In this article I am talking about this video, in which Dushyant Gill and Scott Hanselman are taking about Azure Service Health. They provide Azure Service Health dashboard in the Azure portal. It provides guidance and support when issues in Azure services affects. Azure Service Health also helps to prepare for upcoming changes and maintenance scheduled for Azure resources.
When issues in Azure services affects business-critical resources, Azure Service Health notifies us, and helps to understand the impacts of the issue and keeps updated as the issue is resolved.
Focus on what’s important. Filter Service Health to your business-critical subscriptions, regions, and resource types. Save the filter and pin a personalized health world map to your portal dashboard.
Get the most recent update to understand what Azure is doing to resolve the issue. Get a link for the issue to use in your problem management system. Also, download a PDF summary of the issue to share with people who don’t have access to the Azure portal.
The service issues view shows any ongoing issues in Azure services that are impacting resources. Quickly understand when the issue began, and what services and regions are impacted. And also read the most recent update to understand what Azure is doing to resolve the issue.
Choose the Potential impact tab to see the specific list of resources to own that might be
Impacted by the issue. Also, can download a CSV list of these resources to share with team.
To get a link for the issue to use in your problem management system. You can download PDF and sometimes CSV files to share with people who don’t have access to the Azure portal.
Activity log events
An alert can trigger on every event, or, only when a certain events occurs. Now, for Notification Alert for Azure Service health to go to alerts in activity log.
In the portal, select Monitor. Then In the Activity log section, select Alerts.
And then Select Add activity log alert, and fill in the fields.
This will open a new option, where fill all the details and then click ok for add new alert. Enter a name in the Activity log alert name box, and select a Description. The Subscription box auto fills with the current subscription. This subscription is the one in which the action group is saved. The alert resource is deployed to this subscription and monitors activity log events from it.
Select the Resource group in which the alert resource is created. This is not the resource group that’s monitored by the alert. Instead, it’s the resource group where the alert resource is located. Optionally, select an Event category to modify the additional filters that are shown. For Administrative events, the filters include Resource group, Resource, Resource type, Operation name, Level, Status, and Event initiated by. These values identify which events this alert should monitor. Fill all the details and then click ok.
To know the alert is added or not, then click the Action Group, here is the list of all actions.
This will open the pagerduty window; pagerduty is the new concept of services. To see the notification alert, click on services.
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