Virtual Machines

How can we improve Azure Virtual Machines?

(thinking…)

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

If a similar idea already exists, you can support and comment on it.

If it doesn't exist, you can post your idea so others can support it.

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Consumption is too High

    Hi, Free Trial s ended before planned of time. It keeps spending credits when even my Virtual Machine stopped.

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Lets you upgrade your Pricing Tier even though your P.A.Y.G Subscription is out of CPU cores

    It let me migrate my SQL Server VM to a higher Pricing Tier without first checking if I had enough CPU cores left in my Pay As You Go subscription. I didn't even know I had a limit till now that I had to check.

    It merrily upgraded my Pricing Tier, however the VM would not start. Would give me an error that wasn't very specific until I looked at the error details.

    You should check the available cores first BEFORE allowing the user to migrate.

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. lower the cost of the windows d series to be not double the cost of linux for the same hardware

    Windows D1 Virtual Machine $118
    Linux D1 Virtual $63

    Can this pricing of the windows machine be brought down? The difference for the same hardware is so material we're seriously considering migrating our platform to Linux.

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. In Built antivirus for VM

    In the present scenario, Azure provides only 60 day trial license for Symantec Antivirus. It would be great if Azure provides Full Licensed version of Antivirus.
    Users should have to option to select the Antivirus provided by different vendors.
    Pricing should be added to the monthly subscription.

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Allow groups of machines in different availability sets be linked so maintaining availability of a whole group is prioritised.

    When using third party software it is not always possible to design services in a way required by availability sets.

    I need a way to group machines from different availability sets so that at least one whole group is always up.

    Consider servers organised as below:

    AV Set | GroupA | GroupB | GroupC
    Set1 | Svr1A | Svr1B | Svr1C
    Set2 | Svr2A | Svr2B | Svr2C
    Set3 | Svr3A | Svr3B | Svr3C

    I need to ensure at least one group of servers stays up. The design of the application does not facilitate using load balancers between the…

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Could able to create VM from a custom VM Image created in old portal

    I tried to create a VM using Azure ARM power-shell, where i could not able fetch the reference of the Custom Image created in Old Portal.
    However, there is a known bug exists at New Portal that you cannot create a VM from custom in New Portal

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Linux  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. yum update gives an Error

    #yum update gives error in Oracle Linux 6.4, could not able to complete the Update getting follwing error

    Transaction Summary
    ================================================================================
    Install 6 Package(s)
    Upgrade 153 Package(s)

    Total size: 155 M
    Downloading Packages:
    Running rpm_check_debug
    ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve:
    kernel-headers is needed by glibc-headers-2.12-1.149.el6_6.9.x86_64
    kernel-headers >= 2.2.1 is needed by glibc-headers-2.12-1.149.el6_6.9.x86_64
    kernel-uek is needed by oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall-1.0-13.el6.x86_64
    kernel-uek is needed by oracle-rdbms-server-11gR2-preinstall-1.0-11.el6.x86_64
    ** Found 4 pre-existing rpmdb problem(s), 'yum check' output follows:
    glibc-headers-2.12-1.107.el6_4.4.x86_64 has missing requires of kernel-headers
    glibc-headers-2.12-1.107.el6_4.4.x86_64 has missing requires of kernel-headers >= ('0', '2.2.1', None)
    oracle-rdbms-server-11gR2-preinstall-1.0-7.el6.x86_64 has missing requires of kernel-uek
    oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall-1.0-8.el6.x86_64 has missing requires of kernel-uek …

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Linux  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. How attach Data Disk for /opt folder

    As OS hardening process, I want to attach Data Disk for /opt folder, as there is no single user mode to move the existing /opt files in to Data Disk and mount volume for /opt folder.
    How to mount extra Data volume for /opt folder?

    Even I tried by De-Provision the VM and attach the OS Disk to other, Then Copied the /opt files from the OS disk into a new data disk and make entry FSTAB(OS Disk FSTAB file) entry to mount new disk on boot. Then I provision the VM with that disk attached, everything in vein.
    please…

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Linux  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. may be bug

    Hi,

    I have created a instance of virtual machine named 'ark-java8' for test.
    after the test, I deleted it.

    and I created another instance, and deleted it, too.

    again, I create another instance, it's name is 'ark-test-kk'.

    But its instance name is set to 'ark-java8' and DNS host name is 'ark-test-kk.cloudapp.net'.

    It will be shown in a image attached. Left top is 'ark-java8' and Bottom right is 'ark-test-kk'.

    I think it is bug.

    with best regards,
    koichi kurahashi

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. o idea

    Improve your service, because it doesn't work at all.
    My vm is on Running Provisioning since 4 hours.
    Too bad.

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Display correct status of updating Static IP address for each VM

    Currently the 'Update Static IP Address' for multiple VMs is not displaying correctly.

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. vip

    Permit a limit increase where a deployment requires more than 5 VIPs. This would be beneficial for customers that host multi-tentant applications with more than one public site name.

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Azure CIRD table in ACL endpoints

    When creating an ACL Endpoint I always have to google the CIRD values. will be helpful to have table like this to pop up. or an option to generate the CIRD based on a range.

    CIDR Hosts (*)
    a.b.c.d/32 1
    a.b.c.d/31 2
    a.b.c.d/30 4
    a.b.c.d/29 8
    a.b.c.d/28 16
    a.b.c.d/27 32
    a.b.c.d/26 64
    a.b.c.d/25 128
    a.b.c.0/24 256
    a.b.c.0/23 512
    a.b.c.0/22 1,024
    a.b.c.0/21 2,048
    a.b.c.0/20 4,096
    a.b.c.0/19 8,192
    a.b.c.0/18 16,384
    a.b.c.0/17 32,768
    a.b.0.0/16 65,536
    a.b.0.0/15 131,072
    a.b.0.0/14 262,144
    a.b.0.0/13 524,288
    a.b.0.0/12 1,048,576
    a.b.0.0/11 2,097,152
    a.b.0.0/10 4,194,304
    a.b.0.0/9 8,388,608
    a.0.0.0/8 16,777,216
    a.0.0.0/7 33,554,432
    a.0.0.0/6 67,108,864
    a.0.0.0/5 134,217,728
    a.0.0.0/4 268,435,456
    a.0.0.0/3 536,870,912
    a.0.0.0/2 1,073,741,824 …

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. When will the new portal be complete?

    Every resource that you can add in the new portal seems to be v1 not v2 as there are no add buttons for the v2 resources. Seems like it's taking a very long time for Microsoft to allow creation of ARM resources in the new portal. Trying to learn in Power Shell but not much documentation out there for ARM resource implementation. Can't find a single book on Amazon or Barnes and Nobles and when I do find a tutorial it's incomplete and lacking good examples. I have been over at GitHub looking at the templates but even they are…

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. RDP not working ,no clue how it works

    i setup RDP for ubuntu VM. in old portal , connection button is enabled,but opening rdp file cannot bring me to the VM, saying internet iss. after i switch to new version, connection button is disable. no clue how to enable it. helps? where's helps

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Bug:- Unable to delete vNIC from VM

    Unable to delete vNIC from VM

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Remember field values when switching blades

    When I switch between blades, all of the values I entered get lost. It's great to have the same blades reopen, but it would be nice if my values were saved :(

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. make it possible for users (no co-administrators) to receive maintenance emails, as certain third parties might need this information also

    At the moment, some of our azure VM's are being used by a third party. They are setup as a user, but only allowed access to the parts of our deployment using the new portal. As it is now, we need to manually forward the maintenance emails to them. Because of vacation time and some changes in personell, it is possible that no one is available to forward these messages. If people would be able to subscribe to these maintenance emails, the risk of unknown reboots would be negated.

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Endpoint API calls are dropped silently (via salt-cloud)

    When I add multiple endpoints one after each other, some of them are dropped silently...
    I get an OK response for all calls, but only some are executed in the end, so I have to repeat and repeat until all my endpoints get created?

    This really sucks and I think this is related, that there can be only one add-endpoint-call at the same time (which takes 1-2 minutes)... and this also sucks!

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Linux  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Make clear that a Shutdown VM is still costing real money.

    I got burned even after a month of Free Trial experience because I did not know this.

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  • Don't see your idea?

Virtual Machines

Feedback and Knowledge Base