Tag Archives: Monitoring

View AKS kubelet logs via serial console for Azure VMs

As you may now you can view the kubelet logs from an AKS node for troubleshooting purposes. The guidance provided in the Microsoft documentation lets spin you up a container in the AKS cluster which you then use to jump on the node via an SSH connection. -> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/aks/ssh -> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/aks/kubelet-logs Another way you can use Read more [...]

Sending logs from the Azure Kubernetes Service master endpoint to Log Analytics

Azure provides native monitoring capabilities for an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster based on Azure Monitor, Azure Log Analytics and the Container Insights solution. -> https://www.danielstechblog.io/monitor-azure-kubernetes-service-with-azure-monitor-container-health/ But this covers only the part for the agent nodes and the containers that are running on them. If you want to have the logs Read more [...]

Monitor Azure Kubernetes Service with Azure Monitor container health

On Monday at Build Microsoft has announced a new monitoring solution Azure Monitor container health for AKS. -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/kubernetes-on-azure/ Azure Monitor container health is based on Azure Monitor, Azure Log Analytics and the Container Insights solution, and is integrated into the Azure portal experience. As you may know there is also the container monitoring Read more [...]

Container and Kubernetes highlights announced at Microsoft Build – Day 1

Today Microsoft has announced a ton of highlights, news and features all around the container and Kubernetes ecosystem on Azure. Let us get started with Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). Yes, you are reading it right AKS is now officially part of the Kubernetes Conformance Program. News around AKS in short: DevOps Project support for AKS New Azure Portal experience for AKS Custom VNET with Read more [...]

Configuring and deploying the container monitoring solution for AKS – Managed Kubernetes on Azure

Running an AKS cluster or containers on Azure does not eliminate the need to monitor your workloads. Looking at Azure it is simple to configure and deploy a monitoring solution for AKS. All what you require to do so are the following Azure components. First, you need an Azure Log Analytics workspace and second, the container monitoring solution for Log Analytics. Log Analytics comes with a free Read more [...]

Get notified with Azure Service Health on service incidents

Azure Service Health is one of a dozen cool Azure service Microsoft is currently offering in Azure. The Service Health dashboard provides you with the right information in case of a service issue, planned maintenance or health advisory event that has an impact on your workloads you are running on Azure. -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/features/service-health/ In case of a service incident Read more [...]

Deploy the update management solution through an Azure Resource Manager template

In my last blog article, I talked about the update management solution in Azure and what the capabilities are. -> https://www.danielstechblog.io/keeping-azure-vms-date-update-management-solution/ Today we will have a look on how to deploy the update management solution through an Azure Resource Manager template. All what we need is to define the following Azure services in the template. Read more [...]

Keeping your Azure VMs up-to-date with the update management solution

Based on the Azure services Log Analytics and Azure Automation you can use three new capabilities in the Azure portal for your Azure VMs: inventory, change tracking, and update management. -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/update-management-inventory-and-change-tracking-are-available-in-azure-automation/ In this blog article I will talk about the update management solution. If you Read more [...]

Monitoring Azure B-series VM banked credits

In mid-September Microsoft announced the new B-series VM size. -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-b-series-our-new-burstable-vm-size/ Have a look at the following description to understand how the B-series VMs are working. The B-series burstable VMs are ideal for workloads that do not need the full performance of the CPU continuously, like web servers, small databases and Read more [...]

Microsoft Ignite 2017 Day 2 and 3 recap – Azure announcements

During the last two days at Ignite in Orlando, Microsoft announced more new Azure capabilities. Have a look at the following selections of the official Azure blog announcements to get started with the new things in Azure. Payment Processing Blueprint for PCI DSS-compliant environments -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/payment-processing-blueprint-for-pci-dss-compliant-environments/ Azure Read more [...]