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  1. Add ability to clear telemetry in Live Metrics Stream

    Currently you cannot clear the telemetry of a Live Metrics Stream.

    A common use case is to open Live Metrics Stream and add filters to only display failed requests, dependencies, and exceptions.

    Without being able to clear the existing list of telemetry, it is very difficult to use the live stream as a dashboard on a TV or even on your PC to quickly identify problems in production.

    If the list was cleared, you would immediately know when an error occurred since the list is on longer empty. Once you've analyzed the issue, you could clear the telemetry again and…

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  2. Set Custom Properties order by Properties Name

    Set Custom Properties order by Properties Name
    Now,it is not orderby

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  3. Azure Dashboard charts are limited to 30 Days

    We want to prepare dashboard which query application insight data for more than 30 days and currently that is not possible. Dashboard custom date selection should fetch application insight data which is beyond 30 days.
    Also, it gets override if you keep the timestamp in query itself.

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  4. Return Export ID on Application Insights Continuous Export creation

    Currently, creating a Continuous Export via the API or Go SDK returns a list of all continuous export configurations on success.

    It would be better if it returned only the export configuration just created, or only the Export ID for the configuration just created, so the user knows the Export ID of the new export configuration.

    Please see https://github.com/Azure/azure-sdk-for-go/issues/4745 for more details.

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  5. Bring back favorites for search (including pinning to dashboard)

    We used "Search" to create multiple filtered queries and pinned them to the dashboard. Since several week it is not possible to edit favorites or to create new favorites. Pinning filtered queries is no more possible.
    Please, bring back this feature

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  6. Set cloud_roleName in Application Insights

    It's currently hard to distinguish logs in Application insights because requests from different services/deployments all show up with the name "/score". As far as I've seen the only way to identify the service is to use a "startswith" on the "Container Id" customDimension.

    You should therefore set the "cloud_RoleName" field for all logs (requests, exceptions, traces). It should either be set to the service/deployment name, or it should be possible to specify a custom name per deployment (e.g. for allowing us to follow company-wide naming conventions).

    Setting the "cloud_RoleName" also enables other important features in Application Insights, like the Application…

    3 votes
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  7. Using AI in microservice environments (like AKS or SF)

    Today each AI instance allows definition of a daily cap for the whole resource. This is not sufficient for scenarios where lots of services wants to share an AI instance (could be interesting for tracing analysis and so on). A solution could be different instrumentation keys for each service with a specific daily cap to prevent from blocking the whole AI instance by a misconfigured service that flood the instance with lots of messages.
    At the moment we have to use an AI instance for each service or each application running in the environment. For overall service analysis we can…

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  8. deep link from Live Metrics Stream detail item into Analytics query or Failures

    It would be great to have deep linking on the Live Metrics Stream page. When you click on one of the items in the "Sample Telemetry" list it shows a summary detail of the selected item. This is typically not enough to start a triage session of the issue.
    It would be very helpful if you could deep link directly into an analytics query or Failures with the selected item as the starting point for the triage session.

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  9. Omit NTLM handshake 401 responses from Application Insights Failures

    So when requesting any resource that requires windows authentication (username, password, domain) from say a webjob running within an app service, the first 2 responses are 401 setting up the ntlm handshake (nonce, etc). These should not be considered failures. They're cluttering up the reporting with false negatives, as the 3rd part, the actual authenticated request, returns non-401.

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  10. 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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  11. Raise the 500,000 row limit on the Azure Log Analytics REST API

    https://dev.loganalytics.io/documentation/Using-the-API/Limits currently lists 500,000 as the limit in the number of rows a query can return. It would be helpful if we could raise this limit to make it easier to create PowerBI dashboards which slice and dice historical data, where in aggregate the raw data exceeds 500k rows. In practice this allows the dashboards to look further back in time.

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  12. Multi-select on Availability Tests

    Availability tests on Application Insights do not have the multi-select option. This means that in a resource with dozens of web tests, to start/stop all of them or a group of them this has to be done one by one.

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  13. 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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  14. Link to Failures with current selection and filters

    It would be incredibly useful to be able to link to the Failures tab with the filters as they are.

    Currently it is just a link to /ApplicationInsightsResourceName/failures

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  15. 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.

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  16. Filter application map based on cloud role name

    Be able to filter the nodes which are visible on the application map

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  17. Pre-filtered application map

    Allow creation of pre-filtered views for application map. I have many nodes writing to the same application insights from different environments.
    It will be helpful if i could create a pre-filtered views of the application map using specific cloud role names

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  18. Add support for viewing RU consumption in Cosmos DB operations

    To balance performance with cost optimisation it would be great to see how throughput it affecting or constraining performance with in inadequate RU consumption.

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  19. Allow users to filter application map to exclude HTTP 404 errors

    The application map often shows red if there are lots of 404s in the app. However, most of the time, these are crawlers/bots hitting random pages on the site. It would be nice to have the option to exclude these on this page. We can filter them out in the Failures chart, but not the application map.

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  20. 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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