Status Monitor
  • 25 Sep 2020
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When to choose a Status Monitor?

Consider a Business solution orchestrated using Azure Serverless components like Service Bus Queues, Logic Apps and Function Apps. The monitoring requirement here is to get a status update on all the resources at every one-hour interval. The status report should be shared with the team members through the Slack notification channel. To meet this requirement, what Serverless360 offers is a status monitor.

Configuring a Status Monitor

Configuring a status monitor in Serverless360 involves the following steps.

  1. Create/ Edit a Status Monitor, in every Composite Application created, by default a status monitor will be present. However, you can create as many numbers of status monitors as per your requirement.

  2. Define the Status Monitor, edit the status monitor configuration to define the frequency at which the status report should be generated and shared. The status monitor can also be configured to get alerts only if there is any violation.
    Below is an illustration that shows such a configuration.
    Status Monitor

  3. Define the Notification Channels, for the status monitor to share the alerts. Turn on those notification channels from the list of configured channels through which this status monitor is expected to send an alert on
    Below is an illustration that can serve as a guide to configure a status monitor.

  4. Associate Resources, multiple resources can be associated with a single status monitor. Serverless360 has capabilities to monitor the following Azure resources on their state, metric/ properties in a status monitor

    • Service Bus Queues/ Topics/ Topic subscriptions
    • Relays
    • Event Hubs
    • Logic Apps
    • Function Apps
    • Storage Queues/ Blobs/ Files
    • API Endpoint
  5. Configure threshold values on resource properties, Serverless360 permits defining an expected state against the current state of the associated resources. It is possible to monitor the resources on the value of their properties and metrics. In this case, the warning threshold and the error threshold can be configured to generate an appropriate warning or error monitoring status.
    Below is an illustration that can serve as a guide to configure warning and error threshold values on metrics or properties of the associated resources.
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Summary
Status monitor would collect the current state/ value of the selected metrics at the configured interval of time and alert through the configured Notification Channels
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