Azure Monitor-Log Analytics

Welcome to the "Azure Log Analytics ":https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/log-analytics/ Feedback page. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to hearing from you. Use this site for new ideas and bug reports or to request help.
NOTE – Log Analytics is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at http://microsoft.com/OMS

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Cannot display Threshold

    Cannot display Threshold

    When we execute the following query, Threshold will not be displayed.
    If we specify "Computer" on "summarize", the Y-axis will be plotted using the "avgCounterValue" values of all computers.
    At this time, the Threshold value is not avg
    CounterValue, therefore, it is not plotted on the graph.

    Perf
    | where TimeGenerated > ago(30m)
    | where CounterName == "% Processor Time" and ObjectName == "Processor" and InstanceName == "_Total"
    | summarize avg(CounterValue) by bin(TimeGenerated, 30s), Computer
    | extend Threshold = 10
    | render timechart

    If query for a single computer, the threshold will be displayed. However, it…

    31 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Add a way to keep Azure app insights logs to Local Time Permanently

    App insights Rest api using UTC time stamp by default. Please create a way to configure time like CST or EST based on requirement we can use in App insights

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your query, can you please help share more details on your scenario. Currently the feasibility to display in Local time or any other time zone, is that not helping your scenario. Just wanted to get more details on the scenario so that our team can evaluate accordingly.

  3. Source Control Integration for Log Analytics Queries

    We spend a lot of time to improve our custom log analytics queries over time. Further we have solutions with dozens of queries and functions. It would help us a lot if we could synchronized saved queries with some form of source control (similar to Azure Automation). Currently the only option I know about is to export and import queries.

    3 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  4. Wrap text for a long line of log message

    I would like to be able to see the entire text of the message in long lines, so as not to open and scroll this message

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback and its now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  5. Bring back workspace favorites

    The most recent change removed one of the most helpful features in the UI--the ability to 'favorite' workspaces. Now I have to click SELECT SCOPE,
    then select one of our HUNDREDS of subscriptions, drill down to the Resource Group, find my workspace, select it, and then click Apply.

    Compare that to yesterday when I simply had to click on the favorited workspace in the UI and it would switch in one click.

    I'm all for new UI functionality, but there is quite literally no reason to remove USEFUL features from the product.

    4 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback and its now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  6. Respect the indentation/tabs in the logs

    Our apps are currently logging request and response using indented JSON however Log Analytics removes all the indentation and pulls the text to the left which makes it difficult to understand.

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  7. ANSI colour coding in log messages

    Many logging frameworks we are using use ANSI colour escape sequences to provide colour. These look fine in a console but when they get to log analytics, they show as the raw escape sequence like [96m.

    We can turn off the colour to workaround this but it would be good to see support for it in Log Analytics.

    3 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  8. Export Query Results to JSON

    Please support exporting the results of Log Analytics queries to JSON format. Exporting to CSV and Power BI are currently supported but I would also like to see export to JSON.

    21 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    1 comment  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  9. timestamp last collection only for all queries

    There should be the possibillity to run query with the timestamp last data collection only whenever it was. ago or now-x not helpful and not correct for example on performance counters like free diskspace, or alternate have a filter option last timestamp per server, if you have the same server more as one time as result. Example timestamp perf counter >=1h. same server more as one time. I need only last collection.

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Ability to use back button to navigate back to previous query in Azure Log Analytics

    Currently the back button can't be used to navigate back to the last query in the new Azure Portal log analytics interface.
    There is no way of navigating back to a previous query which would be very useful if drilling down into a query and then wanting to revert.

    3 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Ability to turn off Filter (preview)

    When using the Log Analytics query portal, every time we execute a query, the portal automatically switches to the Filter (preview) pane. When working with complex data (such as AzureDiagnostics or Syslog), this hangs the browser--sometimes for several minutes.

    Can we please have the option to turn this feature OFF? I personally find it useless for my day-to-day work anyway (and I live in Log Analytics).

    0 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. More Useful tiles in View Designer

    Please, add more view dashboards to be used inside View Designer or allow us to use create/customize them in a HTML-ish way. Displaying data with multiple columns as a table is a nightmare, espacially if you don't have a number/timestamp column, but that's the most required data; content is unreadable.

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Right Click Paste

    The right click menu is missing paste in the new Log Analytics blade and the Log Analytics advanced portal. Copy and Cut are there, no paste.

    3 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Log Analytics -> Logs (Preview) blade needs Saved Searches-like feature

    The current "Logs" blade is pre-populated with "A few more queries to try" and heavily pre-populated "Saved Searches" for common queries. This UI feature was critical to my understanding of log queries. If the new "Logs (Preview)" blade is to supersede the current "Logs" blade: please bring over a similar each to find and use feature.

    3 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Category dropdown when adding a saved search from Log Search blade

    While in the Log Search Blade, selecting Saved searches, then selecting Add, a category dropdown should appear to select existing categories to add to. The ability to add a new category should continue as well.

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    1 comment  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Save Column Selections Along With Queries/Favorites

    The log search and ability to save queries/favorites is looking good. However, please include the column filters, column positions, and Display Time setting in the saving of queries, so that each time we return to a saved query we don't need to re-configure all of those settings to achieve the desired view. Thank you!

    21 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    4 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Add a keyboard shortcut to comment / uncomment the current line in the query editor (like CTRL+K in VS)

    There already is a shortcut that allows to run the query (Shift+Enter), which is great.
    A shortcut to toggle wheter the current line is a comment or not (by adding / removing "//" at the beginning of the line) would be great and save a lot of time while editing queries / functions.

    Similar to the shortcut VS or any other IDE: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/zainnab/2010/04/13/comment-and-uncomment-code/

    13 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Skip operator for Query Search

    Old version Log Analytics has 'Skip' operator.
    But now, New version of Log Analytics Query does not have 'Skip' operator.

    I want this feature.
    Because when we use Query via REST API, for limitation about Log Analytics API, we cannot download all logs at one time.
    So, we must execute API many again and again.

    If there is 'skip' operator, I can use 'skip' and 'limit' for repeat.
    Now because there is no 'skip' operator, I don't get log from Log Analytics via REST API.

    49 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Filters in OMS

    It would be great if you could provide a set of entities without case sensitive names, or at least provide a set of entities that do not have the same name. I have found clientIps and clientIPs ..... they are different!

    A bit difficult to filter !

    4 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Ignore the mouse (until click) when suggesting searches

    Ignore the mouse over suggestions in the search field, unless an option is clicked. When typing in a search query, I hit enter to execute the search and OMS selects one of it's suggested options because the mouse happened to be left in the middle of the screen.

    3 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
← Previous 1 3 4
  • Don't see your idea?

Feedback and Knowledge Base