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  1. Azure VM's security alerts come as high level without checking the Disk OS whether it is supported or not.

    On our Azure portal, we do get alerts that the VM is not encrypted and it should be encrypted, but when we try to encrypt, it shows that the VM OS version is not supported. I would suggest to check the OS version before raising an alert , it became a false alarm for us.

    I cannot remove the security alert on this VM, Can you enable this.

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  2. Confusing VM Images

    Two Data sciences VM's (images - with the same title and same description) -2016. It would be helpful if the description was different who that you could see which one you should use.

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  3. Builtin feature to snooze or shutdown VMs on schedule

    Rather than customers writing their own code to snooze/shutdown VMs based on a schedule, could Microsoft provide a builtin feature in Azure?

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  4. need clarification on NC series GPU drivers

    Hi team,

    Just wanted to clarify few things on NC series VM
    As per the below article, for Standard_NC6 VM, the GPU memory size is 8GB and Generally NC series VM is powered by NVIDIA Tesla K80 card.
    But as far as I know, NVIDIA Tesla K80 card contains 12 GB GPU memory.
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/windows/sizes-gpu

    Please clarifyhere.

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  5. Allows Custom Script Extension to access Private GitHub Repositories

    While possible to specify account name and key for accessing blob storage when using the Custom Script Extension. There does not seem the ability to access a private GitHub repository by specifying an access token.

    It would be good to have this ability to have private repository access to control VM extension scripts without needing to make them public or copy to blob storage.

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  6. reboot after IP-static assignation

    There is a message attached when assigning some static ip address, the link gives a description, but the documentations following that links does not provide the info about it.
    I would suggest to include the ip change in the description.

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  7. Allow a reservation to be moved to a VM in a different AAD

    I had setup a virtual machine and was testing over a period of a few weeks with a colleague. We needed to keep it up 24 hours a day and were pretty sure this machine was going to be in use for the long term, so I purchased a Reserved Instance to lower the cost.

    As we continued our testing, it became obvious we needed to apply Azure Active Directory for increased security and management of users and groups. The VM was associated with the default AAD and after evaluating, I decided it should be in a separate AAD.

    After…

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  8. Azure PowerShell check remaining data disk space for VM

    Azure PowerShell is not providing a facility to check the remaining data disk space from the remote PowerShell after login to the azure account.
    Example –

    ((get-azurermvm -resourcegroupname “rgname” -name “vmname”).StorageProfile).DataDisks #FROM THIS WE CAN GET THE DISK NAMES AND TOTAL SPACE BUT no remaining space in the data disks.

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  9. Stop the command

    There is no option to stop the running script.

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  10. Deberian poner bien claro que solo ofrecen alta disponibilidad si el cliente usa un High availabilty Set; Azure reinicia las VM

    Azure reinicia las VM cuando se presenta alguna falla no mantiene la VM encendida moviendola a otro host para tratar con el inconveniente, "la reinicia" y si el problema de la maquina no se corrige la apaga y la mueve a otro host sin problemas, le importa poco si tu data se corrompe debido a ello; y cuando lo observas te piden que tengas un high availability set para contar con alta disponibilidad, contar con el SLA prometido y que no te veas afectado; lo que significa mas costos al duplicar cada VM pero eso no es todo ya que…

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  11. Allow remote desktop to be enabled and disabled between users and devices without sign-in

    Allow remote desktop to be enabled and disabled between users and devices without sign-in.

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  12. I would like a hotfix for 3035025 for the Windows 2016 platform

    I would like a hotfix for 3035025 for the Windows 2016 platform

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  13. Azure should be support expandable file size like thin provisioning in VMware

    We have a product having more than 10000 customer which comes in ova format ( expandable file size from 6.51 to 800GB). This file easily deployed in Vmware as well as AWS cloud. Now our customer wants support for Azure but Azure is supporting integer file size like 6GB,7GB ( as per discussion with support team). Also it supports fixed file size not expandable file size. If this kinds of support will provide by Azure then we both will be gain revenue. Otherwise we both will loose revenue.

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  14. Change the VM OS Disk Size during Creation

    Hello,

    At this point, you can't select the OS disk size for your VM during the creation and if you want to reduce the disk size, you need to perform loads of steps.
    It will be really good to have the option to select the disk size during the VM creation. So we would be able to chose a smaller or even bigger disk size for UnManaged and Managed disks.

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  15. Console access to Azure Virtual machines

    Ability to access Azure Virtual machines via a management console, very helpful for quick access when troubleshooting and RDP is not working.

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  16. Image name on VM infor page

    On Azure control panel. On VM information page i like to see image name that i used to create this VM. currently it says OS type: Windows. this won't give me enough information on instell OS on this VM. If i can see exact image name that i picked at the time of creating this VM would be really helpfull.

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  17. Auto-Shutdown feature

    When I click on the links in the email notification of auto-shutdown, it just redirects me to the page with the error. Seems the link contained in the email doesn't function properly

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  18. Azure VM with Optane

    It'd be good if one could deploy an Azure SQL VM with persistent memory devices like Intel Optane.

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  19. Start/Stop VMs during off-hours solution in Azure Automation - Weekend Option

    Good morning,
    "Start/Stop VMs during off-hours solution in Azure Automation" is a great solution to allow us to make easier the VM on/off.
    But please, is there the possibility to add the option "Stay off during weekend" or "stay off from... to ....".
    Thank you

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  20. DSC extension install without running node configuration

    Installing the DSC extension should not run the node configuration.
    The node configuration is likely to change over time, might not exist at the time of install or could have errors. If any of those things are true, it's the responsibility of DSC in Automations to point this out, not the extension.

    The extension install should only go as far as registering with the automation account, configuring the LCM and setting the node configuration name.

    This is currently causing me problems with Terraform as the initial run fails every time due to the node configurations not existing at deployment time.…

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