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  1. Virtual Windows would be even better if older Windows apps that I own could be run in a container and accessed through virtual Windows 10

    I like Micrografx Designer. I think it last ran under Windows XP. It would be nice if Virtual Windows could run older apps in a container and have them accessible through virtual Windows 10. I realize that there is a problem of licensing and all that. But the whole idea of planned obsolescence, the company owns the license, everything craps out when the company ceases to exist, is what's wrong with computing in a big way. Imagine if all the centuries of written literature crapped out when the writers died because they were only licensing their works to you -…

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  2. Global Admin should have capability to view Reserved Instance reservations.

    Global admins SHOULD be able to view (or at least manage permissions) of Reserved Instance reservations in the Azure portal. Currently, only the purchaser and account owner can manage the permissions. This is contradictory to everything else in Azure, where a Global Admin alywas has the capability to change permissions (acting as a User Access Administrator).

    On a secondary note, Read-only admins in the Enterprise Agreement portal should also have the ability to view reserved instance data.

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  3. Windows VM agent for - 2008 Standard/Enterprise 64 bit OS

    Hello as we are encouraging clients to move their Windows 2008 standard/Enterprise workloads to Azure sighting extended security updates for 3 years. But we dont have a compatible VMagent that can run on for these workloads there by limiting the usage of extensions

    Especially for Log Analytics and backup

    This is to be action-ed for clients to have a completeness of the solution

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Keep more sizes on the floor

    More sizes available

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  7. 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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  8. Note section or some option to chnage the name of the Virtual machine

    It would really help if the name of the server can be changed from the Portal and if possible if a notes section can be added in the Virtual machine Overview Tab

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  9. Easier deployment of VMs

    to make it slightly easier to start a vm. i am new to the cloud and to vm, and i could not connect to the vm via rdp

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  10. Offline Mode!

    so i tried to install a program requiring offline mode, what did i do?, i simply disabled my ethernet . now the funny thing is that the machine or shut it down, nothing helped, i just deleted it
    so i hope you can fix this :)

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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