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    1. Reserved IP geo-location

      A reserved IP address, although associated to a region (-Location) during creation time could come from any geographic location. For example, a reserved IP address associated with 'North Europe' region could show up as located in Brazil when using IP geo-location services. Please fix this issue as any reserved IP-bound service is unable to access resources that are protected by IP geo-blocking software (that blocks the reserved IP as it lies outside the acceptable territory for the resource).

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        0 comments  ·  IP addresses  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Multiple IPs per NIC

        This would enable use of hosting multiple VIPs or SSL sites on a server w/o the use of host headers. 3rd party load balancers such as F5 simply cannot match on-prem capability without this.

        Amazon has supported this since 2012

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          3 comments  ·  IP addresses  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Manage allowed IP addresses - show and allow to add current IP address with one click (like in the old portal)

          Now you have to know your current IP address and enter it manually to allow access to SQL - means you need to find out your ip first.

          In the old portal you have the option to add your current IP address with one click (see attached screenshot).

          I would love it if you bring this feature to the new portal.

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          • we urgently need multiple IP addresses on one VM (at least two, one for IIS:80 and one for wowza-server:80

            we urgently need multiple IP addresses on one VM (at least two, one for IIS:80 and one for wowza-server:80

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              1 comment  ·  IP addresses  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Provide a rest api to access the list of Azure IP Addresses

              Please provide an api that will us to gather the full list of azure ip addresses, the ones added in the last week, and the ones deleted in the last week. This would be used to automate the weekly changes we need to make to accommodate these changes.

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                3 comments  ·  IP addresses  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • IP Location

                Some services (API) is available in some countries in the world,
                we need to choose the country of the IP address for the virtual machine, website ...

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                  2 comments  ·  IP addresses  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Thanks for the suggestion. If you are referring to the scenario where the IP address you’re assigned be recognized as reflecting the actual location of your deployment, then please be aware we have a project underway to improve our reporting to the major geo-location service providers.

                • multiple public IP

                  Allow secondary NICs to have public IPs. We're trying to deploy Palo Alto Network appliances as a VPN endpoint and it requires dual-NIC each with a public IP address. PA's reference architecture uses a NAT server to provide a second public interface. This is not idea since we have to manage multiple servers and routes. The completed multi public IP feature allows multiple public IPs on the same NIC. We're looking for public IPs on multiple NICs.

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                  • Provide also non-US IP address range for VM placed in other then US regions

                    I want to have a new VM in european region and I need to get an IP address from european region. Please, could you provide also non-US IP address range for VM placed in other then US regions. The service I need to use requires to have IP address from european region.

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                    • Increase limit for Public IP by Virtual Machine

                      Increase limit for Public IP by Virtual Machine, today we can set just one IP for each VM. Sometimes it is important to get more IP by instance, mainly when I've many websites on some host. We could to create other VIPs.

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                        1 comment  ·  IP addresses  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Where is "Manage allowed IP Addresses" for database in Azure new Portal?

                        In old Azure portal "Manage allowed IP Addresses" was visible for database, Where is this option in new portal.

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                        • Private IP displays in dashboard.

                          It would great if private IP displays in dashboard/first pages, instead of multiple click to see the private IP address.

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                          • Using portal

                            When using the portal to create reserved IPs the name gets prepended with "Group <groupname> <reserved ip name>". Then, when it's displayed it only shows what was entered, so it's very deceiving. If you use powershell to view your list of reserved IPs you can see the actual name and it's usable.

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