First published on TechNet on : Jul, 31 2017
As an IT pro, you can use Device Health to proactively detect and remediate end-user impacting issues, including:
Device Health uses diagnostic data to provide these insights without additional infrastructure requirements. Proactively remediating end-user issues enables you to reduce support costs and improve efficiency.
Device Health is a solution in Operation Management Suite (OMS) Log Analytics. If you are new to OMS, you can sign up and add the Windows Analytics bundle, which includes Device Health, Update Compliance and Upgrade Readiness. Existing OMS customers can simply add the Device Health solution. Usage of Device Health (Preview) is not counted towards any of your existing OMS subscription/quota or the Azure subscription/pay-as-you-go model.
There are a couple of steps you need to take in order to see your organization’s data in Device Health. These are described in detail in the Device Health Getting Started documentation . At a high level, you need to do the following:
New customers: create an OMS workspace and link the workspace to an Azure subscription. (If you do not have one, we recommend you get one with pay-as-you-go model.)
Existing OMS customers and Upgrade Analytics customers : add the Device Health solution from the solution gallery. All customers:
Once the data is sent, it will typically show up in Device Health within 24-48 hours. Here is an example of how Device Health (Preview) displays that data:
The middle “blade” above shows devices that have had the most crashes in the last week and may need to be rebuilt or replaced. The blade on the right shows you which device drivers have caused the most devices to crash in the last two weeks, and a click through will help you determine if updating to a newer driver version can help reduce crashes.
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