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  1. application Insight Server monitering support New PHP Framework

    PHP Framework like lalavel, CakePHP, etc.
    can export Server side statuses to Application Insights

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      0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow Application Insights Rest Api to return all data, even if the data = 0

      Currently Application Insights Rest Api doesn't return data that has a sum of 0, which makes generating graphs from the data incorrect and difficult.

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        0 comments  ·  API  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • IIS LogParser view in appinsight

        Recently I have started using AppInsight and I found this to be very good monitoring tool as compared to appdynamics. I'm not sure whether this feature is in place. I would like to see Metrics view in AppInsight with options to view tabular details for the http request. Similar to IIS Log parsers. This will help analyse quickly which one is failing , pass, redirected etc. Overall search filter with trace, request looks good but it require bit of training to set right parameter and query. The inclusion of IIS log like query in built or ability write custom will…

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          0 comments  ·  Metrics & charting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Application Insights Slowest Operations should respond to filters

          In Application Insights portal, when you go to the page called Performance, there is a chart that shows the server response times and a list below with the title "What re my slowest operations?"

          I can add filters to the page, but they will only filter the chart not the list below, I think this is a bug, because when you then click on a call in the list below, it opens in a details pane, but the pane shows no data because that pane is filtered with the same filters as the chart.

          So you need to remove the…

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            0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Deleting Application Insights Resource does not remove site extension from app service using that resource

            When removing Application Insights from an app service, you can delete the resource in the portal. But it still keeps the site extension for the Application Insights Profiler web job installed and running. You have to manually uninstall the site extension to fully remove all traces of application insights from the app service. This should happen automatically.

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              0 comments  ·  Service monitoring and diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Make it possible in the AppInsight UI to check if you reached the limit on custom properties and remove old ones

              I *believe* that I may have accidentally reached the limit on custom properties, because I'm no longer able to create new ones (see reported issue "PageViewTelemetry Custom Properties not displaying in AppInsight, but DO appear in continuous export data").
              However, I have NO WAY to verify if that's the case, nor any way to clear out the erroneously created custom properties.

              As an aside, a limit of 200 properties is FAR too low...and far too easy to reach.

              This limit, combined with the inability to KNOW that the limit has been reached and no way to clean them up, has…

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                0 comments  ·  Service monitoring and diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • HttpException logging misses custom properties set by context initializer

                Hello,

                When Web API instances receives HttpException, some internal classes of App Insights log HttpException to portal.

                The issue is that it doesn't log customer properties which should be associated with this exception (I tried global context initializer and local TelemetryClient instance usage of "Properties" property.

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                  0 comments  ·  SDK  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Multiple column layouts for charts or display multiple favorites at same time

                  I would like to have charts span multiple columns. With only being able to display 1 favorite blade at a time, I am adding a lot of charts to a single blade and now finding I can't see them all without vertical scrolling required. Either allow multiple favorites to be visible at the same time or allow blades to have multiple columns to be able to see all the charts at once.

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                    0 comments  ·  Metrics & charting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • More granular time ranges

                    I would like to have more granular time range filtering in the AI user interfaces. A minimum time range of 1 hour is too much for detailed analyses. I would like to see ranges specified in increments of x minutes.

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                      0 comments  ·  Metrics & charting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • need a way to remove old cloud service instance names from the Servers list in Application Insights that get left behind as we do new deploy

                      a way to remove old cloud service instance names from the Servers list in Application Insights that get left behind as we do new deployments to our test Azure environments

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                        0 comments  ·  Service monitoring and diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Update more frequently pinned to a Dashboard charts created in Analytics

                        As a DevOps I need to observe aggregation of custom metrics showing the pulse of the system, which can be very nicely implemented via a query in App Insights\Analytics but if you pin them on a Dashboard they will update only hourly.

                        We need an option for auto-refresh on such tiles/charts pinned on dashboard to be refreshed each 1-5 minutes.

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                          1 comment  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • User Flow custom time range support

                          Currently user cannot set custom time range on User Flow menu and it is difficult to get User Flow for specified interval. (e.g. to get daily report, user has to log-in Azure portal same time every day to get last 24 hours of data. )
                          Please add custom time range support on user Flow menu.

                          14 votes
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                            under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Metrics & charting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add ARM template support for continuous export

                            We can configure continuous export through PowerShell, but there is no way to do this through ARM templates currently. This would be very helpful.

                            I use ARM templates to declare the desired state of my resource group. Every time I have to augment ARM templates with PowerShell commands, it gets much harder to deploy and test my deployment pipeline.

                            4 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Continuous Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Support for versioned queries in Analytics Explorer

                              It would be awesome if Analytics Explorer could load queries from source control.

                              Queries saved in Analytics Explorer itself (under "my queries" or "shared queries") are not versioned. Nor is there any rollback facility.

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                                1 comment  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add global filters

                                Add ability to create global filters that carry across blades. (similar to Google Analytics segments filtering)

                                For example filter on a custom dimension and time frame and have each blade use that filter.

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                                • Azure monitor alert rules should allow importing queries from analytics explorer

                                  It would be awesome if there was a mechanism to allow importing queries from Analytics Explorer into Azure monitor alert rules.

                                  Today, while creating these alert rules, we have to copy-paste queries from analytics explorer. This means one has to (potentially) maintain several versions of the same query.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Alerting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Enable the creation of Annotations in VSTS linux agents

                                    Adding the release annotation task on a Linux agent throws the following error:

                                    [error]A supported task execution handler was not found. This error usually means the task does not carry an implementation that is compatible with your current operating system. Contact the task author for more details.

                                    Write the release task to support Linux or OS agnostic.

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                                    • Application Insights - User Flows export to PowerBI

                                      It would be greate to have an export of the User Flows to PowerBI.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Usage Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Failover for Application Insight as part of Disaster Recovery Plan

                                        We do not see fail-over mechanism for Application insight which should work for Disaster Recovery Plan. Seems DR still not supported by Application insight, below link for reference -
                                        https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/architecture/resiliency/recovery-loss-azure-region

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                                          0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • application insight veracode

                                          hi, i one of c# library to log messages to app-insight i note below code. As per fix comment it says to resolve veracode reported security issues.. i believe we dont need to do this as appinsight will already take care of all injection stuff during ingestion and during display in appinsight reports portal. any expert suggestions please advise or pointers

                                          string contents = Layout.Render(logEvent);

                                          contents = contents.Replace('<', ' ')
                                          .Replace('>', ' ')
                                          .Replace("\"", string.Empty)
                                          .Replace("'", string.Empty)
                                          .Replace("\r", " ")
                                          .Replace("\n", " ");
                                          contents = HtmlEncoder.Default.Encode(contents);
                                          return contents
                                          .Replace("%0d", " ")
                                          .Replace("&#xA;", " ")
                                          .Replace("%0D", " ")
                                          .Replace("%0a", " ") …

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