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  1. Rename Resources in Azure Resource Manager or Powershell

    Ability to Rename Resources in Azure Resource Manager or Powershell. Important for adjusting naming conventions after implementation.

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  2. Application Gateway configuration operations are extremely slow

    I know there is already a post on this, but as it has apparently been resolved (it has not) it seems to be being overlooked.

    https://feedback.azure.com/forums/281804-azure-resource-manager/suggestions/19119910-application-gateway-management-operations-are-agon

    When configuring any resources within the Application Gateway, everything takes such a long time, 5-10+ minutes is not uncommon to add a listener or a rule.

    I have also found that you have to wait for the last request to complete before starting to add any other gateway feature as if you do not it is likely to error the original request.

    Please can you look into this, as it is unbelievably time consuming.

    34 votes
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  3. Add DateTime calculation Capabilities with utcnow() in ARM Templates

    Having the possibility to generate SAS Tokens using listaccountsas() is a great step forward in arm template functions as it enables us to generate tokens to make use of linked templates residing on protected storage. However, we still have to provide a static value for token expiration to make use of that function.
    Being able to use datetime calculation functions together with utcnow() would enable us to close a gap and generate SAS tokens dynamically.

    A possible scenario could look like:

    addhours(parameters(utcnow(),1))

    and provide the result as expiration time inside the listaccountsas() function

    22 votes
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  4. Increase Keyvault Reference Limit in Parameters from 29 to 60+

    As of right now, the communicated limit for keyvault references in a parameters file is "30", but is actually in practice 29 (appears to be a bug?).

    This limitation is quite low for mature systems. Take, for example, the following potential data points:

    - Multiple SQL ids/passwords, storage account keys, AI instrumentation, Redis cache credentials, etc. for connection strings
    - App to app communication creds/API keys
    - Programmatically created dynamically named/numbered resources
    - References to signing keys for different purposes

    Many of the clients I work with are struggling with this issue, which seems easily fixable by increasing the limit…

    16 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Azure Deployment Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote which allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog. Since this request came out of an escalation, I’ve engaged the feature owner to take a look and suggest next best step to validate and resolve the reported bug.

  5. Specify CostCenter when creating Subscription from API

    It would be realy helpfull If I could specify the costcenter during the creating of a subscription.

    Currently there is no way to do this when creating an subscription
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-resource-manager/programmatically-create-subscription?tabs=rest

    Without this i have to sign in to the EA Portal and specify the cost center manually

    8 votes
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  6. Support linked ARM templates on private vnets

    In short, I'd like to be able to use BLOB storage on private vnets, and allow access to that storage when deploying with ARM templates. It shouldn't be necessary to open the BLOB storage up to public access (even if protected by SAS tokens) just to use the storage account during ARM deployment.

    My preferred solution is to either have the ARM deploy servers included in the "trusted Microsoft services" that I've granted access to the storage account; or add another checkbox (similar to keyvault) granting network access to the storage account when accessed during deployment.

    For example, I should…

    6 votes
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  7. duplicate resource group button

    I think it would be very useful to have a functionality that would allow cloning a resource group, for example a typical button or something like that.

    5 votes
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  8. Allow count = 0 for copy in ARM template

    Copy command for ARM templates has a paramter called count which determines the number of times it iterates to create the resource. This paramter must take a positive number (not 0). This causes a problem when a template could be reused but the resource that copy applies to is not needed, so the count could be set to 0.

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  9. Apply tags from the day resources are created and not the day the tags are created.

    Apply tags from the day resources are created and not the day the tags are created. Currently tags are only available from the day the tags are created and not the day the resources were created.

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  10. Deleting Process

    My ideas to create a subscription based on Dev,test or production environment,reason for this any resource can be deleted by click of a button,if you want to win a customers confidence on an virtual IT infrastructure on the cloud it has to be resilient like a physical asset that no matters which employee is administrating the cloud owner knows that nothing can be deleted in virtual world without any intimation or outages and the asset is safe for one week even after deletion.

    Thought process is to enhance the resource lock process for production environment where virtual servers in prod…

    2 votes
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  11. Please increase the subscription 12,000 read requests per hour limitation

    We have a subscription's "12,000 read requests per hour" limitation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-resource-manager/resource-manager-request-limits.

    It can't fullfill customer requirement when the subscription is shared by multiple AAD client application.

    Please increase this limitation

    2 votes
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  12. restoring a deleted Resource group as building the resources from activity log takes much time if the RG is deleted by mistake

    A feature for restoring a deleted Resource group would be great as building the resources from activity log (preview) takes much time if the RG is deleted by mistake which leaves many resources deleted.

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  13. Can we have a disable option at resource group level

    Like how we have a delete option at resource group level, can we have a disable option which will disable all the services deployed in the resource group and have a enable option whenever the customer wants to enable the resources rather than deleting the resources and creating again later when needed.

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  14. Support condition on DataDisk in ARM templates

    Add support for the condition element on DataDisks. At the moment I get this error:
    Could not find member 'condition' on object of type 'DataDisk'. Path 'properties.storageProfile.dataDisks[0].condition'

    If I try to do this:
    "dataDisks": [
    {
    "condition": "[equals(parameters('CreateDataDisk'), 'Yes')]",
    "name": "[concat(parameters('VMName'),'-E')]",
    "diskSizeGB": "[parameters('DataDisk1Size')]",
    "lun": 0,
    "createOption": "Empty",
    "managedDisk": {
    "storageAccountType": "[parameters('DataDisk1SKU')]"
    }
    }
    ],

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  15. Run Ansible/Chef/Salt on deployment via ARM

    When you deploy a Linux or Windows virtual machine deployment, via ARM. Allow an Ansible playbook to be run.

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  16. [Request] Suggession on Deployment Modes in Azure

    Hi Microsoft Team,

    I really appreciate the Microsoft efforts for rapidly catching up market for Azure.
    I have little suggestion over here for Azure Dev ops CI/CD using ARM Templates.There are two options given for deployment mode. i.e "Incremental" and "Complete".
    "Complete" Mode of deployment deletes the existing services under that Resource Group. Even though it will be useful to discard unwanted services, still it is very dangerous. 'An Err is Human.' By mistake if this option is selected in pipline then all the services will be deleted and its difficult to restore it. This leads to raising support tickets…

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  17. Cleaning up Azure deployments is slow

    I was wondering why the cleanup of Azure deployments is so slow. Is there any room for improvement in this area or is this cleanup quite complex/resource intensive?

    We run the following Powershell script to cleanup deployments after each release so we always keep below the 800 deployments threshold.

    Remove-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName $Resourcegroup -Name $deployment.DeploymentName

    This command takes about 40 seconds to cleanup one deployment.
    Just curious if this is normal behaviour?

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  18. ARM template Resource type parity documentation across Commercial, Gov, other environments

    In addition to the resource status monitor (https://status.azure.com/en-us/status), knowing what ARM resources types are supported across environments. It seems that some types have schemas, but aren't supported in templates. As an example Microsoft.Web/sites/publicCertificates had a schema but still wasn't supported until late August 2018 (https://github.com/Azure/azure-functions-ux/issues/3019).

    I've attached an example of what I'm looking for. Other icons could be used if there are catches for a specific environment such as a property can't be used in one environment vs another.

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  19. Having a standard option to add tags while creating any resource using azure portal experience

    Hi Team,
    there is a policy where we can enforce tagging while creating the resource, but the policy is currently of no use because while creating service bus,logic app etc via azure portal experience we can't add tags and hence we will not be able to create this resource as we have applied policy.
    So I please request to the team to add this feature as it's critical if we want to use policies to manage our resources.

    It should be standardized for every resource and should be a basic feature, If you are providing an option to tag resources,…

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