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Azure Virtual Machine Scale Set (VMSS)

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You can declare to scrape an Azure Virtual Machine Scale Set via the VirtualMachineScaleSet resource type.

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

  • scaleSetName - The name of the Virtual Machine Scale Set

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


Here is an example configuration:

name: azure_virtual_machine_scale_set_percentage_cpu
description: "Average percentage cpu usage on an Azure virtual machine scale set"
resourceType: VirtualMachineScaleSet
  metricName: Percentage CPU
    name: VMName
    type: Average
resources: # Optional, required when no resource discovery is configured
- scaleSetName: promitor-virtual-machine-scale-set-1
resourceDiscoveryGroups: # Optional, requires Promitor Resource Discovery agent (
- name: virtual-machine-scale-sets-landscape