How to install Log Analytics agents on VMs

Install OMS Agents on VMs

  • Sign into the Azure Portal.
  • In the search bar of the portal, type  Log Analytics Workspaces and select it.
  • In your list of Log Analytics workspaces, select the one that you want to use with the Azure VM.

  • Under Log analytics management, select Virtual machines.
  • In the list of Virtual machines, select the virtual machine on which you want to install the agent. The OMS connection status for the VM indicates that it is Not connected.

  • In the details for your virtual machine, select Connect. The agent is automatically installed and configured for your Log Analytics workspace. This process takes a few minutes, during which time the OMS Connection status is Connecting...

  • After you install and connect the agent, the OMS connection status will be updated to show This Workspace.

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