Azure Monitor-Application Insights

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  1. Application Insights multiple environment feature

    Add possibility to create under one Application Insights more environments (every environment could have own instrumentation key). The main reason is the clarity and the ability to compare the environment.


    • MyWebsiteAppInsights


      • production

      • stage

      • dev



    • Another Insights


      • production

      • local



    6 votes
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  2. Url for time spans and other filtering

    It would be great if it were possible to drill into a particular time range for any of the analytis pages, and then generate a URL to be able to send to someone else ( or yourself ) which will take you back to that appropriate timespan (and/or any other filters you have in place ).

    Or alternatively be able to save these filters as sharable and just have the timespan as a url parameter.

    5 votes
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    Thanks for the feedback. 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

  3. Disable & Enable Application Insights as Needed

    Need an option to Disable a specific instance of Application Insights and Azure Monitor during a planned Maintenance Window and then the ability to re-enable it when needed. Could not find such an option on the Azure Portal. Currently it is only possible to stop telemetry by changing the web.config file of the app but nothing on the server side on the Application Insights instance.

    5 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.

  4. Filter application map based on cloud role name

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

    5 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.

  5. hide a node in ApplicationMap

    Please can we have the ability to hide a node from the map?

    5 votes
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  6. gelf Graylog format support for streaming logs to Application Insights

    gelf is Graylog Extended Format

    There is an official and widely used logging driver for Docker based on gelf see https://docs.docker.com/config/containers/logging/gelf/

    This idea would enable sending the log output (console output) of a docker container via gelf to Application Insights (log-aggregation) n a direct fashion.

    There exists a custom way to achieve this which is however quite hacky, as blogged at https://lbadri.wordpress.com/2018/03/10/sending-docker-container-logs-to-azure-application-insights-using-gelf-driver/

    5 votes
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  7. 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.

    5 votes
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  8. export application map using REST API

    Export as PNG/SVG the application MAP using REST API

    5 votes
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  9. Live Stream full screen option for OPS view

    have an option to open the live stream monitor full screen for a DEV/OPS monitor screen to see traffic and failures in real time.

    5 votes
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  10. Pinning the Application Map on Azure Dashboard

    Pinning the Application Map on Azure Dashboard

    5 votes
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  11. Add optional resource group filter to Live Metrics Stream

    I would like to narrow my view down to only a single resource group when viewing the Live Metrics Stream. In my case I have similar assets deployed to different resource groups. Seeing them all together is good, but I would also like to see one (resource group's worth) at a time.

    5 votes
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  12. Integrate SQL Server Query Metrics Such as Server CPU Time

    SQL Server offers various query metrics such as CPU time, reads, and writes. However, this information is not exposed to client applications and services. Only duration from the client's perspective is available. I would like to see better integration of SQL Server metrics with client metrics.

    5 votes
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  13. Capture Region of Executing Process as part of analytics data

    In the analytics schema, we have fields cloudRoleName and cloudRoleInstance. When an application is deployed to multiple regions and each deployment is using a single instrumentation key, it would be useful to split data by the cloud geographic region that processed the telemetry,

    e.g. cloud_GeoRegion, to contain data such as 'West Europe', 'West US', 'UK West' etc.

    This would apply to any of the schemas, where cloudRoleName and cloudRoleInstance are recorded.

    5 votes
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  14. 5 votes
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  15. Enable ARM configuration of custom schema (open schema)

    We create an AI resource on customers behalf, but haven’t found a way to create a data source in the resource

    5 votes
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  16. Render GANTT charts

    Adding ability to render GANTT charts to visualize data. This will be extremely helpful to see if there are any race conditions in my code. Can easily identify concurrent requests to a shared resource.

    5 votes
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  17. Send Smart Detection on performance degradation in time

    Smart Detection about operation performance degradation sent on daily basis, the ask is to send the notification when the degradation happens.

    5 votes
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  18. Capture Screen Resolution is missing

    You used to be able to get Screen Resolution by creating a new Session chart and Grouping By "Screen Resolution". This option is no longer there! How can find this info now so it can help me make decisions (please don't let it be send custom events... i need to look at my current historic data)?

    5 votes
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  19. Enable more cohort analysis tools in Application Insights

    We are using AI for assessing the usage of features using custom events, but better ways of seeing changes in usage over time within Application Insights queries would be beneficial (new chart types and cohort groupings)

    5 votes
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  20. Add the ability to define tags when creating VSTS Work Items in Application Insights

    By adding the ability of including tags with a Work Item for VSTS in the Application Insights workflow, this will allow teams to have better query granularity with work that is defined by events in Application Insights.

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