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  1. CREST API, standardize unit of measure please!

    Hi,
    I'm working through the MSDN documentation (bad) located here:
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/partnercenter/mt427350.aspx

    I pulled the list of all Azure metered items from the API. I'm now looking at how to pull this into our financial system. I did a quick query to see how to bring in the units of measure, the “unit” field returned seems to be inconsistent and not well understood.

    In the dataset I get from your API you return units that ranges from “1M Queries” and “1,000,000s” [seconds? Nope, transactions] and “1,000s” or “1000s”? This seems a little messy and not managed. Building an API into this…

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    • have an option whereby you do not require credit card verification- there are countries where they don't exist.

      Some countries' policies disallow the use of credit cards, and in those countries (e.g. my country Ethiopia) the .net environment is predominantly popular among developers. So I suggest you provide for a signup offer with out the credit card verification step.

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      • Azure SQL DB as database for SharePoint

        Improve Azure SQL DB to the point that it can be used as the database for SharePoint deployment in IaaS.

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        • Please make it possible to combine IUR accounts

          Please make it possible to combine IUR credits for those of us who are eligible for multiple IUR accounts. Working with so many different IUR subscriptions with caps isn't as feasible as we want to.

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          • Ability to log when publish profile has been used

            We would like the ability to see when a publish profile was used and also who is using it.

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            • Manage groups on user level in API Management Services

              Currently in API Management Services, you can only add users to a group in the groups of APIM. Ideally it would be much more convenient to add the group to a user as well. This way you can add groups to a single user.

              And add multiple users at once to a group in the group section.

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              • Using an office 365 account as the microsoft account on the Windows Store

                Azure AD still not supported in Windows 10 Store?

                In one of my clients, a school with 600 laptops in Office365/ADFS, it's not possible to deploy an App because the ISV created this "Modern App" that only installs through an MSA account.

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                • Cert replacement cause down time on appgw?

                  Hey.
                  i was referring to below link to understand if the exact behavior while replacing cert for all 3 listeners. as all of them are sharing same Cert. the doc just mentioned how to replace cert not involving any consequence. duration...etc. is there anyway to publish more information on official to help customer to foresee these bad consequence? https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/application-gateway/renew-certificates
                  https://strangeadventures.in/azure-replacing-ssl-certificates-on-application-gateways/

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                  • I want that there should be a plan calle Azure unlimited. Please read this

                    In here this plan we should pay a little more money
                    Then we can register unlimited vm s and storages.
                    I don't mean 25$ or something
                    More then 1000$ Should be this plan

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                    • Free support on basic functionalities

                      We are currently experiencing major issues with our server as we are unable to push new code or even look at the logs or change diagnostics issues and we cannot use the deployments at all since they just don't work (we've followed the instructions given by azure and it just throws authorization exceptions all the time).

                      Also we just bought a support plan (which we shouldn't have for these kinds of issues as it is caused by the migration which was nearly forced upon us) and it clearly states that we will get a initial response within 8 hours, after…

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                      • Customize Branding - avoid login redirect by specifying IP range(s)

                        With the current Customize Branding option (Azure admin > AD > [domain] > Configure > Customize Branding) users begin on the generic O365 login screen. After entering their email address, they're redirected to their organisation's branded login screen.

                        Could you add an option in the Customize Branding settings to accept IP ranges using wildcards and CIDR notation. Access to O365 login from these IP addresses would bypass the default page and the redirect process and always load the organisations branded page.

                        Currently, the redirection is very distracting for users and also adds unwanted time to the login process. IT illiterate…

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                        • Enable GEO Redundancy of SQL Server in IaaS

                          Currently there is no way to make SQL Server Geo Redundant. Specifically the storage cannot be Geo Redundant. The only way around this is to use an asynchronous replica in a regional data center. There needs to be a better alternative for this.

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                          • support for dcos 1.8 in azure container service

                            Currently the azure container service supports dcos 1.7. I had a issue in it when i could restart a specific task with marathon and on slack they suggested that I should upgrade to version 1.8 of dcos

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                            • Propegate settings to all users

                              Set a set of predefined settings, such as filtering and/or views/dashboards etc etc that are default and propegated to all users in a tennant.

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                              • Azure process tool

                                I believe Incorporating MOF type or ITIL based tool in Azure can help customers to follow the change,release,problem and release and incident process on the Azure portal as a part of complete IT infrastructure and process package.

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                                • 3 votes
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                                  • transfer old recovery points/backups to cold storage

                                    Have an option in recovery services vault to archive old recovery points/backups to cold storage

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                                    • DNS Zone Search Results

                                      Currently searching for records in an Azure DNS Zone, you have to spam the "Load More" button until it doesn't display any more to ensure you have found all possible records that match the query.

                                      I should be able to search once and retrieve all results.

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                                      • Azure Support is not an easy to use even with a MSDN subscription

                                        Calling Microsoft support and setup a support contract with MSDN subscription is next to impossible process. I wish if anyone in Microsoft US ever tried to setup for them self. Good luck with getting a access id and password for support incident.

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                                        • There is an item that is not acquired by the SQL metrics of the virtual machine

                                          The following SQL metrics are not acquired.
                                          - SQL transaction rate
                                          - SQL total data file KB
                                          - SQL total log file KB
                                          - SQL total log file used KB
                                          - SQL error rate
                                          - SQL active requests
                                          - SQL blocked tasks
                                          - SQL CPU percentage
                                          - SQL queued requests

                                          They are there is an error in the item name of the performance monitor that you are trying to get

                                          SQLServer:Databases\Transactions/sec ->
                                          SQLServer:Databases(*)\Transactions/sec

                                          SQLServer:Databases\Data file(s) size (KB) ->
                                          SQLServer:Databases(*)\Data file(s) size (KB)

                                          SQLServer:Databases\Log file(s) size (KB) ->
                                          SQLServer:Databases(*)\Log file(s) size (KB)

                                          SQLServer:Databases\Log file(s) used size (KB) ->
                                          SQLServer:Databases(*)\Log file(s) used…

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