Network Watcher pricing

Monitor and diagnose network performance at the packet level

Network Watcher enables you to monitor and diagnose health and performance of your network. Network Watchers diagnostic and visualization 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

Feature Monthly allotment Overage charge
Network Logs Collected 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.

Support & SLA

  • SLA for individual features is applicable once the corresponding pricing model goes into effect. Learn more


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