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  1. Why doesn't Azure Instance Metadata Service include hostname?

    if metadata usage is allowed and the name from metadata does not match hostname, can Azure return metadata name and not the hostname?

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    • Tag Inheritance from VM - TAG Tree

      Hi all,
      it would be very useful to enable the Tag inheritance from VM.
      Example...disks attach to a VM, inherit tag from VM.

      Also, Tag Tree...for example,create a "main tag" and inside this tag create "leaf tag"...for example..Main "Reboot Schedule"..Leaf Tag: "Day","hour"....

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      • 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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        • vmss python sample

          provide a sample for python vmss manamgement.

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          • Permit to change all resources name on VM creation...

            Permit to change all VM resources names on a new VM creation using portal.

            Example: choose NIC name, just like we can choose ddata disk name...

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            • Allow customization of eviction logic of scale sets

              One should be able to select which VM will be evicted from the scale set when the ScaleIn rule triggers. Or, at least reject the choice made by the existing logic.

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              • Allow deploying certificate to VM from raw contents

                We are deploying a virtual machine to Azure using an ARM template and Azure Deployment Manager (EV2), and we need a certain certificate to be deployed on the VM as well. The certificate is in an Azure Key Vault, but not necessarily in the same subscription as the VM being deployed.

                The VM ARM template seems to support deploying certificates from an Azure Key Vault, but requires that the vault be in the same subscription as the VM being deployed.

                Our feature request is for one or more of these two options:

                1. Allow deploying a certificate to a virtual…

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                • Update Management - Scheduled Update monthly date ignored upon creation

                  Hi
                  upon creation of schedule for servers to be updated a specific date once a month is ignored if you do not change start day on top of UI. The server(s) will be updated on startday and time. Not as intended on the specific date the first time. You should remove start date, when selecting periodic updates. Alternative automatically change start date to the day the first updates should be applied according to schedule. I had servers rebooting yesterday because of this error and not at the 10th as scheduled.
                  Kind regards
                  Asger

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                  • allow to download metric data through in portal atleast via Excel download option for more than 30 days and for more than 50 VMs.

                    allow to download metric data through metrics interface via atleast excel download option in the portal for more than 30 days and for more than 50 VMs.

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                    • 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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                      • scheduled event is missing the delete/scale-in event for scale sets

                        to properly demote cluster members during a scale-in or delete operation on a scale set node, the schedule event endpoint should provide the event-type delete or similar.

                        then it would be possible, to take proper local actions before the node is gone.

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                        • EnableRemotePS Run Command Fails on Windows 10 VMs

                          The script of EnableRemotePS Run Command:
                          Enable-PSRemoting -Force
                          New-NetFirewallRule -Name "Allow WinRM HTTPS" -DisplayName "WinRM HTTPS" -Enabled True -Profile Any -Action Allow -Direction Inbound -LocalPort 5986 -Protocol TCP
                          $thumbprint = (New-SelfSignedCertificate -DnsName $env:COMPUTERNAME -CertStoreLocation Cert:\LocalMachine\My).Thumbprint
                          $command = "winrm create winrm/config/Listener?Address=*+Transport=HTTPS @{Hostname=""$env:computername""; CertificateThumbprint=""$thumbprint""}"
                          cmd.exe /C $command

                          It on Windows 10 VMs with the following error from RunCommandExtensionn.Log file :

                          [3504+00000001] [12/05/2018 08:52:29.69] [ERROR] Command execution finished. Command exited with code: 1

                          When executing the first command (Enable-PSRemoting -Force) manually on the VM, we get the following error:

                          Set-WSManQuickConfig : <f:WSManFault xmlns:f="http://schemas.microsoft.com/wbem/wsman/1/wsmanfault&quot; Code="2150859113" Machine="localhost"><f:Message><f:ProviderFault provider="Config provider"
                          path="%systemroot%\system32\WsmSvc.dll"><f:WSManFault xmlns:f="http://schemas.microsoft.com/wbem/wsman/1/wsmanfault&quot;…

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                          • When using old versions of VM extensions in ARM templates it should show warning when the ARM template is validated or deployed.

                            When using old versions of VM extensions in ARM templates it should show warning when the ARM template is validated or deployed.

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                            • 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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                              • 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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                                • 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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                                    • add a feature to VM's, to start/stop based on daily and weekly schedules

                                      add a feature to VM's, to start/stop based on daily and weekly schedules

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                                      • 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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                                        • Set default permission to temporary disk (/mnt/resource)

                                          In linux environment default permission of /mnt/resource is 755.
                                          It is nice to have a functionality to set any permission to that.

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