Azure Monitor-Application Insights

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  1. Add support for Appgateway (or other proxies) in appmap

    The appmap in application insights is great, but end-to-end tracking skips a step when proxies such as AGW, CDN or FrontDoor are not part of the dependency mapping.

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  2. Link to Failures with current selection and filters

    It would be incredibly useful to be able to link to the Failures tab with the filters as they are.

    Currently it is just a link to /ApplicationInsightsResourceName/failures

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  3. Simplify configuration of AppInsights in government cloud

    When using AppInsights in the public cloud environment, I hardly need to configure anything in my application beyond the instrumentation key. However, when my AppInsights instance is deployed in Azure Government Cloud (e.g. Fairfax / Azure US Government envirionment) I need to manually configure URLs to up to 3 endpoints, according to this page:

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-government/documentation-government-services-monitoringandmanagement#application-insights

    It would be much more convenient if I could simply configure "Environment = AzureUSGovernment" instead of needing to know URLs to 3 endpoints and how to configure them in every relevant language/platform.

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  4. Filter application map based on cloud role name

    Be able to filter the nodes which are visible on the application map

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  5. Pre-filtered application map

    Allow creation of pre-filtered views for application map. I have many nodes writing to the same application insights from different environments.
    It will be helpful if i could create a pre-filtered views of the application map using specific cloud role names

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  6. Allow Instrumentation Key Regeneration

    In order to be able to recover from an exposure through the JS SDK, it would be necessary to be able to regenerate the instrumentation key

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  7. Add support for viewing RU consumption in Cosmos DB operations

    To balance performance with cost optimisation it would be great to see how throughput it affecting or constraining performance with in inadequate RU consumption.

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  8. Allow me to rename the resources shown in the Application Map

    It would be great if I could customize the Application Map resources and name them based on business context labels... not the resource type, but the resource name

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  9. Allow users to filter application map to exclude HTTP 404 errors

    The application map often shows red if there are lots of 404s in the app. However, most of the time, these are crawlers/bots hitting random pages on the site. It would be nice to have the option to exclude these on this page. We can filter them out in the Failures chart, but not the application map.

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  10. Provide link from App Insights Analytics results back to explore the items in App Insights

    The Application Insights blades are great for exploring failures/exceptions, seeing what happened in the user session to diagnose issues etc. Often though we have to write specific queries using Analytics. It would be great to be able to open any items (Exception, Custom Event, Dependency, Page View etc) back in App Insights so that the complete session can be navigated and troubleshooting conducted. The current process is that you write specific reports that return the items that you need to look into further, and then manually take the session id (or other identifying value) and go back to Application Insights…

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  11. Scale Breaks on Y Axis (Or a second Y Axis to display low/high extremes)

    A chart with a large volume of data in a specific category can overshadow the lower values in other categories that are still meaningful to vizualise on the chart.

    Having the ability to Scale Break (as in PowerBI), or render the lower values on a secondary Y axis would be extremely useful.

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  12. Allow multiple work items profiles to create bugs in multiple DevOps projects

    Currently we one can only map "Work Items" to one Project/Area in DevOps. We could set up multiple Work Items profiles to select when creating the bug from Insights

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  14. Sort sample operations by duration

    Currently sample operations are only sorted by Relevance or Date. I often want to investigate long running operations. But since I can't order them by Duration I have to manually scroll through and pick these out.

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  15. I'd like to filter Insights by tag (assigned to my applications) instead of Roles

    I'd like to filter Insights in Performance and Failures by tag (assigned to my applications) instead of Roles (by default there is All) and selecting each application I want

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  16. Add Grouping By Resource Types

    It would be useful to have an ability to group by resource types on Application Map: Azure Web Apps, SQL Servers, Storages and etc. We have multitenant application and by having this ability it will be much easier to collect average metrics.

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  17. Add exception details like call stack to Alert emails natofication

    How to add exception details in alert mail notification. I only get links to redirect to azure portal.

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  18. Show retrieved http status code for url ping tests

    For URL Ping tests, we can configure a specific URL ping test as failure based on the retrieved http status code but we are not seeing the http status code being captured as a dedicated metric. It would be helpful if http status code is captured and available as a dedicated metric so that we can build specific dashboards for visualizing the http status code of the URLs that are monitored via URL Ping test.

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  19. cloud filtering / preprocessing of data

    Currently, you can do data sampling in the cloud to reduce the amount of data ingested/retained.

    It would be useful if you could also specify simple filters to remove data at ingestion time.

    e.g filter by severityLevel, CustomDimensions.CategoryName, applicationVersion.

    We have a number of hard to update clients in the field, that have been poorly configured and are sending too much data.

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  20. Have a way to send test notification for Smart Detection

    It would be nice to be able to send some sort of test notification to make sure the Monitoring Reader / Contributor roles are defined correctly to receive notices. This would especially be useful when those roles are moved to another user, and you want to verify that they're set correctly.

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