Application Insights

Create Azure Monitor Alert Rules with Azure Bicep Members Public

Previously, I wrote a well-received popular blog post about Getting started with Azure Bicep. In that post, I also explained how you could automatically convert your JSON ARM templates into Bicep using the Bicep CLI. Regularly, I see new Bicep templates and other code being shared - but seldom the

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
AzureBicepAzure Monitor

Deep-linking Azure Log Analytics and Application Insights queries Members Public

For a while, I've wanted to craft deep links (direct links) to queries in Azure Monitor. Either directly to Log Analytics workspaces or to Application Insights resources I have. I have plenty of use cases for this, but most notably is the fact that we want to easily share queries

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
AzureLog AnalyticsApplication Insights

Enforce authentication when sending Application Insights telemetry Members Public

Microsoft recently announced the capability, and public preview, of authenticated requests to Application Insights. This is an important update for a wide range of reasons. In this post, we'll explore how to configure your Application Insights instance to reject requests that aren't authenticated and with the correct authorization, and also

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
AzureApplication InsightsSecurity

Create Azure DevOps or GitHub bugs from Azure Monitor logs Members Public

When operating distributed applications it can be a lot of work if you want to copy error details into tickets and work items for your teams to look at. In this post we're taking a quick look at how we can quickly send specific log entries from Application Insights over to Azure DevOps or GitHub.

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
AzureApplication InsightsAzure DevOps

Excluding failing dependencies from Application Insights logging Members Public

Implement an ITelemetryProcessor to ignore specific dependency failures in your Application Insights service - this help keep the data clean(er), reduces cost, and ultimately reduces false positives.

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
AzureApplication Insights

Querying data from multiple Application Insights instances Members Public

Getting insights into the resources we operate is a crucial part of understanding where we need to improve and what works well. In reality, the insights and telemetry we gather exist in various regions and datacenters. Data sits in multiple subscriptions and different resource groups - even the same application

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
AzureApplication InsightsLog Analytics

Upgrade Application Insights to Workspace-based Resource Mode from Classic Members Public

Recently, Microsoft introduced a new option when creating Application Insight instances. A selection to help us choose between the Classic approach, or the modern Workspace-based mode. In the Azure Portal, it can look like this when we create a new Application Insights today: Select the Resource Mode of Application insights

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
AzureApplication Insights

Use Application Insights for Worker Service applications in .NET Core console apps, containers, and any non-HTTP apps Members Public

Relying on Application Insights [https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/app/app-insights-overview] to provide great data has always been a core component of anything I create. Recently, I upgraded my projects to .NET Core 3.1 [https://dotnet.microsoft.com/download/dotnet-core/3.1], and in few cases I

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
AzureApplication Insights.NET
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