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  1. Data source as DirectQuery of Power BI

    I want to connect the Azure Log Analytics from Power BI as DirectQuery.
    for more analyze the data on Azure Log Analytics.

    Currently, Power BI can import the data from Azure Log Analytics,
    Next, connect the data as DirectQuery,
    for save time, save cpu, save memory

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      0 comments  ·  Wire Data Solution  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Amazon Linux / Amazon Linux 2 is not supported for Dependency Agent

      Amazon Linux is not supported for Dependency Agent.
      Customer uses AWS and its VM.
      And they use On-pre machine and Azure VMs.

      They want to use Service Map for monitoring.
      When will Amazon Linux be supported?
      And their addtional request is to supported Amazon Linux 2.

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        0 comments  ·  Service Map  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add support for OMS - Service Map (Dependency Management) - Windows 2016

        Service map doesn't support windows 2016! It's incredible that you could GA a service without providing support for the most used latest version of windows server.

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          2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • The captured log is fetched again at the time of VM backup

          The captured log is fetched again at the time of VM backup

          There is a problem.
          Each time the OMS agent restarts, the custom log on the Linux OS is logged again and sent to the workspace.

          Customers do VM backup (Azure Backup) on a daily basis.
          The OMS agent service restarts at that timing.
          So custom logs are retrieved again.
          Backup makes the log noise.

          I have heard that this problem is a known problem, but are you planning to fix it?
          I would like to fix this problem sooner.

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          • OMS dashboard showing 0 (zero) computers in the Upgrade Readiness tile

            OMS dashboard is showing 0 computers in the Upgrade Readiness tile. When you click on the tile it shows 13k computers

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              1 comment  ·  My Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • OMS Agent should not consume excessive CPU/memory space

              The OMS Agent for Linux takes up a large amount of CPU/memory space, which causes issues when running on Kubernetes clusters. Azure Security Center automatically installs the OMS Agent on all VMs, and users are frustrated by having to uninstall it in order to regain the CPU/memory space. The OMS Agent should not take up an overly large amount of CPU/memory space.

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                1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Network Performance Monitor linux

                Network Performance Monitor Support for Linux OMS Agent

                Would love to use Linux Nodes for Service Connectivity and Performance Monitor as part of the Network Performance Monitor solution.

                17 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Network Monitoring  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Public Peer Monitoring on OMS Network Performance Monitor solution.

                  Public Peer Monitoring on OMS Network Performance Monitor solution. Right now the solution is incomplete without monitoring on public peering.

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                  • Cascading Input controls

                    I think we must have cascading filters options enabled in the filters section.
                    The filter query must have the ability to accept the parameters to restrict the data of the dependent input control.

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                    • Is Windows 10 support only icmp or it helps TCP protocol too

                      Install agent and ran Enablerule script but still on Express route not able to identify Windows10 Workstation. Is that rule specific for server OS only?? Kindly suggest

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                        1 comment  ·  Network Monitoring  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Writing Application Insights Log Analytics Azure Alerts

                        Currently there are some compatibility issues arising when creating a query using log analytics, and using the query to create an alert.

                        We've noticed that when building a query using log analytics and trying to turn that query into an alert, Log analytics would be able to run the query and work perfectly fine, but when using that same query to make an alert, it starts complaining and does not allow us to proceed.

                        Perhaps look into some compatibility options between the two, or the option in log analytics to use the query as an alert and go from there…

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                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 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?

                          3 votes
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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}

                            12 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Alert Management Solution  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • It is not possible to get the disk free space of the network locations (Without letter drive assigned)

                              currently we are not able to query network locations, OMS assign a different drive letter to each Network Locations and shows incorrect free space.

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                              • 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)

                                5 votes
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                                • 3 votes
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                                  • 3 votes
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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

                                      9 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Alert Management Solution  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • OMS Logical Groups (Tgs) to Alert on

                                        Create a way to Logically Group Resources to allow them to have the same Alert applied to them.

                                        We have multiple servers doing similar jobs, over multiple resource groups.

                                        We want to Logically group all the servers and Report on all of their Heartbeats / CPU/ Memory/ Apps Available .. etc.

                                        If this is do-able then it is not clear, and should be clearer to users of OMS

                                        6 votes
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                                        • review creation of the omi user in the oms agent for linux installation

                                          We hit a problem on one of our Ubuntu 14 azure VMs where metrics suddenly stopped working.

                                          I traced it to the fact that the directory /etc/opt/omi/conf/sockets was owned by a UID (1001) which was different to that of the omi user (998). (The process creating the socket in this directory ran as root, so succeeded; however, the client/agent process ran as omi, so could not access the socket (the directory is set for access by user only.))

                                          The fix was "chown omi /etc/opt/omi/conf/sockets" and "service walinuxagent restart".

                                          The most probable reason for this problem is that at some point…

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