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OMS: Getting the most out of OMS security features

By Dieter Wijckmans

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Yesterday I hosted a workshop at Microsoft Belux about OMS security and compliancy features built-in in the OMS suite. It’s always nice to talk people through the different things which are included + give tips and tricks based on their questions.

As a lot of questions are returning I decided to bundle them in an overview blog post how you could effectively tune your environment. This is not a “how to” to setup OMS but just a summary of the small tips and tricks.

If you need a full “how to” setup OMS security check here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/operations-management-suite/oms-security-getting-started

1. Add your IIS logs to the mix

A significant portion of the insights on how you are doing regarding security comes from you IIS logs. Assuming that you have an OMS agent installed and added to your workspace it is invaluable to send these logs to your workspace as well for indexing and feeding the different users which are taking benefit from this knowledge.

Install an agent on the web server and connect it to your workspace. (I’m assuming you know how to do this)
Open your workspace and open settings by clicking the gear icon on top of your workspace
Go to Data …read more

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