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PowerShell cmdlets for new metric alerts and log alerts are now available. This release improves the management of alert rules by providing cmdlets to create, update, delete and list new metric alerts. Similarly, new cmdlets are available for creating, updating, deleting and listing log alerts for both Log Analytics and Application Insights.
New Azure Monitor alerts experience is now available in Azure Government.
Azure Monitor Status blog provides timely updates on the health of Azure Monitor products (Application Insights, Log Analytics, Service Map, Azure Alerts).
Azure Government customers who use the OMS portal can now extend their log query–based alerts to the Azure portal.
Target retirement date: August 31, 2019
The classic alerting and monitoring functionality in Azure Monitor is scheduled for retirement.
Metric alerts for logs are generally available, enabling use of metric alerts for popular logs ingested by Log Analytics workspaces.
Metric alerts for logs are now in public preview, with no signup or enablement process.
Start/Stop VMs during off-hours in Azure Automation has been updated in the areas of email functionality, dependent modules, and runbooks.
Log alerts for Application Insights are generally available as part of Azure Monitor.
Cross-app query support is in preview, as part of log alerts for Application Insights.
Alert rules created in the OMS portal can now extend into Azure to take advantage of the new Azure alerts experience. Monitoring isn't affected, and there's no downtime.
With the Azure mobile app, you can check status and critical metrics of your Azure resources, get notifications and alerts, and perform simple operations to resolve common issues.
When you create an alert rule on an Azure virtual machine, you can run your own custom task when the alert is triggered. New alert remediation tasks are also available.
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