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Azure Monitor-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. 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.

    4 votes

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  2. A way to export list of availability tests.

    a way to export a list of availability tests from the portal.

    3 votes

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  3. From End-to-end transaction details a developer should be able to create the request graph, kind of sequence diagram.

    From End-to-end transaction details a developer should be able to create the request graph, kind of sequence diagram. Basically from app insight it should create a dependency grpah and call graph. in the proper sequence the way calls are going.

    3 votes

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  4. Add ability to filter end-to-end transaction view

    Add the ability to filter in the end-to-end transaction view. The transaction may include a lot of dependencies and other requests in such a way that the view becomes hard to read. It would be nice to be able to exclude dependencies of a certain type, or only show queues for a specific message type, for example. Or maybe exclude calls with duration less than 100ms.

    3 votes

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  5. Add BGP Community for api.applicationinsights.io

    Currently, there's no way to route Application Insights traffic over ExpressRoute without enabling routing for the entire region.

    Other services, like Exchange Online and SharePoint Online, have BGP communities set up. There are even BGP communities for SQL, Cosmos DB, and storage. However, one does not exist for Application Insights:

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/expressroute/expressroute-routing

    There should be a community specifically for Application Insights, especially if we want to make it the ubiquitous tool for monitoring in the Enterprise.

    3 votes

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  6. change funnel steps names

    Add the capability to change and save to a more friendly name in the funnel step to substitute the event name.

    3 votes

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  7. Application insights urls should have short option

    Application insights resources should have an option for a short url link so that it can be added to documentation, integrations, etc.

    Long urls with ids and big paths are not user friendly.

    3 votes

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  8. Create an option to embed Application Map in PowerBi dashboard

    It would be nice if it's possible to embed the Application Map in PoweeBi dashboard, and even better if the application map can be consumed through an API call.

    3 votes

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  9. Using AI in microservice environments (like AKS or SF)

    Today each AI instance allows definition of a daily cap for the whole resource. This is not sufficient for scenarios where lots of services wants to share an AI instance (could be interesting for tracing analysis and so on). A solution could be different instrumentation keys for each service with a specific daily cap to prevent from blocking the whole AI instance by a misconfigured service that flood the instance with lots of messages.
    At the moment we have to use an AI instance for each service or each application running in the environment. For overall service analysis we can…

    3 votes

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  10. 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.

    3 votes

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  11. 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.

    3 votes

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  12. 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

    3 votes

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  13. 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.

    3 votes

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  14. 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.

    3 votes

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  15. Ability to list all the users in App Insights

    The Meet your user's section shows information about five sample users matched by the current query. But it should have the ability to list all the users and have the ability to search for a user on the UI itself.

    2 votes

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  16. Expand User timeline pane

    The User Timeline pane would be so useful, if only there was the ability to expand it! The requests names in it are shortened, and because many different requests start with the same URL, I can't tell them apart unless I hover my mouse over them. That takes much more time than necessary and because of that forces me to search for requests in Logs instead, where I can expand the name column.

    2 votes

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  17. Can't see full sql

    We're unable to see SQL passed into database. If it's a proc, we can see the name of the proc, but what we're tying to do is look at failures and continuously improve. That would require full command text, including full sql with paramters.

    2 votes

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  18. change background color for DevOps widget

    The purple color looks really bad for charts. Please change it for transparent (to support white and dark theme) or allow to change it by self.

    2 votes

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  19. Raise the 5000 row limit on the Azure Application Insights REST API

    https://dev.applicationinsights.io/apiexplorer/events?appId=DEMO_APP&apiKey=DEMO_KEY&eventType=requests&$filter=startswith(request%2Fname%2C%20%27GET%27)%20and%20(request%2FresultCode%20ne%20%27200%27%20or%20request%2Fduration%20gt%20500.0) currently lists 500 as the limit in the number of rows a query can return. It would be helpful if we could raise this limit to make it easier to integrate with SQL, POPWER BI,etc . We usually need to do the operation like parse it inside SQL and do some dynamic nesting-heavy.

    2 votes

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  20. Set custom role names for APIM

    You should be able to pull the role name from API Management service.

    Simply set an Azure tag on the resource ai.cloudrole and if it exists, use that instead of the auto generated name.

    2 votes

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