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Azure Data Factory

Pack Assets​


The Centreon Monitoring Connector Azure Data Factory brings a host template:

  • Cloud-Azure-DataFactory-Factories-custom

It brings the following service templates:

Service AliasService TemplateService DescriptionDefault
Factory-UsageCloud-Azure-DataFactory-Factories-Factory-Usage-ApiCheck factory size and entitiesX
Integration-RuntimeCloud-Azure-DataFactory-Factories-Integration-Runtime-ApiCheck integration runtime utilizationX

Discovery rules​

The Centreon Monitoring Connector Azure Data Factory includes a Host Discovery provider to automatically discover the Azure instances of a given subscription and add them to the Centreon configuration. This provider is named Microsoft Azure Data Factories:


This discovery feature is only compatible with the api custom mode. azcli is not supported.

More information about discovering hosts automatically is available on the dedicated page.

Collected metrics & status​

Metric NameUnit


Please find all the prerequisites needed for Centreon to get information from Azure on the dedicated page.


Monitoring Pack​

If the platform uses an online license, you can skip the package installation instruction below as it is not required to have the pack displayed within the Configuration > Monitoring Connectors Manager menu. If the platform uses an offline license, install the package on the central server with the command corresponding to the operating system's package manager:

dnf install centreon-pack-cloud-azure-datafactory-factories

Whatever the license type (online or offline), install the Azure Data Factory Pack through the Configuration > Monitoring Connectors Manager menu.


Since Centreon 22.04, you can benefit from the 'Automatic plugin installation' feature. When this feature is enabled, you can skip the installation part below.

You still have to manually install the plugin on the poller(s) when:

  • Automatic plugin installation is turned off
  • You want to run a discovery job from a poller that doesn't monitor any resource of this kind yet

More information in the Installing the plugin section.

Use the commands below according to your operating system's package manager:

dnf install centreon-plugin-Cloud-Azure-DataFactory-Api



  • Log into Centreon and add a new host through Configuration > Hosts.
  • In the IP Address/DNS field, set the following IP address:
  • Apply the Cloud-Azure-DataFactory-Factories-custom template to the host.
  • Once the template is applied, fill in the corresponding macros. Some macros are mandatory. These mandatory macros differ depending on the custom mode used.

Two methods can be used to set the macros:

  • Full ID of the Resource (/subscriptions/<subscription_id>/resourceGroups/<resourcegroup_id>/providers/XXXXX/XXXXX/<resource_name>) in AZURERESOURCE
  • Resource name in the AZURERESOURCE macro, and resource group name in the AZURERESOURCEGROUP macro.
XAZURERESOURCEID or name of the Azure Data Factory resource
XAZURERESOURCEGROUPResource group name if resource name is used

How to check in the CLI that the configuration is OK and what are the main options for?​

Once the plugin is installed, log into your Centreon poller's CLI using the centreon-engine user account (su - centreon-engine) and test the plugin by running the following command:

/usr/lib/centreon/plugins// \
--plugin=cloud::azure::datafactory::factories::plugin \
--mode=factory-usage \
--custommode='api' \
--resource='FACTORY001ABCD' \
--resource-group='RSG1234' \
--subscription='xxxxxxxxx' \
--tenant='xxxxxxxxx' \
--client-id='xxxxxxxxx' \
--client-secret='xxxxxxxxx' \
--proxyurl='' \
--timeframe='' \
--interval='' \
--aggregation='' \
--warning-factory-percentage-usage='' \
--critical-factory-percentage-usage='' \
--warning-resource-percentage-usage='' \
--critical-resource-percentage-usage='' \
--warning-factory-size='' \
--critical-factory-size='' \
--warning-resource-count='' \
--critical-resource-count='' \

The expected command output is shown below:

OK: Instance 'FACTORY001ABCD' Statistic 'maximum' Metrics Factory size: 40.00GB, Factory usage: 30.00%, Resource count: 10.00, Resource usage: 25.00% | 'FACTORY001ABCD~maximum#azdatafactory.factoryusage.size.bytes'=40.00GB;;;0; 'FACTORY001ABCD~maximum#azdatafactory.factoryusage.percentage'=30.00%;;;0;100 'FACTORY001ABCD~maximum#azdatafactory.factoryusage.resource.count'=10.00;;;0; 'FACTORY001ABCD~maximum#azdatafactory.factoryusage.resource.percentage'=25.00%;;;0;100

All available options for a given mode can be displayed by adding the --help parameter to the command:

/usr/lib/centreon/plugins// \
--plugin=cloud::azure::datafactory::factories::plugin \
--mode=factory-usage \

All available modes can be displayed by adding the --list-mode parameter to the command:

/usr/lib/centreon/plugins// \
--plugin=cloud::azure::datafactory::factories::plugin \


Please find the troubleshooting documentation for the API-based plugins in this chapter.