Monitor SSL Certificates with Azure Monitor

This is simultaneously something I’ve been very excited to give you readers a post about and something that’s often asked about as a feature for Azure Monitor. We now have the ability to natively monitor SSL certificates with Azure Monitor and Application Insights availability test. You may remember my old post on Availability test, the …

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Log Analytics Data Collection and Configuration with Bicep

Previously I showed you how you can use Bicep to deploy Log Analytics, App Insights, Azure Sentinel, Azure Monitor for VMs, Azure Monitor for Containers. As well as linked Automation Accounts for Change Tracking and Update Management. This week I have several Bicep templates for you. Data collection for Log Analytics, as well as saved …

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Azure Monitor, Security Center, Sentinel Infrastructure as Code with Bicep

When deploying resources to Azure, you have several options, the Azure Portal, PowerShell, Azure Resource Management (ARM) Templates, and now we have Bicep templates. In this post I’ll share a Bicep template I’ve made to help you deploy Log Analytics, the backbone of Azure Monitor, Sentinel and Security Center. For the operations monitoring Application Insights, …

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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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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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