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Working with Azure Network Watcher


This is level 200 workshop that covers different aspects of working with Azure Network Watcher where you will learn:

  • How to enable Network Watcher
  • How to diagnose outbound connection problems
  • How to diagnose a routing problems
  • How to monitor network performance
  • How to log network traffic
  • How to capture and analyze packets

and much more...

Workshop is organized as a combination of theoretical blocks with slides and hand-on labs. Estimated time for workshop completion is between 3 and 4 hours.


  • Welcome + practical information
  • Azure Network Watcher overview (slides)
  • Lab-01 - Provision lab resources
  • Lab-02 - Enable Network Watcher
  • Lab-03 - Use IP flow verify and NSG diagnostics to troubleshoot a VM network traffic filter problem
  • Lab-04 - Log network traffic with Network Security Group flow logs
  • Lab-05 - Network Packet Capture with Network Watcher and Wireshark
  • Lab-06 - Connection monitor
  • Lab-07 - Working with Traffic analytics
  • Lab-08 - Cleaning up resources


Please spend some time before the workshop and make sure that you have installed/registered/configured all prerequisites.