Dashboard Pack - Azure Virtual Machines Health
This article describes how to download a specific dashboard pack. You can download dashboard packs from dashboards.squaredup.com and learn more about how dashboard packs work here: Dashboard Packs
This dashboard gives an overview of Virtual Machine Health focused on free disk space, heartbeat and CPU utilization using Kusto Query Language (KQL) to query a workspace in Azure.
|Free space||Shows the amount of free space for each disk shown by computer, disk, including a bar chart for the % free disk space as well as the free space in GB and when the data was generated.|
|Computer AVG CPU|
Shows the computer and the average CPU in a bar chart.
Show the computer and it’s state, the environment it is in, what Operating System it is running, the Azure Resource (if applicable) and when the last heartbeat occurred for that computer.
|Agent details (trend)||Shows the history of heartbeats for the computers in the environment.|
How do I import and configure this dashboard?
Ensure you're using SquaredUp DS v5.4 or above.
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Ensure your virtual machines are collecting metrics in an Azure Log Analytics Workspace.
Download and import this dashboard pack.How to import a dashboard pack
Download the dashboard pack zip file for the dashboard pack you wish to import.
There may be additional steps before or after the import to get the dashboard working in your environment.
In DS for Azure go to the top right hand menu ☰ > Import Dashboard Packs and drag the zip file into the Manual Import box.
The dashboard pack is imported and if the pack contains top-level dashboards, these will automatically appear in the navigation bar, usually in a folder called 'Community Dashboards' for dashboard packs from the SquaredUp Community.
Carry out any additional steps required to make the dashboard work in your environment. These steps will be described on the download page for each dashboard. For example, you may need to create the correctly named Web API provider, create a PowerShell profile, or edit tile scopes.
Edit the imported dashboard as required.
Enter your Azure workspace in each tile.
Edit the tiles by clicking the Edit button.
Open the workspace panel.
Select your Azure workspace.
Publish the dashboard.How to publish a dashboard
A newly created dashboard will not be visible to others until you publish it. If you made changes to an existing dashboard, the changes will only be visible to others after you published the dashboard again.
You can identify a dashboard that has not been published yet or has unpublished changes by the unpublished button at the top:
When you click on the unpublished button, you'll have two options:
Publish will make the dashboard or changes visible to others.
Note: A newly created dashboard will appear on the menu where you created it. To move the dashboard to a different place on the navigation bar see How to edit the Navigation Bar.
Discard will delete your draft dashboard if it has never been published or, if you made changes to an already published dashboard, discard the changes.
Publishing dashboards to different audiences
Find out how to publish dashboards to a subset of users using Team Folders or visible to anyone even unlicensed users with Open Access (Sharing Dashboards with anyone - Open Access).
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