Log Analytics

Azure – You can now recover a deleted Log Analytics workspace

By know, you should already know that Azure Log Analytics is the Azure service collecting and analyzing data generated by your Azure and on-premises resources. Well, you can now recover a deleted Azure Log Analytics Workspace – up to 14 days after deletion – with all the associated data and connected agents. To recover a …

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Azure – A new version of the Log Analytics agent is available

Microsoft has released a new version (Windows version 10.20.18029 – Azure Extension version 1.0.18029) has been released. If you have keep the automatic update enabled, it should be automatically updated. You can also download it from the below links: x64 version https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=828603 x86 version https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=828604 It is important to note that this version adds support …

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Azure – The new Azure Monitor for virtual machine is now GA

By now, you should already know that Azure comes with a lot of monitoring capabilities, including for virtual machines. For the past few months, a new Azure Monitor for virtual machines has been in preview. This new Azure Monitor provides better performance trends and dependencies views to assist in providing better troubleshooting capabilities and resource …

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Azure – You can now have a nicer view and comprehensive of the cost of your Log Analytics

You may already know what is Azure Log Analytics – if not, this is the solution to monitor the performance and health your resources (both on Azure and on-premises). Well, the Azure Log Analytics cost and pricing tier management has been updated and is now more comprehensive. To start using this is new comprehensive management …

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Windows – Windows Analytics will be retired by January 2020

As you may be aware, a new Windows analytics solution has been released in preview called Desktop Analytics few months ago (see https://t.co/VqQV4WRj83). Desktop Analytics is aimed to replace the well-known Windows Analytics which has been here for quite some time through 3 Log Analytics solutions: Upgrade Readiness, Update Compliance and Device Health. If you …

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Azure – You can apply a policy to ensure the Log Analytics agent is being deployed on your virtual machine (Preview)

As you may know Azure provides a quite powerful monitoring solution for your Azure environment as well your on-premises one called Azure Log Analytics. This Log Analytics capability is also used by Azure Security Center to centralize security-related logs. The use of Azure Log Analytics requires to have a local agent (Log Analytics Agent, also …

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Azure – Retirement and replacement of specific features in Azure Security Center

By July 31st, 2019, the following legacy features in Azure Security Center (ASC) will removed and replaced in either Azure Log Analytics or Azure Sentinel: Events Search Classic Identity & Access dashboard Threat intelligence dashboard Investigation flow in security alerts Edit security configuration settings for security policies Security and audit dashboard in Log Analytics You …

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Azure AD – You can now send your Azure AD logs to Log Analytics

You may already know that you can have Azure AD Diagnostic logs; but do you know you can now send these logs to Log Analytics for consolidation and better analysis? To do so, just logon to your Azure AD administration portal (https://aad.portal.azure.com) or Azure portal (https://portal.azure.com) and reach out the Azure AD configuration blade. From …

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