How to choose what data types to export from Application Insights?

By | July 11, 2018

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You can choose what data types to export from Application Insights.  The easiest way to export telemetry events from Application Insights is using Continuous Export. Continuous export allows export telemetry data periodically and pushes it to Azure storages. This will help you retain data for futures, also allow you to process and Visualize data with your custom developed application.

Choose what data types to export from Application Insights

Application Insights contains several telemetry events including Availability, Custom Event, Dependency, Exception, Traces Etc. While exporting the data, you may not be interested to export all data.  You can choose the data types during configuration of Continuous Export.

It is available under “Data types of export” option, and you can turn On/Off the types of data.

choose what data types to export from Application Insights

This is extremely useful when you want to get access and export only a specific set of data, for an example only custom events to be exported.

Author: Abhijit Jana

Abhijit runs the Daily .NET Tips. He started this site with a vision to have a single knowledge base of .NET tips and tricks and share post that can quickly help any developers . He is a Former Microsoft ASP.NET MVP, CodeProject MVP, Mentor, Speaker, Author, Technology Evangelist and presently working as a .NET Consultant. He blogs at http://abhijitjana.net , you can follow him @AbhijitJana . He is the author of book Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide.

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