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. export application map using REST API

    Export as PNG/SVG the application MAP using REST API

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    • make feedback readable in dark mode

      white on pale yellow makes me sad

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      • In the live metrics stream, I'd like to have the ability to filter which hosts are shown.

        I got a message saying that we had too many servers reporting. I don't necessarily need to see all of the hosts there, but I would like to be able to create a sharable, saveable view of the live metrics stream for a specific subset of hosts.

        This view would be very useful for monitoring high web volume events for our clients.

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        • Help functionality is not working at Resource Group page

          1. Open Application Insights
          2. Click Overview-> Monitor Resource Group
          3. In Resource Group page, select "Help" Icon.
          4. Help functionality is not working, No help information is displayed

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          • Add support for programmatic cohort creation (e.g. via PowerShell)

            I would like to create a release pipeline which creates and configures a new AppInsights resource. Anyhow, I cannot find any option to do the AppInsights configuration. Example: Cohort creation. I cannot find how this can be done automatically via a release pipeline.

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            • Shared queries destination for multiple resource groups

              There should be a way to either share queries across multiple resource groups on the same subscription, or at least batch exporting/importing in the analytics blade. It's common to deploy several instances of an application to different resource groups as different sandboxes/environments, but typically we'd be interested in displaying analytics data uniformly across all environments.

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              • Compress continuous export data using GZip

                It would be great if data could be compressed using GZip while exporting to Blob Storage (either by default, or as an option). It should compress quite well (saving on storage and transfer costs), and if the content-encoding on the blob is then set correctly most tools (and browsers) will be able to decompress the blobs on-the-fly when downloading.

                Also, setting the content-type to "application/x-json-stream" may help integration with other tools.

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                • Onpremise Profiler

                  Application insights on premise profiling is major use for any performance tester. So this is a beta release right now so if this feature is given officially then it would be a great use to any tester.

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                  • Stay the Live Metrics with same theme of Azure.

                    Stay the Live Metrics with same theme of Azure.

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                    • Boutton share on error viewer to send links

                      Boutton share on error viewer to send links

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                      • App Services attach support custom applicationInsights.config.

                        Currently we cannot change the ApplicationInsights.config, when we have set up Application Insights extension for monitoring Web App.
                        ApplicationInsights.config is hidden from Kudu console.
                        Could you review the below idea?

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                        App Services attach support custom ApplicationInsights.config, when we have set up Application Insights extension.

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                        • Application Map Download application map as screenshot and getting tabular data with application map would be great addition.

                          Application Map Download application map as screenshot and getting tabular data with application map would be great addition.

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                          • Allow data retention beyond 2 years

                            While work is in progress to extend retention up to 2 years (as Log Analytics has), there is a need for data retention longer than this.

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                            • "service tag" for Application Insights whitelisting in NSGs

                              https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-network/security-overview

                              Create a service tag for application insights so it is easier for a user to whitelist the app insights IPs on the NSGs

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                              • Add support to configure applicationInsight.config file setting from portal

                                It will be great to manage applicationInsight.config from portal , just like web.config appSettings , connectionStrings etc.

                                These settings can override the file if present ( same as web.config)

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                                • Show data as it is – don't parse strings into objects automatically

                                  App Insights Analytics should not automatically parse data when shown in the UI. Show it exactly as it's returned so we know what we need to do to interact with it. I can't tell you how many times I hav eto play with a series of parsejson and tostring calls until I finally get what I want. When working with a new dataset, it's a good 30 minutes for me to figure it out. It's complete guesswork! I *HATE* working in App Insights Analytics because of this. It makes it incredibly difficult to work with data, which is pretty important.…

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                                  • Add support for ODBC connectivity and performance issues out of the box.

                                    Add appropriate capabilities within Monitor to more easily debug ODBC connectivity and performance issues. Have been working with the Azure SQL Server support engineers since 10/31/2018 on support incident [REG:118103121002843] with no solution in sight. My ODBC connections succeed on local machine but fail on Azure.

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                                    • Better support for containerized / Kubernetes environment (sidecar)

                                      Run application insights as a sidecar that can be deployed alongside app that has logs directed to it. This aligns more closely with how other logging aggregators perform in a containerized / Kubernetes environment.

                                      This would alleviate burden of configuring app insights for multiple microservices (one time setup), provide consistency, and would make app insights even more available to every kind of container you are running as it is much more generic.

                                      i don't know if the Kubernetes API gives this ability but i wonder if app insights could register itself as an interceptor and apply metadata to correlate telemetry…

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                                      • Add an option to display alerts in local time

                                        We've responded to customer requests to display UTC as local time for analytics, but email alerts are still being sent out in UTC (which then has to be converted manually, possibly in the middle of a major incident). There is customer demand for alerts to be sent out in local time (or another selected time zone) instead of UTC.

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                                        • Provide Windows host with windows container solution

                                          Hi, We develop many .net core application and deploy to windows containers, but application insights image no windows version.

                                          Provide Windows host with windows container solution, please.

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