Application Insights

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  1. Application Insights encryption at rest

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

    32 votes
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    • Application Insights in United Kingdom

      Our customers require us to keep all our data including logs and telemetry inside UK data centers. Any updates on when Application Insights will be available in UK?

      24 votes
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      • Application Insights in Germany

        Are there any plans in making application insights available for Azure Germany regions?

        23 votes
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        • Application Insights in China

          Application Insights is unfortunately not availble in Azure China. Are there any plans to support Application Insights in China?
          It would be necessary to run our production services in that region.

          12 votes
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          • 10 votes
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            • Make data retention period configurable by data type / event content

              For now data retention period is fixed to 90 days and can't be changed.
              In reality telemetry events have different values and should be stored accordingly.
              For example I'm interested in storing exception data only for a day or two, just to raise alerts. Trace records are needed to diagnose particular behavior\ reproduce a bug, so they should be kept just for the time I need to get this job done.
              On the contrary user related events, like purchases, logins, specific actions are very valuable and should be stored for years.
              These retention rules are unique to each business, so…

              8 votes
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              • Draw dependencies in Application Map for independent services on same sub domain

                When two independent services with different cloud role names are hosted on the same subdomain are called from the same source than the Application Map feature in Application Insight does not draw a connection from the source to both application nodes. Instead, the source is only connected to one service node, see "wrongly drawn application map.PNG" in the attached zip file.

                The file "BadApplicationMap.cs" have code which produces some sample telemetry that illustrates the current limitation of the Application Map feature. See also "wrongly drawn application map.PNG" for the application map that is created by the telemetry from that code.…

                5 votes
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                • 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

                  4 votes
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                  • Application Insights in North Central US

                    We have restrictions that all our disaster recovery resources should be created in "North Central US" region. As a result, we are not able to use Application Insights. Are there any plans on having app insights for North Central US region?

                    4 votes
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                    • Ensure live metrics respects the current theme

                      The portal looks great. Very slick. Not applying the dark theme to this cool view is jarring.

                      4 votes
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                      • service endpoint

                        As a financial organisation we need to be able to send information securely to Application Insights to within our own virtual network and not via a public IP. Given Application Insights could potentially contain private and/or confidential data which definitely is not desired to be sent outside of our corporations network. So in order or our team to be able to use the functionality of Application Insights it would be great if we could have the functionality send the information via a service endpoint instead of one of the current public ip addresses.

                        3 votes
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                        • 2 votes
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                          • Add back the ability to View all Telemetry for this single operation from within End-to-End view

                            End-to-End view gives ALOT of data. If I select a single operation in the long list of things a user did in their session, I want the "Related Items" pane on the left to allow me to see all telemetry items FOR THIS SINGLE OPERATION. I can see whole session and root operation. I had to disable End-To-End to restore this functionality.

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                            • share workbooks with "guests"

                              It would be helpful to be able to share workbooks with "guests": email accounts outside of the organization with read-only access to view the workbooks (use case: share some performance charts with customers)

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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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                                • Allow the App Map Layout default to be specified

                                  Would like a preference for the layout format of the app map. Prefer the hierarchical layout ... it always defaults to the other layout

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                                  • Enable/Disable link from/to a resource in the application map to make the map more readable.

                                    It would be useful to be able to enable/disable links to/from a resource by clicking on it or on the blade that appears when you click on it.

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                                    • Application map: Breakdown the instance into the webjobs parts on an appservice with multiple webjobs in it.

                                      Breakdown the instance into the webjobs parts on an appservice with multiple webjobs in it. Show the lines from each dependency call to each webjob.

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                                        • Add search for app in application map

                                          With dozens of roles displaying in the multi-role application map, it is hard to find a specific one. Please add a small search / dropdown window to select an app and upon selection, center the map on this app.

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