How can we improve Azure Virtual Machines?

auto-startup

Currently there is the possibility to schedule auto-shutdown of VMs directly with the Auto-Shutdown blade. Why isn't there a similar blade for auto-startup? In addition of that for Auto-Shutdown and Auto-Startup if the schedule time can be scheduled not only as a single daily task but with more complex rule, example: from monday to friday, 9.00 18.00, weekend excluded or setting a scheduled date and time of shutdown, etc....

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    Alessandro Lombardi shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Definitely a useful feature. Very confusing to have an auto-shutdown option on the vm properties, but no way to auto-start it again other than creating a whole other automation process.

      • Jeremy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I agree that this would be useful and would prevent the need for configuring additional automation.

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