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Data Collection Rule for Syslog

Last updated: 18-06-2021

This template creates a data collection rule defining the data source (Syslog) and the destination workspace.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
dcrName Name of the data collection rule
location Location for data collection rule
workspaceResourceId Full Resource ID of the log analitycs workspace that will be used for data destination. For example /subscriptions/00000000-0000-0000-0000-0000-00000000/resourceGroups/ResourceGroupName/providers/Microsoft.operationalinsights/workspaces/ws_xyz

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/quickstarts/microsoft.insights/datacollectionrule-create-syslog/azuredeploy.json
Install and configure Azure PowerShell

Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/quickstarts/microsoft.insights/datacollectionrule-create-syslog/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface