Microsoft.Insights components template reference

Template format

To create a Microsoft.Insights/components resource, add the following JSON to the resources section of your template.

  "name": "string",
  "type": "Microsoft.Insights/components",
  "apiVersion": "2015-05-01",
  "location": "string",
  "tags": {},
  "kind": "string",
  "properties": {
    "Application_Type": "string",
    "Flow_Type": "Bluefield",
    "Request_Source": "rest",
    "HockeyAppId": "string",
    "SamplingPercentage": "number"

Property values

The following tables describe the values you need to set in the schema.

Microsoft.Insights/components object

Name Type Required Value
name string Yes
type enum Yes Microsoft.Insights/components
apiVersion enum Yes 2015-05-01
location string Yes Resource location
tags object No Resource tags
kind string Yes The kind of application that this component refers to, used to customize UI. This value is a freeform string, values should typically be one of the following: web, ios, other, store, java, phone.
properties object Yes Properties that define an Application Insights component resource. - ApplicationInsightsComponentProperties object

ApplicationInsightsComponentProperties object

Name Type Required Value
Application_Type enum Yes Type of application being monitored. - web or other
Flow_Type enum No Used by the Application Insights system to determine what kind of flow this component was created by. This is to be set to 'Bluefield' when creating/updating a component via the REST API. - Bluefield
Request_Source enum No Describes what tool created this Application Insights component. Customers using this API should set this to the default 'rest'. - rest
HockeyAppId string No The unique application ID created when a new application is added to HockeyApp, used for communications with HockeyApp.
SamplingPercentage number No Percentage of the data produced by the application being monitored that is being sampled for Application Insights telemetry.

Quickstart templates

The following quickstart templates deploy this resource type.