Restarting VM automatically if NIC is not responding

tariq mahmood 0 Reputation points
2024-06-05T11:51:57.43+00:00

Hello, Is there any way to create automation where if VM NIC stops responding to ICMP then it restarts VM automatically.

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  1. deherman-MSFT 34,686 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2024-06-10T17:53:53.3133333+00:00

    @tariq mahmood

    I understand that you want to monitor you Azure VM and restart it if is unresponsive. While it would be possible to do this with ICMP, this would require a custom solution. In Azure you can monitor the VM availability metric. This tutorial walks you through setting up a monitoring alert for this. When you setup the action group you can have it restart the VM through Automation Runbook.

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    Let me know if this helps! If you still have questions please let me know and I will do my best to assist.


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