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  1. Monitoring and metrics for Service Bus

    Hi,

    Azure Service Bus does not have any dashboard tiles, nor does it report useful metrics to OMS (and there is no OMS Solution).

    I really need a dashboard of queue status from multiple namespaces, and ability to alert on things like new deadletters, number of retries, queue depth.

    Regards,
    Ben

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    • ARM Portal VM> Monitoring> Diagnostic Settings> Add RAM (memory) percent used and total (used and available)

      ARM Portal VM> Monitoring> Diagnostic Settings> Add RAM (memory) percent used and total (used and available).

      There are some older ASM-related posts, but it would be nice to have this fundamental data available in the Azure Portal VM monitoring diagnostics, too.

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      • Track which user logged in to Azure VM for how much duration?

        from the activity log we can find the operations being performed in an azure resource like disk allocation, vm creation and many more.

        Is there a way to find out which user logged in a VM for how much duration and lot of other operational information.

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          • Change timezone of Azure Diagnostics log file in blob store

            When I browse to the log file created by Azure Diagnostics in blob storage, the folder structure is like year/month/day/hour where hour is in UTC format. This causes confusion in my organisation. I'd like to either have the opportunity to set my own timezone for this or the timezone of the app service should be taken.

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            • Add Azure deployment region information to telemetry and reporting

              Deployments are commonly made to multiple regions for redundancy and performance, including sending traffic to the closes region, but AppInsights completely lacks any capabilities for taking a region-centric view of an application install.

              Add capabilities to Compute such as Cloud Services to surface the Region of the deployment as an environment or role variable, add new telemetry initializers that apply this information to events, and update the AppInsights reporting tools to be able to group on this.

              I envision being able to drop a world map widget on my Azure dashboard that shows the locations of each deployment and overall…

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              • mdsd

                Hi,

                as of now the MDSD (mandatory diagnostics service daemon) is only provided as a binary. There is no source code nor documentation of the protocols spoken available.

                The MDSD binary provided is not suitable to be used on linux distributions other than the officially supported distros.

                Withouth MDSD it is not possible to use the autoscaling features of a VMSS.

                Thanks!

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                • Fix Activity Log filter bug for operation slotsswap

                  When I go to the activity log I can clearly see an operation called 'slotsswap' but when I try to filter by operation and select everything related to swap no results are displayed.

                  Can you fix this filter or indicate what's the correct value for operation for this to work?

                  In attached images you can see what happens when I use the filter vs not using the filter.

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                  • Send audit logs’ emails only during specific time

                    Email can be sent when an audit log event is logged.
                    https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/insights-auditlog-to-webhook-email/

                    Please consider filtering time.
                    For example, send email when some events happen only from 7 am to 5pm.

                    We don’t need, for example, shutdown/Start a VM log/email during business hours.
                    However, we would like to receive those kinds of mail during outside business hours.

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                    • PowerShell cmdlets to create Azure alerts

                      Add cmdlets to create and manage Azure alerts. Currently the only ways to manage these are via the REST API and the .Net SDK (according to the link below). While these can be accessed and manipulated via PowerShell, a series of cmdlets would make for easier management of these alerts.

                      https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/insights-receive-alert-notifications/

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                      • Ability to configure storage account monitoring chart scale to more lower granularity

                        The current azure storage account monitoring chart scale is every hour, which is not sufficient in some cases. And there is no where to change the scale from the portal (or I am not aware of it). Sometimes during troubleshooting or testing, it will be nice to have metrics collected every 5 minutes or every minute, similar to the database monitoring chart. It would be very helpful to have the ability to configure the storage chart scale from Azure Portal.

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                        • Allow automatic scaling to be able to scale a service plan if the maximum number of the plan is reached

                          It would be very useful if when needed a website could upgrade the service plan from standard to premium in order to be able to have more than 10 instance running when scale out rules recommand that we need more.

                          It could also scale down when less than 11 instances is OK.

                          Sometimes we dont need bigger machines, but we need more instances !

                          Without that feature all that monitoring and plan scaling is done manually (with all the risks that this include)

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                          • Provide the basic stats dashboard widget

                            We need to know the resource health status and its performance over time. But we are unable to find any such option in the panel.

                            Please provide the dashboard widget that indicates the resource health in terms of load, cpu and memory consumption. It will help us to know when an upgrade/degrade is required.

                            We have received all such stats on AWS and find this important information is missing and there is no way on the portal to grab this information.

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                            • Would like to get alert option on critical events like server/network is down, outages etc. as a subscription level setting

                              Would like to get alert option on critical events like server/network is down, outages etc. as a subscription level setting than make metric level thresholds on different resources.

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                              • alerts - add desciption make them usable so the people who pay the bills can understand them

                                Fix the alerts. You send out GUIDS with no identification as to what the subscription is for or what is running out of credits. You might as well not even bother. GUIDS are an engineering tools. You need to make the Alerts readable an understandable by the people who pay the bills.

                                You need to internalize who the alert is targeted. Showing the alert that ***-***-***-***-***-1234- has a problem is like saying that somewhere in New York city there is a murder taking place. Please send help.

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                                1. Add a description field (that the user who is setting up…

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                                • Provide list of metrics that can be monitored in Azure

                                  Please provide a link or list of metrics that can be monitored in Azure

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                                  • Add support for storing diagnostics connection string in KeyVault

                                    For a cloud service, there is currently no way to have the Azure diagnostics connection string stored in Azure KeyVault. I have successfully modified my service to use KeyVault for all my other connection strings, but I have no alternative for diagnostics. Please add this feature.

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                                    • Provide a mechanism to surface CPU Steal time

                                      Please provide a mechanism to surface CPU steal time - that is time spent by the VM for Host CPU resources to become available. Shared Resource tools like VMs are sensitive to host-based performance issues, but there appears to be no easy way to see that from the VM level.

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                                      • Add support for loading audit logs greater than 90 days old.

                                        Allow for greater than 90 days of Audit Log searching or viewing.

                                        The portal doesn't allow for viewing audit logs further back than 90 days.

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                                        • Setting PartitionKey when streaming diagnostics to EventHub

                                          Thanks for adding the possibilty to stream diagnostic events to EventHub but this is unusable at the moment since there is no way to control how the events are distributed to the different EventHub partitions. As a result of this we are unable to guarantee that events can be received and processed according to the correct sequence.
                                          One way to fix this would be to offer a way to set the partition key.

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