Azure Dashboards

This article describes the CA Business Intelligence (CABI) dashboards for Azure.
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This article describes the CA Business Intelligence (CABI) dashboards for Azure.
This article is for deployments with uim_core_dashboards_pack.zip 2.20 and later. For information about older dashboard versions, see Previous Versions of Azure Dashboards.
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Dashboard Specific Requirements
The following requirements exist:
  • The azure (Microsoft Azure Monitoring) probe version 3.02 or later must be deployed and collecting data.
  • The Metrics for Azure Dashboards must be enabled in the azure probe populate the dashboard with data. The easiest way to enable the metrics is to configure the probe with a template. The default template for the azure probe contains all the required metric settings.
Azure Summary Dashboard
Use this dashboard to view an overview of the usage and performance of your Azure environment. The reports that are the source of the dashlets in this dashboard are located in the CABI Server repository at
/public/ca/uim/reports/azure
and
/public/ca/uim/reports/common.
To access this dashboard, click the link for the Azure probe.
The following table shows examples of the types of dashlets that appear in the Azure Summary dashboard.
Example Dashlet
Report Name
Description
Required QoS
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Overview Header
A report that provides a general summary panel for alarms that are associated with a dashboard.
This report is context-sensitive and appears as a dashlet in multiple dashboards. The information that appears in this report is filtered based on your current selection and type of dashboard.
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Azure SQL KPI
A report that lists data for Key Performance Indicators and any associated alarms for the Azure SQL service. Click the link on this report to view additional information about the service.
Azure SQL CPU Percentage 3.50.9.2:1 (QOS_AZURE_SQL_DB_CPU_PERCENTAGE), Azure SQL DTU Percentage 3.50.9.2:13 (QOS_AZURE_SQL_DB_DTU_PERCENTAGE), Azure SQL Failed connections 3.50.9.2:45 (QOS_AZURE_SQL_DB_FAILED_CONNECTIONS)
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Azure VM KPI
A report that lists data for Key Performance Indicators and any associated alarms for the Azure VM service. Click the link on this report to view additional information about the service.
CPU Usage 1.5:1 (QOS_AZURE_VM_CPU_USAGE), Azure VM Memory Utilization 1.6:2 (QOS_AZURE_VM_PERCENT_MEMORY_USED), Online VM Count 3.50.9:8 (QOS_AZURE_RESOURCE_ONLINE_VMS)
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Alarms
A report to view alarm count by severity. The following actions are possible:
  • (
    uim_core_dashboards_pack.zip version 2.40 or later
    ) Click a column for an alarm severity to view a filtered list of alarms in the Alarm view.
  • Click the open alarms link on this report to view an Alarm Summary dashboard. For more information about the Alarm Summary dashboard, see Summary Dashboards.
This report is context-sensitive and appears as a dashlet in multiple dashboards. The information that appears in this report is filtered based on your current selection and type of dashboard.
In the context of the Azure Summary dashboard, the report displays information for your Azure environment.
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Azure Storage KPI
A report that lists data for Key Performance Indicators and any associated alarms for the Azure Storage service. Click the link on this report to view additional information about the service.
StorageAvailability 3.50.9.3:5 (QOS_AZURE_STORAGE_AVAILABILITY), TotalRequests 3.50.9.3:3 (QOS_AZURE_STORAGE_TOTAL_REQUESTS), StorageSuccessPercentage 3.50.2:8 (QOS_AZURE_STORAGE_SUCCESS_PERCENTAGE)
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Azure Web App KPI
A report that lists data for Key Performance Indicators and any associated alarms for the Azure Web Apps service. Click the link on this report to view additional information about the service.
Azure Web App Average Response Time 3.50.8:2 (QOS_AZURE_WEBSITE_AVG_RESPONSE_TIME), Azure Web Apps HTTP Errors 3.50.8:6 (QOS_AZURE_WEBSITE_HTTP_ERRORS), Azure Web Apps HTTP Server Errors 3.50.8:9 (QOS_AZURE_WEBSITE_HTTP_SERVER_ERRORS)
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Top N Devices by Alarm
A report that lists devices by alarm count by severity. Click one of the links on this report to view a Device Summary dashboard for a specific Azure instance. For more information about the Device Summary dashboard, see Summary Dashboards.
This report is context-sensitive and appears as a dashlet in multiple dashboards. The information that appears in this report is filtered based on your current selection and type of dashboard.
In the context of the Azure Summary dashboard, the report displays information for all the devices that are detected in your Azure environment.
The number of items that are displayed in the report can be changed using the Filters drop-down list for the portlet.
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Azure Service Dashboard
Use this dashboard to view detailed information and metrics for the Azure Storage service, Azure Web Apps service, Azure SQL service, or Azure VMs service. The reports that are the source of the dashlets in this dashboard are located in the CABI Server repository at
/public/ca/uim/reports/azure
and
/public/ca/uim/reports/common
.
To access this dashboard, click the link to view a service dashboard on the Azure Summary Dashboard.
The following table shows examples of the types of dashlets that appear in the Azure Storage service dashboard.
Example Dashlet
Report Name
Description
Required QoS
AzureOverviewHeader.png
Overview Header
A report that provides a general summary panel for alarms that are associated with a dashboard.
This report is context-sensitive and appears as a dashlet in multiple dashboards. The information that appears in this report is filtered based on your current selection and type of dashboard.
None
OpenAlarms.png
Alarms
A report to view alarm count by severity. The following actions are possible:
  • (
    uim_core_dashboards_pack.zip version 2.40 or later
    ) Click a column for an alarm severity to view a filtered list of alarms in the Alarm view.
  • Click the open alarms link on this report to view an Alarm Summary dashboard. For more information about the Alarm Summary dashboard, see Summary Dashboards.
This report is context-sensitive and appears as a dashlet in multiple dashboards. The information that appears in this report is filtered based on your current selection and type of dashboard.
In the context of the Azure Service dashboard, the report displays information for a specific Azure service.
None
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Top N Devices by Alarm
A report that lists devices by alarm count by severity.  Click one of the links on this report to view a Device Summary dashboard for a specific Azure instance. For more information about the Device Summary dashboard, see Summary Dashboards.
This report is context-sensitive and appears as a dashlet in multiple dashboards. The information that appears in this report is filtered based on your current selection and type of dashboard.
In the context of the Azure Service dashboard, the report displays information for all the devices that are detected in your environment.
The number of items that are displayed in the report can be changed using the Filters drop-down list for the portlet.
None
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Azure Service
A report that lists data for KPIs and any associated alarms for the specified Azure service.
This report is context-sensitive and appears as a dashlet in multiple dashboards. The information that appears in this report is filtered based on your current selection and type of dashboard.
In the context of the Azure Service dashboard, this report displays information for a specific service.
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Metrics
A report that lists the active metrics and any associated alarms for a device, group, or probe. Click a metric to view additional metric details over time within the current dashboard. 
This report is context-sensitive and appears as a dashlet in multiple dashboards. The information that appears in this report is filtered based on your current selection and type of dashboard.
In the context of the Azure Service dashboard, the report displays information for the metrics that are collected on a specific service.
At least one metric must be configured in a probe to collect data.
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Devices
A report that displays device data for a selected metric. Click a device name to filter the contents in the Metric Detail report for a specific device. 
This report is context-sensitive and appears as a dashlet in multiple dashboards. The information that appears in this report is filtered based on your current selection and type of dashboard.
In the context of Azure dashboards, the Devices report shows only the devices for the selected service.
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Components
A report that displays device component data for a selected metric or device. Click a component name to view average, minimum, and maximum metric values for a specific component in the Metric Detail report. 
This report is context-sensitive and appears as a dashlet in multiple dashboards. The information that appears in this report is filtered based on your current selection and type of dashboard.
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Metric Detail
A report that displays data for the selected metric over time. By default, this report shows the Top N for the selected metric if a specific device or component is not selected. The details in this report can be modified by:
  • Clicking a device in the Devices report or a component in the Components report.
  • Clicking an item in the report legend.
This report is context-sensitive and appears as a dashlet in multiple dashboards. The information that appears in this report is filtered based on your current selection and type of dashboard.
None
Metrics for Azure Dashboards
The Azure dashboards require the following metrics:
  • 3.50.8:2 (QOS_AZURE_WEBSITE_AVG_RESPONSE_TIME)
  • 3.50.8:6 (QOS_AZURE_WEBSITE_HTTP_ERRORS)
  • 3.50.8:9 (QOS_AZURE_WEBSITE_HTTP_SERVER_ERRORS)
  • 1.5:1 (QOS_AZURE_VM_CPU_USAGE)
  • 1.6:2 (QOS_AZURE_VM_PERCENT_MEMORY_USED)
  • 3.50.9:8 (QOS_AZURE_RESOURCE_ONLINE_VMS)
  • 3.50.9.3:5 (QOS_AZURE_STORAGE_AVAILABILITY)
  • 3.50.9.3:3 (QOS_AZURE_STORAGE_TOTAL_REQUESTS)
  • 3.50.2:8 (QOS_AZURE_STORAGE_SUCCESS_PERCENTAGE)
  • 3.50.9.2:1 (QOS_AZURE_SQL_DB_CPU_PERCENTAGE)
  • 3.50.9.2:13 (QOS_AZURE_SQL_DB_DTU_PERCENTAGE)
  • 3.50.9.2:45 (QOS_AZURE_SQL_DB_FAILED_CONNECTIONS)