In my last article, we discussed How to create Azure dashboards (Step-by-step guide).
Now, let’s discuss a few useful Azure Dashboard Examples.
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Azure Dashboard Examples
Example-1: Create an Azure Monitor dashboard to monitor your application
We will create an Azure Dashboard where we will show all the data related to Monitoring our Azure application or services.
- Click on the Show Portal Menu –> Select Dashboard from the left side menu.
2. On the Dashboard page, Choose Blank dashboard from the +New dashboard dropdown.
3. Provide a name for the Azure dashboard –> click on the Save button.
4. Click on the Show portal menu –> choose the Monitor option.
5. On the Monitor page, click on the Applications link from the left navigation.
6. Click on the specific application that you want to monitor from the list of applications.
7. Click on the Overview tab –> click on the Pin the failed requests chart to the dashboard option.
8. Choose the type of dashboard, select the dashboard name from the Dashboard dropdown –> click on the Pin button.
9. Same way to pin the server response time tile, click on the “Pin the Server response time chart to the dashboard” option and then follow step-8 to pint it to your Azure Monitor dashboard.
10. Click on the “Pin the server requests chart to the dashboard” and then follow step-8 to pin the Server requests tile to your Azure Monitor dashboard.
11. Click on the “Pin the availability chart to the dashboard” option followed by step-8 to pin the Availability tile to your Azure dashboard.
12. Click on the performance tab from the left navigation, and click on the pin to dashboard option followed by step-8 to pin the overall performance tile to your Azure Monitor dashboard.
13. Click on Metrics from the left navigation –> Choose the Metric Namespace, Metric, Aggregation based on your need –> click Save to dashboard –> choose pin to dashboard followed by step-8 to pin the Metrics tile to your Azure Monitor dashboard.
14. Resize and Rearrange the tiles on the Azure dashboard and click on the Save button.
15. Now, by default, it is a Private dashboard if you want to make it a shared dashboard, you can click on the share option –> then Publish button on the next window to publish and share the Azure dashboard.
Example-2: Create an Azure dashboard to monitor your Azure Virtual Machines
Let’s create an Azure monitor dashboard to monitor the performance of our Azure Virtual machine. Follow the below instructions.
- Follow step-1 to step-4 from the above example.
- Click on the Virtual Machines link from the left navigation on the Monitor page.
- Then click on the specific Virtual machine from the Overview tab for the one you want to monitor from the list of Virtual Machines.
4. Click on the Performance tab.
5. To pin the CPU utilization % tile to your dashboard –> click on the Pin to dashboard button. Before that, you can select the Avg, Min, Max, etc options based on your requirement.
6. Select the Existing tab, choose the type of Dashboard, and select the name of the dashboard –> click on the Pin option.
7. Same way, add the Available Memory tile by clicking on the Pin to dashboard followed by step-6 to add it to the Azure Monitor dashboard.
8. Add the Bytes Sent Rate tile by clicking on the Pin to dashboard button followed by step-6 to add it to the Azure Monitor dashboard.
9. Similarly, add the Bytes Received Rate tile by clicking on the Pin to dashboard button followed by step-6 to add it to the Azure portal dashboard.
Like this, you can add more tiles as per your requirement.
10. Follow step-14 from the above example to resize and rearange the tiles and follow step-15 to publish your Azure Monitor dashboard for your Virtual Machine.
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Well, we created our azure monitor dashboard one of the very common Azure Dashboard Examples. Now no need to go here and there, monitor your application’s health from one central location and that’s the cool benefit of Microsoft Azure Dashboard.