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Define a data volume cap in Log Analytics

Published date: April 09, 2018

In Azure Log Analytics, you can enable the daily volume cap and limit the daily ingestion for your workspace. The daily cap can help you manage unexpected increases in data volume from managed resources and stay within your limit. Or the feature can simply help you limit unplanned charges for your workspace.

To define the daily volume cap from your workspace, select Usage and estimated costs in the left pane. It shows the ingested data volume trend in the last 31 days and the total retained data volume. You can drill in to Usage details to analyze your data and select Data volume management to configure the daily volume cap and data retention:


The feature is deployed and available in all regions.

Learn how to manage costs by controlling data volume and retention in Log Analytics.

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