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  1. Allow creation of VM Roles/Gallery Items to Windows 7/8/8.1 VMs, Currently only Server O/S

    Allow creation of VM Roles/Gallery Items to Windows 7/8/8.1 VMs, Currently only Server O/S

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    3 comments  ·  IAAS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Can you clarify what you are trying to accomplish? Thank you!

  2. Allow modify currently configured network rules (NAT)

    It would be nice to modify currently configured rules that have been applied. When user has created a rule and the ip address of the machine that the rule points to has been changed, the rule has to be deleted to change the rule to new ip.

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    0 comments  ·  Portal and API  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Allow better customization of the standalone or virtual wizard

    When asking users to provide input for deploying VMs, not all options are "enforceable. Admin password, product key etc. always get's prompted.

    Although this might work great in the Service Provider space, enterprise must be able to fully customize the "input experience" to enforce standards and ensure manageability.

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    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  IAAS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Add Mobile Services to Azure Pack

    I would really like to see Azure Mobile Services ported over to Azure Pack with an ASP.NET WEB API backend.

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    0 comments  ·  Other Services Needed  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Simple Site to Site VPN between Azure Pack Subscription and Microsoft Azure Public

    Allow simple site to site vpn between Azure Pack Subscription and Microsoft Azure Public. This allows users to create VPN between Azure Subscription and Azure Public.

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    0 comments  ·  Portal and API  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. VM Role (external) validation hooks

    Parameter validation options are very limited and could be expanded with (external) script hooks.
    Example:
    An Enterprise utilizes Azure Pack internally. All VM roles must join the same Active Directory domain. During VM role deployment a computer name is provided by the user. There is no way to check against Active Directory if this computer name is already in use. Worst case scenario, the user enters a name of a server already in use and highjacks the trust relationship with the new VM role breaking service of the “old” server. Many other scenarios could be thought of. It would be…

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    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  IAAS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. External Network connectivity by Direct Routing with HNV GatewayVM

    and Tenant can select "Which VM Network could be connected which External Network"

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    0 comments  ·  IAAS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Enterprise Subscriptions Co-Administrator Web Sites Owner

    I started off creating subscriptions for teams to use to organize our application environments across all development teams. Then I assigned co-administrator rights to these subscriptions. However when other team members add websites it puts me as the owner rather then the co-administrator who actually created the site. Could we get another field for "Created By" and "Subscription Name"?

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    0 comments  ·  Web Sites  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Please improve the remote console expereince!

    ...from install to the addition of Start/Stop/Pause and send CTRL+ALT+DEL buttons for VM on the remote console application. The goal would be to meet or exceed the same remote console experience that is available via VMM and the Hyper-V consoles. Installation and configuration should also be much easier than what is listed here... https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn469415.aspx.

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    0 comments  ·  Setup and Configuration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Add CTRL-ALT-END to the Console Connect login screen

    Today it is not obvious to a tenant how to log on to a VM from the Console Connect screen. There is a small menu in the Console Connect screen that could be used to trigger CTRL-ALT-END.

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    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  IAAS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. VPN details or script

    Let tenants download VPN config script via the portal, like in Microsoft Azure. Or at least supply the details needed to setup the connection.

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  12. Update the Azure Pack for Windows to use new UI

    The portal preview should also have an accompanied update for the Azure Pack for windows.

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  13. Allow partners to offer azure pack customers resources from their partner bought azure subscriptions

    Similar to Marc van Eijk suggestion but extended to allow partners to use their enterprise azure agreement and offer their azure pack customers resources based on transparent offerings and pricing options

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    0 comments  ·  Reseller  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This is a great suggestion, thank you. We are reviewing and appreciate any further details regarding how you would like this to work in WAP.

  14. 8 votes
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  15. Set NIC bandwidth settings (QOS weight / classification) with VM Role

    The VM Role currently does not allow you to assign a classification (bandwidth weight) to the NIC)

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  16. Add option for tenant portal to select where created VHD file is stored for virtual machine

    Currently customers cant use self service portal to select where VHDs are stored. Also usage service do not report storage usage based on storage classification. With this limitation it is very problematic to sell storage with different characteristics for different price.

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    0 comments  ·  IAAS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. backup

    Backup Restore Websites, single sites or multiples.
    What can i do now if a customer accidentally delete a website ?

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  18. Allow hierarchical structure of folders for holding runbooks

    Make it possible to create folders and nested folders within the automation section of the admin portal. Allow runbooks to be created and moved to folders that the admin has created.

    e.g. a 'samples' folder for all the pre-installed sample runbooks...... ;-)

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    0 comments  ·  Service Management Automation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Beth Cooper responded

    Thanks for the feedback. We will look into this. In the meantime, you can use tags to help organize your runbooks.

  19. Whitelabeling tenant portal per tenant.

    May be from existing selection of themes

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  20. The ability to create vm’s without OS

    For disaster recovery purpose

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