Monitor the health of your Azure virtual machine by using Azure Metrics Explorer and metric alerts

Beginner
Administrator
Azure
Virtual Machines
Monitor

Evaluate monitoring options for an Azure virtual machine (VM). Enable diagnostics to get data about your VM. View VM metrics in Azure Metrics Explorer. Create a metric alert to monitor performance.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Identify metrics and diagnostic data that you can collect for virtual machines
  • Configure monitoring for a virtual machine
  • Use monitoring data to diagnose problems

Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with virtualization and Azure virtual machines