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  1. creation of public private key pairs on the portal

    When deploying a new Linux based VM, create a shortcut to create a SSH keypair and download the private/public key straight from the portal... saves downloading puttygen or similar..

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  2. I suggest you make Azure less complicated

    , let users supply their own iso's with simple user interface and let users deploy their linux vm with a simple user interface like the way vmware is setup. I dont have to pick a group or container, I don't need this or that I just need the vmware software and an iso. That's why Linux and Microsoft have had such a difficult history of co op, linux is simple and straight forward little bells and whistles, Microsoft just adds layer and layer and layers of junk.

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  3. (Linux + d2_v2 + dedicated) Why not on Azure China ?

    This link could lead you to think we may have it.
    https://docs.azure.cn/zh-cn/virtual-machines/linux/
    The same way we have it with Azure Global.
    But no! Why is that Microsoft cannot have a standard offer and impose its subcontractors (here 21Vianet) to match the Standard?
    My coffees at Starbucks and Costa in Shanghai respect the respective standards.
    Thank you to urge this matter as we are now forced to consider AWS just to host our VMs with Ubuntu.

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  4. Provide A Secure FTP services to Perform Data Migration

    FTP account to Upload data & download inside VM

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  5. Tweak the design of the Azure dashboard to increase usability and new customer on-boarding/understanding

    Following discussions with the Azure support team I just wanted to provide feedback on my experience (as a relatively new Azure customer) in understanding and using the Azure portal.

    While I managed to muddle through in provisioning resources, when it came to de-allocating a VM I was hit by an unexpected resource charge as I hadn't realised the additional resources (e.g. SSD storage or networking) required for the VM to function would not also be de-allocated. This, along with the lack of visibility of this when you log-in, meant I spent 2 months thinking I had de-allocated the VM and…

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  6. Allow encrypted Linux OS disk settings to persist through generalization and image creation

    Allow Linux encrypted OS disk settings to persist through generalization and image creation to avoid having to wait hours or days for a new virtual machine to be encrypted after deployment.

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  7. API Request: Add support for batch operations on VMs

    (Copied from GitHub Issue https://github.com/Azure/azure-rest-api-specs/issues/6545)

    Currently, there is no way to perform batch operations on VMs. In cases where a fleet of VMs need to be stopped/started, individual API calls must be made for each VM in the fleet--which is incredibly tedious. The compute RP should support batch operations for common tasks, such as starting, stopping, and getting the power status of multiple VMs.

    This functionality is supported on other clouds and a consistent pain point for those trying to replicate logic written for AWS on Azure.

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  8. In order to bring your own linux license, Linux VM has to be built from command line, instead of GUI.

    Microsoft should have better communication to let end-user know it.
    Thanks.

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  10. Vm consistent Snapshot

    Ability to create Vm consistent snapshot of all disks at once without the need to shutdown the same way it works on on-premises hyper-v/vmware

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  11. Automatically generalize VM's upon image creation

    In the Azure Gov online portal, if you create an image from a VM it will enter a fail state because it is an unprepared image. Microsoft will direct you to these docs for creating a generalized VM: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/windows/upload-generalized-managed. All of this should be done during image creation, and new VM's created from those images should work out of the box

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  12. Deletion of files that make up a VM

    I'd like the option to delete all files that make up a VM. The delete option is very misleading and can lead to a mess behind the scenes.

    In VMware there is a "remove from inventory" and a "delete from disk".

    I have only been using Azure for a few weeks and there are too many things I think designed to catch customers out and make more money for Microsoft. It means people have to be very, very careful Here are some things:


    1. C?: drive 127GB with premium SSD as standard

    2. No thin provisioned disks

    3. You pay for the size…
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  13. Virtual Resource Deletion process

    I have suggestion wrt to deleting a resources,I think we need to create a process while creating a VM,That this resource will follow a deleteion approval process to make sure its not delted without MFA andhas to be retained for 24 to 48 hours for saftey puprose

    Virtual Deletion is a simple process but it has to be equal to physical security not from data perspective but also from physical deletion perspective ,

    so when someone deletes a resource it cannot just go away like that which may increase the customer fear of cloud computing when compare to Physical computing,

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  14. Add word "Local" to the reserved words list for username when creating Windows VMs in Azure

    When creating VMs, if you use the username "local" and choose a password the user account 'local' does not get created on the OS. Instead, the Administrator account gets enabled and the password you attempted to set for a user called "local" is set on the Administrator account.

    This caused confusion during RDP to the OS, as the expected username to use was "local" - however, the account does not exist on the OS.

    A potential fix would be to block the use of "local" as a username, similarly to how the username "Administrator" is reserved from use.

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  15. Have Azure Update Manager update itself for installations on premises.

    We've had vm's drop from inventory and were notified that the Azure Update Manager installed on premises needed to be manually updated. It would be great if the agent could reach out and check for new updates and update itself automatically.

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  16. After configuration is complete, add new nodes to the product rotation.

    An update occurs when a new Node enters product rotation.
    If a VM is deployed in the Node during updating, the VM is not started until the updating is complete.
    Therefore, we put Node in rotation after setting is completed.

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  17. You really gotta fix those machines.. If Paperspace has AIR machine with graphics card, 4 GB RAM, 2cores processor, hardware

    Thanks, dear.. You really gotta fix those machines.. If Paperspace has AIR machine with graphics card, 4 GB RAM, 2cores processor, hardware encoding, for 18$ flat price.. AZURE should have 4 high performance processors for 3$, + 4 GB RAM + 3$, + Storage usage + 0.10 cent per GB :)

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  18. Azure don't give any warning and providing size which will not work for the image we select

    Azure don't give any warning and providing size which will not work for the image we select:

    You can provision a windows Server 2016 with Basic_A0. But the size is below requirement and you won't be able to login and make that server work.

    Most of the time server will go in the failed state.

    I recommend, if azure can give some kind of warning of totally don't provide the size. when the selected size don't meet the minimum requirement for the selected server.

    Regarding the Case - 119052422002805

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  19. Windows Server 2019 and Semi-Annual Channel support for Azure Disk Encryption

    Windows Server 2019 and Semi-Annual Channel builds should be supported with Azure Disk Encryption

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