Application Insights

Welcome to the Azure Application Insights UserVoice site. This site is for suggestions and ideas for all aspects of Application Insights such as our SDKs, Web tests, Analytics, etc. We look forward to hearing from you!

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  1. Enable App Insights to clear data

    Please provide a way to clear App Insights data based on a schedule defined by the user or via programmatically

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    • Daily data cap alerts

      Add other users to a mailing list when the daily data cap has reached its maximum limit in App Insights

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      • Allow auditing of Application Insights activity

        Support the ability to audit and view who is using various features in AI, ad hoc queries that are run, what information was viewed, etc. Perhaps feed this information into Azure Activity Logs or similar. This information can then be used for certain auditing scenarios as well as usage and behavior information.

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        • Error message of delete failure should be more specific.

          Even just the App Insights resource is locked to prevent to be deleted, we can't determine it since the error message is as below.

          "Could not deleted
          Could not delete application"

          The message should be more specific like as other resources such as Web Apps.

          10 votes
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          • Expose a "Application Insights Component Reader" Role Definition

            In the same way you expose the "Application Insights Component Contributor" role, expose a new role that give access to Overview and all other parts of AI (including Analytics) in a read-only fashion

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            • Ability to look up App Insights instance by IKey in Azure portal

              I have an IKey and am trying to figure out which AI instance it corresponds to. Clicking through every AI instance isn't very fun. Lookup would be much nicer. =)

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              • Allow Application Insights App Services extension survive clean redeployment

                If you enable App Services extension for your service from the portal and then redeploy your service from Visual Studio selecting the clean option that deletes existing files, you Application Insights monitoring will be disabled. To re-enable monitoring you will need to remove and re-enable extension again.
                Please improve this by detecting redeployment and re-enabling extension automatically.

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                • Add ability to recycle, stop, and start an IIS application pool

                  It would be great if Application Insight could provide control over the current AppPool. And even better, if it could provide ability to reboot the server.

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                  • Allow enabling Application Insights on Virtual Applications, entirely through the Portal

                    If App insights are turned on the portal for a given App Service containing Virtual applications, then the App Insights currently don't work ( Live stream shows the app is offline). MS has reported that this is not supported at the present time. But it would be a big help since it is a barrier to porting legacy applications.

                    2 votes
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                    • Enable ARM configuration of smart detection rules

                      Programmatic control over Smart Detection rule settings is needed.

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                      • Enable ARM configuration of custom schema (open schema)

                        We create an AI resource on customers behalf, but haven’t found a way to create a data source in the resource

                        5 votes
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                        • Application Insights in Canada regions

                          We have restrictions that all our resources should be created in "Canada" region.
                          As a result, we are not able to use Application Insights.
                          Note: for example for customer implementing Sitecore solution which comes with Application Insights as first-class.

                          Original ask here:
                          https://feedback.azure.com/forums/34192--general-feedback/suggestions/18649744-application-insights-in-canada-regions
                          But just saw that there is this dedicated uservoice for Application Insights.

                          Thanks for your feedback.

                          4 votes
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                          • Enable to clear data of the resource

                            Currently if i want to clear the data, I have to delete the resource and create a new one. Please add the clear data function.

                            5 votes
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                            • Ability to Get and Set billing properties (Basic/Enterprise, daily cap, etc.) via PowerShell

                              While it is possible to Set such properties via PowerShell using an ARM template, it is not possible to Get the current values of these same properties.

                              20 votes
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                              • Enable ARM support for API Access Keys

                                I would like to deploy an entire solution based on App Insights which data is presented via a Web App:
                                https://github.com/CatalystCode/bot-fmk-dashboard

                                The web app I'm deploying will use the api of app insights to display insights and aggregated data in the form of graphs and metrics.

                                For this to work, the web app needs to have access the app insights api and that can only be done via access keys.

                                I want to enable customers to deploy the application with "one click arm deployment".

                                Currently, after deployment, users have to create a key, copy app id and api key, open…

                                8 votes
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                                • Add a web hook to notify on Daily cap

                                  Today when the Daily Cap is reached , Azure sends an email to the account administrators - a web hook will allow alerting a wider group of people which this message is relevant to.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Allow customers to identify App Insights resources which are collecting data but no one is viewing it

                                    It's essential in the enterprise to ensure that App Insights resources that are collecting data are really being used, and not just collecting data, incurring costs, but no one is using the data.

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                                    • Longer data retention

                                      Please provide longer retention for raw data. I'm willing to pay for (the additional azure storage)!

                                      25 votes
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                                        4 comments  ·  Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        This is still on the team’s backlog, but there are other higher priority items such as cross-resource queries and enabling Log Analytics to run on the same Analytics backend and query-language that have needed resources first.

                                        Thank you for your patience! We do understand how important this is for our customers!

                                        Dale

                                      • Enable migration of current apps from US data centers to EU datacenters [Europe]

                                        Adding a tracking item specifically for enabling migration of existing applications to EU datacenters. (Forking from the suggestion to store data in the EU - which is now completed - see https://feedback.azure.com/forums/357324-application-insights/suggestions/9508143.)

                                        13 votes
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                                        • Application Insights encryption at rest

                                          Azure application insights data at rest encryption, is this on the roadmap?

                                          11 votes
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