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Host Template: Cloud - Azure - Backup

Azure Backup and Site Recovery services is a Business Continuity and Disaster Recover (BCDR) strategy that keeps data safe, and keeps apps and workloads up and running, when planned or unplanned outages occur.

Azure Backup and Site Recovery allows you to monitor various metrics for the Backup and Replication capabilities of a Recovery Services Vault in Azure. These metrics include the number of Replicated Items managed by a Vault, the health of Recovery Events, the status of all Backup and Recovery Jobs run by the machine and the results of a health report on the Vault.

This Host Template includes the following Service Checks:

Service Check Name Description Default Thresholds (Warning, Critical) UOM
Azure - Backup and Site Recovery - Backup Jobs The number and status of backup jobs and information on the erroneous ones [Default Timespan = 5mins, Granularity = 5mins] N/A NA

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 - Backup 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 |

AZURE_VAULT_SETTINGS

This variable is optional. If a Vault Timespan is not provided then a default of 1 day will be set. Timespan is limited between 1 and 7 days for the following service checks due to an API limitation:\n* Azure - Backup and Site Recovery - Recovery Jobs\n* Azure - Backup and Site Recovery - Recovery Events

Parameter Position in Variable Name Description
--vault-timespan Arg1 Vault Query Timespan (Days) The timespan for querying vault jobs and events in days


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 - Backup and Site Recovery - Backup Jobs Az.Backup.Jobs



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