Azure Arc is a powerful solution that brings Azure services and management capabilities to any infrastructure. It allows you to manage your on-premises, multi-cloud, and edge deployments in a unified manner. One of the key components of Azure Arc is the Azure Arc-enabled servers, which provide a seamless hybrid cloud experience. To further enhance the capabilities of Azure Arc-enabled servers, a free workbook has been released that provides visual insights into your Azure Arc-enabled servers.
Azure Arc-Enabled Servers Workbook: A Comprehensive Guide
The Azure Arc-Enabled Servers Workbook is a free tool that provides visual insights into your Azure Arc-enabled servers. It includes several dashboards that offer valuable information about your environment.
These dashboards cover a wide range of aspects, including:
- Main Dashboard: Displays connected, disconnected, and expired servers, agent versions, operating systems, agent types, and agent connection statuses.
- Extensions Dashboard: Shows extensions per server, all deployed extensions, deployed extension versions, and failed extensions.
- Guest Configuration Services: Provides the status of services on each server.
- Recommendations: Offers insights into servers with old agents, servers that have been offline, expired connections, and disconnected servers.
PS! The Workbook uses Azure Resource Graph.
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How to Install the Azure Arc-Enabled Servers Workbook
The Azure Arc-Enabled Servers Workbook is available for download from GitHub. To install the workbook, follow these steps:
- Open the Azure Arc is KING Workbook.txt on GitHub.
- Click ‘Raw’ and copy the content.
- Open the Microsoft Azure Portal (portal.azure.com).
- Search for Microsoft Sentinel.
- Click ‘Workbooks’.
- Click ‘+Add Workbook’.
- Click ‘Edit’.
- Select ‘</>‘ and paste the content.
- Click ‘Save’ and ‘Done Editing’.
If you are not using Microsoft Sentinel, you can install the Workbook through Azure Log Analytics Workspace.
The Azure Arc-Enabled Servers Workbook is a valuable for anyone using Azure Arc-enabled servers. It provides a comprehensive overview of your environment, helping you manage and monitor your servers