Azure Workbooks: Icons Thresholds & Heatmaps

Today I want to show you how you can use icons, thresholds and heatmaps in Azure Monitor and Azure Sentinel Workbooks. These have long been things I’ve used in almost all my workbooks. Along with grouping and showing resource icons, these are what I consider nice touches that take your workbooks from a nice idea …

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How to use Grouping Azure Workbooks

This is the second post in some Azure Workbooks quick tips. You can find the first one here. As your Azure environment grows, you’re likely to encounter situations where you have 2 or more subscriptions. Or if you are using Azure Lighthouse you might have dozens or hundreds of subscriptions under your management. This can …

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How to Show Azure Resource Icons in Workbooks

One of my favorite tricks when building Azure Monitor or Azure Sentinel workbooks is to include the Azure Resource specific icons next to resources. For metric based resources the icons are including for you automatically when using Grid visualization. But for logs, you need to bring in  ‘_ResourceId’ in Log Analytics. For Azure Resourec Graph …

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Kusto Evaluate Operator and its Plugins

The evaluate operator is fantastic tool in your Kusto tool belt. So much so that I have requested several times that it get added to Azure Resource Graph. However, the Evaluate Operator itself won’t run anything. You have to add one of its Plugins behind it. In this post I’ll show you how to use …

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How to Import Azure Monitor, Sentinel Workbooks

A common request I get is how to import one of my Azure Monitor Workbooks into Azure. In this post I’ll show you several ways to import them. Here are some of my Workbooks you can import. Ultimate Azure Inventory Azure SQL LogicApps/Azure Sentinel Playbooks Azure Automation Update Management Azure File Sync Syslog Windows Event …

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Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) Azure Monitor Workbook

Today I’ve got another Azure Monitor Workbook, this time for Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD). This workbook uses exclusively Log Analytics data IaaS data, so it will work with both WVD 1.0 and 2.0. Though there are some nice logs available in the diagnostic settings for WVD 2.0. If this is your first time on my …

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Calculate WVD Profile Load Time

In my previous post I showed you how to collect and parse the FSLogix event log with Log Analytics. In this post I will show you how to use that event log to calculate WVD profile load time. Calculating logon time is one of those things that can provide value into our users experience. And …

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