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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. 11 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Smart Detection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 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.

    11 votes

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  3. 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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    1 comment  ·  Metrics & charting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Dependency tracking for Azure Cosmos DB with TCP mode

    According to the documentation https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/app/asp-net-dependencies#automatically-tracked-dependencies only HTTP calls are tracked as dependency for Azure Cosmos DB and TCP mode is not supported. Please, add support to track dependency calls to Cosmos DB when Direct TCP mode is used.

    10 votes

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  5. 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.

    10 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    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.

  6. Add Release Annotations to the Performance/Failures views

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

    10 votes

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  7. Ability to exclude specific requests from Performance Preview Blade in Azure Portal

    This Performance (Preview) blade in the Azure Portal is super helpful.

    One suggestion though: we have lots of very frequent (and fast) requests to a health check resource which is pinged by the load balancer and also used for the availability tests which run every 1 minute from 4 different locations.

    These requests totally pollute the statistics.

    Is it possible to filter out specific requests?

    10 votes

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  8. 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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    0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Parameterized Kusto Queries via REST API

    Parameterized queries in the Kusto Query Language are a great way to mitigate injection attacks. This is already available in other offerings that support KQL. It would be nice if the Application Insights REST API offered this ability as well.

    9 votes

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    0 comments  ·  API  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback and its 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.

  10. Export user flow graph as png/jpg/pdf

    There should be an option to export the user flow graph to an image or a PDF, so it can be shared with colleagues who don't have and need not have Azure access.

    9 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Usage Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Support better deep linking to blades

    Right now one can copy the URL in paste it somewhere for others to click on to go immediately to a blade item in Application Insights, such as an exception. However, the link is very long and sometimes when users go straight to the URL it doesn't load correctly the first time. It would be nice if there was a "share" link or something similar where we could get a shorter url and if going straight to the urls loaded correctly the first time.

    9 votes

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  12. Export past events in same format as continuous export

    After I turn on continuous export I would like to do a one time pull of event data that occurred before continuous export was enabled. This feature would export the data in the same format provided by continuous export to make it easy to ingest into a downstream reporting system.

    9 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Continuous Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Application Map Live option

    Application Map Live option

    9 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Add a server filter to the Live Metrics Stream

    On the Live Metrics Stream it would be useful to be able to view the metrics for a subset of servers. Currently it is only possible to view all servers together or a single server.

    For example, if I had a Virtual Machine Scale Set (VMSS) representing servers hosting an application gateway and another VMSS representing servers hosting back end microservices, I would like to be able to select all gateway servers to view metrics for the combined set of gateway servers.

    9 votes

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  15. VueJs Support

    Add support for VueJs that supports the entire Analytics feature set. There is an open source one currently, but its pretty basic.

    9 votes

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  16. Expose a "Application Insights Component Reader" Role Definition

    In the same way you expose the "Application Insights Component Contributor" role, expose a new role that give access to Overview and all other parts of AI (including Analytics) in a read-only fashion

    9 votes

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  17. Looking for Custom schedule for availability test rather just 5/10/15 min

    Looking for Custom schedule for availability test rather just 5/10/15 min

    9 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Web tests  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. unminify - add support for multiple apps

    While hosting multiple frontend apps and deploying them one per app service, in case they share the same folder and filename structure the feature does not work currently if we use a single app insights instance.

    The same folder and filename structure is typical for every frontend framework nowadays.
    Example:
    https://app1.com/js/main.js
    https://app2.com/js/main.js

    In this case the last deployed jsmap files will be the only ones accessible and debugging will become more confusing than helpful.

    Please add support for this as it seems a core functionality that might have been overlooked.

    8 votes

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  19. Add a collapse all command in the End-to-end transaction details

    Add a collapse all command in the End-to-end transaction details

    8 votes

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

    Thanks for your feedback and its 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.

  20. Log blocking function at Application insights side

    Application Insights uses the Application Insights Instrumentation Key to freely collect logs for different subscriptions and environments.
    At the same time, unnecessary logs may be uploaded if the Application Insights Instrumentation Key is known.

    Therefore, it is necessary for Application Insights to have a function to identify the resources to which logs are to be transferred and to block those resources that are not required for monitoring.

    8 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Integrations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for the feedback, can you please help expand your scenario , expectation is that we only share Application Insights Instrumentation Key from those who there telemetry events be sent to Application insights instance , however when you say unnecessary logs may be uploaded it would be helpful if you can explain your scenario so that our team can further evaluate the feedback

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