Azure Operational Insights–Quick Starting guide

Or…what happened when I’ve tried.

I had an on setup of SC Advisor, which I had attached to OpsInsight automatically. However, that revealed to a be a bit confusing and for the sake of the new users out there, I’ve decided to start over.

So, I have leveraged a new account I have in my Azure AD to create a new WorkSpace in AOI.

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Yey! Ok, so, where do we start… I know I have to add servers, but where…I also know I can leverage Operations Manager to do it, but I want to start simple.

Maybe it is here,since the word Servers is here…

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Ok, it seems to be the right way:

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Let’s try configuring:

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Hum, looks promising!

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So, I have downloaded the agent and will install it in my brand new SCSM portal server.

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Same issue you have if you try the SCOM agent:

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Let’s try another server for now:

That looks suspiciously familiar:

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That’s new!

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And finished:

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In Control Panel, very similar to Operations Manager:

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Now back to the portal:

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Nothing there yet!

In the meantime, let’s add some Intelligence Packs. Let’s try this one first:

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I will be back to evaluate the IPs when data has been populated and some more agents have been deployed!

Hope this helps!