Getting better observability of Sitecore with Azure Application Insights Map

I believe that everyone, who installed Sitecore Azure PaaS had their silent question moment: “Where are all my logs and how I suppose to monitor this?”. While the first question was answered multiple times (e.g. on StackOverflow), the second part is a bit more complex.

You might think what complexity I’m talking about? Yeah, putting Application insight Key is a no-brainer but it is far from enough to get observability of your system.

Most of you should be familiar with this one green circle. Sol let’s break it down into more manageable parts.

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Getting better observability of Sitecore with Azure Application Insights Map

Restore SSH password for VM with #sitecore #xdb in Azure

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It is not always possible to find enough time to play with your free-time projects and sometimes it might take more than a week after you created environment and you started using it. And during this week you could forget something, e.g. password for you SSH connection 🙂

This is exactly what happened to me this weekend when I returned to my Sitecore development VMs with xDB and SOLR in Azure. Fortunately, I was able to find solution.
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Restore SSH password for VM with #sitecore #xdb in Azure