Azure Monitor-Application Insights

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  1. Combine Operations, Dependency and Exceptions failures

    Combine all the failure categories into one. Right now, I need to click each group to see all my failures (operations, dependency, exceptions).

    I originally had "operation failures" on a dashboard not realizing they were separate. Come to find out, I had a large number of exceptions.

    There should be one single true: FAILURES and then break it down.

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  2. Add a view to show the route of API call, from Origin to Completion

    It would be very advantageous to be able to have a map of all API calls that were made from a certain source till completion, to help document and map out which services call each other and which round trips the make.

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  3. Add Pie Chart support and Funnel/Retention to Application Dashboard

    Hello, It would be great, if Application Dashboard can support more charts/metrics for Insight. Some examples;


    1. Pie chart to Dashboard

    2. Funnel and Retention to Dashboard

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  4. Allow drill down to the kusto query of each part of the live metrics screen (graphs, number of servers, server list, server metrics)

    Allow drill down to the kusto query of each part of the live metrics screen (graphs, number of servers, server list, server metrics)

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  5. Units of measure for custom metrics

    Custom metrics should support configuration of units of measure.

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  6. Widen the telemetry view

    Can't read the message in the live view. Add the ability to expand the width of the log messages.

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  7. Please add darkmode!!!

    When using Live Metrics the screen becomes white again. While my settings are darkmode.

    Maybe an idea to make Live Metrics darkmode as well. Same as this page. The white hurts my eyes.

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  8. Provide better integration with other azure dashboard

    The failure and availability dashboards of Application Insight can be pinned into an already existing azure dashboard (with app service plan cpu & memory data for example). But the problems are that when I travel the timeline in this kind of charts, all of them mark the same momet of time (they are synchronized), but application insight failure and availability charts are not part of that. Also, when I pin a application insight dashboard, it has it's own period and it doesn't follow the fillter applied to the standard monitoring charts (lets say I what to set last 24 hours…

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  9. Provide a scale-independent rate aggregation

    It's really frustrating that when charting metrics, the Y axis counts events per division so that changing the visible range (x axis) rescales the Y axis. Can we have a chart type/aggregation that understands rates please? For example if I am logging request events, I want to be able to plot requests/per second regardless of whether I'm looking at the last hours data or the last weeks.

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  10. App Insights Metrics can't show custom metrics

    Metrics chart fails with error 'Error retrieving data' when using special characters (parenthesis) in custom dimensions, removing the special character renders the graph. Need the ability to render the graphs using custom characters for dimension values/filters.

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  11. Ability to set cloud role name with codeless solutions

    SychevIgor has requested the ability to set cloud role name with codeless solutions:
    https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/azure-docs/issues/48326

    This is something that we've discussed in the past here:
    https://github.com/microsoft/ApplicationInsights-Home/issues/326

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  12. Azure Function Logs -> Live app metrics should display data for that AF only by default

    Currently, if you're looking at an Azure Function's logs and you click on the "live app metrics" link on top you're taken to a (complicated and seemingly impossible to filter) view of ALL currently running app's logs in real time.

    I'm proposing that view to be filtered to show only the currently selected AF's logs by default (and to make it easy to switch to see the metrics in all of the current app's AFs or any other AF within the same app).

    Making it easy to switch to another app would be a plus.

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  13. Carry time selection from overview to detail

    When I look at the application insights overview screen, I often change the timeframe from the default of 1 hour to 1, 7, or 30 days. If I then click on one of the areas, such as failures, it always arrives on that page showing 24 hours. It would be great if it would carry my prior selection forward so that the information it displays matches what I was viewing on the overview.

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  14. Add metric namespace property to customMetrics table

    Metric namespace is available to filer by when building a chart on Metrics blade. However, there is no way to query or filter by metric namespace when querying customMetrics table in Log Analytics.

    Is it possible to add metric namespace property to customMetrics table?

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  15. 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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  16. Url for time spans and other filtering

    It would be great if it were possible to drill into a particular time range for any of the analytis pages, and then generate a URL to be able to send to someone else ( or yourself ) which will take you back to that appropriate timespan (and/or any other filters you have in place ).

    Or alternatively be able to save these filters as sharable and just have the timespan as a url parameter.

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  17. Manually define tiers in appmap

    When tracking many nodes, the appmap autolayout quickly becomes quite messy. A feature to define a tier level or tier name to nodes to add some manual grouping to assist the layout would go a long way.

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  18. 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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  19. Pin hierarchical view of Application Map to Dashboard

    Currently we can only pin the organic view of the App Map to a dashboard. We should also have the ability to pin the hierarchical view.

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  20. Auto-refresh Application Maps on Dashboards

    Currently, all metric charts on a dashboard have the ability to auto-refresh on a Dashboard, but application maps do not.

    We find the app map to be a very useful monitoring across our whole solution, but it's completely useless on a large tv screen if it doesn't auto-refresh.

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