Connect to Azure Audit Logs with Power BI

With the Azure Audit Logs content pack you can analyze and visualize the information stored in the audit logs. Power BI retrieves your data, builds an out-of-the box dashboard, and creates reports based on that data.

Connect to the Azure Audit Logs content pack or read more about the Azure Audit Logs integration with Power BI.

How to connect

  1. Select Get Data at the bottom of the left navigation pane.

  2. In the Services box, select Get.

  3. Select Azure Audit Logs > Get.

  4. When prompted, enter your Azure Subscription Id. See details on finding your subscription ID below.

  5. For Authentication Method, select oAuth2 > Sign In.

  6. Enter your account credentials to finish the sign-in process.

  7. Power BI will retrieve your Azure Audit Log data and create a ready-to-use dashboard and report.

What now?

System requirements

The Azure Audit logs content pack requires access to Audit Logs in the Azure portal. More details here.

Finding parameters

There are two easy ways to find your Subscription Id.

  1. From -> Browse -> Subscriptions -> Subscription Id
  2. From -> Settings -> Subscription Id

Your subscription Id will be long set of numbers and characters, similar to the example in Step #4 above.


If you're seeing a credentials error or an error trying to refresh due to invalid credentials, try deleting all instances of the Azure Audit logs content pack and reconnecting.

Next steps

What is Power BI?
Basic concepts for designers in the Power BI service