Azure Monitor Agent, Microsoft Monitor Agent and Data Collection Rules

In case you haven’t heard there’s a new agent in town. Its called the Azure Monitor Agent (AMA), this agent is brand new, re-written from the ground up and is going to replace the Microsoft Monitoring Agent (MMA) currently used by Log Analytics. This post will serve as both informational and opinion about the new …

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Auto Install Azure Monitor Agent with Azure Policy

Getting the Azure Monitor Agent, formerly the Microsoft Monitor Agent (MMA) and Operations Management Suite (OMS) agent, installed on servers, and more importantly installed on new servers is not a very fun or enjoyable task. There are a number of ways to do it. In this post I’ll show you how to do it, and …

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