Resource Manager template samples for creating Application Insights resources

This article includes sample Azure Resource Manager templates to deploy and configure classic Application Insights resources and the new preview workspace-based Application Insights resources. Each sample includes a template file and a parameters file with sample values to provide to the template.

Note

See Azure Monitor resource manager samples for a list of samples that are available and guidance on deploying them in your Azure subscription.

Classic Application Insights resource

The following sample creates a classic Application Insights resource.

Template file

@description('Name of Application Insights resource.')
param name string

@description('Type of app you are deploying. This field is for legacy reasons and will not impact the type of App Insights resource you deploy.')
param type string

@description('Which Azure Region to deploy the resource to. This must be a valid Azure regionId.')
param regionId string

@description('See documentation on tags: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-resource-manager/management/tag-resources.')
param tagsArray object

@description('Source of Azure Resource Manager deployment')
param requestSource string

resource component 'Microsoft.Insights/components@2020-02-02' = {
  name: name
  location: regionId
  tags: tagsArray
  kind: 'other'
  properties: {
    Application_Type: type
    Flow_Type: 'Bluefield'
    Request_Source: requestSource
  }
}

Parameter file

{
  "$schema": "https://schema.management.azure.com/schemas/2019-04-01/deploymentParameters.json#",
  "contentVersion": "1.0.0.0",
  "parameters": {
    "type": {
      "value": "web"
    },
    "name": {
      "value": "my_app_insights_resource"
    },
    "regionId": {
      "value": "westus2"
    },
    "tagsArray": {
      "value": {}
    },
    "requestSource": {
      "value": "CustomDeployment"
    }
  }
}

Workspace-based Application Insights resource

The following sample creates a workspace-based Application Insights resource. Workspace-based Application Insights are currently in preview.

Template file

@description('Name of Application Insights resource.')
param name string

@description('Type of app you are deploying. This field is for legacy reasons and will not impact the type of App Insights resource you deploy.')
param type string

@description('Which Azure Region to deploy the resource to. This must be a valid Azure regionId.')
param regionId string

@description('See documentation on tags: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-resource-manager/management/tag-resources.')
param tagsArray object

@description('Source of Azure Resource Manager deployment')
param requestSource string

@description('Log Analytics workspace ID to associate with your Application Insights resource.')
param workspaceResourceId string

resource component 'Microsoft.Insights/components@2020-02-02' = {
  name: name
  location: regionId
  tags: tagsArray
  kind: 'other'
  properties: {
    Application_Type: type
    Flow_Type: 'Bluefield'
    Request_Source: requestSource
    WorkspaceResourceId: workspaceResourceId
  }
}

Parameter file

{
  "$schema": "https://schema.management.azure.com/schemas/2015-01-01/deploymentParameters.json#",
  "contentVersion": "1.0.0.0",
  "parameters": {
    "name": {
      "value": "my_workspace_based_resource"
    },
    "type": {
      "value": "web"
    },
    "regionId": {
      "value": "westus2"
    },
    "tagsArray": {
      "value": {}
    },
    "requestSource": {
      "value": "CustomDeployment"
    },
    "workspaceResourceId": {
      "value": "/subscriptions/xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx/resourcegroups/testxxxx/providers/microsoft.operationalinsights/workspaces/testworkspace"
    }
  }
}

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