  • Add the user account to the role.