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Azure VM Scale Sets Monitoring

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Host Template: Cloud - Azure - Virtual Machines Scale Sets

Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets are groups of individual virtual machines (VMs) within the Microsoft Azure public cloud that Information Technology (IT) administrators can configure and manage as a single unit.

This Host Template includes the following Service Checks:

Service Check Name Description Default Thresholds (Warning, Critical) UOM
Azure - VMSS - Bytes Read The number of bytes read by the VMSS [Default Timespan = 5mins, Granularity = 5mins] N/A B
Azure - VMSS - Bytes Written The number of bytes written by the VMSS [Default Timespan = 5mins, Granularity = 5mins] N/A B
Azure - VMSS - Bytes Read Operations The number of bytes read operations by the VMSS per second [Default Timespan = 5mins, Granularity = 5mins] N/A /s
Azure - VMSS - Bytes Write Operations The number of bytes write operations by the VMSS per second [Default Timespan = 5mins, Granularity = 5mins] N/A /s
Azure - VMSS - Network In The number of bytes received by the VMSS [Default Timespan = 5mins, Granularity = 5mins] N/A B
Azure - VMSS - Network Out The number of bytes sent by the VMSS [Default Timespan = 5mins, Granularity = 5mins] N/A B
Azure - VMSS - Percentage CPU The percentage CPU usage [Default Timespan = 5mins, Granularity = 5mins] N/A %

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 - Virtual Machines Scale Sets 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 - VMSS - Bytes Read VMSS.BytesRead
Azure - VMSS - Bytes Written VMSS.BytesWritten
Azure - VMSS - Bytes Read Operations VMSS.ReadOperations
Azure - VMSS - Bytes Write Operations VMSS.WriteOperations
Azure - VMSS - Network In VMSS.NetworkIn
Azure - VMSS - Network Out VMSS.NetworkOut
Azure - VMSS - Percentage CPU VMSS.PercentageCPU



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