Filter Elements

You can filter what Azure elements are included in Metricly’s monitoring by using regex to match key-value pairs. Metricly offers opt-in (include) or opt-out (exclude) element filtering.

Using opt-in filtering

  1. In your Azure portal, create or choose an existing tag (key-value pair). Then, assign the tag to the Azure elements you do not want Metricly to monitor.
  2. In Metricly, navigate to your Azure integration card. Expand the element types you want to filter. Key-value pair fields display. Azure vm expand filters
  3. Select the Filtering checkbox.
  4. Select Include. Type the proper Regex to match the tag(s) you created in your Azure portal for each element type you want to filter.
  5. Click Save.

Using opt-out filtering

  1. In your Azure portal, create or choose an existing tag (key-value pair). Then, assign the tag to the Azure elements you do not want Metricly to monitor.
  2. In Metricly, navigate to your Azure integration card. Expand the element types you want to filter. Key-value pair fields display. Azure vm expand filters
  3. Select the Filtering checkbox.
  4. Select Exclude. Type the proper Regex to match the tag(s) you created in your Azure portal for each element type you want to filter.
  5. Click Save.

Using Regex

Check out our Regex Guide for some examples.