Getting Started with Log Analytics
Lab
Beginner
1 h 0 m
2019-02-13
Lab Overview
This lab is designed to help you become familiar with several features of Microsoft Azure Log Analytics. You will learn how to setup a Log Analytics workspace and install the agent on several VMs. From there, you will configure data sources from Azure as well as diagnostic data from the VMs and learn the fundamentals of querying data and events using the Log Analytics query language.This lab pre-provisions several resources in Microsoft Azure and will take 15-20 minutes to start before it is ready.

Related Learning Path(s):
Monitoring and Operations in Azure
AZ - 300 Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies
AZ - 500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies
General Azure Architect Training
AZ - 103 Microsoft Azure Administrator
Objectives
  • Understand how to create a Log Analytics work space
  • Understand how to connect the Log Analytics Agent to a Windows and Linux Virtual Machine
  • How to query event data from a Log Analytics work space
  • How to connect data sources to Log Analytics
Pre-Requisites
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Azure
Exercises
In this lab, you will configure several data sources to log data to a
Log Analytics workspace. From there, you will use the Log Analytics
query interface to search through some of the data.
In this exercise, you will enable Azure diagnostics for your storage
account and connect the storage account to your workspace.
In this exercise, you will follow the steps required to perform a basic
search in the OMS workspace. The lab exercise takes you through the
filter steps in the OMS search area.
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