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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. 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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  2. Add Application Insights to Azure Government US Texas region

    Please add Application Insights to Azure Government US Texas region not just Virginia

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. make feedback readable in dark mode

    white on pale yellow makes me sad

    3 votes

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  8. 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

    3 votes

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  9. Add support for other named dependency types

    At the moment only SQL or HTTP is supported.

    I am using dependency tracking to time dependencies for specific function calls, or third party components. It would be good to identify these with meaningful names and have icons to support them in views on the portal.

    3 votes

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  10. Is there no simple way to save Application Insights data? Like export to excel or CSV file?

    Is there no simple way to save Application Insights data? Like export to excel or CSV file?

    3 votes

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  11. 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)

    3 votes

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  12. Application map not working for dependent library code which don't use http dependency calls

    I am not able to display library components in application map. Hers is the scenario.

    We have a DataBricks notebook which uses few python libraries which are installed in cluster as a wheel package.
    Now when we call functions from those libraries, we would like to see dependent calls in application map.
    But from documentation I can see application map only works by following HTTP dependency calls.
    Is there way to add dependencies from components without involving HTTP calls?

    2 votes

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  13. Client side/End to end encryption with customer key

    Encrypt application insights on client side with customer encryption key. This is needed for compliance with new EU result of Schrems trial.

    2 votes

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  14. application map filter by operation

    Would love to see the filtering capability in AI Application Map to only view specific operation or set of operations.

    2 votes

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  15. 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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  16. Extend Application Insights in Canada East region

    We have restrictions that all our non-production resources should be created in "Canada" regions. We deploy them mostly in Canada East because Canada Central is more expensive than CAE and proximity.

    If deploying App Insights in Canada Central, we get charged for bandwith egress to Canada East. As a result, it is problematic to use Application Insights in Canada Central for us.

    2 votes

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  17. 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.

    2 votes

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  18. Add functionality to remember filters

    Add functionality to remember Sample Telemetry filters in the Live Metrics Stream. My telemetry is junked up with so many "Starting HttpMessageHandler cleanup cycle... Ending HttpMessageHandler cleanup cycle...". Every time I come back to the live stream, I have to re-enter all of the filters just to see useful traces.

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  19. Create Alert from Exception in App Insights

    Provide a link to create an Alert from exception details blade in App Insights.

    2 votes

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  20. Application Insightsにおける可用性テストについて

    現在、可用性テストに設定できるアラートは「異常時」「復旧時」を
    トリガーとしていますがそれぞれ別にアラートの編集が出来るべきと考えております。

    例えば、異常時をトリガーに自動再起動のRunbookを実行させるという仕組みを入れたとすると
    復旧時にも自動再起動が実行されることになり、無駄な再起動、無駄な通知が発生することになります。

    異常時には異常時のアラート編集を復旧時には復旧時のアラート編集を、それぞれ設定可能にして頂くと助かります。

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