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Azure Automation account

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You can scrape an Azure Automation account via the AutomationAccount resource type.

When using declared resources, the following fields need to be provided:

  • accountName - The name of the Azure Automation account.
  • runbookName - The name of the runbook. (optional and only supported on limited metrics)

All supported metrics are documented in the official Azure Monitor documentation.

The following scraper-specific metric label will be added :

  • runbook_name - Name of the runbook


Here is an example configuration:

name: promitor_demo_automation_job_count
description: "Amount of jobs per Azure Automation account & job"
resourceType: AutomationAccount
  metricName: TotalJob
    type: Total
resources: # Optional, required when no resource discovery is configured
- resourceGroupName: promitor-sources
  accountName: promitor-sandbox
  runbookName: Example # Optional, currently only supported for 'TotalJob' metric
resourceDiscoveryGroups: # Optional, requires Promitor Resource Discovery agent (
- name: automation-accounts