Deploy Azure Monitor Agent at Scale

There’s a new agent for Azure Monitor. Naturally, at some point you’ll need to deploy this agent. And if we’re talking cloud, you’ll probably need to do it at scale. Even doing it on 50 servers is more than I would want to touch by hand At scale, your first thought might be PowerShell. While …

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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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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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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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