Cloud Scanner is a cloud agnostic tool that extracts cloud based resources from cloud providers like Azure and ingests them into a configured data source for further processing.
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Cloud Scanner

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Note: This library was developed by the Microsoft Commercial Software Engineering team as a tool for the Open Source community to use and contribute to as they see fit. Use at your own risk!

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Core library for Cloud Scanner project, which is a workflow for discovering and documenting cloud resources across multiple accounts or subscriptions with the intent to store, update tags, and/or perform other generic resource related operations.

Dependent upon adapter projects such as cloud-scanner-azure and cloud-scanner-generic for the registry of service providers.

For an example of usage within an Azure Functions environment, see cloud-scanner-azure-functions-sample.


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