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  1. Allow pinned tile configuration to include label customization

    Customization options for pinned tiles are limited to size. In order to help create a more task-drive friendly environment, allowing renaming of tiles would be very helpful. For instance rather that have 4 tiles say "Site Settings" for my sites, allow me to label them so I can distinguish them.

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  2. Support setting default Dashboard and sorting of the dashboards

    Allow people to set the default Azure Portal dashboard and also provide sorting within the dashboard dropdown.

    37 votes
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  3. Add more information to the tiles

    There's a lot of wasted space inside the tiles.
    For example, in a virtual machine tile, you could add the current public and local IP and the status (executing/stopped).

    28 votes
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  4. Tile background color

    It would be useful if we could assign a background color to tiles. This could be used in visualizing/categorizing services, customers or various deployment stages. Imagination really.

    See attached screenshot.
    Mabye as a start?

    9 votes
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  5. Email / name in menu bar

    Allow to choose between email address or full name in the portal in the top menu bar

    8 votes
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  6. Ensure existing functionality is not lost with updates.

    For example up until very recently there were a number of tiles on the Web App blade that were extremely useful, such as the "Active Deployment" tile showing the status of a build. Being able to pin this tile from several different web apps to the dashboard and projecting the dashboard on the wall for the dev team to see was very useful. Now we have to wade through the blades of different apps to see what is happening with builds, preventing us seeing all that we need to at once.

    An example of a useful sysadmin tile is the…

    6 votes
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  7. Azure Dasboard templates for VM's,SQL databases,DWH,VNetworks,Storage etc

    azure dashboard templates for different sources like define above is helpful monitoring performance and integrate many other thing like azure security and future resource forecasting for storage network and DWH units,disks etc it's very helpful for many system and db admins.

    5 votes
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  8. An undo feature for the dashboard

    Today I made an unintentional change to the size of my resources tile on the dashboard. Despite closing the browser window without hitting the Done button, the change remains.

    Though I attempted to re-pin the resources item to the dashboard it remains in the smaller size.

    5 votes
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  9. Allow custom blades to be created in the portal

    Would like to be able add custom blades to the portal? I mean, something like a custom REST call/query, JSON config based, and/or eventually (ideally) some custom code or PS script? It may help a lot to fill some gaps every one of us tempt to find in the portal.

    5 votes
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  10. Dashboard - Adding Calender Option

    In the Dashboard area, adding a Calendar would be very helpful. Also allowing to add the events to it and reminders will be valuable.

    4 votes
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  11. Custom images on tiles

    I'm getting used to use my dashboard. And after organizing my graphs and tiles it has become my entry point to everything I do.

    However, -We quickly end up with lots tiles for VM's, Web apps and other resources. It's good that I can resize and group them, but as they all look the same it's kind of difficult to set them apart.

    I believe that if you could upload and set custom images on your tiles, it would make it easier to find and more personal.

    4 votes
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  12. Allow multi-tasking

    Currently, I can only monitor one resource at a time. It would be great if I could monitor more than one on the same screen, without having to switch back and forth.

    4 votes
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  14. Copy/Template an instance of dashboard tile layout of services such as SQL Databases, VM's, App Services etc allowing to other instances

    When using the portal for monitoring purposes one would generally add a number of standard metrics to the dashboard of a service such as a SQL Database. More often than not you have multiple databases and would like all of these to have the same dashboard layout. It would be great to be able to create your dashboard of tiles on one instance service (in this case database) and then create a template which can then be applied to other instances of services (databases) that might be created in the future without having to go the instance of the service…

    3 votes
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  15. Add item to Left side menu called "Dashboard"

    When I pin items to the dashboard I don't see them anywhere. Where is this mystical dashboard anyway?

    3 votes
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  16. Dashboard editing - versioning - undo

    Implement Dashboard versioning. It is so easy to delete something on the dashboard when you are customising it. With the new sharing feature I can see more people able to customise it. Would be great to have a version control to track who did the modifications and also to rollback if needed. Worth case would be an undo feature when you edit and remove something by mistake. At the moment the only option available when you update a dashboard is 'Done Customising'

    3 votes
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  17. Selecting a subscription is not intuitive.

    I had to spend some time to find out how to select a subscription. Selecting a subscription to work on is not intuitive. Once I select a subscription, that subscription name is not displayed anywhere.

    3 votes
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  18. Make " pin to dashboard a default". All items should be pinned to dashboard

    Make " pin to dashboard a default". All items should be pinned to dashboard. VERY USEFUL!

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  19. cost for vm or resource on tiles, this was available for classic vms but not when i create resource manager vms

    cost for vm or resource on tiles, this was available for classic vms but not when i create resource manager vms

    2 votes
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  20. More available layouts for tiles on the Dashboard

    Allow for a 1x2, 1x4, etc. tile setup. I cannot currently even get back to the original layout of the Resources tile.

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