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  1. Azure ARM Templates vague error messages

    The request content was invalid and could not be deserialized: 'Required property 'type' not found in JSON. Path 'properties.template.resources[0].resources[2]', line 1, position 4150.'. (Code: InvalidRequestContent)

    I just find that error messages like these are no help what so ever. Example, (line 1, position 4150). Can we get a little more specific?

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    • When moving a resource

      When moving a resource (or resource group) to a new subscription.
      ask for real movement after the validation, this would enable a dry test upfront for planning

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      • Add slider bar

        Add slider bar in Choose VM Size pane in portal.azure.com when you do View all so you don't get the whole sha-bang all the time

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        • 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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          • [REQUEST] Please implement NTP Servers inside the Azure Data centers.

            For security reasons, we can't use NTP servers such as ”time.windows.com” through the internet. Please implement NTP Servers inside the Azure Data centers.

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            • enable Azure MFA server to accept RADIUS attribute 31 for trusted IP evaluation.

              Currently the RADIUS client must send the authenticating user's IP address via attribute 66 for Azure MFA RADIUS server to correctly evaluate trusted IP addresses. It would be tremendously helpful if that was configurable so that an admin could select a different RADIUS attribute (such as 31) for trusted IP evaluation. We use a NetScaler gateway and it will currently only send RADIUS attribute 31 (Calling-Station-Id) to the RADIUs server. Quick fix I presume!

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              • Send SUPPORT invoices via email

                Glad to see the ability to send invoices via email has been implemented.

                However, it's still NOT possible to opt-in for SUPPORT invoices via email. This minimizes the usefulness of invoices via email if I still need to go to the billing portal to access by support invoice.

                Please implement the ability send support invoices via email. Thank you.

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                • Need for RBAC permission specialized for "Local Network Gateway".

                  At the moment, we do not have a permission specialized for RBAC.

                  As its background, we want to limit the amount of the permission which we assign to our user.
                  Since there are too many permissions when we add "Microsoft.Network/*", our user needs a permission specialized for Local Network Gateway.

                  We can set following permissions (Actions and NotActions) by setting up the NotActions listed below.
                  However, in order to avoid unexpected permissions when a new feature is released, could you kindly add specialized Local Network Gateway permission?

                  [Japanese]
                  RBAC の権限として、ローカル ネットワーク ゲートウェイに特化したものがありません。

                  各ユーザーに対して、必要最小限の権限のみを与えたいと考えていますが、
                  "Microsoft.Network/*" を付与する方法では付与される権限が多すぎるため
                  ローカル ネットワーク ゲートウェイに特化した権限を必要としています。

                  以下のように NotActions…

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                  • Let Web Apps to be PCI compliance

                    Despite that PCI compliance is promoted at Azure, a Web App created at Azure is non compliant by default, and cannot be set-up appropriately.

                    I understand that a Web App is not as isolated as an ASE (that still is not compliance by default, needs advanced set-up), with instances sharing system level settings with other clients (so cannot be changed independently), and I understand some set-up changes that apply to all clients, even ones that do not require PCI, can lead to problems to some of them.

                    I propose an option to opt-in to PCI compliance at Web App level;…

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                    • make it easier to copy VMs

                      Compared to other cloud hosting providers, copying a VM in Azure is difficult to impossible. Please make it easy to do so.

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                      • Add nested resource groups

                        I would like to have nested resource groups. A scenario in which this can be usefull is in DTAP. You can create a resource group for the application/service; and within that resourcegroup you could create resource groups for all the DTAP stages. For Example: A resourcegroup called "MyApp" with resourcegroups "Dev", "Test", "Production" in it.

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                        • Add scheduled key regeneration as an option on the storage account access key blade

                          Storage account access keys should be regenerated frequently. Please add an option that allows the user to enable scheduled regeneration of the keys from within the storage account access key blade.

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                          • Add 2016-DataCenter-Server-Core available for Virtual Machine Scale Set Deployments from Portal

                            The Microsoft managed list of available images for scale sets currently does not include Windows Server 2016 Core. Providing our own image works but is painful as we must maintain the image.

                            Since Windows Server Core images are already managed by Microsoft for IAAS VMs, you should also offer this images for scale sets.

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                            • Disable or raise limit for paid SendGrid accounts

                              Allow users to create more than two paid SendGrid accounts.

                              Depending on your architecture layout you may want to set up single small SendGrid accounts per application and this is currently not possible as there's a hard limit set to two accounts, no matter if these are paid or free ones.

                              I'd suggest that you completely disable or at least raise the existing limit for paid SendGrid accounts.
                              For free accounts this limit totally makes sense but I can't understand why you set the same limit for paid resources here.

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                              • Allow firewall rules on Azure SQL DB to be removed via ARM templates

                                Currently it seems that because the firewall rules for an Azure SQL DB are just proxy resources in an ARM template that you can not remove them via this mechanism. If you remove them from the ARM template, they are not removed from the Azure SQL DB resource. This means that it is not possible to properly source control the configuration as the source controlled configuration can differ from reality. I think it is vital to allow people to properly manage the Azure SQL DB as code that you work allow the rules to be removed via the ARM template.

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                                • Application Gateway instances support weak TLS cipher

                                  We are using azure app services behind an Application Gateway WAF with end-to-end SSL.

                                  The Azure App Services no longer support this weak TLS 1.0, 1.1, 1.2 cipher:
                                  TLS_RSA_WITH_3DES_EDE_CBC_SHA (0xa) WEAK

                                  If you pen test a site behind an Application Gateway, the instances will still support this weak cipher.

                                  Here's the link of the Azure App Services removing that cipher.

                                  https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/azure/en-US/6530d35a-9321-4e61-a496-39b66c63a1a0/we-are-updating-our-tlsssl-cipher-suites-to-improve-security?forum=windowsazurewebsitespreview

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                                  • Add manual and auto shutdown to Azure Container Service

                                    Would be great to be able to shutdown all compute within an ACS cluster, both manually in the portal, and via an auto shutdown schedule. As it is currently you have to manually shut down the master VM and the VM Scale Sets.

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                                    • User write back from AAD to on-prem

                                      I believe there was a user write back feature of AAD connect, however it is now disabled. I would like to have that feature in the future so that it would be useful and convenient for admins. Thanks

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                                      • [REQUEST] Ability to delete one of deployments in a resource group more easily by one simple Azure CLI command.

                                        We can create a deployment by using "azure group deployment create" command with a json template exported from Azure Portal. On the other hand, there is no Azure CLI command to delete one of deployments and linked resources (such as NIC, Public IP, OS Disk...) in a resource group at the same time.

                                        Please enable us to delete it by one simple Azure CLI command with a json template for resources we try to delete.

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                                        • The P2S VPN with one operation

                                          We hope that the P2S VPN can connect to VNET with one operation. the P2S VPN opens special window when trying to connect VPN. we want to easy operation for the P2S VPN without the operation for special window. We are glad if you please consider.

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