Run Custom Availability Tests using PowerShell and Azure Application Insights, even on-premises
The built-in availability tests in Azure Application Insights are great but very basic. You can create your own custom availability test. Learn how to create a custom availability test using PowerShell and Application Insight's .NET SDK.
Querying top requested URL's using Kusto and Log Analytics in Azure Application Insights
One query many webmasters and content editors are interested in is which URL's are most popular. Azure Application Insights can answer this question with data coming from back-end telemetry and can include request telemetry of static files as well.
Querying 404's using Kusto and Log Analytics in Azure Application Insights
Using the built-in Log Analytics workspace in Azure Application Insights, you can query all the URL's causing 404 HTTP Status responses.
Introducing Umbraco's KeepAlive Ping configuration
Umbraco 8.6 introduces the new keepAlive configuration inside of `umbracoSettings.config` which allows you to change "keepAlivePingUrl" and "disableKeepAliveTask"
Capturing ASP.NET Framework RawUrl with Azure Application Insights
By default, Application Insights will capture a lot of data about your ASP.NET applications including HTTP Requests made to your website. Unfortunately, the URL captured by Application Insights doesn't always match the URL originally requested by the client.