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  1. Nagios Alert does not show Service Name

    Nagios alerts are collected by LogAnalytics.
    Customers were able to implement settings to send alerts to LogAnalytics and receive notifications.

    But there is a problem.
    That is AlertName = SERVICE ALERT data.
    The Service Name detected by Nagios is not stored in this column.
    Therefore, we can not judge from what LogAnalytics logs what service alerts are.

    The same problem is raised in Github.
    https://github.com/Microsoft/OMS-Agent-for-Linux/issues/613

    When is the ETA?

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    • OMS Alerts pass Computer name to alert

      I want to Run a bunch of alerts over Computer Groups.

      When an alert gets triggered by one of the computers i would like the alert to include the server that triggered the alert.

      E.g.

      We want a Heartbeat check over all servers.
      When server1 is not sending it's Heartbeat I would like the alert to say
      'Heartbeat on server1 is down'

      So passing the alert name in the form of 'Hearbeat on {serverName} is down'

      And being able to extract information from the Log search as the variable

      e.g.
      | extract Computer as {ComputerName}

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        0 comments  ·  Alert Management Solution  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Performance Counter consistency between Linux and Windows machines

        It would be much more convenient if names of performance metrics would be same between Linux and Windows machines, for example ObjectName, for Disk Write Bytes/Sec counter, is LogicalDisk for Windows and Logical Disk for Linux, such differences doesn't allow to use same queries for Linux and Windows machines, Also Linux machines are missing a lot of metrics such as "Bytes Sent/Sec" in "Network" ("Network Adapter" for Windows)

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          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            • Apply Actions to the OMS Alerts Severity Levels (Inheristed Actions)

              We want all the Alerts at one Severity Level to have the same Actions

              What we propose is Inherited Actions.

              Allow Actions to be applied to the Severity Level, and all Alerts at that level would inherit those Actions.

              Any Rules with their own actions would keep them or Override the inherited rule.

              This would make creating multiple rules easier

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                0 comments  ·  Alert Management Solution  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Azure Security Center Recommendations Log Analytics Query syntax

                Could someone point me in the direction of a resource that provides a mapping of the recommendations in Security Center (SC) with the associated Log Analytics query syntax? For example SC lists all of the machines that are not compliant with the recommendations in list below. I need to extract these results out into a spreadsheet and cannot see how to do this other than maybe running a query in Log analytics? If so does anyone know of a listing of these queries?

                Designate more than one owner on your subscription (Preview)
                Enable MFA for accounts with owner permissions on…

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                  0 comments  ·  Security and Audit Solution  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Category dropdown when adding a saved search from Log Search blade

                  While in the Log Search Blade, selecting Saved searches, then selecting Add, a category dropdown should appear to select existing categories to add to. The ability to add a new category should continue as well.

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                    1 comment  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • When pinning an Analytics query to a dashboard, you should be able to set a refresh rate

                    In Azure Log Analytics, you can write a custom query and then pin it to a dashboard. But the data presented cannot be configured to refresh regularly. The data is set to refresh once an hour, which might as well be no refresh at all. The rate should be set to something similar to Live Tile refresh rates, or directly configurable so that dashboards will present Analytics data that is not stale.

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                      0 comments  ·  My Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Custom Logs should include a File "name" or "path" property to indicate where it came from

                      Similar to 'SourceSystem,' this could be called 'SourceFile' or 'SourcePath.' This field, which should be searchable, contains the full path of the collected log as the value.

                      The existing field 'Type' does not suffice for this purpose- it doesn't scale well when defining custom logs with a wildcard. One 'Type' can have many individual logs. Without a searchable 'SourceFile' property, you wouldn't know where the logs came from, exactly.

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                      • Do not sunset the OMS mobile until the Azure mobile can display dashboards and chart information.

                        Do not sunset the OMS mobile app until the Azure mobile app can effectively replace the functionality. The current Azure mobile application cannot display any dashboards (including Azure dashboards) nor can it display log analytics or application insights queries. This functionality is currently only available in the OMS mobile app!

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                          12 comments  ·  Mobile App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          We are actively seeking for feedback in this area, as this is non trivial decision for us. Based on the user voice, there seems to be some passionate supporters for this capability, yet, the number of users actively using the app remains very low. Would love to hear ideas on how to reconcile this:
                          1. is it just a great demo feature?
                          2. Which one of the features users are using – dashboards vs. search vs. alerts?
                          3. Could something like PowerBI be a viable alternative? If not – what’s missing?

                        • Loganalytics to MS Flow

                          If I select TimeChart or any other than HTMl from "Run query and visualize results" for sending mail, TimeChart graphs are not appearing in mail. only HTML format is working, It would be nice if we can send mail with results in Pie Chart or TimeChart.

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                            under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Microsoft Intune integration with Azure Log Analytics & OMS

                            I want to monitor Microsoft Intune by Azure Log Analytics & OMS? How to Monitor or any Management Solution is available in OMS

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                            • Save Column Selections Along With Queries/Favorites

                              The log search and ability to save queries/favorites is looking good. However, please include the column filters, column positions, and Display Time setting in the saving of queries, so that each time we return to a saved query we don't need to re-configure all of those settings to achieve the desired view. Thank you!

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                                1 comment  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • read logs from database table

                                Allow logs to be collected from a database table. this is a common place for applications to store error or audit logs (in our case an ETL is logging progress and status to 2 tables).

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                                • Move your view dashboards to the Home Page of the OMS Portal

                                  It would be great if we could move a view dashboard (from inside of a tile) to the Home Page of the OMS Portal, so that we don't have to access a particular tile before we can see the data we are interested in. Or maybe you can add the solutions from view dashboard to the overview tile, because creating a Tile is mandatory.

                                  Thank you for your consideration!

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                                  • Log Analytics SecurityEvents - Add System data elements such as Keywords

                                    Currently, the SecurityEvents table is missing the System data elements from the native Windows Security Log events. Included in the System data elements is the Keywords data item which indicates whether a specific event is an Audit Success or Audit Failure. This significantly reduces the usefulness of LogAnaylytics to track Security Audit events.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Security and Audit Solution  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • donut

                                      We would like to be able to add more than just 3 ARCS in the donut multi query tile in OMS. It would be a huge improvement to Opeartions Management Suite.

                                      Please have a look in the picture attached.

                                      Thank you!

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                                      • Log Analytics Metric from Azure Diagnostics is different in Azure Monitor Metric

                                        This is an extensive question.
                                        Log Analytics collects diagnostic logs.
                                        Azure's resources collect metrics.
                                        (The metric here is a metric that can be confirmed with Azure Monitor.)
                                        In these values, the time of collection and the metric itself may differ.

                                        Are there any public information on the difference between the metrics of Azure Monitor and the metrics of Azure diagnostic logs?

                                        The customer is looking for it.
                                        It is different from the value on Azure Monitor when using Log Analytics, so we can not decide which product to use.

                                        Customer plans to migrate to Log Analytics from Azure Monitor metric…

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                                        • OMS Update Compliance for Surface Hubs

                                          Currently Surface Hubs arent supported to report data into OMS Update Compliance. The devices can only feed data into the Surface Hub OMS module and Upgrade Readiness module. In large organisations where patching compliance needs to be tracked, there is currently no method for the Surface Hubs.

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