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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Add support for changing vertical scale on graphs

    Add support for changing vertical scale on graphs

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  7. pin user flow to dashboard

    User flows cannot be pinned to a dashboard. Pin button is disabled. I would very much like to add that to a dashboard.

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  8. performance filter should be like search filter with picker for custom dimensions

    The Performance and Failures blades filtering should be like the fancy one from the Search blade. I don't like having to manually enter the custom dimensions and values rather than just picking. More so, I'd like to be able to save the filters (globally) and use on any blade (voted for other feature request). The filters still don't carry into the "View in Analytics" (other bug).

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  9. Add performance of the measurements as a result just like availability in the new view.

    In the new view I miss the average time/duration of the measurements. In the Old view it was there. Please put this option back so i don't have to switch to the old view to recieve that data.

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  10. Have the ability to display metrics associated with requests/dependencies onto the Application map

    I am adding some of our own metrics to the requests and dependencies for our application. i.e. Things like num deals booked, KiB processed etc...

    It would be very cool to see these on the application map, perhaps floating nearby the associated components/links.

    This would probably need to be configurable to avoid information overflow.

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  11. 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.

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  12. When pinned to Dashboard, allow custom timespan further than 30 days in the past

    In Dashboard, normally the timespan of the tiles is defined at dashboard-level, but this can be overridden on a per-tile basis.

    However, the "from date" does not behave correctly when it's earlier than 1 month from today, even though the UI is correct.

    For example, if today is 26th Feb, and if I set the from date to any date before 27th Jan (e.g. 1st Jan), it will use 27th Jan to perform the query instead.

    This makes the custom timespan useless for many use cases, such as "from the 1st of last month to the end of last month".

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  13. Full node name under ApplicationMap

    Display the full node name under ApplicationMap graph

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  14. Pin a grid "chart" to dashboard

    In the new dashboard Metrics explorer the only chart type that cannot be pinned is a Grid. I had to use the one in Classic Explorer to pin it to my dashboard but it doesn't integrate with the time range settings for the whole dashboard.

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  15. Support for time granularity selected in Azure Portal Dashboard (via bin_auto?)

    When adding / pinning an Application Insights or Log Analytics chart to the dashboard, you can use the global time selector on the Dashboard to adjust both the the time range (e.g. past 1 hour, past 7 days) and the granularity (e.g. auto, 5 minutes, 1 hour, etc)

    However, that works only for the time range, but not for the granularity.

    The reason is that whenever you write a query to render a timechart, you have to hardcode the bin size in the query, e.g.:

    requests | summarize count() by bin(timestamp, 1m)

    Given the query above, I could now choose the…

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  16. Application map sometimes shows all nodes and other times groups them together

    It's infuriating when it groups them all together for no reason.

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  17. FrontDoors causing a big drain on Application Insights

    I've enabled Front Doors on my Web App with AppInsights enabled and noticed a huge increase in data ingested - possibly due to heartbeat queries from FD service. There should exist an option to discard / sample the same traffic, or deduplicate it somehow? I can't use app insights with azure front doors due to pricing consequences it creates, and I'll probably need to drop this in favor of front doors if this cant be helped

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  18. Add filters for Count & Failure Rate for the Application Map

    In application Insight there is an application map feature that highlights the status of interaction between components. It would be great to have a way to filter the data to show only failures where the count is greater than a configurable threshold and a filter where the failure rate is over a certain failure rate. The combination of these two would help in getting to the data that would be address with a highest priority.

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  19. Integrate AppInsight/Analytics visualiser/editor inside external WebSite/Sharepoint

    Azure App Insight Rest API is great and you already have done some great work on Charts.
    It would be great if you shared it to integrate into external websites so we don't have to turn raw datas into pretty graphics all over again (and ugly).

    Basically, I want a webpart where I type my query and get that on my sharepoint site (cf file). Or iframe integration.

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  20. Separate 4xx requests from 5xx requests in Live Metrics Stream

    Allow for a filter or another graph to track 401's, 403's, and all other 4xx calls separate from 5xx calls so that we know if we are encountering auth issues or exceptions in Live Metrics Stream.

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