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  1. 120 votes
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    • Geo-Replication for Azure Redis Cache

      Out of the box Geo-Replication covering multiple regions for Azure Redis Cache.

      70 votes
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      • Address the "Snowden/NSA" issues in every territory in a visible and concrete manner

        Let developers and consultants configure where certain data is stored (geographically) and also verify that it is really stored in the given location and does not cross international boundaries at any time. This is important for most companies since they are bound by compliance regulations, insurance, and legal best-practices that require this granularity for particular type of data.

        58 votes
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        • 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.

          57 votes
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          • WAF on Application Gateway have a function to allow some exceptional access for prevention mode

            It would be great if WAF on Application Gateway have a function to allow some exceptional access for prevention mode.

            Now, Web Application Firewall feature would be available as part of Azure Application Gateway.

            Currently, WAF on Application Gateway seems to not have a function to exclude from blocking access by any condition.
            So, I would like to request to add this function for WAF on Application Gateway.

            46 votes
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            • 42 votes
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              • Add Support for IRAN in Azure

                Why we Iranian Developers shouldn't use Azure ?
                Please add Iran to your supported country

                40 votes
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                • allow setting spending limit on any account type

                  I cannot afford to have a runaway process or a mistake in the Azure portal to generate a huge bill for me.

                  Many of the special offers that give Azure credits come with a spending limit of $0.00 such that when your credit is used up, your account is temporarily disabled until your credits are refreshed.

                  However, you can only remove the spending limit. You cannot change it to a higher level.

                  Also, Pay as you Go accounts cannot have a spending limit either.

                  It would be extremely useful to be able to set a spending limit on Pay as…

                  37 votes
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                  • Enable CSP Partners to offer Visual Studio Cloud Subscriptions through the scheme

                    Enable CSP to be used to fund the Visual Studio Cloud Subscriptions.

                    36 votes
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                    • Azure Loadbalancer / Application Gateway : Provide basic status indication for nodes

                      Troubleshooting a loadbalancer in azure is a pain in the ***. A basic necesity is being able to see if a given node is regarded as up/down by the load balancer. The same applies to an application gateway too...

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                      • Application Gateway support an Azure Web Apps

                        Application Gateway can't connection Azure Web Apps.
                        AG is a PaaS of ARR.

                        Currently to run the multi Web site with single IP with Azure PaaS, we can't use Application Gateway.

                        So we need to build ARR using VM or Cloud Services.

                        It's so legacy.

                        35 votes
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                        • HDInsight AutoScale

                          Please provide auto scale option in HDInsight for scaling down and scale up of Cluster based on usage/query running.

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                          • 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…

                            28 votes
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                            • Allow VNet Peering between ASM and ARM with different subscriptions

                              Currently, when VNet Peering between virtual network in resource manager model and classic deployment model, the same supscription for the VNets are reqired.
                              I hope we can freely configure VNet Peering between ASM and ARM with different subscriptions in the near future.

                              27 votes
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                              • Docker PaaS

                                It would be great if I could deploy docker images without having to worry about setting up Docker hosts.

                                27 votes
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                                • Support for BYOL on pre-built VM Images

                                  When I want to create a SQL Server VM in Azure and use a license I already own (Bring Your Own License) I am unable to use an existing VM Image in Azure as these are pre-licensed. It would be good if I could use an existing VM image and supply just my license key.

                                  23 votes
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                                  • Please open a French Azure Datacenter

                                    France has many laws regarding datas security, and in some sector like healthcare, it's impossible to host stuff outside of France.

                                    I'd be a very good news for us that Microsoft could open a datacenter in France :)

                                    21 votes
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                                    • Provide statistics to Azure DNS Services

                                      Azure DNS Service has no statistics about requests, type of requests, origin of requests and so on ...
                                      That can be useful to keep track of service costs and also to have a general view of our IaaS usage.

                                      21 votes
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                                      • Azure spending limit pr. Resource Group instead of pr. subscription.

                                        I see a great potential for Azure if it was possible to control spending limit pr. ressource group.

                                        In companies with many departments/developers or students at universities have need for develop environments in Azure. My aim is to reduce the risk of letting someone spin up 1000 VMs etc. and leaving them running for months before someone finds out.
                                        Introducing spending limits / isolating cost for a resource group to each department/developer would be great.
                                        Each developer could then be given control to his/hers own resource group.

                                        20 votes
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                                        • 【request】We would like to be able to install VM Agent on the new portal.

                                          In the classic portal, we are able to install VM Agent when creating virtual machines. We would like to be able to install VM Agent on the new portal.

                                          18 votes
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