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LogicMonitor supports monitoring of Azure Billing data. Specifically, LogicMonitor uses Azure Usage and Rate Card APIs the calculate an estimate for your Azure spend, enabling you to monitor spend over time in the LogicMonitor platform.
LogicMonitor currently has five out-of-the-box DataSources for monitoring Azure billing data (listed below), but custom DataSources can be used to extend what is monitored. Pre-configured DataSources include:
To get started, you’ll need to perform the following steps:
To customize the Microsoft_Azure_BillingCostByTag_Example DataSource to monitor cost based on a tag in your Azure account, simply add the tag key in the AD Parameters section of the DataSource. The below DataSource will discover all values of the tag key ‘environment’ and track the cost associated with each (note that the DataSource has been renamed from ‘Microsoft_Azure_BillingCostByTag_Example’ to ‘Microsoft_Azure_BillingCostByEnvironment’ to be more specific):
The country or region associated with your Azure billing information can be configured with the property azure.country. The value of this property will also adjust the billing currency for the account. Be default, this property is set to “USA”.
To change the Azure region:
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