How can we improve Azure Log Analytics ?

Collect IIS Logs from Windows Azure Diagnostics storage (WAD) for Azure Web Sites

Azure WebSites write to WAD in a different folder structure. The work of this other idea http://feedback.azure.com/forums/267889-azure-operations-insights/suggestions/6519377-collect-iis-logs-from-windows-azure-diagnostics-st enables reading those IIS logs for Azure Cloud Services (i.e. web role instances) but not for Azure Web sites.
This new idea is for the latter scope.

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Daniele Muscetta (Operational Insights, Program Manager) shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

Cloud Services / Virtual Machines write with a different container/folder structure in Azure blob than Azure WebSites. Our current ingestion processes the former, not the latter.

Anyhow, also consider the ‘generic’ idea of a platform feature to ingest your own logs http://feedback.azure.com/forums/267889-azure-operational-insights/suggestions/7928931-collect-data-from-custom-containers-in-storage-acc

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  • Ola Johansson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Is there any progress here? I think it's so strange that this doesn't work. Should be really simple and it's actually really hard to figure out that it actually doesn't work.

  • SC commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'd say not just IIS Logs... starting from there would be quite useful and important - the bottom line is: starting somewhere would be a great thing!

  • Aaron Lawrence commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I also find it very odd that a flagship feature of Azure (Websites/Webapps) is not actually supported.
    We're finding ourselves very lacking in options having used Webapps, but I expect Microsoft themselves to support it!!

  • Embers commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The whole point of op insights is surely to have a single place to aggregate / query log data and provide system wide insights. I can't believe this isn't already a feature and has to be requested. Why is everything in Azure half finished...

  • Jakob Boman commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is a must have feature for us, would love that it was easy to integrate Azure Websites with OI.

    This is also something that is currently lacking in Azure, a single place to be able to perform log management over multiple of sites.

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