Azure IoT

This forum is to get feedback on the new IoT services: Azure IoT Hub and Azure IoT suite. This forum will help the engineering team collect feedback from our customers and users and help us understand and prioritize the roadmap.

How can we improve Microsoft Azure IoT?

(thinking…)

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

If a similar idea already exists, you can support and comment on it.

If it doesn't exist, you can post your idea so others can support it.

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

  1. Bring IoT Hub into Azure Stack

    Industry sector (with integrated IIOT) will certainly appreciate Azure Stack - power of Azure in own Datacenter.

    110 votes
    Sign in
    Check!
    (thinking…)
    Reset
    or sign in with
    • facebook
    • google
      Password icon
      Signed in as (Sign out)

      We’ll send you updates on this idea

      under review  ·  7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • new feature for IoT Hub and Event router

      Hello,
      many client is asking to have Azure PaaS services avail not on public endpoints but only via internal vnet connected to client side services via server to server VPN.
      this request come especially for:
      - iot hub
      - event hub
      - storage
      - sql database

      thanks
      BR
      Rino

      78 votes
      Sign in
      Check!
      (thinking…)
      Reset
      or sign in with
      • facebook
      • google
        Password icon
        Signed in as (Sign out)

        We’ll send you updates on this idea

        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add the custom domain name support for IoTHub Endpoint

        Hi,

        More and more company care about their Brand and specially over the Internet exposure. (for many reason: Marketing, Security (PKI),...).
        It could be great to have the ability to use Custom Domain name for the IotHub Endpoint.

        65 votes
        Sign in
        Check!
        (thinking…)
        Reset
        or sign in with
        • facebook
        • google
          Password icon
          Signed in as (Sign out)

          We’ll send you updates on this idea

          8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          This request is for custom domain and custom SSL certificate support for the IoT Hub endpoint. This work is currently unplanned for IoT Hub but we’re listing to customer requests and may chose to support this in the future.

          If you have interest in have a deterministic way of understanding your IoT Hub IP address (and corresponding geo-pair IP address) in order to keep firewall rules up-to-date, see and vote on this request: https://feedback.azure.com/forums/321918-azure-iot/suggestions/15714243-iot-hub-network-address instead.

        • Support multitenant solutions in IoT Hub

          I want to allow each tenant to connect directly to IoT hub (as service) to communicate with devices. Of course I would want each tenant to have access only to their own devices and not have the possibility to connect to devices from other tenants (thus I require the proper SAS).Following the documentation on the ServiceConnect permissions, it would seem that it is not possible to do this restriction on a SAS level.

          57 votes
          Sign in
          Check!
          (thinking…)
          Reset
          or sign in with
          • facebook
          • google
            Password icon
            Signed in as (Sign out)

            We’ll send you updates on this idea

            3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 35 votes
            Sign in
            Check!
            (thinking…)
            Reset
            or sign in with
            • facebook
            • google
              Password icon
              Signed in as (Sign out)

              We’ll send you updates on this idea

              under review  ·  8 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Support data compression for telemetry

              Supporting formats such as Protobuf and/or compressing in DeviceClient.SendEventBatchAsync

              32 votes
              Sign in
              Check!
              (thinking…)
              Reset
              or sign in with
              • facebook
              • google
                Password icon
                Signed in as (Sign out)

                We’ll send you updates on this idea

                5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                This is not in our plans for now but definitively an interesting scenario.
                As of today you can already do so in different ways such as compressing data in your device code before sending and using an Azure Function on the back end that will be triggered each time a compressed message arrives. Not totally integrated into IoT Hub but gives you the choice of the compression format and flexibility in routing messages before decompressing content (using message headers for routing).

              • Sell an Azure IoT Button like Amazon's IoT button

                Similar to Amazon's Amazon IoT Button found here: https://aws.amazon.com/iot/button/

                This would be an interesting way to quickly get simple hardware buttons that execute functions in Azure and could be managed via the Azure IoT system.

                Just make sure the batter lasts longer than Amazon's limited 1000 button presses...

                32 votes
                Sign in
                Check!
                (thinking…)
                Reset
                or sign in with
                • facebook
                • google
                  Password icon
                  Signed in as (Sign out)

                  We’ll send you updates on this idea

                  9 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  As mentioned by Ilias in the thread, our approach has been to work with partners to offer several starter kits (https://aka.ms/azureiotstarterkits) that can be used to implement this type of solutions, giving more choice.
                  The MXChip devkit (https://aka.ms/azureiotdevkit) is a great option and gives you exactly what the AWS button does, plus other features (microphone, several buttons, an OLED screen, several sensors…). Samples on the kit’s page show how simple patterns can be implemented and come with code samples.

                • Auto-scale for IoT hub instances

                  I would like to have auto-scaling option.
                  Or API to scale instances so I can script the auto-scaling.

                  32 votes
                  Sign in
                  Check!
                  (thinking…)
                  Reset
                  or sign in with
                  • facebook
                  • google
                    Password icon
                    Signed in as (Sign out)

                    We’ll send you updates on this idea

                    2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • HTTP 2.0 support

                    HTTP/2 is a lot more performant than HTTP/1. HTTP/2 is in the Proposed Standard phase of the standardization process, so it's time to get on implementing support for it in IoT Hub!

                    29 votes
                    Sign in
                    Check!
                    (thinking…)
                    Reset
                    or sign in with
                    • facebook
                    • google
                      Password icon
                      Signed in as (Sign out)

                      We’ll send you updates on this idea

                      5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • stack

                      Bring Azure IoT Hub to AzureStack

                      28 votes
                      Sign in
                      Check!
                      (thinking…)
                      Reset
                      or sign in with
                      • facebook
                      • google
                        Password icon
                        Signed in as (Sign out)

                        We’ll send you updates on this idea

                        under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Support Iot hub upload requests monitoring

                        Iot hub should be able to log upload requests, not only upload notifications from the device.
                        At the moment a production team is not able to check if a device has tried to upload a blob.

                        26 votes
                        Sign in
                        Check!
                        (thinking…)
                        Reset
                        or sign in with
                        • facebook
                        • google
                          Password icon
                          Signed in as (Sign out)

                          We’ll send you updates on this idea

                          under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Should be able to "Stop" any service, including IoT Hubs

                          Please include "Stop" as a feature of any service that "runs." You can stop a VM, App Services and Stream Analytics jobs. Why not a SQL Database, DocumentDB, IoT Hub, EventHub, etc? Heck, should be able to Stop a Resource Group, which obviously would stop every service within.

                          23 votes
                          Sign in
                          Check!
                          (thinking…)
                          Reset
                          or sign in with
                          • facebook
                          • google
                            Password icon
                            Signed in as (Sign out)

                            We’ll send you updates on this idea

                            under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Consider a pricing model that bills based om the number of messages instead a fixed number per day

                            Consider a pricing model that bills based om the number of messages instead of a tier model with a fixed number per day. This is much more flexible when dealing with spiky traffic. It is also much easier to predict traffic volumes over a long period, than estimating a reasonable day average.

                            23 votes
                            Sign in
                            Check!
                            (thinking…)
                            Reset
                            or sign in with
                            • facebook
                            • google
                              Password icon
                              Signed in as (Sign out)

                              We’ll send you updates on this idea

                              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow to use "connectionState" to identify conected devices

                              Certain applications requires to know if device is disconnected with accuracy<1 minute. By implementing heartbeat pattern as advised (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/iot-hub/iot-hub-devguide-identity-registry) with large amount of devices it creates enormous volumes of heartbeat messages and it results in generating 99.9% of quota messages just to know when device goes offline (Disconnected).

                              21 votes
                              Sign in
                              Check!
                              (thinking…)
                              Reset
                              or sign in with
                              • facebook
                              • google
                                Password icon
                                Signed in as (Sign out)

                                We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add samples/support for Azure Storage blob download down to device

                                It'd be interesting to be able to leverage the same mechanism as IoT Hub File Upload to Download files from blob storage to a device

                                20 votes
                                Sign in
                                Check!
                                (thinking…)
                                Reset
                                or sign in with
                                • facebook
                                • google
                                  Password icon
                                  Signed in as (Sign out)

                                  We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add CORS Support on IoT Hub Endpoints

                                  Please add CORS Support on IoT Hub endpoints so we can call them from browser based JavaScript applications.

                                  17 votes
                                  Sign in
                                  Check!
                                  (thinking…)
                                  Reset
                                  or sign in with
                                  • facebook
                                  • google
                                    Password icon
                                    Signed in as (Sign out)

                                    We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Support arrays for tags in Device Twins

                                    The device twins could support array types for tags.

                                    16 votes
                                    Sign in
                                    Check!
                                    (thinking…)
                                    Reset
                                    or sign in with
                                    • facebook
                                    • google
                                      Password icon
                                      Signed in as (Sign out)

                                      We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                      planned  ·  4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • IoT Hub: Validate JSON schema of D2C messages

                                      Right now there seems to be no possibility to validate incoming messages which the IoT Hub ingests. It would be great if it'd be possible to add a JSON Schema file so that invalid messages would be rejected.

                                      14 votes
                                      Sign in
                                      Check!
                                      (thinking…)
                                      Reset
                                      or sign in with
                                      • facebook
                                      • google
                                        Password icon
                                        Signed in as (Sign out)

                                        We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Field Gateway SDK: Please provide a module that does message compression before sending to IoT Hub.

                                        One of the primary uses of the Field Gateway SDK will be to do message compression before sending to IoT Hub. Being the case, we would like the Azure IoT team to provide an included compression module. It should allow the developer to specific the compression type (Gzip by default).

                                        13 votes
                                        Sign in
                                        Check!
                                        (thinking…)
                                        Reset
                                        or sign in with
                                        • facebook
                                        • google
                                          Password icon
                                          Signed in as (Sign out)

                                          We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • IoT BACnet Stack SDK for Azure

                                          It would be wise to add an IoT SDK with BACnet communication support. This would generally solve the common problems of using different open source libraries. Instead if Microsoft can provide this library/SDK as part of IoT SDK would be really useful for Industrial automation users.

                                          SDK should easily be able to provide a configurable interface to easily communicate to BACnet/IP devices available in Azure Cloud. This also should provide secure bi-directional communication options as well.

                                          12 votes
                                          Sign in
                                          Check!
                                          (thinking…)
                                          Reset
                                          or sign in with
                                          • facebook
                                          • google
                                            Password icon
                                            Signed in as (Sign out)

                                            We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                            2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          ← Previous 1 3 4 5 8 9
                                          • Don't see your idea?

                                          Azure IoT

                                          Feedback and Knowledge Base