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Microsoft Azure IaaS Essentials by Gethyn Ellis

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Configuring monitoring for cloud services

In this section, we will take a look at the process that we need to follow in order to configure either verbose (detailed) or minimal monitoring using the Azure portal. In order to turn on verbose monitoring, Azure Diagnostic needs to be enabled, and a diagnostic connection string needs to be configured to allow Azure Diagnostics to access and write to the storage account that will hold the performance data.

Prerequisites

There are some prerequisites that are needed before we can configure monitoring for Cloud Services. They are as follows:

Creating a storage account

By creating a storage account in Azure, you will get a secure location that allows you to access and store data in the cloud. A storage account ...

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