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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The Ultimate Azure Inventory Dashboard

Today I’m excited to finally share with you something that I’ve been working on for weeks. This project entailed many many hours of work. It is, An Azure Inventory Dashboard using Azure Monitor Workbooks. The original version of this Workbook was shown in my Workbooks video I made last year. In that same video I …

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On Meetings

If you’ve known me for any length of time or followed me on twitter, then you probably know that generally I cannot stand meetings. Judging by the fact that there is an entire phrase, complete with stickers, coffee cups, shirts and ribbons, I’m not the only one. There’s a few things I would like to …

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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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