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Introduction To The Monitor Service In Azure


  1. Check the metrics of an Azure resource (For example: "CPU Utilization" for the virtual machine).
  2. Check the activity logs (list of activities performed on the resource).
  3. Send alerts based on
    1. Any metrics value have reached the threshold value.
    2. Any activity on the resource like start/stop the virtual machine.

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How To Create The Metrics In Monitor Service?

  1. Search for the monitor in the search box.
  2. Picture showing the Monitor option in the search box

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  3. In the monitor service, click on the "Metrics" submenu on the left-hand side.
  4. A screen appears on the right-hand side.
  5. Click on the "+ New chart" button to create the metrics.
  6. Picture showing the New Chart for adding the new chart for the metrics

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  7. A docked window will appear on the right-hand side to select the scope. Here, we select the virtual machine.
  8. Picture showing selecting the scope of the metrics

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  9. Once the scope is selected, select the metrics and the aggregation.
  10. Picture showing the aggregation option while creating the metrics

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How To Check The Activity Logs?

Picture showing the list of activity logs

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Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
Posted On  -  Saturday, May 8, 2021


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