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    • Please provide Windows 10 with GPU Hardware i.e Nvidia Tesla M60

      as of now GPU has been enabled for only W2k2 R2 and W2k16

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      • when the vm creation, need a option to change temperary drive from D to others

        when the vm is creating , we need a option to change temporary drive from D to others

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        • VM deployment using JSON and specialized disk does not display Computer Name

          VM deployment using a JSON template and specialized disk does not

          As per Microsoft support the following answer was received:

          This behavior is currently by design.
          The portal reads the Computer name information from the OSProfile settings section of a VM. But when creating a VM from an existing disk we don’t include this section in the template (or powershell) because this is only used for generalized images.
          At the moment we cannot edit the OSProfile of an existing VM, thus the name property on the portal remains blank.

          Unfortunately, although this may be by design it does not provide…

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          • Set the allocation unit size to 64 KB when formatting the disk with SQL Server IaaS Agent

            In SQL Server IaaS Agent, storage space of disks connected at the time of deployment and disk formatting are implemented, but the NTFS allocation unit size when formatting the disk is not 64 KB.

            Since the 64 KB format should be advantageous for performance, I would like to format it with 64 KB NTFS allocation unit size at the time of formatting.

            https://docs.microsoft.com/ja-jp/azure/virtual-machines/windows/sql/virtual-machines-windows-sql-performance

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            • DNS Domain suffix in ARM

              Today it is not possible to add DNS Domain suffix on our Windows servers in our ARM script. Please add this because it is required in a AD domain to get the vm to work as it should.

              I know that you can do this in powershell but we want it in a clean ARM script without custom script extension and powershell scripting.

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              • SSH support for Windows

                Now that there is a Microsoft supported OpenSSH port for windows:
                https://github.com/PowerShell/Win32-OpenSSH

                Please make it a first class citizen for remote access to windows machines. This isn't a complete list, but here are some of the items needed:
                * It should either be part of the base market place images, or enabled via an ARM template (like you can with WinRM)
                * Authorized keys for users should support being set via an ARM template (like you can with Linux)
                * more?

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                • Add ability to provision VM initially without a local account

                  In a corporate environment where all VMs are domain joined (using the VM domain joining extension) the local account is a nuisance.

                  It would be nice if:
                  * you could simply not have a local account at all (perhaps with the ability to add it later via the VM access extension that can be used to reset the password currently)
                  * you could specify a local admin AD user/group via the VM domain join extension
                  * or alternatively add a local account expiration time that you can specify through an ARM template, which would allow me to say it should…

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                  • Create a Windows 10 template for consumers

                    There are so many reasons!
                    - Continuum obviously
                    - Deliver Windows 10 for BYOD, especially Mac OS & iOS
                    - Easy Cloud options for legacy x86 LoB application vendors
                    - Security!
                    - Use the same Windows on multiple devices and form factors - from TVs to mobile phones.

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                    • Unexpected restart of Azure VMs due to Azure Healthy Monitoring system

                      Recently in our deployment in SE Asia (Singapore) DC, we had an unexpected restart of one of our VMs which is a Production Application Server. The Database server was fine. In 20 minutes it was back, but that 20 minute happened to be peak hours for our customers and we received quite a few brickbats on the reliability. This is 3rd such instance and it was a very tough scenario with customers who are hosted on that server.

                      We don't have Availability Sets configured. We also understand, Azure's SLA of 99.95% can be realized only when we configure Availability Sets.…

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                      • Impossible to connect with Virtual Machine

                        Hello,
                        I've been really trying to use Azure Virtual Machine for a few days.
                        I only managed to connect to my virtual machine once, and even then the machine stopped working, froze, require restart. etc, so I couldn't really use it.
                        It was a very bad experience and a terrible waste of my time.

                        Since I created machines, but couldn't use them, I would kindly ask to return my credits.
                        Best regards,

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                        • Increase VM Maximum username of 15 characters

                          Increase VM Maximum username of 15 characters to 30 characters. More characters = better security.

                          Why this was reduced when new VM's and containers where added is unexplained anywhere I could find. It makes no sense from a security point of view

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                          • Allow Windows 7 and Windows 10 Clients!

                            I joined Azure with the intent of setting up a complete disaster recovery network with servers and clients. But, I immediately discovered that you don't allow client PCs. This is crazy. Typical Microsoft. Will see if AWS allows Windows client computers.

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                            • Let me run Windows10 UWP Apps (or code) in Azure

                              With Windows10 universal apps I can now run my code anywhere...except in Azure. I'd like to run that common code on a server in Azure as well.

                              My use case is this. I have some complex logic using Win2D and the new MediaComposition libraries that combines images, video, audio and other media into an output video. (By the way, it's too complex for Azure Media Services today.) In cases where my customers aren't on Windows 10 (or on a Windows device at all) I'd like to run that logic in Azure and let them download the results. I really don't…

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                              • Customer & Sales Service

                                I am new to your service. I think you have great offerings, but the sales service is simply poor. For the past few days, I have tried but in vain to get through your sales/pre-sales department to get advise what Azure services will best suit my needs so i can purchase ( I am currently with digital ocena)

                                Can you point to the right direction please?

                                A point to note, that as someone new to Azure, it can be overwhelming to get started due to the sheer amount of information, and the lack of coordinated 1-stop shop help for your…

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                                • Give us the ability to load windows 7, pos read 7, windows 8, windows 8.1

                                  When it comes down to it those of us who actually use the msdn and the services, want to run and test both client and server builds, giving us access to client hardware that is on the same network as our servers would be excellent. I am in a hurting to install 2 or 3 clients windows 8.1 and pos read7 to do some actual testing. I know I can upload my own image file but it is overly inconvenient. since i have to down load the os from your servers and then convert the vhd and re-upload, when installing…

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                                  • Add alert to service health for reboots triggered by "potential hardware problem"

                                    Add alert to service health for reboots triggered by "potential hardware problem" as this didnt trigge for us despite having service health alerts set for all categories. Full history is in MS ticket chain

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                                    • add functionality to resize VMs based on set schedule

                                      We would like to be able to resize our VMs based on a set schedule so that they are of a lower size out of hours and higher size in business hours.

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                                      • Keep more sizes on the floor

                                        More sizes available

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                                        • Apps and Program compatability

                                          I tryd just abought everything to keep my apps I need on screen wile working with programs. Also programs with other programs, they have a tendency to jump to the task bare as soon as the mouse is clicked. Is there a fix?

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