Because keeping the cost of your Microsoft Azure cloud infrastructure under control can be vital for your organization, you have to ensure that budget exceeding alerts are created to prevent unexpected expenditure within your Azure account.
This rule resolution is part of the Cloud Conformity Security & Compliance tool for Azure
The consistent monitoring of Azure cloud spending is essential for any cloud-centric business nowadays. With the Budget Alerts feature, you can keep your Azure spending in line so that you and your organization can reach the desired savings goals. Once created and configured, a budget alert will notify you when your cloud costs, reaches or exceeds the amount defined in the alert condition of the budget.
Note: As example, this conformity rule demonstrates how to identify, create and configure budget alerts for Azure cloud subscriptions.
To determine if there are any budget alerts configured for subscriptions within your Microsoft Azure cloud account, perform the following actions:
Remediation / Resolution
To create and configure budget alerts for your Microsoft Azure cloud subscriptions in order to monitor infrastructure costs and avoid unexpected charges on your Azure bill, perform the following actions:Note: As example, this section demonstrates how to create a budget for an Azure subscription that sends email notification alerts when 90% of the configured budget is reached.
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