It’s crucial to watch the well being of your digital machine. However how a lot time do you spend reviewing every metric and alert to watch the well being of a digital machine?

We’re saying the preview of Azure Monitor for virtual machines guest health function that screens the well being of your digital machines and fires an alert when any parameter being monitored is outdoors the appropriate vary. This function gives you:

  • A easy expertise to watch the general well being of your digital machine.
  • Out-of-the-box well being screens primarily based on key VM metrics to trace the well being of your digital machine.
  • Out-of-the-box alerts to inform if the digital machine is unhealthy.

Digital machine visitor well being function has a parent-child hierarchical mannequin. It screens the well being state of CPU, disks, and reminiscence for a digital machine and notifies the shopper in regards to the modifications. The three states—wholesome, warning, and important—are outlined primarily based on the thresholds set by the shopper for every little one monitor. Every monitor measures the well being of a selected part. The general well being of the digital machine is decided by the well being of its particular person screens. The highest degree monitor on the VM teams the well being state of all of the little one screens and gives a single well being state of the digital machine. It matches the state of the kid monitor with the least wholesome state.

Get began

You possibly can view the well being of every VM in your subscription and useful resource group within the Visitor VM well being column from the get began web page of Azure Monitor for digital machines.


Well being tree

You possibly can view the detailed well being standing of the VM by clicking on the well being standing from the get began web page. Within the aspect pane, the overview tab gives an outline of the monitor, the final time it was evaluated, and values sampled to find out the present well being state. The historical past tab lists the historical past of state modifications for the monitor. You possibly can view and modify the thresholds for vital and warning states for every monitor from the configuration tab. From this tab, you can even allow the alert standing if you happen to want to obtain an alert upon the state change of the monitor.



There isn’t any direct value for the visitor well being function, however there’s a value for ingestion and storage of well being state information within the Log Analytics workspace. All information is saved within the HealthStateChangeEvent desk.

Supported OS and areas

For the preview, solely Azure Digital Machines are supported. Digital machine scale units and Azure Arc for servers are usually not presently supported.

  • Digital machine should run one of many following working methods:

    • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    • Home windows Server 2012 or later

  • Digital machine and Log Analytics workspace should be positioned in one of many areas as listed here.

Take a look at our full documentation to get extra particulars. We’d love to listen to what you want and don’t like about this function, and the place you’d like us to take it. Please click on Present Suggestions within the person expertise to share your ideas.

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