Logging and monitoring

Missing alert for virtual machine powering off

Risk Level

Informational (4)

Compliance Frameworks


Monitoring for power off virtual machine events gives insight into the changes made within your cloud environment regarding Azure virtual machines and can help reduce the time for detecting unauthorized activity.
  • Recommended Mitigation

    Under Monitor -> Alerts, create an alert for 'Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines/powerOff/action'