Ensure that an Azure activity log alert is fired whenever “Create/Update PostgreSQL Database” events are triggered within your Microsoft Azure cloud account. The log alerts get triggered when a new activity log event that matches the condition specified in the alert configuration occurs. For this conformity rule, the matched condition is "Whenever the Activity Log has an event with Category='Administrative', Signal name='Create/Update PostgreSQL Database (servers/databases)'".
This rule resolution is part of the Conformity Security & Compliance tool for Azure.
Monitoring your Microsoft Azure account for "Create and Update Azure PostgreSQL Database" events can give you insights into the changes made within your cloud environment such as creating new PostgreSQL databases or updating the properties for a specified database, and this can help reduce the time it takes to detect unauthorized activity.
To determine if there is an activity log alert created for “Create/Update PostgreSQL Database” events in your Microsoft Azure cloud account, perform the following operations:
Remediation / Resolution
To create a Microsoft Azure activity log alert for “Create/Update PostgreSQL Database” events, perform the following operations:
- Azure Official Documentation
- Create, view, and manage activity log alerts by using Azure Monitor
- Create, view, and manage log alerts using Azure Monitor
- Action rules (preview)
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