Does Application Insights provide information on users movements within a embedded PowerBI dashboard?

Peter van der Veen 1 Reputation point
2021-03-11T10:04:16.787+00:00

Hi,

So my manager has asked me a question I can't really answer as this isn't my field.
We have a website which users log into and then among other things can see a embedded PowerBI dashboard with multiple pages and tables they can view and export. My manager wants to track this using Application Insights but I can't find any answer if Application Insight will provide info on embedded parts of a website or if it is possible to put the code needed to track movement in the embedded part of website or PowerBI.
Again I have no clue on building apps or website so applogies if I asking the wrong questions here.

Note: I am not asking if data from Application Insights can be viewed in PowerBI. I know this is possible. Also I know PowerBI has logging of it's own that is similar to Application Insights. Thanks in advance to anyone will to help me. Peter

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  1. bharathn-msft 5,086 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2021-03-12T05:59:35.14+00:00

    <<Sharing the information here from comments for broader community usage. Thank you>>

    @Peter van der Veen Welcome to Microsoft Q&A and thanks for reaching out with your query.

    For the scenario you have outlined , you have to write some custom code to ingest the telemetry needed into Application Insights , it would not be collected as out of box.

    I came across this Stack overflow thread (answered by donquijote ) which talks about similar scenario, please review and see if that helps.

    Additional documentation reference on Application Insights API for custom events and Metrics

    Hope the above information helps, please review and circle back if you have any further queries. Thank you

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