Azure Log Analytics workspace upgrades in progress

Many of you are currently using Azure Log Analytics to monitor your environments for availability and performance. We want to let you know that we’re rolling out new enhancements and changes for Log Analytics, including a new query language. To take advantage of these enhancements, you’ll need to upgrade your workspaces. The upgrade is currently…


Azure Log Analytics Container Monitoring solution for Linux Service Fabric

Hello all, this is Keiko, Program Manager from the Log Analytics team. We are excited to extend our monitoring capabilities to Service Fabric containers running on Linux servers. Service Fabric on Linux as a container orchestrator is now generally available. For more details about container deployment and orchestration on Service Fabric, please see this announcement. For…


Azure Log Analytics Container Monitoring solution: Helm integration for Linux and Windows Kubernetes support

Hello, all. This is Keiko, Program Manager from the Operations Management Suite (OMS) team. In April this year, we announced support for Kubernetes on Linux. Since then, many people have asked us about Windows Kubernetes support, so we have added that. Support is for Kubernetes version 1.6+. samis@31e9b19155c3:/# kubectl get nodes Name                    Status    Age       Version 3830dacs9000            Ready    …


View Designer and Workspace Settings coming to Azure

Starting this week, you’ll see two existing features in Operations Management Suite (OMS) in the Azure portal: View Designer and Workspace Settings. You’ll now be able to add new data sources, view custom logs and fields, and create new OMS views within the Azure portal. You can access Workspace Settings by selecting Advanced settings under…


Azure VM Extension for Dependency Agent

You asked (a lot of you asked!), and we answered. Today we are happy to announce the release of the Azure VM Extension for the Dependency Agent for Service Map. Now, adding the Dependency Agent to your Azure VM is as simple as a single line of PowerShell or a small addition to your Azure…


Container Monitoring solution general availability

Today we are announcing the general availability of the Container Monitoring solution in Log Analytics, with added features to provide better insights into your Kubernetes cluster. You can access the Container Monitoring solution from the Operations Management Suite (OMS) Solution Gallery, or in the Azure portal from the Azure Marketplace. Read the announcement on the…


Improvements to OMS Network Performance Monitor

Summary: Learn about the latest improvements to Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) Network Performance Monitor (NPM). These include availability in the Azure portal, hop-by-hop latency breakdown, agent diagnostics, and availability in more regions.   It’s been almost five months since OMS Network Performance Monitor became generally available. We continue to get a great response from all…


Web security baseline assessment feature now in public preview

We are pleased to announce the public preview of the web security baseline assessment feature. You can scan Internet Information Service (IIS) web servers in any environment, including on-premises, Azure, and other cloud platforms monitored by Operations Management Suite (OMS). The feature checks for security vulnerabilities, and provides recommendations on configurations. The web security baseline…


Container monitoring solution in Red Hat OpenShift

Hello all, this is Keiko, Program Manager from the Operations Management Suite (OMS) team. Since we announced our partnership with Red Hat, we’ve seen a growing interest in the Red Hat OpenShift portfolio in Azure. This is particularly true regarding rich support and capabilities for container monitoring within OpenShift. Over the last few months, we’ve…


Build an infrastructure monitoring solution with Service Map

Have you ever been responsible for a flaky application, and wanted to set up an automatic notification when a server, process, or connection isn’t there when it should be? Me too! And by using OMS Azure Log Analytics and Service Map, I solved my problem with the built-in features and a small bit of PowerShell….