Monitor a web app with web server logs
This sample script creates a resource group, app service plan, and web app, and configures the web app to enable web server logs. It then downloads the log files for review.
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Open Azure Cloud Shell
Azure Cloud Shell is a free, interactive shell that you can use to run the steps in this article. Common Azure tools are preinstalled and configured in Cloud Shell for you to use with your account. Just select the Copy button to copy the code, paste it in Cloud Shell, and then press Enter to run it. There are a few ways to open Cloud Shell:
|Select Try It in the upper-right corner of a code block.|
|Open Cloud Shell in your browser.|
|Select the Cloud Shell button on the menu in the upper-right corner of the Azure portal.|
If you choose to install and use the CLI locally, you need Azure CLI version 2.0 or later. To find the version, run
az --version. If you need to install or upgrade, see Install Azure CLI 2.0.
#/bin/bash # Variables appName="AppServiceMonitor$random" location="WestUS" # Create a Resource Group az group create --name myResourceGroup --location $location # Create an App Service Plan az appservice plan create --name AppServiceMonitorPlan --resource-group myResourceGroup --location $location # Create a Web App and save the URL url=$(az webapp create --name $appName --plan AppServiceMonitorPlan --resource-group myResourceGroup --query defaultHostName | sed -e 's/^"//' -e 's/"$//') # Enable all logging options for the Web App az webapp log config --name $appName --resource-group myResourceGroup --application-logging true --detailed-error-messages true --failed-request-tracing true --web-server-logging filesystem # Create a Web Server Log curl -s -L $url/404 # Download the log files for review az webapp log download --name $webappname --resource-group myResourceGroup
Clean up deployment
After the sample script has been run, the following command can be used to remove the resource group and all resources associated with it.
az group delete --name myResourceGroup
This script uses the following commands to create a resource group, web app, and all related resources. Each command in the table links to command specific documentation.
||Creates a resource group in which all resources are stored.|
||Creates an App Service plan.|
||Creates an Azure web app.|
||Configures which logs an Azure web app persists.|
||Downloads the logs of an Azure web app to your local machine.|
For more information on the Azure CLI, see Azure CLI documentation.
Additional App Service CLI script samples can be found in the Azure App Service documentation.