A new feature in Azure, Workbooks combine text, Analytics queries, Azure Metrics, and parameters into rich interactive reports.
For those of your familiar with SCOM, think of workbooks as a pre-bundled set of metrics similar to the dashboards you are already familiar with. It offers a simple method to share useful dashboards which can also be copied and exported.
Let’s dive right in.
So how do I find them?
Simply navigate to Monitor in the Azure portal and click on Workbooks, currently in preview at the time of this article.
Whats available currently?
There are several pre-build templates out of the box as well as a GIT available as a repository for additional templates.
VM Metrics Example
Below are several sample outputs of the various workbooks, not only do they look good but they also contain rich useful information on every object in your subscription that is metric enabled.
A new version of the Windows server 2016 and DNS 1706+ Mp is available get it here
Fixed in this version
• Fixed bug: Problem with DNS Zones Discovery for large number of zones. • Fixed bug: Problem with stub zones discovery. • Fixed bug: False alerts for “DNS unused Zone Detected”. • Introduced support for Windows Server 1709+ operating system. • Rebranded the display strings and knowledge base articles according to the supported versions of the operating systems: Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and 1709+.
This is a summary of the wave of Management Packs that were released in December 2018. Information and download location in the links provided:
Lenovo Hardware Management Pack v220.127.116.11 – here File Services Management Pack for Windows Server 2016 and 1709+ – here Windows Server DHCP 2012 Management Pack v6.0.7309.0 – here Cluster Services MP – here Skype for Business Server 2019 – here
If you know of any other Management Packs that have been released recently that I may have missed leave me a note in the comments and I’ll add them