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  1. Add "Allow access to Azure services" in Azure App Service IP restrictions

    Re this thread

    https://www.yammer.com/azureadvisors/#/Threads/show?threadId=945875058

    I'd used PowerShell to manually add IP restrictions a couple of weeks ago. Right away my App Insights availability tests started failing so I narrowed the test location down to Dublin IE and allowed those IP/Subnets.

    Add an option similar to SQL Server "Allow access to Azure services" That white lists Azure App insights availability tests for selected regions.

    Thanks

    Luke

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    • Give Linux web apps same deployment options as Windows based apps

      Linux based web apps have 3 deployment options (GitHub, BitBucket, Local Git repo) whereas Windows based apps have 7 deployment options (including the "External Repository" which is what I was looking for).

      This request is to bring the options for Linux based apps up to speed, and perhaps until then, provide documentation and/or UI verbiage as to why there are differences. I spent an hour or two trying to hook up GitLab as a deployment option (including trying to use the Azure CLI) in vein.

      BTW the CLI gives a cryptic error message when trying to add an external repository.…

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      • Associating Hybrid Connections to Azure App Services cannot be automated

        There is no way to associate a Hybrid Connection to an Azure App Service via ARM Template or PowerShell.

        This is a significant gap since we cannot automate this at all when that is the driving factor for DevOps and PaaS services.

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        • in ASE disable TLS 1.1

          Allow for the disablement of TLS 1.1 protocols from ASE in a similar method as TLS 1.0. This would help secure systems further for ISVs building new API Apps and help with additional security concerns and compliance for PCI and others.

          Allowing for the same method but adding an additional JSON in cluster settings to actually trigger the TLS 1.1 disablement would be good.

          "clusterSettings": [
          {
          "name": "DisableTls1.0",
          "value": "1"
          },
          {
          "name": "DisableTls1.1",
          "value": "1"
          }
          ],

          https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/app-service-web/app-service-app-service-environment-custom-settings#disable-tls-10

          7 votes
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          • FTP accounts tied to subscription, not user. Not enough auditing

            In the current model, FTP credentials are tied to a user's azure login. Thus, we have no visibility into credentials that are set, as we cannot see other people's FTP credentials they've set. Furthermore, when an FTP account is created or deleted, nothing is logged. This makes it difficult to audit who has access. With the logins being tied to the user, when the user leaves, there is no way for us to reclaim that username unless they delete their ftp credentials first. This doesn't always work, as a user may depart abruptly or not on good terms. Although the…

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            • Hybrid Connection Manager Support for Linux

              We are an ISV leveraging Azure PaaS to provide an iPaaS service to customers. We have a requirement to connect to on premise servers to access line-of-business apps. Currently, we leverage Azure’s Hybrid Connection Manager --- but are limited to Windows servers only. Our customers have both Windows, Linux and mixed environments. This considerably limits our market.

              Can we expect Linux support? If so, when? Any suggested work arounds?

              Thank you for your consideration.

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              • Improve DNS verification procedure for vendors that host sites others point to

                We host some services and our clients point to them using CNAMEs. We want to move from cloud services to web apps but right now it's a massive pain. We have to notify all our clients to first add TXT records for approval, then approve and then ask all of them to switch to new CNAME. Asking clients to do any DNS changes is already a problem and now we have to coordinate with all of them to first add txt records and then point to new service. This makes the whole process really painful even though we are already…

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                • Allow Custom URL Rewrite Handler for Database

                  Allow installation of a GAC custom rewrite handler for doing URL rewrites on Web Apps using a database backend.

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