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  1. Enable applications in Azure to share configuration

    If you have multiple Azure Websites or Azure Roles provisioned, you might want them to share configuration details, for example about databases or storage account locations.
    I would like Azure to have a something like, "Azure Shared Configuration", that you can point applications to (so, I guess there's that) and receive whatever settings they need.

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      0 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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      • Conditional Access - Ability to Customize Text on the Block Access Screen

        We would like the ability to customize the text on the "Block Access" screen. This would allow us to explain to the user why they don't have access to the App and put a link to a Helpdesk KB. Also, it would be preferable to be able to customize the text per Conditional Rule, so the text can be specific to why the user was blocked for that particular App.

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        • Volume encryption for azure kubernetes service (AKS)

          Allow mounted volume encryption on AKS nodes out of the box including secret key integration with Azure key vault

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          • Service Bus: Session-aware queues support through REST

            Session-aware queue is a awesome feature.

            But if you work with any tecnology (all but .Net), you don't have access to it because REST API do not support this feature.

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            • Conditional access api with at least What If capability

              Create an API for conditional access that only displays the policies, but also enables you to perform 'What If' to test the them.
              It will significantly help create automations by overseeing what might get blocked. A response should be a detailed report like in the Azure Portal.

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              • Keep notifications from previous session in azure portal

                Notifications disappear from last session. Due to this its difficult to keep track of inprogress work.
                E.g- Importing a database
                Notification - Inprogress
                After refresh notification is gone and you have no idea about the status of your import .

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                • Azure to Azure using Managed Disk

                  When will MS Azure have ASR for Azure to Azure using Managed Disk ready? thanks

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                  • Point-to-site VPN authentication logging

                    When a client has their VMs inside VNets, and those VMs are not exposed to Internet, the only option to get to them is P2S VPN. But it uses certificates for authentication (which is not a good idea either). What's worse (!), there NO LOGGING!!! I mean, come on Azure team! This is like a security whole. No one knows who, when and from where got inside a perimeter??? This shouldn't even be here, this should be done from the very beginning.

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                    • Free pricing tier for Web App Service using Linux

                      Right now there is free pricing tier (F1) for Web Apps that use Windows; web apps that use Linux don't have that option - there Basic and Standard plans only.

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                      • Allow static public IP on Application Gateway

                        After AppGw stop/start, I noticed it was assigned a new public IP. If the sites are in production, we'd be in a lot of trouble. Please allow to assign a static public IP into AppGw.

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                        • Make it easy for me to know when my VM is being throttled

                          Knowing when throttling is the cause of your VM's performance woes is essential but there is no scalable way of monitoring when an Azure VM is being throttled. VM and disk maxims change according VM size and disk specification. Setting up alerts based on PerfMon and/or Metrics counters is, at best, laborious. Setting up the monitoring of:

                          VM level throttling:
                          *IOPS: \PhysicalDisk(_Total)\Disk Transfers/sec (PerfMon)
                          *Throughput: \PhysicalDisk(_Total)\Disk Bytes/sec (PerfMon)

                          Disk level throttling:
                          *IOPS: \PhysicalDisk(drive)\Disk Transfers/sec (PerfMon)
                          *Throughput: "\PhysicalDisk(drive)\Disk Bytes/sec (PerfMon)

                          Storage account throttling:
                          *Max egress: Metrics\storage_account\Account\Egress (Azure Portal)
                          *Max ingress: Metrics\storage_account\Account\Ingress (Azure Portal)
                          *IOPS: Metrics\storage_account\Account\Transactions* (Azure Portal)

                          Does not scale well…

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                          • Support AADConnect Connector Export/Import

                            Enable the native Connector Export and Import functions provided in the AADConnect interface to allow connector configuration backup/restore operations to the same or different AADConnect servers.

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                            • Make it possible to change the billing country of a subscription, prompting the user to accept the services that are available in the new co

                              Make it possible to change the billing country of a subscription, prompting the user to accept the services that are available in the new country.

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                              • Conditional access reporting

                                It would be great to get reporting on conditional access policies .i.e. you have a conditional access policy to block a specific country and to generate a report to show the number of blocks from that policy

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                                • Provide Azure SQL Database on Azure Stack

                                  Provide Azure SQL Database service on Azure Stack for compatibility with Azure in the cloud, as currently Stack only supports SQL Server 2016.

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                                  • 13 votes
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                                    • Control which VM will be excluded in case of scale-in in a scale set

                                      We want to make a Oracle application auto-scale (scale-out,scale-in) using IaaS. So the concern with the application is, it supports Admin role enablement only in one VM in its cluster. So if we define a scale set and in case of scale-in the VM with Admin role enabled shuts down then that will be a problem for us. Thus can we have a feature to exclude some VM's from scale-in, so that such business scenarios can also be fulfilled by Azure.

                                      Thanks & Regards,

                                      Pratik

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                                      • Azure Policy : Need to see compliant ressources (not only not-compliant)

                                        HI,

                                        When setting up Azure Policy, compliant policy just display non-compliant ressources.

                                        It could be give some confusion for Policy Manager if our custom policy is really working. Best way that I found, is to create a new ressource without attended settings, then check later (if audit mode) if this ressources is show as non compliant, then change the settings for check if now I've 0 non-compliant ressources.

                                        For to be more quick in deploying azure policy rules, just a tab for show all compliant ressources, could be useful.

                                        Extra question : when having not conpliant based on field, to…

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                                        • Nordic azure region

                                          Build a data center (Azure region) to Finland or Sweden. As it stands there is a lot of distance to closest data center from Finland or Sweden.

                                          Having data center close to the customers would bring new customers and also improve service quality to old customers.

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