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  1. Create a way to do custom reports for Azure Services Tiles

    We have to do many reports (daily, weekly) to send to other teams and customers.
    For example, we need to generate a report to show the capacity of all the Storage Accounts, also its availability etc ... Right now we have to go to each STA, filter by dates, capture a screenshot of those tiles, compose a Powerpoint and send it through mail.
    It would be great to have Azure to have a "reporting" module to compose custom reports instead of all this manual process.

    17 votes
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  2. Validate resource move without moving

    Would like to have the option to validate a resource move (resource group and subscription) without actually moving the resources. This would allow us to troubleshoot any validation error preemptively and thus minimize the service window needed when moving resources.

    16 votes
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  3. Force default dashboard users

    I would like an option to be able to create a dashboard, and force this as default for some users.

    16 votes
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  4. Export and Import Favorites List

    We are working with many different Tenants. I would like to export and import my Favorites from a Tenant to another. I can imagine that that helps also other admins.

    And if possible you can store the favorites in the CSP Tenant, so that I don't need to export/import first for a CSP admin. If I a network admin, I need the same Favorites for that in each customer tenant.

    14 votes
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  5. Custom info in Help

    We are a large enterprise customer utilizing Azure and have some internal teams to help manage Azure as well as support agreements with Microsoft for support (including Azure and Azure development).

    It would be a neat feature in the portal, in the Help area, to be able to customize some text for our own help. For example, I could see us customizing contact info for the EA admin(s), contact info for internal and external (MS) support, links to corporate SharePoint sites with Azure info and other project pages specific, governance/usage info, and billing info. I could see this information set…

    14 votes
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  6. Make Tags Searchable in portal

    Allow tags to be searchable in the portal just like you are able to for any other resource. Right now the only option to see what resources have tag is via the Tags blade. Being able to search would be very helpful.

    14 votes
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  7. Friendly Alias Names

    Allow resources to have a friendly alias name inside the portal. Obviously it will not be used to access the resource, it will just make the portal easier to navigate. Also would only need to be unique to the one portal or subscription.

    I don't mind if my Database is called fdstrdfs but let me find it by Product SQL Server...etc

    14 votes
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  8. Allow IAM temporary permissions to be granted for specific amount of time.

    Allow a timer to be set for temporary user access to resources/resource groups in Access Control (IAM).

    This should allow choice of timed access (such as 1 hour) or access until specified date/time.

    13 votes
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  9. last logon date

    Need a last logon date option in azure portal in order to sort what users have been logged on lately.
    Currently only O365 products log this in the reports

    12 votes
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  10. 12 votes
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  11. Tie dashboards to user, not directory

    I manage multiple subscriptions across directories. When I log into Azure I want to see, at a glance:
    1) a dashboard where I can put production services from all directories I am part of, so I can see all systems' status info without opening multiple tabs
    2) a dashboard where I can put dev/test service info from an MSDN subscription in our organization's directory, right next to production service info from our client's directory

    12 votes
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  12. Provide functionality to automatically generate SAS token when using https://portal.azure.com/#create/Microsoft.Template

    We use the Azure DSC extension to invoke a configuration which downloads software from an Azure Files share. Unfortunately, we must either generate a SAS token in advance using powershell or entrust many administrators with one of the two owner access keys. It would be nice if there was a way for the custom create page or json ARM template language to have the ability to generate a temporary SAS token on the fly without leaving the custom create page.

    12 votes
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  13. More color options for portal

    I think it's great for me to switch colors between subscriptions as I have been added to some customer subscriptions so I can set different set of colors based on which subscription is being used.

    Currently you offer only 4 different schemes - there should be a lot more plus an option to customize (if I want a pink theme, please let me have it - with unicorns :)) This would be a great visual differentiator between subscriptions as I need to switch between them all the time just to remind me what I'm working with (e.g. green = development,…

    12 votes
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  14. Dashboard tile auto arrangements

    The locations of the tiles on the dashboard can easily become a mess. It would be great to have the same experience as in Windows 8 with the start screen (automatic tile arrangement, preview of the new tile arrangement when moving tiles, etc.).

    12 votes
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  15. Azure Portal: Save or remember my sorting and/or grouping setting

    Working with the Azure Portal, my personal workflow is:
    1. Enter URL in browser: https://portal.azure.com/
    2. In my favorites on the left site I click on resource groups
    3. I choose one of my resource groups
    4. Inside the resource group grid view I click on type to sort my resources by type

    It would help me a lot and save plenty of time if I could save my sort option as standard view, so every time no matter from what browser or computer I open the resource group, my personal sort and/or grouping option is displayed. Thanks!

    11 votes
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  16. Make names of the pinned items on Dashboard editable

    Make names of the pinned items on Dashboard editable.
    For examples I have pipelines section pinned from different data factories on dashboard it would be good if I can name them differently. In general it would be easy if I can rename components pinned on Dashboard.

    11 votes
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  17. Support for paging on tiles

    Taking the Billing tile on the dashboard: the billing information is being automatically cycled between the subscriptions, but it would be good if the user could just cycle between them or pause the auto-cycling.

    11 votes
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  18. Portal page title should include unread notification count and/or use Web Notifications API

    The title of the portal should include the number of unread notifications (much like a number of webmail sites do for new emails).
    Furthermore, if your browser supports W3C Web Notifications ( http://www.w3.org/TR/notifications/ ) we should be using those too.

    11 votes
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  19. Important announce should use notification in azure.

    Important announce is not use blog, but should use notification in azure.

    Now, I can not use TCP 25port because I migrated subscription to MSDN.

    Recentry I read this blog.
    https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/mast/2017/11/15/enhanced-azure-security-for-sending-emails-november-2017-update/

    If this announce would be not blog, but would be notification in azure, I didn't migrate my subscription.

    I hope important announce will be notification in azure because I can not notice blog released.

    10 votes
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  20. 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?

    10 votes
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