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    May 2019

    22 May

    Now available: PowerShell cmdlets for Azure Monitor metric and log alerts

    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.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Alerts
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    21 May

    Azure Monitor classic alerts retirement date extended to 31st August 2019

    Azure Monitor classic alerts retirement date which was originally scheduled for 30th June 2019 is being extended to 31st August 2019 to provide customers more time to voluntarily migrate their classic alerts. You can migrate your classic alerts today using the migration tool. After 31st August 2019 we will perform an automatic migration on your behalf.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Alerts
    • Application Insights
    • Features
    • Management
    • Retirements

    April 2019

    22 Apr

    General Availability: New Azure Monitor alerts experience available in Azure Government

    New Azure Monitor alerts experience is now available in Azure Government.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Alerts
    • Management
    • Services

    February 2019

    21 Feb

    Azure Monitor status blog is now available

    Azure Monitor Status blog provides timely updates on the health of Azure Monitor products (Application Insights, Log Analytics, Service Map, Azure Alerts).

    • Azure Monitor
    • Log Analytics
    • Application Insights
    • Alerts
    • Services
    1 Feb

    Extend alerts created in the Azure Government cloud's OMS portal to Azure

    Azure Government customers who use the OMS portal can now extend their log query–based alerts to the Azure portal.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Log Analytics
    • Alerts
    • Compliance
    • Management
    • Retirements
    • Services

    October 2018

    23 Oct

    Classic alerts in Azure Monitor to retire in June 2019

    The classic alerting and monitoring functionality in Azure Monitor is scheduled for retirement.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Alerts (Classic)
    • Alerts
    • Metrics
    • Application Insights
    • Compliance
    • Management
    • Retirements
    • Services
    18 Oct

    General availability: Metric alerts for logs

    Metric alerts for logs are generally available, enabling use of metric alerts for popular logs ingested by Log Analytics workspaces.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Log Analytics
    • Alerts
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services

    July 2018

    26 Jul

    Public preview: Metric alerts for logs

    Metric alerts for logs are now in public preview, with no signup or enablement process.

    • Alerts
    • Azure Monitor
    • Log Analytics
    • Features
    • Management

    June 2018

    16 Jun

    Start/Stop VMs during off-hours in Azure Automation has been updated

    Start/Stop VMs during off-hours in Azure Automation has been updated in the areas of email functionality, dependent modules, and runbooks.

    • Alerts
    • Automation
    • Gallery

    May 2018

    22 May

    General availability: Log alerts for Application Insights

    Log alerts for Application Insights are generally available as part of Azure Monitor.

    • Alerts
    • Application Insights
    • Features
    • Management
    18 May

    Public preview: Query across applications in log alerts

    Cross-app query support is in preview, as part of log alerts for Application Insights.

    • Alerts
    • Application Insights
    • Features
    • Management

    April 2018

    13 Apr

    Alerts created in the Operations Management Suite portal can extend into Azure

    Alert rules created in the OMS portal can now extend into Azure to take advantage of the new Azure alerts experience. Monitoring is not affected and there is no downtime.

    • Alerts
    • Log Analytics
    • Services

    May 2017

    10 May

    Introducing the Azure app (preview)

    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.

    • Alerts
    • API Management
    • App Service
    • Azure Monitor
    • Logic Apps
    • Content Delivery Network
    • Cloud Services
    • HDInsight
    • Scheduler
    • Azure Stream Analytics
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Azure DevOps
    • Web Apps
    • Management

    May 2016

    23 May

    Run your own custom Automation tasks in response to VM alerts

    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.

    • Alerts
    • Automation
    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services

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