Setup you Azure Maps API Credentials

Modified on Tue, 13 Jun 2023 at 01:49 PM


Get your Azure Maps API Credentials

  • Log into the Azure Portal, search for "Azure Maps Account" and create an account

  • Open the newly created Azure Maps Account 
  • Go to "Settings -> Authentication"
  • Copy the Primary or Secondary Key to your clipboard so it can be provided as a parameter in the Sharp XRM app. Note : either of them can be used as credentials to connect to Azure Maps)

Setup your Bing Maps API Key application parameter

  • In the navigation bar, go to Address Validation -> Settings -> API Configuration.
  • Create a new record and enter the information as per your configuration.
  • Provide the information as follows:
    1. API Configuration Name: unique name for the configuration. This will be used as an input parameter for the Azure Maps autocomplete control or the Workflow (to tell the controls which API key to use)
    2. Validation Service Type: select the address verification API you want to use : Select Azure Maps
    3. Service License Key: enter your corresponding API key.
    4. Is Valid: after the API configuration is created, click the "Validate API Key" button in the command bar. This action will validate the API key in the background to confirm the key is functional. If the API Key is invalid, you will get an error message on the screen and the value will remain No. If it worked, the value will be set to Yes. 


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