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Azure Container Monitoring will be retired on 31 March 2025

Published date: 16 March, 2022

On 31 March 2025, Azure Container Monitoring will be retired. Before that date, please transition to Azure Monitor container insights as it provides more advanced monitoring capabilities. 

In addition to the current features you already use, Azure Monitor container insights provides:   

  • Single-step onboarding via Azure portal, Command-Line Interfaces (CLI) or Azure Resource Management (ARM). 

  • Log based alerting and recommended metric alerts. 

  • Automatic monitoring agent updates. 

We encourage you to transition your workloads using Azure container monitoring to Kubernetes on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) or Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes before 31 March 2025.  

Recommended action 

Review Kubernetes on AKS pricing and migrate to Azure Monitor container insights before 31 March 2025 to avoid disruption to your container monitoring. 

Help and support  

 If you have questions, get answers from community experts in Microsoft Q&A. If you have a support plan and you need technical help, please create a support request.  

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