Monitor Windows Server IaaS Virtual Machines and hybrid instances

Solution Architect
Technology Manager
Azure Cloud Shell
Azure Monitor
Azure Portal
Azure Virtual Machines

You'll be able to implement Azure Monitor for IaaS VMs in Azure, implement Azure Monitor in on-premises environments, and use dependency maps.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Enable Azure Monitor for VMs.
  • Monitor an Azure VM with Azure Monitor.
  • Enable Azure Monitor in hybrid scenarios.
  • Collect data from a Windows computer in a hybrid environment.
  • Integrate Azure Monitor with Microsoft Operations Manager.


In order to get the best learning experience from this module, it's important that you have knowledge and experience of the following:

  • Managing the Windows Server operating system (OS) and Windows Server workloads in an on-premises scenarios including AD DS, Domain Name System (DNS), the Distributed File System (DFS), Microsoft Hyper-V, and file and storage services.
  • Common Windows Server management tools.
  • Core Microsoft compute, storage, networking, and virtualization technologies.
  • On-premises resiliency Windows Server–based compute and storage technologies.
  • Implementing and managing IaaS services in Azure.
  • Microsoft Entra ID.
  • Security-related technologies such as firewalls, encryption, and multi-factor authentication.
  • Windows PowerShell scripting.
  • Automation and monitoring.