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    1. "Azure Managed" SSL certificates for Application gateway for SSL offloading

      Please add the ability to use a Azure managed certificate for the application gateway for the use of SSL offloading. This feature would be nice so that we would not have to manage the certificate and it would auto update instead of us having to keep the certificate up to date.

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    2. Ability to enable/disable vm members on a pool without reconfiguring the gateway

      Occasionally we need to take one of the member in the pool for troubleshooting/debugging. This require to bring down the gateway at least 15-30 minutes. If possible to quickly enable/disable the member vm without long downtime.

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      0 comments  ·  Application Gateway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Adding/removing backend pool member would not affect live traffic – even while updates are ongoing. Updates on the gateway today are slow and we are working on enhancing this experience. We have a private preview program ongoing currently, for quicker updates and you can sign up for it by emailing me.

      Thanks,
      Amit [MSFT]

    3. More granular backend pool monitoring

      The App Gateway as it stands only allows you to monitor the overall (every member of every pool) backend pool health. It does not allow you to alert on a specific backend. One pool may be healthy with one member down and another may be unhealthy with one member down.

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    4. Make default ssl settings more secure (https://www.ssllabs.com gives only B-rate).

      When we deploy SSL listener with default settings, ssl configuration in not very secure (although acceptable for some services). Popular checker https://www.ssllabs.com gives just B-rate for this. You can check recommendations for example looking at report for our sample AGW deployed with default settings https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/analyze.html?d=tb-ag-dev.textback.io

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    5. Application Gateway support for multiple IPs on backend DNS name

      We are using Docker on Azure. Therefore we have a single DNS name for all containers. It would be great to have support for this. Having a backend pool with a single DNS name like 'myservice.domain' having multiple A records (each one resulting in a separate backend server entry).

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    6. Add custom error pages like 405(with TRACE method) at global level of application gateway V2

      Please add custom error pages like 405(with TRACE method) and other status code returned by appgw(without forwarding request to backend) at global level of application gateway V2, where customer can block other scenarios and return a designated URL to original client.
      Sometime customer has a requirement of completely removing 'Microsoft-Azure-Application-Gateway/v2' in response header, so please consider to add this feature in future.

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    7. Allow flags to be set on the Application Gateway Affinity Cookie

      Our security team is telling us that the cookie from the application gateway is failing security scans because the secure and httponly flags are not set.

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      0 comments  ·  Application Gateway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote which allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature list and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature

    8. Add "LocalSubnet" and "GateWay" tags to NSG.

      Our subnets rules always have a "Deny All" rule with a priority of 4096 to override the default rule with priority 65000 which allows all VNET traffic. We want to allow all traffic within the same local subnet and all traffic from the Gateway subnet. It would be handy to have tags for these subnets without having to resort to CIDR ranges for each subnet.

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    9. Application Gateway Public IP to be allocated to existing Virtual Machine

      We want Application Gateway Public IP to be used and associated with Virtual machine. If we remove application Gateway , its public IP should be retailed.

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    10. Use Public IP address with custom DNS label on existing Application Gateway

      The Application Gateway does not allow to get a public IP address assigned, for which the DNS label has been set.
      Error Message: "You can't choose a public IP address that has a domain name label specified."

      When using certificates that are registered on specific CNAMEs, you should be able to set the DNS label of the public IP address of the Application Gateway to match the CNAME.

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    11. Azure ApplicationGateways needs to log effective TLS-protocol-version of each call

      As Cloud Solution provider we need to know
      - which customers and
      - how many customers
      would be hit by an change of tlsMinProtocolVersion from
      TLSv1_0 to TLSv1_2
      Currently we are not aware of any possibility to get hold of
      effective TLS-version (with TLS-offloading within AppGateway)

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    12. Increase connection drain limit on Application Gateways

      The Application Gateway has a hard limit of 3600 seconds on connection draining. It would be helpful if this limit were extended up to or over 24 hours.

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    13. Disable HTTP request methods on WAF.

      Need configuration option to disable HTTP request methods on WAF such as PUT DELETE OPTIONS etc.

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    14. Allow update of TCP timeout for frontend private IPs in Azure application gateway

      Please allow support of updating TCP timeout for private IPs.

      At the moment the TCP Timeout value is available only for public IPs. Would like it to be available for private IPs as well.

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      0 comments  ·  Application Gateway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote which allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature list and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature

    15. Support for EC Elliptic Curve Customization

      Azure Application Gateway custom SSL policies don't seem to allow the customization of the elliptic curves to use like we normally do on Windows Server 2016 for example (via PowerShell "enable-TlsEccCurve" for example). I believe this extra customization option would very useful for specific integration scenarios.

      Thank you,

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    16. Add ACI Containers to Application Gateway Backend Pool Targets

      Currently the only way to set the backend pool targets for ACI containers within a private VNET is by IP address. When stopping and starting ACI containers there is no guarantee that they will re-use the same IP address.

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    17. Support in Azure Security Center for Web Apps behind a WAF inside App Services.

      Support in Azure Security Center for Web Apps behind a WAF inside App Services.

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    18. Please provide an option to monitor CPU performance of the application gateway at the portal level.

      Please provide an option to monitor CPU performance of the application gateway at the portal level. Since we are not aware of how much CPU is used of the backend instances.

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    19. Application gateway

      Hi MS team,

      Could you enable the 'Edit' option for the Listeners we are configuring in the Application gateway. This will be really helpful if we decide to change our certificate.

      Although we can do a workaround of deleting the listener and creating new one, but that needs some time investigating it, so I feel Edit option is a much better and easy approach for clients.

      Thanks,
      Thulasidas

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    20. Add Application Gateway support for Azure DevOps tasks

      Add Application Gateway support for Azure DevOps tasks. Currently public IP address is needed for release pipeline tasks like copying files and running PowerShell on Azure VM's.

      Here's a link to the statement that VM's are not supported behind Application Gateways: https://github.com/Microsoft/azure-pipelines-tasks/issues/3235#issuecomment-448126585

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