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  1. Enable Storage Account Firewall to access from App Service without ASE

    Currently it is not possible to configure storage account firewall to accept requests from App Services event whitelist outbound IP addresses of Appservices.
    It is great if above is possible

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      2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2

      When it will be generally available ?

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      • Azure Set-AzureStorageBlobContent change size block

        I would like to know how to upload a blob size changing their block size to 100 MB with the command {Set-AzureStorageBlobContent} because I have a problem that I exceed the 50.000 blocks allowed in a blob Storage.

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          0 comments  ·  Blobs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • have more transparency with storage costs

          This is specifically to do with an issue i had when i deleted a VM which was using more resource than i was expecting but I was still paying for the storage until i removed the disk resource. I think there should be a clarification 'do you want to keep the disk (you will be charged)' when deleting a VM

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          • Azure Storage Firewalls support for Azure Site Recovery

            Configure Azure Storage Firewalls and Virtual Networks (preview) function is not supported now. many of my customer wants to restrict any unexpected access to keep their resource safe. In the cloud, it is important that security is guaranteed, so we strongly request that this function can be used.

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              0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add capability for bulk deletion of blobs

              Right now, deletion of a container is the only way a number of blobs can be deleted together. The drawback, however, is that the container name cannot be used again for some time. This causes inconvenience for a number of use cases.

              Proposal: There should at least be way for emptying the container in one API call

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                2 comments  ·  Blobs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Un allocted VHD's and Public IP's in Azure Advisor

                Hi,

                It would good have to unallocated VHD's in case Unmanaged disks and unallocated Public IP's in the Cost explorer of Azure Advisor. As we currently have to run some manual queries get these resources and deallocated them.

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                • One Time User And Throw Blob/Container

                  As an owner of the data and blob I want to have my consumer (who uses that data) access the blob/container for next say X hours. But the moment they access the data (i.e. when download of blob is successful for the first time) I don't want to wait for remaining hours/time to expire/delete the blob. I want to delete the blob immediately after the download is completed.

                  This will actually improve
                  1. Maintenance: As we don't have to maintain another component/system to monitor and delete these blobs, the maintenance to storage consumers (blob owners) is less
                  2. Security: As…

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                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Automate domain replacement in Azure Storage Explorer link generator

                    Azure Storage Explorer comes with a default URL generator for all files - http(s)://<storage account>.blob.core.windows.net/<container>/<file name>.

                    The application also allows you to bind a custom URL to the service that takes the place of the "<storage account>.blob.core.windows.net/" section of the URL, making it http(s)://<custom domain>/<container>/<file name>.

                    It would be super helpful to be able to be able to update the settings to indicate a custom domain is being used so that the "Copy URL" function replaced the root domain for you.

                    Currently the advice received from MS is to manually replace the indicated URL segment manually, every time Storage Explorer…

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                      0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Enable to view on dashboards the PAAS file-storage usage. Per day, so to monitor both current status, and the growth (costs) indication.

                      In PAAS, enable showing on dashboard how much of my 'file storage' is in use, per day. Either as a FILESERVICE Capacity 'metric'. Or as a FILESERVICE 'Usage' indicator (alike already does exist for BLOB SERVICE).
                      See screenshot.
                      So I can see wether my file usage is 'stable' (as should), or slowing growing over time, and thus growing in costs (as should not).

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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Is Azure Storage Explorer available for all versions of linux's?

                        Is Azure Storage Explorer available for all versions of Linux's

                        As I see only for Ubuntu?. Kindly confirm

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                          0 comments  ·  Storage Explorer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow the selection of "Azure storage" tag in Azure route table

                          recently new feature came in NSG adding "Azure.storage" to allow NSG rule.
                          Same way required in Azure Route Table to add rules.

                          Why because Azure storage, KeyVault .. ect are associated with dynamic Public IP and customer is not aware of it when the IP will changes

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                            0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Provision Managed OS Disks without VM Shell from Generalized Image

                            Currently, the only way to create an OS Disk from a generalized image is by creating it at the same time as a VM shell.

                            The ability to spin up Managed Disks without attaching them to a VM from a generalized image would be incredibly useful and allow for dynamic resizing of disks via ARM templates without affecting the VM itself.

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                              1 comment  ·  Managed Disk Storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • to remove 'Delete container' button from container view

                              My bad experience says that it's very confusing to present 'Delete container' button (option) on the panel inside the container view.

                              On attached screenshot you can see the situation.

                              My user experience here is:
                              - if any copy/delete/upload/move operations are presented as options (buttons) - they are going to be applied to selected items. NOT a container itself. So my eye is eager to catch any button with garbage can icon and title started with "Delete ..." - to delete selected items
                              - When I'm in a container view as on screenshot and there are tons of blobs inside this…

                              3 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Portal  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • improve download reliability for exporting VHD's from unmanaged disks

                                When recently trying to backup our test environment VM's from Azure, we ran into issues exporting VHD's from unmanaged disks, which only allowed us to export and download the VHD using an HTTP URL. The download would fail sometimes only seconds into the download, and other times a half hour or so in, but at 2 MB/second, the TTL on the URL would usually expire before we could re-initiate the download, and due to frequency makes it impractical to use. After working with support, they advised we can move the data from an unmanaged disk to a managed one and…

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                                  0 comments  ·  Unmanaged Disks Storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Azure Backup of single drives of a VM in Azure

                                  It would be nice if I could select drives to have a backup of with Azure backup of VMs in Azure.
                                  Example: Fairly large VM with SQL2012 or newer installed.
                                  That way I could let Azure backup handle OS and let SQL do backup directly to storage account and have SQL handle retention etc..
                                  This will also allow to differentiate between retention for OS and for SQL data.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Unmanaged Disks Storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • automatically save back to the file share

                                    since we cannot map to file shares because Comcast blocks 445 it would be nice if when using the storage explorer for opening files they would automatically save back to the file share instead of the local drive. It is not really a file "share" if the changes are only locally stored and the user then has to take another step to upload which they will most likely never do.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Storage Explorer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add Alerts for Storage Account Usage

                                      Add alerts for storage account usage, user should be able to set an alert for say 500GB usage.

                                      Thanks

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                                        0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Support hierarchy of directories for export job

                                        for example, if I have blob with name '\root\directory\file1.txt
                                        I want to have ability to see on drive which will be shipped to me during export job directory "root", subdirectory "directory" and inside file "file1.txt"

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                                          0 comments  ·  Import/Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Import/Export Service Add ability to prepare already copied data to the drive for importing to Azure. Our application have some data storag

                                          Import/Export Service: add ability to prepare already copied data to the drive for importing to Azure.

                                          Our application have some data storage, and we do not copy data from disk to disk.
                                          We read data from our storage and want to write it as a stream directly to device, which will be shipped to Azure.

                                          For using WAImportExport tool we must write it on local drive and then copy through this tool. There is a lot of data, so we need additional storage to copy it local. This does not suit us, we want to avoid this.

                                          And of course…

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                                            0 comments  ·  Unmanaged Disks Storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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