Does SCOM work with Azure?

SCOM 2019 includes new cloud-based capabilities and integration with Azure, so you can use it to monitor your cloud resources and even plug into Log Analytics or Power BI. It also makes monitoring specific applications easier.

What is SCOM Azure?

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) is an IT monitoring and reporting tool often compared to Azure Monitor. As a key part of Microsoft System Center, it provides a single management console to view application performance and track on-premises environments.

What is Microsoft SCOM used for?

SCOM is a monitoring and reporting tool that checks the status of various objects defined within the environment, such as server hardware, system services, operating systems (OSes), hypervisors and applications. Administrators set up and configure the objects.

Is SCOM being replaced?

Microsoft’s description of abandoning SCOM for Azure Monitor comes even as it announced that a new System Center 2019 product will be arriving sometime this month. Many of the improvements described in the new management suite are focused on the SCOM component.

Who uses SCOM?

We use SCOM to monitor metrics, such as CPU and memory disk, and a lot of applications, such as Microsoft Exchange Server, Office 365, Active Directory, RDBMS, Skype, and Citrix. We use it mainly for partitioning systems.

Is SCOM still supported?

If you’re running SCOM 2012 R2, it’s possible your software underpinnings are also running out of support: Support for the most recent version of Windows Server 2008 R2 EOLs in five months, January 2020.

Is SCOM a SaaS?

“Our goal was not just to get rid of SCOM, but to move to a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution and retire Virtual Machine (VM) based infrastructure,” she says. The key here is change in culture.

What operating systems are supported by MMA?


Operating system Azure Monitor agent Log Analytics agent
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008 SP2 X
Windows 11 client OS X2
Windows 10 1803 (RS4) and higher X2

How to control Azure App service traffic with Azure Traffic Manager?

Controlling Azure App Service traffic with Azure Traffic Manager 1 Introduction. You can use Azure Traffic Manager to control how requests from web clients are distributed to apps in Azure App Service. 2 Routing methods. Azure Traffic Manager uses four different routing methods. 3 App Service and Traffic Manager Profiles. 4 Next Steps.

What is Azure Traffic Balancer?

Azure Traffic Manager is a DNS-based traffic load balancer that enables you to distribute traffic optimally to services across global Azure regions, while providing high availability and responsiveness. Traffic Manager uses DNS to direct client requests to the most appropriate service endpoint based on a traffic-routing method and the health

What is Azure Traffic Manager failover plan?

The endpoint closest to the end user is returned. If that endpoint is unavailable, Traffic Manager moves traffic to the endpoints in the next closest Azure region. You can configure alternative failover plans for performance traffic-routing by using nested Traffic Manager profiles.

How do I configure traffic manager to use the performance traffic-routing method?

Create a Traffic Manager profile, named ‘’, and configure it to use the ‘Performance’ traffic-routing method across the three endpoints. Configure their vanity domain name, ‘’, to point to ‘’, using a DNS CNAME record.