Enable Event Hubs Geo-DR configurations using PowerShell

Azure Event Hubs has released AzureRM.EventHub PowerShell Module 5.3.0. With this version you can now configure your Geo-paired namespaces for Geo-DisasterRecovery. The cmdlets let you use the Alias and pair your primary and secondary namespaces. You can then failover to your paired namespace specified in your configuration. What is the concept of alias? To enable…


How to setup alerts on the new metrics for Azure Event Hubs

Recently a few people asked how to configure alerts for the metrics we recently published. Unfortunately, we cannot enable it on the metrics tile directly: To setup metrics, in the Portal, go to Monitoring – Alerts (Preview) – Click “+ New Alert Rule”. Then follow the steps on the screen to create your new alert…

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Azure Event Hubs Managed Service Identity (MSI) and Role-based access control (RBAC) (preview) released!

We are happy to announce the preview release of Managed Service Identity (MSI) and Role-based access control (RBAC) for Azure Event Hubs. In this preview we show how to use the two features with Azure Event Hubs. Release notes: For the initial public preview, you can only add AAD accounts and service principals to the…

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Azure Event Hubs Geo-disaster recovery is now generally available

Geo-disaster recovery for Azure Event Hubs is now generally available! The following article gives an overview of how to enable regional disaster recovery capability for Azure Event Hubs. Previously, the only way to protect from events which would qualify as disaster or Geo-disaster was by manually managing high availability in your respective clients, and keeping…

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Enabling Geo-DR with Event Hubs (preview)

Business continuity is important even when a disaster strikes and the whole data center is down. How do you plan for recovery in such situations? This blog talks about how disaster recovery capability can be configured for applications relying on Azure Event Hubs.