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  1. 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.

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      0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow NSG for VPN Gateway Subnet

      We want to connect several devices with our Azure VNET via the VPN Gateway. Therefore the VPN Gateway is configured for P2S connections.

      We want to restrict the devices so that they can only communicate with certain other devices.

      To implement this functionality we need to assign the VPN Gateway subnet a NSG. Furthermore this NSG should be dynamic, because the IPs provided by the VPN Gateway to its clients clould not be predetermined.

      Currently NSGs are not supported for VPN Gateway subnets as well as there is no way to control IP allocation for connecting devices.

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      • Geographic filter for web server

        Azure can not use geographic filter for http or https.
        If we can use that feature, we can restrict user access by country or location.

        I hope we can use geographic filter with WAF or NSG.

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        • Invoices for Azure Add-On customers (external services)

          Currently, invoices are not prepared for payments of the Azure Add-On customers (external services) (i.e. SendGrid).

          This causes problems in our accounting. Could you make them available?

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            1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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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              1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 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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              • Rename European regions

                Please rename the North and West Europe regions so they are aligned with France, UK, Switzerland naming convention.

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                  0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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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                    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 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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                      0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Clear mail address from a synchronized Security Group after deleting it in on-prem AD

                      Let's say you have a security group with email address, group@contoso.com, on AAD that is synchronized from on-prem AD.
                      Delete the email address in on-prem AD, and run a sync. The SG now has email address of group@contoso.onmicrosoft.com.
                      IMHO, the email address should be completely deleted from the SG on AAD too.
                      Thoughts?

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                        0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • B2B invitation status

                        Azure Active Directory B2B account.

                        Now there isn't possiblity to generate report, if B2B user has activated account or not. It would be good to have feature to list not activated users from administrative perspective. Example when doing acocunt clean up.

                        There are fields in profile like Source which contain Invited user or Resend invitation button is visible. Those indicates if user hasn't activated invitation.

                        Or even have automatic removal on directory, if invitation hasn't been approved within X days, B2B account is removed automatically. As if account hasn't been activated, it cannot be used anywhere.

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                          0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Ability to view Support plans in the Azure Portal

                          The support plans to be able to be viewed in Azure Portal. When monthly statements get sent out support plans are unable to have the statement attached in PDF form automatically. This needs to be added.

                          15 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • SCOM Management Pack (December 2017) crashes when Datafactory is deployed

                            Hello,
                            We are trying to manage Azure alerts, performance and abaliability from SCOM 2016 with the "new" December 2017 Management pack. When a Data Factory is runing in the subscription the resource scan crashes with the error: One or more errors occurred. Object reference not set to an instance of object.
                            Is there any thought about fix this?
                            Regards,
                            Eduard.

                            15 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Integrate Azure MFA with the Windows login process, maybe through Windows Hello for Business.

                              From what I can see it's not currently possible to integrate Azure MFA into the Windows domain login process as a second factor. For example, if a user was to authenticate to the local AD first and then be required to use Azure MFA to add a second factor, using the Microsoft Authenticator app. This would remove the need for third party smartcards or hardware tokens.

                              14 votes
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                              • Create a Windows Key Storage Provider (KSP) that effectively allows usage of Azure Key Vault as a virtual hardware security module (HSM)

                                If windows could use Azure Key Vault as a KSP, it would better secure the private keys of any certificates in Windows - effectively acting as a virtual hardware security module (HSM). I believe this would enable migration of workloads that require a HSM to Azure, and reduce cost for on-prem workloads that might otherwise require a HSM. It would also make it easier / more secure to setup a public key infrastructure (PKI) / certificate authority (CA) in Azure -- or even on-premises for that matter.

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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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                                  • Azure Policy - Support for RegEx in Match Conditions

                                    Right now, the "Match" and "notMatch" conditions only support # for digit placeholders and ? for letters. This is okay, but it would be much more useful to support regex expressions. This would needed for define complex naming policies and tagging standards.

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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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                                      • auto-start in Azure

                                        We have auto start in dev test labs can this feature be added to azure for VMs

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                                        • please don't send me email about "Azure product announcements and updates"

                                          AzureTeam@e-mail.microsoft.com

                                          Azure product announcements and updates

                                          How can you unsubscribe from the Windows Azure Team emails? They don't have an unsubscribe link. Are they doing such a bad job that they don't want people to stop receiving their updates? It's 2017, how come you can't EASILY unsubscribe from a mailing list from this service?
                                          Has anyone figure it out?

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