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    May 2019

    May 22

    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.

    May 21

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

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

    April 2019

    Apr 22

    February 2019

    Feb 21

    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).

    Feb 1

    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.

    October 2018

    Oct 23

    Classic alerts in Azure Monitor to retire in June 2019

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

    Oct 18

    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.

    July 2018

    Jul 26

    Public preview: Metric alerts for logs

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

    June 2018

    Jun 16

    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.

    May 2018

    May 22

    General availability: Log alerts for Application Insights

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

    May 18

    Public preview: Query across applications in log alerts

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

    April 2018

    Apr 13

    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 isn't affected, and there's no downtime.

    May 2017

    May 10

    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.

    May 2016

    May 23

    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.

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