Notification Hubs

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  1. Increasing the 60 tags per device limitation of Notification Hubs

    Having this limitation requires a workaround for implementations that focus on managing the complexity of social relationships

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  2. Notification Hub debugging system like Onesignal

    Hello, sorry for my english.

    We use several applications with notifications, some with OneSignal and others with Azure Notification Hub.
    With OneSignal, it's easy to test a specific device, run a test campaign and manage everything. See if people have disabled notification, application version, etc. etc.
    Make debugging easier. Manage the certificate easily with a lot of documentation.

    In Azure, it's really very hard and boring.

    It is very difficult to send a notification test to a specific device. We are not sure to send 30 000 devices a test notification, etc.
    The monitoring system is not really useful, because…

    3 votes
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  3. Write e-mails in recipients language

    Azure sends notifications to me about my account. These messages are in dutch. I don´t speak dutch and it seems there is no way to change it (I contacted support). The company headquarter is in the netherlands, but there a subsidiaries all over europe. Only a few speaks dutch. The language of the e-mail should be dependend on the account of the user, not of the head quarter.

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    What are the nature of these emails? Are they account notifications or related to activity within Azure Notification Hubs?

    I imagine that the reason this is happening is because the Azure Subscription your Notification Hub namespaces are configured under has Dutch set for its language. It doesn’t feel like this is something we can affect unless you can change the language for the subscription you’re using

  4. Add integration with unity apps

    I'd like to use Notification Hubs with FCM and APNs to push notifications to a unity app. It would be useful to have a tutorial for this and/or a unity plugin which does the job.

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  5. Need HA or DR feature for Azure Notification Hubs

    I am opening this feedback on behalf of our customer.
    Our customer would like to find a way to have multiple Notification Hub instances in separate regions to shield them from the outages.
    They currently rely on Notification Hub for their service to provide mission-critical notifications.
    Are there any plans or road-map for High Availability or Disaster recovery features or anything similar for Notification hubs.

    8 votes
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  6. Create flutter package for NotificationHub

    Please consider adding a flutter package to easily add support for notification hub in flutter apps.

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  7. Return FCM messageId in REST Api Response Header for all pricing tiers

    The Notifications Hubs REST API Method "Send a Template Notification" should always return the FCM message_id in the Response Body for all Notification Hub tiers. Without this functionality,
    it’s of limited use in secure and auditable applications where message notification tracking is vital.

    The alternative is to bypass Notification Hubs altogether for the purposes of sending and use the Firebase Api directly.

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  8. cli support notification hub

    Support creating and managing Notification Hubs from the CLI. Not everybody uses powershell...

    Please make Azure-CLI a first class citizen to manage resources...

    6 votes
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  9. incorrect hints when sending test message on TestSend blade

    We have devices register as GCM template device. When we send native message on TestSend blade, it show 'Successfully send test message'. It is not correct, it should tell me the sending failed, please use 'Custom Template' to send message.

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  10. Add support for data notifications on iOS and Android

    FCM has a concept of a "data" message, similar to WNS Raw message, that permits an arbitrary JSON payload. They include the ability to wake backgrounded apps to allow them to handle the incoming message (rather than going directly to the OS notification manager).

    Azure should replicate this support and include the ability to use them with Template registrations.

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  11. Simple android NH client lib

    It will be good, if there is any simple android NH client lib like azure blob storage android interface.

    4 votes
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  12. Add the ability to read certificate (APNS) from Key Vaults

    Instead of uploading a certificate to the notification hub (Scattering certificate management across many resources). Having certificates consolidated in a Key Vault makes it easier to manage certificates and makes expiring certificates less common.

    We rely heavily on Key Vaults, for managing our domains SSL certificates, to Azure Service Fabric Cluster Certificate and others. Having the APNs Certificate there provides a one stop shop for all certificates on the portal.

    24 votes
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  13. Portal: Show Active Devices, total registrations count

    They only exposed in old portam, but both two values are super important to manage tier. Please make them display in new portal.

    12 votes
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  14. Azure Notification hub Monitoring via Azure Portal and from Azure Log Analytics

    Generally we have an option to monitor Azure PaaS components via Azure portal (ie, Dashboards, alert notify) and from OMS portal.

    But Azure Notification hub doesn't have capability in ARM portal for Monitoring it. But it as in Classic Portal.

    Please advice whether we can monitor Notification hub from ARM Portal and from OMS? Is it available in ARM?

    4 votes
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  15. Make Notification Hub as simple as Firebase from google

    I think you know that we have products addressing the same problem as we are. but they do it simpler than we are. For example Firebase code required from dev- much less than Notification Hub.
    https://developers.google.com/cloud-messaging/faq

    "You no longer have to write your own registration or subscription retry logic. " - why we can't do something simple like that!

    Recently when we discussed with customer usage of notification hub and I can't explain why they should use it instead of firebase after feature comparison

    12 votes
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  16. Provide browse, query for handle/tag registrations in Portal

    It would be good to provide browse/query explorer for registered devices/handles and tags in Portal.

    The interface might be similar to DocumentDB document/query explorers in Portal.

    6 votes
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  17. Send push even if APNS certificate expired error occurred

    Today, our service had a problem that Template push notification was not working.

    The push service in server did not throw exception so only NH debug mode helped to investigate the error. The cause was "Apns certificate expired"

    It seems that NH validates all push notification providers' availability in template mode. It could make serious service blockage as today.

    What I suggest is;
    1. Send push to other validated notification provider
    - or -
    2. Show error message when such error is occurred. In Monitor tab, there was no error count and only "0 message sent" is displayed in chart.

    4 votes
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  18. Add a loopback fake test PNS to the PNS list - Test receive

    Having a loopback PNS can:
    -improve the test capabilities
    -improve the onboarding experience, a new user can just set up a notification hub on azure management portal, use the test send and then see the messages arriving in the loopback PNS

    This could be a plus: from the loopback PNS it should be possible to manage the registration and the tags to receive, in this way the users can have a complete testing environment for onboarding and get familiar with the technology, without opening development accounts with Google/Microsoft/Apple/Amazon.

    3 votes
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  19. Bulk tagging of installations

    When we need to add a tag for a set of installations, we currently need to perform a request to Azure Notification Hubs for each installation.

    This results in very poor performance, ruining one of the main advantages of Notification Hubs: massive scalability.

    It is to be expected that many many uses of tags will involve applying tags on installations dynamically in response to business events in the app. Since this may affect as many users as we would later want to send notifications to, it follows that we should have an efficient way to apply tags to many installations…

    55 votes
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  20. Get Installation and Delete Installation By Tags, By PushChannel

    I think azure must provide api to get installation record by Tags and PushChannel.

    Also Delete api by tags and PushChannel

    44 votes
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