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  1. Add "Addtional Security Verification" page to Conditional Access

    We need to add "Additonal Security Verification", which shows up for MFA enabled user to configure MFA setting, to the list of Cloud Apps in Conditional Access so that they can block access to the page for specific users or non admin users.

    I have some customers whose admins configure MFA settings such as mobile phones and the method for their users manually, and do not want the users to change the settings, such as mobile phone number.

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    • New product like LightSail on your cloud products

      Hello Azure, a product like LightSail on your cloud products would be amazing. I actually manage various VPS on LightSail and I will be charmed to move to a similar product as easy as posible on your cloud.

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      • Add support for X.509 authentication

        Add support for X.509 authentication. Allow me to configure which CAs to honor (allow me to honor just my own CAs). Allow me to associate X.509 certificates to Azure user accounts. This would enable authentication improvements for at least 2 use cases:
        - Higher level of assurance (X.509 on smart cards) for authentication to Azure Portal (e.g., Global Administrator needs stronger authentication options than currently available).
        - Mobile user authentication - certificates on mobile devices would be able to be used for authentication.

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        • Azure Data Lake Analytics: Schedule U-SQL Job

          As discussed on Twitter (https://twitter.com/AzureSupport/status/1039492841431609344):

          We currently have an Azure-only infrastructure, and we run both Azure Data Lake (ADL) and Azure Data Lake Analytics (ADLA). We use U-SQL jobs in ADLA to extract and store data from ADL for reporting and analytical purposes.

          Because we have recurring jobs (both daily and monthly) we would like to schedule those to extract and store data without any human interaction.

          Currently we see 2 options: automate a job-run through Data Factory, or Azure Automation (runbook that starts a U-SQL job). But a native scheduler in ADLA would be better. That way…

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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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            • aks+security

              Currently AKS managed master is connecting to its nodes over internet. This will not work in case of private networks with internet connectivity disabled.

              Since both the AKS managed master and nodes belong to the same data center (I assume), the connectivity between the AKS managed master and its nodes should happen over Azure managed infrastructure and avoid the internet all together.

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              • Add a service hook trigger that executes when status build changes

                We use a slack service hook to make sure the builds are doing fine, but now the service is quite verbose and it would be great if we only got notified when the status got changed, from succeeded to fail and vice versa.

                When we have twenty builds that succeeded you might miss that twenty first that failed.

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                • Give us the option to migration from Azure Licensing to HUB Licensing

                  If one creates a VM using the normal market place resources the licensing would be added to the bill where as with HUB we're able to use our EA's for licensing.

                  That said, there should be an option to migrate the VM from the original licensing to the HUB licensing without having to rebuild everything.

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                  • Automatic Visio Diagrams

                    The ability to automatically generate basic Visio Diagrams based on the resources deployed within a Resource Group.

                    Maybe some options to have server diagrams, network diagrams, storage diagrams, etc.

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                      • Azure Sponsorship

                        Please add spending limit for Azure Sponsorship, as it is not fair to the owner who has his/her PERSONAL credit card attached for a subscription that belongs to a corporate.

                        Upon depletion of the credit, the subscription shall be disabled and the owner's credit card shall not be charged, until the spending limit explicitly removed by the owner. Otherwise, this is a BIG TRAP that will put the owner in huge credit card debt (if the resources deployed are expensive).

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                        • api management - import OpenApi from internal URL

                          It would be interesting to allow import an openapi definition from an internal URL (through VNET integration). The request should resolve with custom dns and go through VPN or Express Route.
                          Now, you get errors that the URL is not publicly available.

                          So, the target would be to load openapi specifications from onpremise through VNET and VPN

                          Regards,

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                          • Create a service like Google Cloud Dataprep (that makes PowerQuery more scalable)

                            Google Cloud Dataprep is Trifacta integrated with Big Query, and it is very powerful. What does Microsoft have that compares?

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                            • Rouge Admin Protection

                              I would like to see some functionality that mitigates the risk of Rouge Administrator accounts. If an employee who is an Azure administrator goes crazy or their Azure account gets hacked then they could deliberately delete the whole Azure tenancy in a very short amount of time. This includes Azure backups.

                              I would like to see some functionality that could resurrect the Azure environment if that occurred.

                              You can take many precautions to protect Azure admin accounts but system administrators can become disgruntled employees just like any other employee. At the moment I don't believe Azure offers any protection from…

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                              • Allow disk expansion with out powering off the VM

                                Azure should allows us to extend the drive with out powering off the VM which avoids a down time for a virtual machine

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                                • Change "Continue without any verified domains" in Azure AD Connect installation wizard

                                  Starting from 1.1.819.0 of AAD Connect, you see "Continue without any verified domains" check box even when there are some other verified domains.

                                  The term "Continue without any verified domains" could be misleading.

                                  It should be changed to something like "Continue with non-verified domains"

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                                  • Make Subscription transfer operation automatically change all inheritable resources

                                    Even after performing a transfer for a subscription, though it is visible at https://account.windowsazure.com/Subscriptions, the included Resource Group, Database Server, and SQL Database that belong to it are not seen at https://portal.azure.com/#blade/HubsExtension/Resources/resourceType/Microsoft.Resources%2Fresources until you go and access the “Access control (IAM)” screen and individually add the new transfer user as both an Owner and as a Co-administrator for the Database Server (under All Resources). I suggest all this be automated! I thought these settings would have been taken care of (or inherited) automatically when we initially transferred the subscription, but I was wrong. We were down unnecessarily for a…

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                                    • Add Microsoft.Compute/Disks.managedby as a policy alias

                                      Please add Microsoft.Compute/Disks.managedby as a valid policy alias, in order to audit unattached disks as non-compliant resources

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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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                                        • Clarify messages for password resets

                                          When you are forced into a password reset (example: password expired), you get the most shady and generic messages that you have no idea what the problem is.

                                          In my case it turned out to be a password with more then 16 characters, why is there a max limit on a password for (only) 16 characters?

                                          Also why are top 100 most used passwords like Welkom01! (dutch version of Welcome01!) accepted!? All my brilliant combinations are rejected because "Microsoft seen them to often", but a top 100 password slides right by.

                                          Can your error's be more specific so an actual…

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