Azure Event Hub Deletionedit

Identifies an Event Hub deletion in Azure. An Event Hub is an event processing service that ingests and processes large volumes of events and data. An adversary may delete an Event Hub in an attempt to evade detection.

Rule type: query

Rule indices:

  • filebeat-*
  • logs-azure*

Severity: medium

Risk score: 47

Runs every: 5m

Searches indices from: now-25m (Date Math format, see also Additional look-back time)

Maximum alerts per execution: 100



  • Domain: Cloud
  • Data Source: Azure
  • Use Case: Log Auditing
  • Tactic: Defense Evasion

Version: 102

Rule authors:

  • Elastic

Rule license: Elastic License v2

Investigation guideedit


The Azure Fleet integration, Filebeat module, or similarly structured data is required to be compatible with this rule.

Rule queryedit

event.dataset:azure.activitylogs and azure.activitylogs.operation_name:"MICROSOFT.EVENTHUB/NAMESPACES/EVENTHUBS/DELETE" and event.outcome:(Success or success)