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  1. Google App Engine is the best in terms of free tier for developers. I am sure Microsoft can afford it but they don't. That is too bad.

    Google App Engine is the best in terms of free tier for developers. I am sure Microsoft can afford it but they don't. That is too bad. They will likely lose new developers to google.

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  2. Support Tags in the Microsoft Azure Enterprise content pack for Power BI

    Please support Tags in the Microsoft Azure Enterprise content pack for Power BI. Currently we have to make incredibly manual slicers for it, or else download the data via powershell, programmatic split the Tags into individual fields, and then reupload the data to be analyzed separately, instead of being able to do this straight out of BI.

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  3. Support to TripleDES and DUKPT on KeyVault

    In Payment Industry, cryptographic keys that are used to encrypt PIN from credit/debit cards are TripleDES (sometimes with DUKPT) based. Currently, KeyVault only support RSA keys.

    Please add support to it.

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  4. 125 votes
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  5. SLES 15 support for ASR

    My customer hopes that SLES 15 (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15) will be supported for Azure Site Recovery in the near future. I'd like you to consider that as soon as possible.

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    0 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Network Security Group

    +Feature Request Discussion - There is a continued need for more intelligent NSG's going forward this is not only to provide a more dynamic, distributable scalable network but to replace more traditional models for DMZ designs. Focusing on distributed designs that do not rely on Virtual Appliances.

    There following features I believe would put Azure ahead of other cloud providers. These could be canned as a premium offering charged per NSG on any number of measures even number of requests etc..

    1. DNS Based Rules
    2. NSG NameSpaces for MS Public Services especially Azure PaaS Servers by Service
    3. Custom…

    104 votes
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  7. 102 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. office 365 group expiration

    Within the Office 365 Group Expiration setup there should be a way to set it such that all groups *except* specific ones are subject to the expiration setting. As it stands now it's the other way around; all groups or only the selected ones. In an environment where users are permitted to created their own groups (something I was told even Microsoft allows) you really need the expiration feature enabled by default. But there are certainly use cases where as an admin you will want specific groups exempted from this setting.

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  9. Feature Central IP Object usable for ALL Azure Resources

    Central IP Object usable for ALL Azure Resources

    In this new feature (ex : Azure IP Object management) user can create IP Object (List of Ips or Subnet) this object can be added in any Azure Resources who have a Firewall (Azure SQL, Storage Account, WebApp,...)

    For Exemple:
    You create an Object "Company Public IPs" and you add in this object All your company Public IP.
    In your Azure resources Firewall (WebApp, AzureDB, NSG,...) you specify this Object to allowing access.

    If tomorrow you need to add a new public IP you just need to add this new public IP…

    74 votes
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  10. make azure available in Cambodia.

    you should make azure available in Cambodia. I think there are some students or people want to explore and use it.

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    9 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Guy Burstein responded

    Windows Azure is commercially available in the following 84 countries, and this is not one of them. Learn more here: http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/pricing/faq/

    We are adding more countries as we can, but in the meantime if you wish to use the service in an unsupported country, you’ll need to use one of several third party providers which front the Azure Subscriptions for organizations in unsupported countries. Just keep in mind that those providers are not MSFT so perform due-diligence to make sure any vendor you select is reputable.

    Thanks for understanding.

  11. Add support to Azure AD B2C for the on-behalf-of flow.

    In order for a web API to call another downstream web API as the user, Azure AD B2C needs to support the OAuth on-behalf-of flow.

    According to the following reference, this isn't supported in B2C: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory-b2c/active-directory-b2c-apps#web-api-chains-on-behalf-of-flow

    I also cannot find this feature on the Azure Roadmap.

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  12. Allow running headless Chrome (or other browser) in Function apps or Web apps

    Basically it's this:
    https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/gcp/introducing-headless-chrome-support-in-cloud-functions-and-app-engine

    Now obviously Google has a bit of an advantage here what with Chrome being their own tech but there are so many blogs out there with people talking about complicated Docker solutions just to run headless Chrome in the cloud.

    It would be great if we could get a solution where we could run Puppeteer in much the same way, or allow web apps to run Chrome without having to be inside Docker and we could manage a pool of Chromes without having to manage Docker as well.

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  13. Recovery Service Vault, Backup storage Replication in ARM

    Currently there is no way to sepcify which storage replication is wanted when you create a Recovery Services Vault via ARM templates.

    The default when spinning up a vault is GRS, and the only way to change it is to log into the portal and choose LRS before any backups have been applied.

    The fact that the type of storage replication cannot be changed after a backup has been set does not help the situation.

    This makes automating infrastrucutre builds painful as I have to login and change the setting in the portal before i am able to continue adding…

    64 votes
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  14. Azure Active Directory B2C: Don't charge for token refresh

    Azure AD B2C is great and the pricing too, except for the fact, that token refreshs carried out by the application (as opposed to being carried out by the user) are charged separately. An application that keeps a logical connection to the server while in the background, might carry out quite many token refreshs over time. A regular frequency of one refresh per hour leads to ~700 refreshs per month. Assuming 1.000.000 users, this sums up to ~500.000$/month. This exceeds the capacity of start-ups like ours by a factor of 1000 (!). Although AD B2C would be the perfect fit…

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  15. Monitor Application Gateway Load

    Provide a way to monitor Application Gateway CPU/Memory in order to track load. It's hard to know only based on current access/http errors when the WAF is under heavy preasure and we need to scale it up.

    63 votes
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  16. Make DomainDNSName,NetbiosName & Samaccountname attributes avaialble to public to use AAD Join without AAD Connect

    We use okta for synchronizing accounts to Azure AD.

    We plan to use AAD Join for our windows10 devices, it works well with AAD Connect(As AAD Connect synchronizes attributes DomainDNSName, NetBIOS name & Onpremisesamaccoutnanme)

    Okta could not update these attributes, I want to find a way to update the attributes(by using PowerShell or GraphAPI?).

    And also would like to know if there is any possibility to sync MSDS-Keycredentiallink attribute to on-premise without using AAD Connect so that I can use windows hello.

    62 votes
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    0 comments  ·  azure.microsoft.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Better pricing structure for API Management

    We currently use 4 instances of APIM for duplicating our environments (Dev/UAT/Pre Prod and Production)

    We went with APIM as a solution for fronting some azure services and some internal services. Due to the VPN access only being available on Premium we are paying for over 32 Millions calls a day when we will barely generate a 1 Million. So we have 4 Premium APIM instances costing us £6000 a month purely for the VPN access. Forcing us to pay for a level we do not require just for a feature of the environment, it would be better if the…

    58 votes
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  18. Azure Revered Instances - Applying reservation to single or multiple VMs

    Azure Revered Instances - Applying reservation to single or multiple VMs.

    Looks like someone in Azure product team really missed ball on this. Basic things like selecting a VM to apply reservation is not even properly setup or documented. This shows poor work effort provided by the group worked on it.

    56 votes
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  19. The limit of tag count for a resource is too small

    The limit of tag count for a resource is 15, which is too small.
    Is it possible to increase the value?

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  20. azure zones dns-forwarder

    Please extend DNS zones solution to add forwarding & client features to implement the following in PaaS instead of with VMs:
    https://github.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/tree/master/301-dns-forwarder

    Use case: use azure dns to forward dns queries to 168.63.129.16 & between subnets. Enterprise DNS would forward to Azure DNS. VNET has Azure-provided name resolution (*.internal.cloudapp.net). In this way Enterprise DNS could dynamically learn of a PaaS offering on VNET.

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