Azure Monitor-Application Insights

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  1. Provide link from App Insights Analytics results back to explore the items in App Insights

    The Application Insights blades are great for exploring failures/exceptions, seeing what happened in the user session to diagnose issues etc. Often though we have to write specific queries using Analytics. It would be great to be able to open any items (Exception, Custom Event, Dependency, Page View etc) back in App Insights so that the complete session can be navigated and troubleshooting conducted. The current process is that you write specific reports that return the items that you need to look into further, and then manually take the session id (or other identifying value) and go back to Application Insights…

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  2. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Ability to list all the users in App Insights

    The Meet your user's section shows information about five sample users matched by the current query. But it should have the ability to list all the users and have the ability to search for a user on the UI itself.

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  10. Units of measure for custom metrics

    Custom metrics should support configuration of units of measure.

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  11. SQL Profiler as a service

    Thank you for providing the oxygen mask for devs, this is fantastic! Life will change in the better. SQL Profiler as a service. Email alerts when any application experiences any known problem, keep working on that feature, if we can get it all the way down to an exact stack trace or query pinpointed to the dev, already a dream come true.

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  12. change background color for DevOps widget

    The purple color looks really bad for charts. Please change it for transparent (to support white and dark theme) or allow to change it by self.

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  13. Clear cached addresses

    Twice now we've seen ongoing failures long after a 3rd party sas has failed over to a functioning CDN due to cached addresses in the ping tests. A big red button to clear the cache would allow us to accurately determine if the issue is still potentially effecting customers.

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  14. Deleting OMS workspace does not remove Application Insight connection

    If an OMS workspace that is bound to an Application Insights is deleted, the Application Insight cannot be bound to new workspace so it cannot be rebound to new OMS workspace. The ask is to have to have the Application Insight rebound to a new OMS workspace.

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  15. 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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  16. Enabling Application Insights from command line does not update the portal

    Linking an AI to function using APPINSIGHTS_INSTRUMENTATIONKEY, enabling App Insights via command line runs App Insights however, the 'Turn on App Insights' button show as enabled. This would cause some confusion to users as it implies that the App Insights should be turned on. Enabling App Insights via command line should also reflect in Azure Portal and disable 'Turn on App Insights' button.

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  17. Add ability to filter timeline to a particular root

    Often, I'm only interested in the telemetry for a single request. Howerver, when loading the timeline it also loads all telemetry for every other request associated with the session. This causes a lot of jumping in the UI while waiting for telemetry that I simply do not care about to load.

    I would be great to have the option to set a single request from a session as the root of the timeline in order to hide the telemetry for all other requests associated with the session. Preferably, this would be the default behaviour when selecting a request from search…

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  18. Support cross-component tracing across queues

    It would massively simplify our end to end monitoring if we could use the application map and end to end transaction views to correlate Azure Service Bus messaging.

    While this is currently possible when using a single resource, we cannot use this approach at the scale we work under in our distributed system. This would exceed the quota limits of a single resource of ingested telemetry per second.

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  19. Filter operation names and create custom view in performance

    We can have friendly name the operations with Functionality specification. We can group with set of operations to form a custom view and can be able to save it.

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  20. Implement possibility to query an ADX database from App Insights

    Would be good to be able to make an integration from an ADX database to App Insights so that it's possible to run queries from AI and also take advantage of the dashboard in AI.

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