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The Networking forum covers all aspects of Networking in Azure, including endpoints, load-balancing, network security, DNS, Traffic Manager, virtual networks, and external connectivity.

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  • If you have any feedback on any aspect of Azure relating to Networking, we’d love to hear it.

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    1. Add Ability to create a Dynamic Object "Local Subnet" Route in a Route Table

      We have a configuration where we want VMs on the same subnet to communicate directly through the virtual network, and VMs on different subnets to communicate through a firewall. We have done this by defining a unique route table for for each subnet.

      It would be far more better to have a "Local Subnet" object so that a single route table could be used for all the subnets in a vnet. For example, create a route with Address Prefix as "Local Subnet" with nexthop "Virtual Network".

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    2. Vnet creation imposes 1 subnet. why not make it optional or allow the creation of all subnet needed at once

      upon creating my vnet I can only 1 subnet. an ADD button would be useful to allow the creation of multiple subnet at one time or make it optional

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    3. Internal vNet endpoints for SQL Databases and Storage Devices to allow private accessible only via Expressroute Gateway

      To justify using Expressroute to "securely" extend the corporate LAN/WAN infrastructure to the cloud.

      Create Internal vNet Endpoints for SQL Databases and Storage Devices to allow private accessible only via Expressroute Gateway.

      Needed to secure sensitive PII, HIPAA, and Company Confidential Databases and storage devices

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    4. Complete Network map

      Complete Network map - NICs connected to subnet - connected to vnet and NSG rule name

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    5. Allow VM's to have multiple Public IP's with a single private IP

      We should be able to attach multiple public IP's to a single NIC without having multiple private IP's.

      It is very difficult to configure 3rd party firewalls needing a 1:1 between public IP's and private IP's as far as routing rules go.

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    6. additional VNET Service point for retrieving Linux environments packages

      additional VNET Service point for retrieving Azure certified Linux packages

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    7. Portal - Azure Networking - column heading for vNet and subnet to list address range

      Hi, would be nice to have a column to list the default address ranges for vNet and subnet associated with CIDR eg
      10.252.0.0/18 10.252.0.0-10.252.63.255

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    8. Is there a Azure product which is comparable to AWS's transit gateway?

      Is there a Azure product which is comparable to AWS's transit gateway?

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    9. Enable VNET service endopoint for Azure RM service

      Currently Vnet service endpoint is not available to connect to Azure RM service endpoints, as a result the authentication process is breaking. It will be efficient to have this option rather than leveraging on proxy servers and connect via internet.

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    10. Utilization

      I need to get the bandwidth utilized per month with cost only for internet traffic in/out from datacenter (**Excluding the VM to VM traffic in/out). It will be helpful for Firewall,WAF,SIEM kind of implementation analysis (if historic usage available for last (1hr,24,7days,30days,,matrix)

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    11. Azure Network Topology Diagram Vnet to Vnet

      Azure Network Topology Diagram is great but it will be more useful & better if that can be extended from Vnet to vnet as well & this will give us better understating how the whole azure setup is done. It will also help us to troubleshoot more better way. Is there any plan to add this feature in near future?

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    12. The Ability to change/define the BGP IP address assigned to the Virtual Network Gateway (automatically by Azure) when enabling BGP

      The BGP Peer IP addresses when randomly assigned creates issues with the On-premise networks and private IP addresses ranges being advertised and currently in use. Customers have VPN's to various other devices and platforms, the static address provided creates routing issues when the BGP peer advertised is a part of a cutomer On-premise network.

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    13. Security Group Name

      To differentiate between Network Security Groups applied on the Network Interface and those applied on Subnets, it would be more descriptive to have the default naming as Interface Security Group and Subnet Security Group

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      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 backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

    14. Add a preference route or cost when exist two or more route for the same destinations

      The client does not always have BGP options on their local firewall and traffic can go through one tunnel or the other. With the option of setting the priority helps and solve the problem.

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    15. VNet is difficult to manage

      Splitting a resource group for each service makes it hard to connect the service to the network.

      I offer VNet peering free of charge or demand network service globalization

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    16. Add a column to list CIDR ranges currently in use.

      Add a column to list CIDR blocks assigned to each VNET in the Virtual Network Blade. This would provide a quick reference to not overlap CIDR ranges when using multiple VNETS.

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    17. Fix summary route's collateral impact on routes within the subnet

      Currently, adding a summary route for a particular address space unexpectedly reroutes what should be direct routes of communication between hosts in a subnet. Adding a summary route should not have any collateral impact on routes within the subnet. Also, routes connecting VNETs have to be created manually -- something that should be achievable automatically.

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