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Enable Security Center auto-provisioning#

Security · Security Center · 2020_06

Enable auto-provisioning on to improve Azure Security Center insights.


Select resources such as virtual machines (VMs) and VM scale sets require an agent to be installed to collect additional information from the operating system (OS). This information is used to identify missing security updates and additional threats.

By turning auto-provisioning on, Security Center automatically deploys an Azure Monitor agent to VMs on a regular basis.


Consider enabling auto-provisioning to improve Azure Security Center VM insights.

Last update: 2021-07-04