Monitoring Azure Monitor data reference

Note

This article may seem confusing because it lists the parts of the Azure Monitor service that are monitored by itself.

See Monitoring Azure Monitor for an explanation of how Azure Monitor monitors itself.

Metrics

This section lists all the platform metrics collected automatically for Azure Monitor into Azure Monitor.

Metric Type Resource Provider / Type Namespace
and link to individual metrics
Autoscale behaviors for VMs and AppService microsoft.insights/autoscalesettings

While technically not about Azure Monitor operations, the following metrics are collected into Azure Monitor namespaces.

Metric Type Resource Provider / Type Namespace
and link to individual metrics
Log Analytics agent gathered data for the Metric alerts on logs feature Microsoft.OperationalInsights/workspaces
Application Insights availability tests Microsoft.Insights/Components

See a complete list of platform metrics for other resources types.

Metric Dimensions

For more information on what metric dimensions are, see Multi-dimensional metrics.

The following dimensions are relevant for the following areas of Azure Monitor.

Autoscale

Dimension Name Description
MetricTriggerRule The autoscale rule that triggered the scale action
MetricTriggerSource The metric value that triggered the scale action
ScaleDirection The direction of the scale action (up or down)

Resource logs

This section lists all the Azure Monitor resource log category types collected.

Resource Log Type Resource Provider / Type Namespace
and link
Autoscale for VMs and AppService Microsoft.insights/autoscalesettings
Application Insights availability tests Microsoft.insights/Components

For additional reference, see a list of all resource logs category types supported in Azure Monitor.

Azure Monitor Logs tables

This section refers to all of the Azure Monitor Logs Kusto tables relevant to Azure Monitor resource types and available for query by Log Analytics.

Resource Type Notes
Autoscale for VMs and AppService Autoscale Tables

Activity log

For a partial list of entires that the Azure Monitor services writes to the activity log, see Azure resource provider operations. There may be other entires not listed here.

For more information on the schema of Activity Log entries, see Activity Log schema.

Schemas

The following schemas are in use by Azure Monitor.

Action Groups

The following schemas are relevant to action groups, which are part of the notification infrastructure for Azure Monitor. Following are example calls and responses for action groups.

Create Action Group

{
    "authorization": {
        "action": "microsoft.insights/actionGroups/write",
        "scope": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testK-TEST/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc"
    },
    "caller": "test.cam@ieee.org",
    "channels": "Operation",
    "claims": {
        "aud": "https://management.core.windows.net/",
        "iss": "https://sts.windows.net/04ebb17f-c9d2-bbbb-881f-8fd503332aac/",
        "iat": "1627074914",
        "nbf": "1627074914",
        "exp": "1627078814",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/claims/authnclassreference": "1",
        "aio": "AUQAu/8TbbbbyZJhgackCVdLETN5UafFt95J8/bC1SP+tBFMusYZ3Z4PBQRZUZ4SmEkWlDevT4p7Wtr4e/R+uksbfixGGQumxw==",
        "altsecid": "1:live.com:00037FFE809E290F",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/claims/authnmethodsreferences": "pwd",
        "appid": "c44b4083-3bb0-49c1-bbbb-974e53cbdf3c",
        "appidacr": "2",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/emailaddress": "test.cam@ieee.org",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/surname": "cam",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/givenname": "test",
        "groups": "d734c6d5-bbbb-4b39-8992-88fd979076eb",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/identity/claims/identityprovider": "live.com",
        "ipaddr": "73.254.xxx.xx",
        "name": "test cam",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/identity/claims/objectidentifier": "f19e58c4-5bfa-4ac6-8e75-9823bbb1ea0a",
        "puid": "1003000086500F96",
        "rh": "0.AVgAf7HrBNLJbkKIH4_VAzMqrINAS8SwO8FJtH2XTlPL3zxYAFQ.",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/identity/claims/scope": "user_impersonation",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/nameidentifier": "SzEgbtESOKM8YsOx9t49Ds-L2yCyUR-hpIDinBsS-hk",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/identity/claims/tenantid": "04ebb17f-c9d2-bbbb-881f-8fd503332aac",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/name": "live.com#test.cam@ieee.org",
        "uti": "KuRF5PX4qkyvxJQOXwZ2AA",
        "ver": "1.0",
        "wids": "62e90394-bbbb-4237-9190-012177145e10",
        "xms_tcdt": "1373393473"
    },
    "correlationId": "74d253d8-bd5a-4e8d-a38e-5a52b173b7bd",
    "description": "",
    "eventDataId": "0e9bc114-dcdb-4d2d-b1ea-d3f45a4d32ea",
    "eventName": {
        "value": "EndRequest",
        "localizedValue": "End request"
    },
    "category": {
        "value": "Administrative",
        "localizedValue": "Administrative"
    },
    "eventTimestamp": "2021-07-23T21:21:22.9871449Z",
    "id": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testK-TEST/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc/events/0e9bc114-dcdb-4d2d-b1ea-d3f45a4d32ea/ticks/637626720829871449",
    "level": "Informational",
    "operationId": "74d253d8-bd5a-4e8d-a38e-5a52b173b7bd",
    "operationName": {
        "value": "microsoft.insights/actionGroups/write",
        "localizedValue": "Create or update action group"
    },
    "resourceGroupName": "testK-TEST",
    "resourceProviderName": {
        "value": "microsoft.insights",
        "localizedValue": "Microsoft Insights"
    },
    "resourceType": {
        "value": "microsoft.insights/actionGroups",
        "localizedValue": "microsoft.insights/actionGroups"
    },
    "resourceId": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testK-TEST/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc",
    "status": {
        "value": "Succeeded",
        "localizedValue": "Succeeded"
    },
    "subStatus": {
        "value": "Created",
        "localizedValue": "Created (HTTP Status Code: 201)"
    },
    "submissionTimestamp": "2021-07-23T21:22:22.1634251Z",
    "subscriptionId": "52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a",
    "tenantId": "04ebb17f-c9d2-bbbb-881f-8fd503332aac",
    "properties": {
        "statusCode": "Created",
        "serviceRequestId": "33658bb5-fc62-4e40-92e8-8b1f16f649bb",
        "eventCategory": "Administrative",
        "entity": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testK-TEST/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc",
        "message": "microsoft.insights/actionGroups/write",
        "hierarchy": "52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a"
    },
    "relatedEvents": []
}

Delete Action Group

{
    "authorization": {
        "action": "microsoft.insights/actionGroups/delete",
        "scope": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testk-test/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc"
    },
    "caller": "test.cam@ieee.org",
    "channels": "Operation",
    "claims": {
        "aud": "https://management.core.windows.net/",
        "iss": "https://sts.windows.net/04ebb17f-c9d2-bbbb-881f-8fd503332aac/",
        "iat": "1627076795",
        "nbf": "1627076795",
        "exp": "1627080695",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/claims/authnclassreference": "1",
        "aio": "AUQAu/8TbbbbTkWb9O23RavxIzqfHvA2fJUU/OjdhtHPNAjv0W4pyNnoZ3ShUOEzDut700WhNXth6ZYpd7al4XyJPACEfmtr9g==",
        "altsecid": "1:live.com:00037FFE809E290F",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/claims/authnmethodsreferences": "pwd",
        "appid": "c44b4083-3bb0-49c1-bbbb-974e53cbdf3c",
        "appidacr": "2",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/emailaddress": "test.cam@ieee.org",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/surname": "cam",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/givenname": "test",
        "groups": "d734c6d5-bbbb-4b39-8992-88fd979076eb",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/identity/claims/identityprovider": "live.com",
        "ipaddr": "73.254.xxx.xx",
        "name": "test cam",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/identity/claims/objectidentifier": "f19e58c4-5bfa-4ac6-8e75-9823bbb1ea0a",
        "puid": "1003000086500F96",
        "rh": "0.AVgAf7HrBNLJbkKIH4_VAzMqrINAS8SwO8FJtH2XTlPL3zxYAFQ.",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/identity/claims/scope": "user_impersonation",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/nameidentifier": "SzEgbtESOKM8YsOx9t49Ds-L2yCyUR-hpIDinBsS-hk",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/identity/claims/tenantid": "04ebb17f-c9d2-bbbb-881f-8fd503332aac",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/name": "live.com#test.cam@ieee.org",
        "uti": "E1BRdcfDzk64rg0eFx8vAA",
        "ver": "1.0",
        "wids": "62e90394-bbbb-4237-9190-012177145e10",
        "xms_tcdt": "1373393473"
    },
    "correlationId": "a0bd5f9f-d87f-4073-8650-83f03cf11733",
    "description": "",
    "eventDataId": "8c7c920e-6a50-47fe-b264-d762e60cc788",
    "eventName": {
        "value": "EndRequest",
        "localizedValue": "End request"
    },
    "category": {
        "value": "Administrative",
        "localizedValue": "Administrative"
    },
    "eventTimestamp": "2021-07-23T21:52:07.2708782Z",
    "id": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testk-test/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc/events/8c7c920e-6a50-47fe-b264-d762e60cc788/ticks/637626739272708782",
    "level": "Informational",
    "operationId": "f7cb83ba-36fa-47dd-8ec4-bcac40879241",
    "operationName": {
        "value": "microsoft.insights/actionGroups/delete",
        "localizedValue": "Delete action group"
    },
    "resourceGroupName": "testk-test",
    "resourceProviderName": {
        "value": "microsoft.insights",
        "localizedValue": "Microsoft Insights"
    },
    "resourceType": {
        "value": "microsoft.insights/actionGroups",
        "localizedValue": "microsoft.insights/actionGroups"
    },
    "resourceId": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testk-test/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc",
    "status": {
        "value": "Succeeded",
        "localizedValue": "Succeeded"
    },
    "subStatus": {
        "value": "OK",
        "localizedValue": "OK (HTTP Status Code: 200)"
    },
    "submissionTimestamp": "2021-07-23T21:54:00.1811815Z",
    "subscriptionId": "52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a",
    "tenantId": "04ebb17f-c9d2-bbbb-881f-8fd503332aac",
    "properties": {
        "statusCode": "OK",
        "serviceRequestId": "88fe5ac8-ee1a-4b97-9d5b-8a3754e256ad",
        "eventCategory": "Administrative",
        "entity": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testk-test/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc",
        "message": "microsoft.insights/actionGroups/delete",
        "hierarchy": "52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a"
    },
    "relatedEvents": []
}

Unsubscribe using Email

{
    "caller": "test.cam@ieee.org",
    "channels": "Operation",
    "claims": {
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/name": "",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/emailaddress": "person@contoso.com",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/upn": "",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/spn": "",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/identity/claims/objectidentifier": ""
    },
    "correlationId": "8f936022-18d0-475f-9704-5151c75e81e4",
    "description": "User with email address:person@contoso.com has unsubscribed from action group:TestingLogginc, Action:testEmail_-EmailAction-",
    "eventDataId": "9b4b7b3f-79a2-4a6a-b1ed-30a1b8907765",
    "eventName": {
        "value": "",
        "localizedValue": ""
    },
    "category": {
        "value": "Administrative",
        "localizedValue": "Administrative"
    },
    "eventTimestamp": "2021-07-23T21:38:35.1687458Z",
    "id": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testK-TEST/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc/events/9b4b7b3f-79a2-4a6a-b1ed-30a1b8907765/ticks/637626731151687458",
    "level": "Informational",
    "operationId": "",
    "operationName": {
        "value": "microsoft.insights/actiongroups/write",
        "localizedValue": "Create or update action group"
    },
    "resourceGroupName": "testK-TEST",
    "resourceProviderName": {
        "value": "microsoft.insights",
        "localizedValue": "Microsoft Insights"
    },
    "resourceType": {
        "value": "microsoft.insights/actiongroups",
        "localizedValue": "microsoft.insights/actiongroups"
    },
    "resourceId": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testK-TEST/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc",
    "status": {
        "value": "Succeeded",
        "localizedValue": "Succeeded"
    },
    "subStatus": {
        "value": "Updated",
        "localizedValue": "Updated"
    },
    "submissionTimestamp": "2021-07-23T21:38:35.1687458Z",
    "subscriptionId": "52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a",
    "tenantId": "",
    "properties": {},
    "relatedEvents": []
}

Unsubscribe using SMS

{
    "caller": "",
    "channels": "Operation",
    "claims": {
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/name": "4252137109",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/emailaddress": "",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/upn": "",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/spn": "",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/identity/claims/objectidentifier": ""
    },
    "correlationId": "e039f06d-c0d1-47ac-b594-89239101c4d0",
    "description": "User with phone number:4255557109 has unsubscribed from action group:TestingLogginc, Action:testPhone_-SMSAction-",
    "eventDataId": "789d0b03-2a2f-40cf-b223-d228abb5d2ed",
    "eventName": {
        "value": "",
        "localizedValue": ""
    },
    "category": {
        "value": "Administrative",
        "localizedValue": "Administrative"
    },
    "eventTimestamp": "2021-07-23T21:31:47.1537759Z",
    "id": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testK-TEST/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc/events/789d0b03-2a2f-40cf-b223-d228abb5d2ed/ticks/637626727071537759",
    "level": "Informational",
    "operationId": "",
    "operationName": {
        "value": "microsoft.insights/actiongroups/write",
        "localizedValue": "Create or update action group"
    },
    "resourceGroupName": "testK-TEST",
    "resourceProviderName": {
        "value": "microsoft.insights",
        "localizedValue": "Microsoft Insights"
    },
    "resourceType": {
        "value": "microsoft.insights/actiongroups",
        "localizedValue": "microsoft.insights/actiongroups"
    },
    "resourceId": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testK-TEST/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc",
    "status": {
        "value": "Succeeded",
        "localizedValue": "Succeeded"
    },
    "subStatus": {
        "value": "Updated",
        "localizedValue": "Updated"
    },
    "submissionTimestamp": "2021-07-23T21:31:47.1537759Z",
    "subscriptionId": "52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a",
    "tenantId": "",
    "properties": {},
    "relatedEvents": []
}

Update Action Group

{
    "authorization": {
        "action": "microsoft.insights/actionGroups/write",
        "scope": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testK-TEST/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc"
    },
    "caller": "test.cam@ieee.org",
    "channels": "Operation",
    "claims": {
        "aud": "https://management.core.windows.net/",
        "iss": "https://sts.windows.net/04ebb17f-c9d2-bbbb-881f-8fd503332aac/",
        "iat": "1627074914",
        "nbf": "1627074914",
        "exp": "1627078814",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/claims/authnclassreference": "1",
        "aio": "AUQAu/8TbbbbyZJhgackCVdLETN5UafFt95J8/bC1SP+tBFMusYZ3Z4PBQRZUZ4SmEkWlDevT4p7Wtr4e/R+uksbfixGGQumxw==",
        "altsecid": "1:live.com:00037FFE809E290F",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/claims/authnmethodsreferences": "pwd",
        "appid": "c44b4083-3bb0-49c1-bbbb-974e53cbdf3c",
        "appidacr": "2",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/emailaddress": "test.cam@ieee.org",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/surname": "cam",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/givenname": "test",
        "groups": "d734c6d5-bbbb-4b39-8992-88fd979076eb",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/identity/claims/identityprovider": "live.com",
        "ipaddr": "73.254.xxx.xx",
        "name": "test cam",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/identity/claims/objectidentifier": "f19e58c4-5bfa-4ac6-8e75-9823bbb1ea0a",
        "puid": "1003000086500F96",
        "rh": "0.AVgAf7HrBNLJbkKIH4_VAzMqrINAS8SwO8FJtH2XTlPL3zxYAFQ.",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/identity/claims/scope": "user_impersonation",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/nameidentifier": "SzEgbtESOKM8YsOx9t49Ds-L2yCyUR-hpIDinBsS-hk",
        "http://schemas.microsoft.com/identity/claims/tenantid": "04ebb17f-c9d2-bbbb-881f-8fd503332aac",
        "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/name": "live.com#test.cam@ieee.org",
        "uti": "KuRF5PX4qkyvxJQOXwZ2AA",
        "ver": "1.0",
        "wids": "62e90394-bbbb-4237-9190-012177145e10",
        "xms_tcdt": "1373393473"
    },
    "correlationId": "5a239734-3fbb-4ff7-b029-b0ebf22d3a19",
    "description": "",
    "eventDataId": "62c3ebd8-cfc9-435f-956f-86c45eecbeae",
    "eventName": {
        "value": "BeginRequest",
        "localizedValue": "Begin request"
    },
    "category": {
        "value": "Administrative",
        "localizedValue": "Administrative"
    },
    "eventTimestamp": "2021-07-23T21:24:34.9424246Z",
    "id": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testK-TEST/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc/events/62c3ebd8-cfc9-435f-956f-86c45eecbeae/ticks/637626722749424246",
    "level": "Informational",
    "operationId": "5a239734-3fbb-4ff7-b029-b0ebf22d3a19",
    "operationName": {
        "value": "microsoft.insights/actionGroups/write",
        "localizedValue": "Create or update action group"
    },
    "resourceGroupName": "testK-TEST",
    "resourceProviderName": {
        "value": "microsoft.insights",
        "localizedValue": "Microsoft Insights"
    },
    "resourceType": {
        "value": "microsoft.insights/actionGroups",
        "localizedValue": "microsoft.insights/actionGroups"
    },
    "resourceId": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testK-TEST/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc",
    "status": {
        "value": "Started",
        "localizedValue": "Started"
    },
    "subStatus": {
        "value": "",
        "localizedValue": ""
    },
    "submissionTimestamp": "2021-07-23T21:25:22.1522025Z",
    "subscriptionId": "52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a",
    "tenantId": "04ebb17f-c9d2-bbbb-881f-8fd503332aac",
    "properties": {
        "eventCategory": "Administrative",
        "entity": "/subscriptions/52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a/resourceGroups/testK-TEST/providers/microsoft.insights/actionGroups/TestingLogginc",
        "message": "microsoft.insights/actionGroups/write",
        "hierarchy": "52c65f65-bbbb-bbbb-bbbb-7dbbfc68c57a"
    },
    "relatedEvents": []
}

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