Easily recognize the Type of your Application Insights inside Azure Portal

By | September 24, 2015

Application Insights is an extensible analytics service that can be easily integrated with your apps and can help you to track your application health in real time. It’s provides a real time dashboard  for your app to monitor your application. You can track you application availability, performance issues, users session and diagnose crashes faster then ever.  It works well with both web and stand-alone apps and supports various platforms  .NET or J2EE,and also device apps on Windows, iOS, Android, OSX and other platforms.  This post talks about how quick and easily you can identify the type of your “Application Insights” with in the Azure Portal.

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During creation of Application Insights, we  select “Application Type” in Azure Portal.

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If you create Application Insights using Visual Studio Tooling Supports, it automatically takes care of Application Type  based on the type of project you have selected.

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Now, when you have a list of Application Insights created for your various applications and you want to have a look what are the different type of application are running, it could be difficult to recognize at first look.

Default View of List Of Application Insights in Azure Portal

Default View of List Of Application Insights in Azure Portal

Well, the easiest way to recognize your application insights types is to check the type of icon along with the name of Application Insights.  Yes, you can easily recognize them from the icon given. But sometime you may need to zoon it to check it clearly specially when you have text specified with icon  like Android, ios, Java etc.

Associated Icons for Type of Application Insights

Associated Icons for Type of Application Insights

So what could be the other way around. The best and preferred way would be filtering the column while listing the Application Insights and add new the column type.  By default the lists shows ‘Name’ , ‘Resource Group’, ‘Location; and ‘Subscription’ . But you can change them  as per your needed.

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To display the type of application insights, you can select “Kind” Column Type. And that would display type of Application Insights along with the other details. The Kind column would display the type of Application Insights you have created

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Hope this small tricks helps !

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