Watching the number of requests made to an Azure App Service can help you know when downstream errors are occurring and help you prevent your app service from being overwhelmed. Blue Matador automatically watches the Requests metric for anomalous request counts.
By itself, higher request count is probably not a cause for concern. However, when correlated with other issues in your infrastructure, you may see the following effects:
Abnormal request count is often a symptom of issues in downstream services that rely on your app service. To troubleshoot, follow these steps: