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  1. Do show disk size while VM is in powered off stage

    While a managed VM is used it stops showing the size of the associated disk , this functionality should be at par to unmanaged instances where this limitation is not evident

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    • Notify when user can login new Virtual Machine

      I want azure portal to notify at the timing when login becomes possible when creating a new VM.
      If we have this kind of function, we can do other work without waiting on this screen.

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      • remote debug

        Remote Debug for ARM VM

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        • VDI on azure

          now i can have internet on guest machines on nested vm but in VDI scenario i can't initiate RDP connection even if there are no NSG configured or firewall

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          • VM is by default powered on when deployed

            Can you please give an option to create a VM in Azure without powering it on by default. This will help in many scenarios where we just need to create the VM and power it on only when it is required?

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            • Option to overwrite Azure VM ID

              Hyper-v allows to update GUID once a VM is created. Can you please allow the same for Azure VM ID?

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              • YOUR VM SPEED IS TOO SLOW AS EARLIER

                VM SPEED IS NOT AS BETER AS EARLIER.

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                • Update Disk count in VM Selection to match documented maximums

                  Available Data Disk is showing incorrect number during VM creation size selection versus documented data disk availabilities.

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                  • Oracle License regarding V3 servers ( hyperthreading )

                    Hi
                    Pls. talk with Oracle to get same license policy as Amazon cloud.
                    Amazon is mentioned in Oracle license policy, but not MS Azure.
                    http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/pricing/cloud-licensing-070579.pdf

                    We are currently making assesment for a large customer. License policy favours for on-prem virtualized solution as two vCPU equals one in terms of license price.

                    With the newer v3 VMs it should be posible to get the same :-)
                    Kind regards
                    Asger

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                    • Remove VM name restriction for Restore (can't start with number)

                      There is an apparently undocumented naming convention restriction for VMs when using Restore, which does not allow a number as the first character (i.e. "123vm"). You can create a VM normally with a name that starts with a number, but apparently cannot create from a VHD file or Restore when the initial character is a number.
                      An error appears stating that only alphanumeric characters and hyphen are allowed (documentation says _ also?), and that first character must be a letter and the last character either a letter or number.

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                      • Azure VM deployment and management operation 5/6x slower than AWS

                        Customers report that it takes 5-6x as long to deploy Virtual Machine Scale Sets on Azure vs the equivalent on AWS.

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                        • Provision VM in a stopped state

                          Azure has an identified a gap from AWS while provisioning VMs from VHDs – in AWS one can use VM import option, that provisions a VM in a shut down mode. There is no equivalent for this in Azure yet. It is critical for Zerto's replication offering.

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                          • Delete OS Disk when deleting a VM

                            Ability to delete the OS Disk as well when one deletes the VM. This will enable users to create & delete VMs using the same template file.

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                            • Solaris support on Azure

                              Partner is requesting support for OpenSolaris.

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                              • Want to create Linux VM image easier

                                Othere cloud services are much easier to creae image for Linux.
                                Please upgrade waagent that we don't need to deprovision VM as following URL.

                                https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/linux/capture-image

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                                • deploy Azure VM without boot diagnostics feature using Azure Powershell

                                  I use azure Powershell to deploy VMs. But I can not deploy VMs without boot diagnostics feature.
                                  Please tell me how to disable the boot diagnostics feature when I deploy a VM (or VMs) with azure powershell.
                                  If no idea to do that,Can you add a option to disable the boot diagnostics feature ?

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                                  • Convert Disk from Premim to Standar

                                    Hello, I think it is a good idea to make a script available that is capable of changing the disk type of the virtual machines. I know there's a script to make change from a standard disc to premium, but not to the contrary.
                                    This will greatly facilitate the work when it is necessary to downgrade a machine, without having to recreate it

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                                    • B-Series VM zeroed CPU Credit after it rebooted due to hosting server unstable, it's unfair

                                      When the server reboot/redeploy due to hosting server unstable issue, the CPU Credit Zeroed. It's just unfair, it's not due to user's action.

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                                      • create customizable Virtual Machines (GPU, CPU, RAM)

                                        In the case of the GPU machines we have a lot of RAM and CPU which may not be needed if all the computations are done on the GPU.

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                                        • boot order change

                                          actually i have attached new disk to my existing vm which contains os i am trying to change the boot order is it possible to change the disk i want both the vhds in vm but i am trying to load my machine from the h/w-disk which i have attached

                                          Thanks in advance

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