Network Watcher pricing

Monitor and diagnose network performance at the packet level

Network Watcher enables you to monitor and to diagnose the health and performance of your network. Network Watchers diagnostic and visualisation tools helps you to, for example, capture packets on a Virtual Machine, validating if an IP flow is allowed or denied. You also can identify where packets will be routed from a VM and gain insights to your all-up network topology.

Pricing details

There are no charges to use Network Watcher today. On 1 October 2017, the pricing model below goes into effect.

Feature Monthly allotment Overage charge
Network logs ingested 5 GB $- per GB
Network Diagnostic Tools 1,000 checks $- per 1,000 checks
  • Network logs are stored within a storage account and have a retention policy that can be set from one day to 365 days. If a retention policy is not set, the logs are maintained forever. Corresponding charges will apply for storage, Log Analytics and event hubs, respectively.
  • Network Watcher Diagnostic Tools and Topology features are billed for the number of Network Diagnostic checks initiated via Azure Portal, PowerShell, CLI or Rest.

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  • SLA for individual features is applicable once the corresponding pricing model has been implemented. Learn more

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