Azure Monitor Alert with Azure Functions

One of the many things an Azure Monitor Alert can do is trigger Azure Functions. As I mentioned in my alerting post, every alert contains an underlying schema. I will once again be using the Common Alert Schema for Azure Monitor, however, this will still work with the old schema. You’ll need an alert if …

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Use Logic Apps to examine Azure Monitor Alert Schema

Underneath every Azure Monitor Alert is a Schema. I talked a little bit about the schemas here. For this post I’ll be talking about the Common Alert Schema. However, everything I show can still be done with the non common alert schema. In this post I’ll show you how to examine the Azure Monitor Alert …

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Manage Azure Functions with Managed Identity Logic Apps

Sometimes we may want to programmatically turn our Azure Functions off or on or do other management tasks with them. This post will show you how you can Manage Azure Functions with Managed Identity Logic Apps. What you’ll need: Azure Function Logic App Azure Active Directory (pretty much always included now right?) Setup Managed Identity …

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Timer Trigger Azure Functions: Post logs to Log Analytics

In my previous post I showed how to create HTTP trigger Powershell Azure Function. Timer triggers have a number of difference uses for Ops people. They can be used to schedule start Azure Automation Runbooks, run a query against a database in a set interval, or check the response time on a website. In this …

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Powershell Azure Functions: Severless for Ops People

Perhaps you’ve heard of Azure Functions, or maybe more generally serverless computing or serverless apps. If you haven’t heard of it, here is a blurb from MS: Serverless computing is the abstraction of servers, infrastructure, and operating systems. When you build serverless apps you don’t need to provision and manage any servers, so you can …

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