Network Watcher Enabled

Quick Info

Plugin TitleNetwork Watcher Enabled
CategoryNetwork Security Groups
DescriptionEnsures Network Watcher is enabled in all locations
More InfoNetwork Watcher helps locate, diagnose, and gain insights into Azure networks. Enabling Network Watcher in all locations ensures that no resources are being used in locations that are not authorized.
Recommended ActionEnable the Network Watcher service in all locations.

Detailed Remediation Steps

  1. Log into the Microsoft Azure Management Console.
  2. Select the “Search resources, services, and docs” option at the top and search for Network Watcher.
  3. On the “Network Watcher” page, click on the Overview tab and check the status of the “Network Watcher."
  4. On the “Overveiw” tab if the status is shwoing is “Disabled” then the “Network Watcher service” is not enabled for all locations.
  5. Repeat steps number 2 - 4 to check the status of Network Watcher in other Azure accounts.
  6. Navigate to “Network Watcher” and click on the Overview page.
  7. On the “Subscription” page click on the 3dots(…) on the extreme right corner.
  8. Click on the “Enable Network Watcher in all regions” and save the changes.
  9. Repeat steps number 6 - 8 to enable the Network Watcher service in all locations.