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  1. Use TXT DNS record for custom CDN domains

    Customers should be able to use a TXT record as a verification method instead of just sending emails via Digi Cert when using custom domains for Azure CDN.

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    • CDN Profile Feature (Rename/ Endpoint Migration)

      Hello Team,

      Could you please Provide an option to Rename an existing CDN endpoint.

      also Provide an option migrate an existing endpoint from one CDN profile to another.

      Because, The validation process runs really long so there would be a long downtime of the CDN if we stop the endpoints in the old profile and recreate them in a new one.

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      • Upgrade the UI of CDN caching behavior on Azure Portal

        On Azure Standard Verizon CDN, if we set origin path for the CDN origin when we set the custom caching rules for the CDN endpoint, we must add the origin path to the beginning of the URL path.

        However, this is no description about this on the custom caching rule page.

        Could you please add the description on the UI so we will be not confused about this in the future?

        Thanks a lot.

        Best Regards,

        Lucy

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        • Add brotli compression support for Akamai

          Azure CDN Akamai only support for compression gzip, but Akamai CDN supports brotli as well. Please add brotli support through Azure Akamai CDN!

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          • SERVERS REQUIRED FOR USERS OF PAKISTAN

            Please establish servers in Pakistan and Dubai as there are no nearby servers for Pakistan. The minimum latency that we get here in Pakistan is around 250ms which is too high for developing projects and playing online games from your servers.

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            • Fix HTTP/2 Prioritization

              HTTP/2 is supported as a protocol but is effectively broken and resources are delivered out of order. It takes coordination of the software stack from the edge server through to the networking stack to make sure excessive data isn't buffered (including on the network with bufferbloat).

              Proper prioritization is critical for web performance and particularly for HTTP/2 where the server is responsible for honoring it.

              There is a GitHub repository with information on how to test for it as well as tracking support across CDN's and hosting providers: https://github.com/andydavies/http2-prioritization-issues

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              • Powershell/CLI/ARM Template support to edit Azure CDN "Caching behavior"

                ARM Template support to edit Azure CDN "Caching behavior"

                Currently only "Query String Caching Behavior" is supported in ARM Templates.

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                • Renewing Assets Automatically when the original files are renewed.

                  Renewing Assets by hand is very hard if there are many target assets.
                  Hoping the renewing automatically.

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                  • Make deployments and config updates much faster

                    The whole configuration and update of CDN endpoints is terribly slow and is causing enough confusion that we considered moving our CDN to Amazon, which works as expected. This on Verizon standard but might apply to others as well.

                    1) Initial deployment took an hour before files (served from storage directly) were available on the CDN. The 404 messages are very confusing since the endpoint says it is available almost immediately and the url works straight away.
                    2) Even after the first asset I was testing appeared on the CDN, others in the same storage folder took several minutes before…

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                    • Exported Automation script doesn't contains global and custom cache rule.

                      I created CDN profile and endpont. And I configured global and custom cache rule.
                      After configured rules, I did export automation script by using Azure portal. But global and custom cache rule are not contained automation script.
                      Please include global and custom cache rule in automation script.

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                      • Multiple origins per endpoint

                        Would it be possible to setup multiples origin per CDN endpoint?

                        Example:
                        - ***.azureedge.net/foo gets its content from origin www.foo.com
                        - ***.azureedge.net/bar gets its content from origin www.bar.com

                        It would help to reduce the number of domain names used to load a website's ressources for example.

                        Thanks

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                        • Support Let's Encrypt / ACME CA signed certificates

                          For Azure CDN add support uploading certificates signed by Let's Encrypt and/or other ACME providers. Currently you can add Let's Encrypt (ACME) signed certificates to Key Vault but when deploying to the CDN it fails (rejected).

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                          • Redirect to HTTPS

                            Allow HTTPS only configuration to responds with 'redirect to HTTPS' when HTTP request is received. This will be very useful for the new static website storage accounts. Especially, when the wider premium 3rd party CDN is not needed.

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                            • standardize azure cdn offerings

                              Currently I know that Azure provides CDNs from different vendors on the standard layer. There are three types of CDNs, as follows:

                              S1 standard Verizon
                              S2 standard Akamai
                              S3 Standard Microsoft (Preview)

                              Each offers different functions
                              Https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cdn/cdn-features

                              But at the moment, our test has the best effect in the target area of ​​our products with Akamai's CDN effect, but
                              Akamai does not support custom domain HTTPS features
                              Microsoft does not support cache rules
                              Verizon has all the above features, but the CDN effect is the least desirable in the target area of ​​our products.

                              I am interested to know if…

                              4 votes
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                                started  ·  Anton Kucer [MSFT] responded

                                We are targeting to have parity across all standard SKU’s. Cache rules for Microsoft and HTTPS Custom Domain support are all targeted to be available later this year.

                              • Fallback to secondary region of RA-GRS storage endpoints

                                If CDN endpoint origin is RA-GRS storage account and application can tolerate eventual consistency of RA-GRS storage accounts it should be possible to enable automatic fallback to secondary endpoint in case of retryable error returned by origin.

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                                • minify as well as compress files

                                  Azure CDN will compress files by type, why not also minify by type - so that it automatically minifies JS, CSS, HTML files that it caches, or passes through uncached.

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                                  • Make another POP location in Moscow, Russia

                                    Make another POP location in Moscow, Russia

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                                    • Minimal rules to Azure CDN to support static websites based on Blob Storage

                                      The Azure Blob Storage is lacking a few features to actually support a static website. Namely, there is no way to have a "default blob" fallback to emulate the behavior of a default file in every "folder". Right now, the Verizon Premium CDN (abyssally bad UX) is the only option if one ever hope to host a static website backed by the Blob Storage on Azure. It would be much nicer if the Azure CDN could provide minimal features. No need for a full URL rewrite engine, a few minimal options tailored for the Blob Storage should be enough.

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                                      • CDN Endpoint purge requires CDN Profile permissions

                                        Currently, I had one CDN Profile, with multiple endpoints, that allowed me to keep things in a single Profile.

                                        I have the need to give purge permissions on one of the CDN endpoints, without exposing the same group of users to full permissions on the CDN Profile. Why can I set permission levels on CDN Endpoints in the Azure portal if they are not going to do anything? It was unclear to me that this would not work and to get actions such as purge I would have to expose to this restricted group of users my entire CDN Profile.

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                                        • API for Real-Time Stats of CDN

                                          Provide API to get live CDN metrics (number of requests, different cache statuses, different HTTP response codes, response time, origin time etc) from CDN. The same metrics is available now only via HTML dashboard in CDN manager as "Real-Time Stats", but enterprise setups need the data to our dashboard systems, not as yet another separate website.

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