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  1. HTTP/2 support for Azure Application Insights

    Do you have any plans to add HTTP/2 support for Application Insight JS and React SDKs.

    Currently by default, the network request is transmitted over http/1.1 (logs and screenshot attached). Don't seen an option to enable this option in SDK or App Insight Dashboard.

    >curl -I https://dc.services.visualstudio.com/v2/track
    HTTP/1.1

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  2. Using Thread.sleep after flush makes me cry

    Thread.sleep in order to be sure that the log has been sent :(
    Any better implementation? Really?

    https://docs.microsoft.com/es-es/azure/azure-monitor/app/api-custom-events-metrics

    3 votes
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  3. How to collect Performance Counters for Database Server

    I have ASP.NET MVC application on Azure VM which connects to SQL Database server on a different Azure VM.
    Application Insights is configured for the web application at build time and it collects the performance counters of the web server but how to collect performance counters of Database server?

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  4. Allow us to disable clients IP, city and Country data collection

    some way of disabling geolocation data collection to met different privacy policies would be nice

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    Thanks for your feedback and its now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  5. Link for upgrading SDK does not match programming language

    The text says 'Your application is instrumented with Application Insights SDK version java:2.4.0. Upgrade to the latest stable SDK to get a live feed of events with details like request url, response code, SQL query, and exception stack.' so it does know that we use java, however the link is to https://www.nuget.org/packages/Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.Web/2.2.0 whereas it should point to Maven central.

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    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  6. Add support to track SQL Command Text in Application Insigts SDK (2.10)

    As you know before we could track sql command text's with "deprecated" Application Insights Extension v2.65 on App Services which could works same time with Application Insights SDK. But, currently we could not track sql queries in the sql dependency telemetry. Now, application Insights services able to give that feature only with the agent which is installed on the app services. We are requesting that feature into Applciation Insights SDK.

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    Thanks for the feedback. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  7. Introduction of App Insight SDK externally to deployed production applications

    Currently for production applications or applications which include product binaries, we are not able to enable introduction of SDK easily. We require to update application binaries (war, ear etc.) to update web.xml, but this is not always possible in production application.

    There is a need to introduce App Insight SDK externally to deployed production applications whereas there is not change/impact to application which is running.

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  8. Let us capture UserAgent and other request headers/params

    I understand you not capturing full UserAgent by default because of concerns of PII.

    But please give some control over this data scrubbing, so we can (at our own risk) let certain fields through.

    An awful lot of our App Insights monitor internal microservices that are only called by other microservices and there are no concerns knowing which microservice and which version. On the contrary, it is incredibly valuable information for debugging.

    We deal with this at the moment by logging custom traces for every request, but this complicates our queries and raises our app insights bill.

    5 votes
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  9. Any estimate on when the App Insights snapshot debugger feature will leave 'preview'?

    I've tried to find a roadmap or plan somewhere, to no avail.
    The feature is amazing, but I'm having trouble within our organizational policy bringing in tools in that are not yet GA.

    It also was difficult to establish if the feature was still in preview, various places seem ambivalent on the status (e.g. nuget, azure portal, ms docs tend to either omit or keep the preview label)

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  10. Bug in sending events based on XMLHttpRequest.prototype.send

    In Sender.ts, private _xhrSender(payload: string[], isAsync: boolean) method:

    The line var xhr = new XMLHttpRequest(); relies on an existing xhr object may be overriden in some properties.

    For instance, if I override XMLHttpRequest.prototype.send(), I could break the sending flow of events.

    I saw this happen in JIRA (Atalassian) with appInsights.
    This is a functionality issue as well as a security issue.

    The appInsights JS code should obtain the original send() code or save the prototype.send at the start of the code (to at list avoid changes during runtime)

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  11. Add convenience support for aggregating metrics

    Can the sample code here be supported and merged into the SDK? https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/application-insights/app-insights-api-custom-events-metrics#aggregating-metrics

    I like how natural and convenient the Requests and Exceptions and etc. integration is (for ASP.NET) but metrics is less convenient at the moment.

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  12. Provide more details when exception is thrown by App Insights SDK

    When I tried to track exceptions thrown by WCF services using telemetry.TrackException of the Microsoft.ApplicationInsights library then the exception was tracked but a exception was also thrown for System.ArgumentException: 'Value does not fall within the expected range.' The stack trace showed the following:

    at System.Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal.ThrowExceptionForHRInternal(Int32 errorCode, IntPtr errorInfo)
    at System.Web.Hosting.IIS7WorkerRequest.GetServerVariableInternal(String name)

    The exception did not mention which argument and what value was affected. So its very hard to find the root cause of the issue and arrive at a solution. Screenshot of the code and exception has been attached

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  13. AdaptiveSamplingTelemetryProcessor node being added twice to default ApplicationInsights.config

    Whenever I add ApplicationInsights via the nuget packages, the ApplicationInsights.config file contains the AdaptiveSamplingTelemetryProcessor node two times:

    <TelemetryProcessors>

    &lt;Add Type=&quot;Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.Extensibility.PerfCounterCollector.QuickPulse.QuickPulseTelemetryProcessor, Microsoft.AI.PerfCounterCollector&quot;/&gt;
    
    &lt;Add Type=&quot;Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.Extensibility.AutocollectedMetricsExtractor, Microsoft.ApplicationInsights&quot;/&gt;
    &lt;Add Type=&quot;Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.WindowsServer.TelemetryChannel.AdaptiveSamplingTelemetryProcessor, Microsoft.AI.ServerTelemetryChannel&quot;&gt;
    &lt;MaxTelemetryItemsPerSecond&gt;5&lt;/MaxTelemetryItemsPerSecond&gt;
    &lt;ExcludedTypes&gt;Event&lt;/ExcludedTypes&gt;
    &lt;/Add&gt;
    &lt;Add Type=&quot;Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.WindowsServer.TelemetryChannel.AdaptiveSamplingTelemetryProcessor, Microsoft.AI.ServerTelemetryChannel&quot;&gt;
    &lt;MaxTelemetryItemsPerSecond&gt;5&lt;/MaxTelemetryItemsPerSecond&gt;
    &lt;IncludedTypes&gt;Event&lt;/IncludedTypes&gt;
    &lt;/Add&gt;

    </TelemetryProcessors>

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  14. Character encodings supported by Application Insights

    It would be nice if it is clarified which character encoding is supported by Application Insights and SDKs.
    We may want to send telemetry with application logs via LogBack and AI Appender but the log may have multi-bytes local language characters.

    6 votes
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  15. Ability to set users Browser Location to App Insights from the javascript.

    We have a business scenario, where our internet server is located in different country region (HongKong) and my application users are accessing the app from India. However, in page view report the users location is still show as HongKong. I think this is something we should have ability to overcome. It is very much likable scenario for other Companies as well and could add more value to the Application Insights as well.

    I had communication with one of the exec from Microsoft and found that there is a method by which we set authenticated user (setAuthenticatedUserContext). Can we have a…

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  16. Tracking requests made by Apache Camel

    I would be nice to include tracking requests and dependencies made by Apache Camel. Right now, we cave custom configuration to track dependencies but it would be nice to have it in the SDK itself.

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  17. Implement support for querying telemetry in SDK's

    It would be great if there would be a SDK client which allows of querying data (metrics, events etc) instead of having to make REST API calls.

    Even if it might be trivial to make REST calls, from a developer perspective it would be a big improvement to just be able to call a method without having to deal with auth or looking up the call you need to make.

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  18. Adaptive sampling suppport for Node.js

    Add adaptive sampling for Node.js SDKs

    "Adaptive sampling automatically adjusts the volume of telemetry sent from the SDK in your ASP.NET app." - https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/application-insights/app-insights-sampling

    2 votes
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  19. Support Enterprise Library Console for Application Insights Diagnostics Logging

    Logging through Enterprise Logging Library is now possible through the NuGet package here: https://www.nuget.org/packages/Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.EntlibTraceListener/0.1.0-build00190.

    The main problem is that the Enterprise Library Console doesn't support this reference
    So as soon as we add a reference to Application Insights Diagnostics Logging, we can't use the Enterprise Library Configuration Console anymore

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  20. VueJs Support

    Add support for VueJs that supports the entire Analytics feature set. There is an open source one currently, but its pretty basic.

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