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  1. suggestion Add options for Convert Apps with help Virtual Machine in other platform e.g Android

    I want have an virtual machine in Other platform instance Android. I suggestion Add options for make Virtual Machine in other platform , like Options Blackberry for this work.
    Add Options tools to help convert Android apps to make them run in the Windows 10 OS. The tools shown below can help you verify that your apps are compatible with the Windows 10 platform, and they allow you to repackage your Android app's .apk file as a Windows 10 compatible , allows you to reach a brand new set of potential customers.

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      • Encrypting Windows VMs - Add the ability to set a drive letter for the bek volume

        When encrypting a Windows VM, one does not have the ability to set a drive for the bek volume. Currently the next drive letter available is what is used. This is not an optimal scenario if you have drive standards that must be adhered to.

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        • Azure VM with Windows Nano Server - No RDP Service Available

          Windows Nano Server does not have RDP service, but it is not mentioned in the Portal. I wasted a day trying to connect using RDP and found that RDP is not available in Nano Server. If I'm right please mention that in the Portal.

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          • VMWare Workstation on Azure Nested VM

            Can we use VMWare Workstation and Oracle Virtual Box on Azure Nested VM rather than using Hyper-V??

            Kindly help

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            • VMWare Workstation on Azure Nested VM

              Hi Azure Feedback,

              Can we use VMWare Workstation or Oracle Virtual Box on Azure Nested VM rather than using Hyper-V?

              Kindly help

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              • When creating a VM from a VM Image, specify Premium (SSD) storage for data disks

                When creating a Virtual Machine from a VM image, all the data disks in the image are also created as new disks.

                The storage type for the OS disk (Premium/SSD or Standard/HDD) depends on the VM size chosen.

                However, any data disks included in the image are always created as Standard/HDD disks. This happens regardless of the disk type that was used in the original VM that was used to capture the VM image.

                Whilst it is possible to stop the new VM once it is created, change the disk type, then restart the VM, it would be more useful…

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                • New VM type - 1 CPU with 6GB RAM or higher

                  An ability to be able to provision a VM with 1 Core (No Hyper-threading) and 6Gb of RAM or higher. This would be very beneficial for customers that have specific compliance requirements where specific types of licenses have only allow for VM's with 1 core but higher than currently available memory to function (6GB or more).

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                  • Update documentation about locks on services - change, start or similar

                    During Azure VM backup troubleshooting we run into issue with undocumented limit. Feedback from MS support:
                    "The max number of Vms to be Backed up per day is 4.
                    Below our back-end results that explain the same.
                    Doslimit reached | Params: {Operation = BMSTriggerBackup}{MaxValue = 4}{CurrentValue = 4}
                    In those cases as this is related to the design we need to wait 24 hours and perform the Backup again."

                    I suggest that MS publis documentation about this type of limits and locks.

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                    • More DS,ES and GS machines with a single core and larger RAM allocation for DB's and single threaded applications

                      We are attempting to drive down DB licensing costs and a single core machine with 8 or 16 GB of RAM and 100% Premium tier Storage would help us achieve this end.

                      We cannot be alone in this since the Oracle 0.5 to 1* core multiplier change.

                      Please can we have more Ds ,Es and Gs models with a single core and high RAM.

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                      • Azure Windows VM "Connect" button in portal should launch via URL instead .rdp download

                        Azure Windows VM "Connect" button in portal should launch via URL instead .rdp download using https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/clients/remote-desktop-uri notice that this also works on Mac...

                        Problem with current way... It's annoying to download file and after it's download also 2x click it to open. I also have 20+ .rdp files in downloads folder...

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                        • Make Auto Scale Settings metric-dependent in vmss

                          I would like to add N machines to my scale set, depending on the message count in the queue. i.e. if the queue has 100 messages increase instance count by 10

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                          • High Security versions of VM images

                            Currently after a VM is selected and loaded, the Security Center reports a high number of vulnerabilities to Remediate. For example, the Windows Server 2016 Datacenter image lists 151 issues. Remediation creates a great deal of work to research and implement.

                            Ideally, in addition to the "standard" image, a "high security" version would be available that would have all OS vulnerabilities remediated, which would have no issues reported in Security Center.

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                            • Virtual Machine Scale Set (VMSS) Upgrade Policy

                              VMSS has 'upgradePolicy' which can be automatic or manual. Manual mode is not suitable to use when number of instances are high and the user doesnt have any automation script to handle it. While, in Automatic mode, all the instances are upgraded at the same time which may cause down time.

                              It would be a good thing to have the automatic upgrade happen on each instance one after another. There can be additional setting which can tell azure how many instances to upgrade at a time which when not specified would default to all instances. If the setting is 5…

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                              • Remove the 90-day license reassignment rule on VM's with Azure HUB attached

                                Remove the 90-day license reassignment rule on VM's with Azure HUB attached.

                                This rule is to strict and I can't "legally" upgrade the VM from e.g. a 2 core to a 4 core without breaking the rule if my VM is not 90 days or older.

                                The only rule that should apply is that you at all times must not have Azure HUB enabled on more than one VM with max 16 cores or up to 8 cores on two VM's. Upgrading and downgrading should be allowed when staying within the above mentioned limits.

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                                • Add support for Moving Managed Disks between subscriptions

                                  Moving VMs between subscriptions is supported for blob storage. When choosing to use managed disks this is a big consideration that is not clearly stated anywhere at the present.

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                                  • Low On Memory Error: Server 2016, B series

                                    I just spun up a brand new Standard B1ms (1 vcpu, 2 GB memory), all I did was login to the VM and am getting out of memory errors (which would tell me windows server 2016 doesn't really support this level of VM size). Also it fails to retrieve updates - this is just a plain vanilla OOB/first run experience. Additionally you can't login and click the start button - you have to click it about 10 times to get the menu to pop up - this is probably more of a windows issue but I'd expect it to at…

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                                    • Simple scheduled Stop and Start functionality for ASM Virtual Machine.

                                      Simple scheduled stop and start functionality for ASM virtual machine. I know we can do this by using Automation Account but we need more simple user interface on virtual machine blade in Ibiza Portal.

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                                      • I want to filter the "vmSizes" list based on "VM Disk type" value "SSS" & "HDD" same as Azure portal, but there is no such option.

                                        Able to fetch VM Size Based on Locations using below API:

                                        https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/88c07f6d-6380-4aeb-bc8f-8175d4de9d17/providers/Microsoft.Compute/locations/centralindia/vmSizes?api-version=2015-05-01-preview

                                        But now I want to filter the list based on "VM Disk type" value "SSS" & "HDD" same as Azure portal, I cannot found such option. Microsoft should provide this filter option.

                                        Find the Image attachment-

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                                        • Ability to share a managed image with other subscriptions

                                          The classic use case is when building a base image to be used as a foundation to build other, specialised images for applications. Having to create snapshots and copy them to other subscriptions is hard and time consuming - what would be ideal is to have parity with AWS, where one can share a private AMI with other account IDs.

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