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Azure Virtual Desktop Host Pool Monitoring Integration

Azure Virtual Desktop enables you to access your virtualized desktops and apps securely. Within the Virtual Desktop environments, host pools are a group of one or more virtual machines.

With Site24x7's integration, you can now monitor your Azure Virtual Desktop host pool, configure thresholds, and receive alerts about critical issues.

Setup and configuration

You can add an Azure Virtual Desktop host pool while adding a new monitor or you can add it to an existing Azure monitor. Follow these steps to add the service.

Supported metrics

Metric nameDescriptionStatisticUnit
Session Hosts The total number of session hosts Total Count
Sessions Allowed The maximum number of sessions allowed Total Count
Active Sessions The total number of active sessions Total Count
Active Hosts The total number of active session hosts Total Count
Active Hosts Percent The percentage of total available hosts Total Percent
Inactive Hosts Count The total number of inactive hosts Total Count
Inactive Hosts Percent The percentage of total unavailable hosts Total Percent
Active Sessions Usage The percentage of total active sessions Total Percent

Threshold configuration

Global configuration

  1. In the Site24x7 web client, go to the Admin section on the left navigation pane.
  2. Select Configuration Profiles from the left pane and select the Threshold and Availability (+) tab from the drop-down menu.
  3. Click Add Threshold Profile in the top-right corner.
  4. For Monitor Type, select Azure Virtual Desktop Host Pool.

You can now set the threshold values for all the metrics listed above.

Monitor-level configuration

  1. In the Site24x7 web client, go to Cloud > Azure and select Azure Virtual Desktop Host Pool from the drop-down menu.
  2. Choose a resource you would like to set a threshold for, then click the hamburger icon .
  3. Select Edit, which directs you to the Edit Azure Virtual Desktop Host Pool Monitor page.
  4. You can set the threshold values for the metrics by selecting Threshold and Availability.

You can also configure IT Automation at the attribute level.

IT Automation

Site24x7 offers a set of exclusive IT Automation tools that automatically resolve performance degradation issues. These tools react to events proactively rather than waiting for manual intervention.

How to configure IT Automation for a monitor

Configuration Rules

With Site24x7's Configuration Rules, you can set parameters like Threshold Profile, Notification Profile, Tags, and Monitor Group for multiple monitors.

How to add a Configuration Rule

Related links:

How to add an Azure monitor
How to integrate an Azure App Service monitor
How to integrate Azure Virtual Machine monitor
How to configure IT Automations for a monitor
View the list of monitor reports

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