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Troubleshooting with Microsoft Azure Network Watcher

by Tim Warner

Microsoft now gives you packet-level access to your Windows Server and Linux virtual machines (VMs) running in Azure. You'll learn how to use Network Watcher to troubleshoot network security groups (NSGs), perform packet captures, and much more.

What you'll learn

IT ops professionals often require packet-level access to network traffic in order to perform troubleshooting and performance optimization. In this course, Troubleshooting with Microsoft Azure Network Watcher, you'll learn how to use every tool in this new Microsoft Azure feature. First, you'll discover how to enable Network Watcher in your home Azure regions. Next, you'll explore how to use Network Watcher to trace routing paths, troubleshoot NSGs, and test connectivity to and from your VMs running in Azure. Finally, you'll learn how to perform packet captures with Network Watcher and visualize the capture data with open-source software. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to analyze your Azure IaaS resources deeply and effectively.

About the author

Timothy Warner is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Cloud and Datacenter Management who is based in Nashville, TN. His professional specialties include Microsoft Azure, cross-platform PowerShell, and all things Windows Server-related. You can reach Tim via Twitter (@TechTrainerTim), LinkedIn or his blog,

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