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Azure – You can now test your Azure Monitor Action Group (preview)

Monitoring your workloads is an important task to ensure they are running smoothly and accordingly to your expectations. If you have workloads running on Azure, you may already know that the monitoring and alerting capability is delivered through Azure Monitor. When using Azure Monitor to monitor your workloads, you have to define the rule (scope …

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Azure – You can now use Azure Monitor to get alerts for Azure Backup

Azure Backup allows you to backup workloads (virtual machines, file shares, SQL) hosted either in Azure or on-premises. It is important for administrators to be aware on what’s gong on with their backup and Azure Backup had a built-in alert capability. Well, this alert capability has been updated and now uses Azure Monitor alerting. If …

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Azure – You can now easily enable recommended alerts for virtual machine

It is important to monitor the health of your workloads. On Azure, this can be done by settings alerts to get notification or execute actions based on conditions. It is now becoming easier to quickly enable a set of recommended alerts for your virtual machine running on Azure. To do so, connect to your Azure …

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Azure – You can now enable Azure Virtual Machine Insights with Azure Monitor (preview)

If you are running virtual machines in Azure, you are probably already aware that you can have insights about the performance of your virtual machines (see https://blog.hametbenoit.info/2019/07/19/azure-virtual-machines-insights-in-preview/). Well, good new as now you also have the same by using Azure Monitor. One of the advantage of it is you don’t need to have multiple virtual …

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Azure – Classic alerts and APIs for Azure Monitor being retired

On June 30th, 2019, the classic alerts and related APIs for Azure Monitor will be retired. If you are using this Azure classic capability, you will need to migrate it. Luckily, a migration tool has been provided by Microsoft to let you do the migration – or if you are confident and don’t want to …

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Azure – New alerts experience coming up

An updated experience for alerts on Azure is coming (currently in preview). If you want to enable the new experience, access your Azure portal and reach the Monitor\Alerts blade, then click on the purple banner to enable it The new experience is providing better insight on alerts and what is happening on your Azure tenant/resources …

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