Query the Log Analytics Workspace for all Azure VM

Sometimes you just need to know to which Log Analytics Workspace (OMS for the old folks out there) a VM send it’s data to. Or even all of you Azure VMs an once.

With the following script this task is easy as pie. And thanks to RamblingCookieMonster and his PSExcel modul you can send the result straight to everybody who is fond of Excel.

Azure Log Analytics – RegEx case insensitive

When searching in Log Analytics, matches regex can be very helpful. By default, the Regular Expression Case is Sensitive. To change this, the parameter i must be passed.

Here is a sample query that searches the IIS logs for logs from a particular computer.

AzureRM.Network 0.9 breaks Azure Automation Runbooks

If you are using Azure Automation and use the AzureRM.Network module in one of the versions from 0.9.0 to min. 0.10.0, you may experience problems running Azure Automation Runbooks.

If the runbooks used are more complex overall, this version may result in a high memory load. If more than 400 MB RAM are used, the runbook ends after three attempts in the status “Suspended”.

The runbook job was attempted 3 times, but it failed each time. Common reasons that runbook jobs fail can be found here:

A downgrade to version 6.8.0 is required. The easiest way, of course, is with PowerShell.