Azure Monitor-Application Insights

Welcome to the Azure Application Insights UserVoice site. This site is for suggestions and ideas for all aspects of Application Insights such as our SDKs, Web tests, Analytics, etc. We look forward to hearing from you!

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  1. 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

    12 votes
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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.

  2. "service tag" for Application Insights whitelisting in NSGs

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-network/security-overview

    Create a service tag for application insights so it is easier for a user to whitelist the app insights IPs on the NSGs

    12 votes
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  3. Support for on-prem

    It would be great to use Application Insights for on-premises scenarios as well.

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  4. Support a single unified solution for n-Tier Windows Desktop & Server Applications

    Application Insights has become significantly less useful since the decision to fragment the telemetry experience by pointing rich client applications at HockeyApp and restricting AI to ASP.NET scenarios.

    For Enterprise Development Scenarios we would like to be able to use a single supported solution that works consistently across n-Tier applications built using the full range of currently supported Microsoft Platforms (.NET & Win32 Desktop Applications, Windows Services, WCF Services).

    In practise this is still just about possible by using the low level AI SDK, but increasingly Windows Desktop apps are being locked out of new features e.g. the Visual Studio…

    12 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Service monitoring and diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for raising this issue. Addressing this is a long-term problem that should be addressed. While this will not be solved in the near future, improving this situation is something under discussion. I will keep this suggestion updated with any progress.

    Regards,
    Dale

  5. Application Insights: Added Aggregation Type "Median" to Metric Charts

    For Metric Charts there are options Sum, Min, Max, Avg.

    An additional option Median would be often helpful because it is resistant against outliers.

    (The median is the number separating the higher half of values from the lower half.)

    12 votes
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  6. Add logarithmic scale to charts

    It would be good to have an option to use logarithmic scale on bar and time charts.
    This option may be both available in the UI and in the query language (with a "| render barchart logaritmic" ?)

    11 votes
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  7. 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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    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.

  8. Add session replay

    Add ability to do session replay. Dynatrace has the ability to tie performance metrics with session replay allowing you to a) see how slow your site feels to others and b) look at the performance metrics for why it is slow.

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  9. Funnels - where is Export to Power BI button?

    According to docs[1] I should be able to export a funnel to power BI.
    So I wonder why this option is missing from my funnel toolbar.
    There is a Share url option but that looks way less useful than the missing one.

    [1] https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/application-insights/app-insights-export-power-bi?toc=/azure/azure-monitor/toc.json#export-a-funnel

    11 votes
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  10. Update more frequently pinned to a Dashboard charts created in Analytics

    As a DevOps I need to observe aggregation of custom metrics showing the pulse of the system, which can be very nicely implemented via a query in App Insights\Analytics but if you pin them on a Dashboard they will update only hourly.

    We need an option for auto-refresh on such tiles/charts pinned on dashboard to be refreshed each 1-5 minutes.

    11 votes
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  11. Automatic refresh and configurable refresh interval

    Introduce a dashboard setting to allow configuring a refresh interval, similar to the concept in Kibana, e.g.

    https://s33.postimg.cc/4dy7qrbhb/refresh-interval.png

    At the configured interval, all tiles on a dashboard should refresh their sources and update accordingly

    11 votes
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  13. Add support for HTTP method and HTTP header in "URL ping" web tests

    Lots of our API requires authorization, in these cases we need to add HTTP header to the request.

    We've had a problem with app service not accepting PUT and DELETE requests multiple times (the requests were canceled before they reached our code = they were not logged in Application Insights for example) and we want to have a test that lets us know when this happens again.

    In both cases, URL ping test would be enough we could specify HTTP method & HTTP header. It does not make sense to use multi step web tests for this & pay for…

    11 votes
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  14. Error message of delete failure should be more specific.

    Even just the App Insights resource is locked to prevent to be deleted, we can't determine it since the error message is as below.

    "Could not deleted
    Could not delete application"

    The message should be more specific like as other resources such as Web Apps.

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  15. Azure Dashboard Tiles for Scalar Analytics Queries

    For simple KPIs it would be great to be able to pin a simple scalar result to a small (1x1 to 2x2) dashboard tile.

    Ideally these could be made visually identical to the built-in KPI tiles from Application Insights for Users, Page Views, etc, including the option to set an Icon & Up/Down trend.

    11 votes
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  16. 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.

    10 votes
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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.

  17. Allow Instrumentation Key Regeneration

    In order to be able to recover from an exposure through the JS SDK, it would be necessary to be able to regenerate the instrumentation key

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  18. Add Release Annotations to the Performance/Failures views

    Would be great if you could see Release Annotations from Dependencies as well.

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  19. Allow pinned Analytics Dashboard Charts to click through to event search view.

    One of the great features of Application Insights is the ability to drill down into the data by clicking through the metrics charts to create new filtered search blades.

    Many useful built in portal tiles have been removed recently (e.g. 'Top Crashes' showing Impacted User Count); Analytics allows us to recreate the same view on a dashboard in a more general way but the pinned chart does not have the same "drill down" abilities to the data that the old built in tiles had.

    It would be great if there was an option to allow clicking through the pinned charts…

    10 votes
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  20. Add exception details like call stack to Alert emails natofication

    How to add exception details in alert mail notification. I only get links to redirect to azure portal.

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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.

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