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    1. Bastion supporting vnet peering for Hub & Spoke design

      Please allow us to deploy Bastion in Hub & Spoke vnet design. It makes sense to deploy Bastion in Hub vnet only. Than we can access VMs in spoke vnets from Bastion. Hub & Spoke design is Azure recommended Reference architecture, make sense to support it.

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    2. Allow file transfer to Azure Bastion sessions

      Not being able to transfer files to a VM using a Bastion session really limits the usability. Please enable this feature.

      740 votes
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      triaged  ·  22 comments  ·  Bastion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    3. Allow access to VMs via Azure Bastion with an RDP client

      Currently in Azure, we host various environments with Windows VMs. For secure access to these environments, we utilize the Remote Desktop Gateway functionality in Windows Server along with licensed CALs and configure clients to use the Remote Desktop Gateway to get into VMs inside the VNet

      It would be amazing if Azure Bastion could be configured to allow connections through the Bastion using RDP clients via the RD Gateway protocol. This would allow us to stop buying CALs, stop running RDGW VMs, but still allow us to utilize our third party RDP clients that automate credential rotation and maintenance of…

      168 votes
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    4. Scale and pause Azure Bastion for cost containment

      Scale and pause Azure Bastion for cost containment, or apply consumption or transfer-based pricing model. The service is not required if virtual machines are stopped in the subscription. A standard jumpbox can be stopped.

      67 votes
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    5. Azure Bastion - Support of MFA

      We would love to use Azure Bastion immediately but unfortunately our internal security requirements does only allow access to services without strong authentication mechanism.
      Is there already a fixed timeline when Multi-Factor Authentication will be supported?

      150 votes
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    6. Add Bastion to Canada East region

      When can we expect Bastion in Canada East region?

      57 votes
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    7. Recording Bastion sessions

      For some legal reasons, it can be useful and/or necessary to have RDP / SSH sessions recorded for later checks. Please have such feature added to Bastion roadmap.

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    8. Can not use shortcut key like Windows Key via Bastion.

      I pressed Windows key and I found that operation forcused my laptop PC. I confirmed same behavior when I pressed "Alt + Tab" to change Task Window.

      I found same case in stackover flow.
      https://stackoverflow.com/questions/58560729/how-to-use-windows-key-shortcuts-in-azure-bastion-connection-to-remote-windows-v

      I hope you to add this feature.

      22 votes
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    9. Azure Bastion - Support for native RDP/SSH clients

      Currently it is only possible to access VMs with Azure Bastion using RDP/SSH directly through the browser.
      I would be great if Azure Bastion would also support native RDP/SSH clients for that

      86 votes
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    10. AAD Integration

      Integrate with AAD for authenticating directly with AAD joined Azure VMs.

      198 votes
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    11. Azure Bastion use multi screen monitor (two or more)

      As I se RDP with my two screens, I would like to have the same feature with the Azure Bastion to use the to use my two screen monitor.

      33 votes
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    12. enable Bastion users to select either RDP or SSH for connecting to Linux VM

      Currently the Bastion service only lets you connect to a Linux VM using SSH. It would be nice if one could use Bastion to connect using RDP protocol as well, assuming xRDP was enabled and the port was opened to the Linux VM.

      35 votes
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    13. Restrict Azure Bastion copy and paste by policy

      The Public Preview of the Bastion host allows copy and paste to and from the target host to the browser session and then the local machine. There is a requirement to restrict this capability to help reduce data loss. Perhaps this could be by policy?

      102 votes
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      4 comments  ·  Bastion  ·  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

    14. Allow us to access bastion via Peers/VPN

      Allow us to deploy Bastion Service to a central vnet and consume it over Peering or vNet to vNet VPNs. Lot's businesses are setting up Hub/Spoke models in Azure for Network segmentation and having to deploy a Bastion Service to each is cost prohibitive.

      83 votes
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    15. Azure Bastion - Support for Multiple Displays

      Support for multiple displays (monitors) would be excellent.

      13 votes
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    16. Direct Printing from the Bastion VM

      Allow Bastion VM to read the local printers similar to RDP

      14 votes
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    17. Pin Bastion RDP to Dashboard

      Pin Bastion Host shortcuts for remote access to VMs from a Dashboard, link directly to certain VM direct to the login page for bastion on that vm

      20 votes
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    18. Allow direct connections to Bastion without going through Azure Portal or AAD

      When I first saw Bastion, I thought it was a SaaS/PaaS native equivalent of Apache Guacamole, but I was disappointed to see the constraints of requiring the Azure portal to access and authenticate. I would like a service that allows direct browser access to the bastion service, but allows me to use standard web authentication mechanisms so I can use SAML/PIV/multifactor mechanisms that don't require client account creation in Azure AD. Unless that is available with Bastion, we won't be using this service and will look into customizing Guacamole offerings in the marketplace.

      9 votes
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    19. Allow background images for Azure Bastion.

      Having a number of different servers to manage, we normally use bginfo to let the desktop background help us identify what server, which user and the current state of the server. Bastion does not at the present time show background images - adding this feature would be extremely helpful.

      Another useful feature would be to add the servername to the browser tab, instead of having some really unuseful naming of the tab.

      35 votes
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    20. Bastion and JIT Access

      Currently Bastion in Azure Portal doesn't work well with Security Center Just In Time (JIT) access. You need to go the RDP or SSH page 1st in order to request JIT for the private IP of the destination VM first and then go back to Bastion to make the connection. In addition, when you request JIT on private IP it adds a NSG rule to allow entire VNet. Can we please have JIT support on Bastion page and allow only the Bastion subnet.

      60 votes
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