2.1.00 features

This topic provides information about PATROL for Microsoft Azure 2.1.00 features. 

What's new in PATROL for Microsoft Azure 2.1?

Support for Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets service


PATROL for Microsoft Azure now supports monitoring of Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets service. With this support, you can now monitor and manage the availability and performance of your Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets. The KM provides information about the CPU, Memory, Disk, Process, and Network usage at host and instance level for this service. For information about how to configure the service for monitoring, see Configuring Microsoft Azure in the TrueSight or Central Monitoring Administration console.

For a list of available attributes, see the following monitor types:

Updated the authentication type used to connect to Microsoft Azure

PATROL for Microsoft Azure now supports Service Principal based authentication to connect to the Microsoft Azure account. For information about how to use this authentication mechanism see, Configuring Microsoft Azure in the TrueSight or Central Monitoring Administration console.

Virtual Machines Host metrics monitoring

PATROL for Microsoft Azure now monitors performance of host virtual machines. The following metrics have been introduced to support this monitoring:

The operating system related metrics are now available below the guest virtual machines.

Enhancements to Azure Virtual Machine Disk performance monitoring

PATROL for Microsoft Azure now monitors Azure Virtual Machine Logical Disk performance on Windows Virtual Machines. Along with this support, new metrics have been added to enhance Azure Virtual Machine Physical Disk performance. The following metrics have been introduced to support this feature. 

Azure Virtual Machine Processor monitoring 

PATROL for Microsoft Azure now measures various aspects of processor activity on Windows Virtual Machines. The following metrics have been introduced to support this monitoring:

Usability enhancements

You can now view the performance metrics of guest virtual machines and host virtual machines in a distinct hierarchy on the TrueSight and the PATROL consoles. All the operating system performance metrics are now available below the guest (Guest OS Metrics monitor type) and the individual host metrics are available below the respective host (Host Metrics monitor type). 

Discontinued support

Dropped support for Microsoft Azure Classic Services

PATROL for Microsoft Azure no longer supports Microsoft Azure Cloud Service (Classic) and Classic Virtual Machines. 

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