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    1. Please add port-mirroring to Azure to enable DLP and logging applications

      We would like a virtual span port or port-mirroring ability

      356 votes
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        planned  ·  13 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • WAF on Application Gateway needs a function to exclude some condition like a trusted node.

        Now, Web Application Firewall feature would be available as part of Azure Application Gateway.

        Currently, WAF on Application Gateway seems to not have a function to exclude from blocking access by any condition.
        So, I would like to request to add this function for WAF on Application Gateway.

        Acutually, Many WAF product could exclude particular access from blocking like a trusted node.

        116 votes
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          5 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • WAF on Application Gateway have a function to allow some exceptional access for prevention mode

          It would be great if WAF on Application Gateway have a function to allow some exceptional access for prevention mode.

          Now, Web Application Firewall feature would be available as part of Azure Application Gateway.

          Currently, WAF on Application Gateway seems to not have a function to exclude from blocking access by any condition.
          So, I would like to request to add this function for WAF on Application Gateway.

          72 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Azure Firewall

            Please add the ability to protect against inbound traffic from the public internet in addition to its present ability to protect outbound traffic. If this is going to be offered as a true SaaS 'Firewall' solution, I believe this should have that true firewall protection for incoming traffic (protection against common attacks, layer 7 packet inspection, etc.)

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              planned  ·  4 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • NSG Flow logs

              Currently NSG Flow Logs are do not have the ability to publish to Azure Event Hub as other logs do.

              It would be invaluable for this facility to be made available to allow onward transformation of log data (via Azure Functions) prior to ingest into products such as Splunk.

              20 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Thank you for your feedback. Today publishing NSG Flow Logs to an Event Hub is not currently supported natively. We will continue to evaluate this suggestion and update the status accordingly.

                Today, if you are interested in transforming and streaming NSG Flow Logs to a 3rd party endpoint, we have published a sample here that leverages an Azure function: https://github.com/Microsoft/AzureNetworkWatcherNSGFlowLogsConnector

                Splunk has also published a blog with guidance on integrating NSG Flow Logging data here: https://www.splunk.com/blog/2017/02/20/splunking-microsoft-azure-network-watcher-data.html

              • Integrate Windows IPAM with Azure DHCP

                Integrate Windows IPAM with Azure DHCP services.
                Some info can be gathered for domain members using DDNS, but not for appliances and other services not using DDNS...

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                • Azure DNS private zone for non-empty vnets

                  allow creating of private zone for non-empty vnet.

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                    3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Azure DNS should support some of the less-common record types

                    Azure DNS supports the most common DNS record types. However, I'd like to use other ones, like OPENPGPKEY, HIP, RP, SSHFP, URI, and (once DNSSEC support is added) TLSA. Adding those records would be fairly simple and require little change to your backend.

                    Right now, I need to start up and Azure VM, install Linux, then set up BIND. I'd much prefer to leverage Azure DNS for my DNS needs.

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                    • Why Can't Azure Manage my Wireless Network?

                      As more and more applications and services make the migration from the desktop to the web, two issues are become important as ever. That is the content that we connect to and how we connect to this content.
                      Microsoft has been an earlier adapter in identifying software as a service and migrating users from Microsoft Office to Office 365.
                      However how users connect and how securely users connect is probably even more important.
                      So my suggestion would be a additional service in Azure that would ensure that a users Internet connection is secure with Microsoft servers before a network administrator…

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                        under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • SonicWall NSv (Firewall/Security/VPN/Router)-BYOL plans for SMB companies

                        Currently SonicWall NSv (Firewall/Security/VPN/Router)-BYOL plans starts from NSv200, (unlimited nodes). For SMB offices and private companies optimal start plan - NSv25 (up to 25 nodes). Optimal for budget and used resources.

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