Azure Monitor-Log Analytics

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  1. Collect Azure Web Apps IIS Logs and Application Logs

    OMS can collect IIS logs for web roles. Extend this capability to Azure Web Apps IIS logs as well as Azure Web Apps application logs

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    triaged  ·  11 comments  ·  Log Management and Log Collection Policy  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Log Analytics: Service Map export to visio

    Create a export to Visio function to export the Service Map canvas to visio file/s

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    10 comments  ·  Service Map  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Looking forward to see community upvoting this feature which 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. Thank you

  3. Color customization in log analytics chart

    A feature to customize the color of the charts should be available, as the default colors don't make any sense in many scenarios (green, blue, etc). Furthermore, when publishing the charts into a dashboard, the colors and chart shape are changed again (from pie to donut and from green and blue to dark blue and light blue).
    The ability to choose the colors should be added to the "render" method and consistency between the actual chart in log analytics and the published chart in the dashboard are very important features that should be available.

    223 votes
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  4. Retrieve the portal time span and use it inside the kusto query

    I am trying to access the time range selected from portal and use it inside the kusto query to show some metric (% uptime of a specific api using our custom logic).

    Documents does not mention any variable or function that we will help to access the time range selected from portal.

    It would be helpful to have a magic variable to see the time range selected from portal.

    105 votes
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    2 comments  ·  My Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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  5. Request to add BMC Remedy partner type in ITSM Connection

    Hi Team,

    Could you please add BMC Remedy partner type in ITSM connection in LogicApps as this connection is not available which is commonly used tool in most of the software companies.
    Adding this connector will help us to automatically creates remedy tickets whenever there is a failure in ADF or if any component reaches threshold limits

    87 votes
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  6. Add all the render operations from the Kusto query language

    As of today the "with" render operator does not work in Log Analytics.
    example: | render timechart with(ymin=0)

    This will not force the y-axis to start at 0 if the values in the graph are higher than 0. It would be very good if it was possible to use all these operators that are listed in the documentation when using Log Analytics and when pinning the graphs to the dashboard.

    81 votes
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  7. Support millisecond/microsecond precision for time-generated-field in HTTP Data Collector

    Support millisecond/microsecond precision for time-generated-field in HTTP Data Collector. Use ISO 8601 format YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss.msecZ

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  8. Add the Continous Export function to Log Analytics (as seen in Application Insights) or provide similar functionality

    Still not quite at feature parity between Application Insights and Log Analytics. Both can now set the retention period to 730 days - but if you need to store logs for longer, only Application Insights has a function to do this via Continous Export.

    Ideally, we want to be able to long-term store logs for more than 730 days. We don't necessarily need the analytics aspect, so archive/cold storage in a storage account (or the like) would be perfectly fine over increasing the retention period past 730 days.

    60 votes
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  9. Add Tenant root management group into Activity log's drop down list

    We can't select Tenant root management group in Activity log's "Management group" drop down list.

    Customer can apply policy on Tenant root management group. And the activity log should record the policy change on Tenant root management group.

    Please add Tenant root management group into Activity log's drop down list. So that we can check the activity log of Tenant root management group

    54 votes
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  10. Send logs for all Office 365 audit log entries/schemas

    Currently O365 logs are only collected for AzureActiveDirectory, Exchange, SharePoint and OneDrive workloads. Please add support for other audit log schemas as well, eg. the ones that are exposed via Office 365 Management Activity API: Teams, PowerBI, Sway, Yammer, ...

    52 votes
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    Thanks for the valuable feedback. Your feedback is 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.

  11. Collect Log Analytics Logs by vNet not through internet.

    We would like to collect logs without going through the internet.
    We need to be able to connect some URLs on the Azure Datacenter via the Internet.
    Communication is encrypted and URLs are fixed, but important data such as security logs are sent, so it is more secure if we can collect it simply by connecting to vNet.
    If this feature is implemented, we can collect more important data such a customer data and audit information.

    48 votes
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  12. Option to select Resource-Specific with CLI, PowerShell and Rest API for collect resources logs

    Please add an option to select Resource-Specific with CLI, PowerShell and Rest API for collect resources logs.
    The documentation https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/resource-logs-collect-workspace#select-the-collection-mode shows it's currently not possible to select this destination with a script. So all logs will be stored by default to AzureDiagnostics and we can face some limits with the number of columns of the table.
    It's also recommended by Microsoft to select Resource-Specific target tables, but in our context, we need to be able to do it in an automated fashion. Thanks

    46 votes
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  13. Add wildcard character feature for folder in Custom log path

    introduce this wildcard character feature in log path future.
    For example
    C://test//log/.log

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    3 comments  ·  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.

  14. Want to display the graphs added to the Tile directly on the dashboard from View Designer.

    Hello,

    Now, we have to create query and use "Pin to dashboard" when wants to show the graphs on dashboard.
    However, View Designer can create easily some graphs.
    It is very effective if we can paste this graph directly on the dashboard.

    33 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Workspace Settings / Administration  ·  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.

  15. Resource health data on log analytics

    Currently we can pass activity log data to log analytics to monitor and manage activity logs, but this data is limited. If resource health alerts is passed, it will be easier to manage, set up alerts and take action on it. Currently resource health alerts can be configured only on particular resoruce section or via arm template, so for managing multiple resources it would be ideal to pass this data to a log analytics workspace

    28 votes
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  16. Rename Log Analytics workspace option

    Option to rename a log analytics work space should be available. Default names kept and does not make sense when used later as workspace already exists.

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    0 comments  ·  Workspace Settings / Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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  17. 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.

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    1 comment  ·  Search UI and Language  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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  18. View surrounding logs

    Kibana has an amazing feature, where you can view surrounding logs to the current log that you are investigating.
    Could we get this in Log Analytics.

    25 votes
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  19. Enhance Azure Logs to include information that helps manage Usage and Content Creation management

    the Logs are good to manage/view access, security but is pretty useless for managing usage especially from a content creation view point.

    FileAccessed basically includes every possible method of access including when webparts show file previews of multiple files.

    Users are getting marked as FileAccessed despite not actually accessing the file. There needs to be additional information about how the file was accessed. e.g. downloaded(completed), SPO Webpart, Search Result View or OfficeFatClient, OfficeWebClient etc.

    FilePreviewed and FileAccessed are both logged in all circumstances so there is no method to distinguish between preview and actually accessed.

    This is really painful if…

    24 votes
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  20. Please make the deployment of datasource in the LogAnalytics workspace reliable

    Hi,
    I've been trying to deploy Microsoft.OperationalInsights/workspaces/dataSources resources as part of an ARM template.
    Oddly enough they do not always deploy fully... and what is more troublesome - no errors are thrown. Took a week to realize why some alerts do no trigger.

    Everything will "successfully" deploy and when you query them - half of the WindowsEvents and several of the Linux\Windows datasources will just not be there.

    I thought I was mistyping something, and tried configuring them by hand and export them (since possible values for the WindowsEvents are not documented anywhere) .. but that threw and error

    {"code":"ExportTemplateCompletedWithErrors","message":"Export…

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