Azure Front Door

Azure Front Door enables you to define, manage, and monitor the global routing for your web traffic by optimizing for best performance and quick global failover for high availability. This means that you can improve performance, scale your application, and enable complex application architectures like IaaS and PaaS, on premise + cloud, or multi-cloud hybrid environments.

How Dynatrace displays your metrics

On Azure Front Door page you get visibility into the number of served client requests, latency, and learn whether your routing is efficient. azure-front-door

Enable monitoring

To enable monitoring for Azure Front Door, you first need to set up integration with Azure Monitor.

Add and configure the service

Available metrics

See below the complete list of available metrics for Azure Front Door.
Note: Recommended metrics are default metrics that Dynatrace collects automatically once you activate monitoring for a certain Azure service. Other metrics are optional and you can configure them later.

Name Unit Description Recommended
Backend Health Percentage Percent The percentage of successful health probes from the HTTP/S proxy to backends ✔️
Backend Request Count Count The number of requests sent from the HTTP/S proxy to backends ✔️
Backend Request Latency MilliSeconds The time calculated from when the request was sent by the HTTP/S proxyMySQL to the backend until the HTTP/S proxy received the last response byte from the backend ✔️
Billable Response Size Bytes The number of billable bytes (minimum 2KB per request) sent as responses from HTTP/S proxy to clients.
Request Count Count The number of client requests served by the HTTP/S proxy ✔️
Request Size Bytes The number of bytes sent as requests from clients to the HTTP/S proxy ✔️
Response Size Bytes The number of bytes sent as responses from HTTP/S proxy to clients ✔️
Total Latency MilliSeconds The time calculated from when the client request was received by the HTTP/S proxy until the client acknowledged the last response byte from the HTTP/S proxy ✔️
Web Application Firewall Request Count Count The number of client requests processed by the Web Application Firewall ✔️