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    • Connect to Azure Virtual PC on MAC

      Pls add instruction to remote desktop of Azure virtual machine using the Microsoft Remote Desktop app that can be downloaded in the App Center.

      The RDP execution file to remote computer on MAC doesn't work

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      • Azure VM should support Hardware acceleration by GPU for some intelligent video systems

        Intelligent video systems need process a large number of frames real-time,Hardware acceleration is a very usefull feature of the system to enhance product competitiveness.Azure should allow a part of users can use real GPU feature~We are very interested to move our applications onto the Azure,but currently,some of our company products can't work on the Azure VM because of the feature lost...

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        • Enable Azure Diagnostics in Portal after deployment

          Need the ability to enable Azure Diagnostics either via the new portal.

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          • Provide a way to set up phone and fax services for Virtual Machines

            It would be great if you could add a way for us to create virtual modems and reserve phone numbers or phone number banks for use with VMs.

            It would be nice to allow some of the services that are offered on the VMs to interact with a service like this.

            For example, a web service that may want to verify the phone number of an individual and to do so may have the machine call the number and provide a verification code that they can in turn enter on the web service. Having the ability to fax with that…

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            • Corporate proxy support for xplat Linux users.

              It would be nice if we could manage Azure via xplat Linux behind a corporate proxy.

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              • Bug: Version Release selection missing for Linux Images

                It seems like the version release selection is missing for Linux (i tried Ubuntu LTS) virtual machines. I can see it in the old portal (attached screen shot) for Linux and both in old and new for windows.

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                • Connection between Virtual Machines and Virtual Network

                  In the current Portal:
                  - In Virtual Networks I can see which Virtual Machines are in that Network
                  - In Virtual Machines I can see in which Virtual Network that Machine is

                  In the preview Portal:
                  Both Features are missing!

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                  • VM Fails when upgrading DS4, stops working with DS13

                    I was upgrading my VM from 4 cores to DS4 which is the smaller 8 core. Wouldn't do it, and failed everytime I tried. I then upgraded to DS13 which is another 8 core with more memory and that worked. Tried to go back down to the DS4, but failed again. After a day the DS13 crashed and wouldn't start back up, even when restarting from the portal. I then had to try to upgrade to DS14 which is 16 cores which I didnt need but it worked. I shouldnt have to pay this extra money for hardware I dont…

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                    • Need to create Sharepoint Farm with an already existing DC

                      In the SharePoint Farm creation, there should be an option or check box where you can join an existing dc instead of creating a brand new dc

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                      • Error create virtual machine from iamge

                        I have sysprep with shutdown an Azure Vm after which i captured it in the new portal as an image, it had two disks one OS and one data. Whenever i try and spin a new Virtual machine from it it fails in the new portal. But it works fine in powershell and the old portal the error message is:

                        {"error":{"code":"VirtualMachineUserImageDataDisksMismatch","message":"The virtual machine user image 'prd-webservers' data disks does not match the data disks references in the request."}}

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                        • Add Remote Desktop Client to iTunes Store in China

                          I use Mac OS, I can not connect to VM.

                          The Remote Desktop Client is not available in iTunes Store China,

                          Without the RD Client APP, MAC OS users can not connect to VM

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                          • Password verification (check) missing when creating a virtual machine

                            When creating a new virtual machine the password verification (check) where you type your password a second time is missing. Making it real easy to have a wrong password. It's there when you want to do a password reset but not when creating a new machine.

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                            • need redhat linux in azure vm

                              Like ubuntu flavour there should be Redhat

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                              • Allow for option to have waagent re-run custom extension code in case of machine reboot

                                Currently, if a custom extension is running and a VM reboots, then the extension code will automatically be re-run. If there is a code change, then the extension code will rerun. However, if the extension code is unchanged, there is a check for it and the extension scripts are not run.

                                However, if a customer is bootstrapping a machine or set of machines, and that host is rebooted during the process, then that bootstrap will have failed and will not be reattempted.

                                It would be nice to have some kind of flag or option, that would allow custom extensions to…

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                                • Allow using MSDN/VL product key for SQL gallery images

                                  I would like to use the SQL 2012/2014 Enterprise gallery image and use my own product key so I don't have to incur the extra charge of running SQL that is included in the SQL gallery images. I believe this is allowed for the SharePoint 2013 gallery images so why not include SQL?

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                                  • Show boot status / availability to remote desktop

                                    During boot, I can never know when the machine is available to RDP, it would be awesome to have some way of knowing when the machine is ready. Specially after add / remove features when the shut / boot process takes some time.

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                                    • No warnings that setting a static ip reboots the server

                                      The portal gives you no warning that when setting a static ip will reboot the virtual machine

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                                      • VM from image false storage account message

                                        A false message comes up when you try and create a new virtual machine from an image in the new portal. Instead of telling you the true location where it’s going to be created it gives you a random storage account depending on your Resource group. Because it’s also locked and you can’t change it, you get the misleading info that the new vm will be placed in the wrong storage account and you can’t change it. However in the end it creates it in the storage account where the image is located, as it should.

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                                        • Prevent Automatic endpoint creation when creating a Virtual machine

                                          The ability to prevent Automatic endpoint creation like RDP would be a nice feature especially as we want to lock down the machines (internal machines which are only accessible from a terminal box) and not go around and delete the endpoints after virtual machine creation.

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