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Azure App Services Monitoring

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Host Template: Cloud - Azure - App Services

Azure App Services is a platform as a service (PaaS) cloud computing based platform for managing and hosting websites. It allows publishing Web apps running on multiple frameworks and written in various programming languages.

This Host Template allows you to monitor all the metrics you need to efficiently run Azure App Services on Microsoft Azure. After installation, you'll be able to check the number of requests, the response time and the number of data bytes coming in and out, as well as many other metrics.

This Host Template includes the following Service Checks:

Service Check Name Description Default Thresholds (Warning, Critical) UOM
Azure - App Service - CPU Time CPU Time, in seconds [Default Timespan = 5mins, Granularity = 5mins] N/A s
Azure - App Service - Threads Thread Count [Default Timespan = 5mins, Granularity = 5mins] N/A N/A
Azure - App Service - Memory Memory working set [Default Timespan = 5mins, Granularity = 5mins] N/A B
Azure - App Service - Bytes Data in/Data out, in bytes [Default Timespan = 5mins, Granularity = 5mins] N/A B
Azure - App Service - Requests Total number of requests [Default Timespan = 5mins, Granularity = 5mins] N/A N/A
Azure - App Service - Response Time Average Response Time [Default Timespan = 5mins, Granularity = 5mins] N/A s

Usage Instructions

To use this Host Template you will need to provide access to the subscription you wish to monitor

Navigate to the Subscriptions section and select your Subscription.

In the Subscription to be monitored, click Access Control (IAM).

Then click the Add button, select the required role and select the application, once for each of the following roles: * Reader

Add Subscription to Application

Add Subscription to Application

Repeat these steps for each subscription you wish to monitor.



Step 1: Add this Host Template

Add the Cloud - Azure - App Services Host Template to your Opsview Monitor host. If the resource you're monitoring has no hostname or public IP, then open the Advanced settings pane and change Host Check Command to Always assumed to be UP.

For more information, refer to Opsview Knowledge Center - Adding Host Templates to Hosts.



Step 2: Add and configure variables required for this Host Template

The Service Checks in this Host Template use the following variables, and they will be added to your Opsview Monitor instance when you import the Opspack:

AZURE_CREDENTIALS

The Value is not used and therefore can be set to anything. Override the arguments with your Azure Credentials.

| Parameter | Position in Variable | Name | Description | |:---------:|:--------------------:|:-----|:------------| | --subscription-id | Arg1 | Subscription ID | The Subscription ID of your Azure Subscription | | --client-id | Arg2 | Client ID | The Client ID of your Azure Subscription | | --secret-key | Arg3 | Secret Key | The Secret Key of your Azure Subscription | | --tenant-id | Arg4 | Tenant ID | The Tenant ID of your Azure Subscription |

AZURE_RESOURCE_DETAILS

The Value is not used and therefore can be set to anything. Override the arguments with your Azure Resource Details.

Parameter Position in Variable Name Description
--resource-group Arg1 Resource Group Name of the Azure resource group to be monitored
--resource-name Arg2 Resource Name Name of the Azure resource to be monitored


For more information, refer to Opsview Knowledge Center - Adding Variables to Hosts.

For mode-specific help, run the plugin with the -h -m <mode> flags. This will list the required and optional Variable Arguments for that mode. The appropriate mode for each Service Check is listed here:

Service Check Name Mode
Azure - App Service - CPU Time Az.App.Service.CPU
Azure - App Service - Threads Az.App.Service.Threads
Azure - App Service - Memory Az.App.Service.Memory
Azure - App Service - Bytes Az.App.Service.Bytes
Azure - App Service - Requests Az.App.Service.Requests
Azure - App Service - Response Time Az.App.Service.Response.Time



Step 3: Apply changes and the system will now be monitored

View Output

v1.0-opsview-6

ODI-3806 Cloud Azure Opspack

Initial release for Cloud Azure Opspack