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  1. Change geographical region for a given resource

    A while back, you did not have a data centre in the UK, so I deployed all my resources to the North Europe region as that was the nearest. Now you do have a UK region, but all my resources are in the North Europe data centre. To migrate everything closer to home, is a real pain in the back side at the moment. Please provide an easy way to migrate across data centres difference resources such as Web Apps, Databases, Storage containers, etc.

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      4 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Increase the ARM default Core Quota per region

      [ENG] Please increase the default limit for VMs/Cores in Azure Resource Manager.

      The current ARM default Core/VM limit per region for an Azure in Open and even some Pay-As-You-Go subscriptions is only 10-20. This is not enough at all to deploy a few VMs, and it prevents customers from expanding their service towards rapid business growth and urgent requirement. More flexibility and convenience should be provided as default.

      [Japanese] Azure リソースマネージャの仮想マシン/コア数の既定上限値引き上げ依頼

      Azure in Open や従量課金プランのサブスクリプションについて、現在のAzure リソースマネージャの仮想マシン/コア数の既定上限値は、10 から 20 程度です。
      この既定上限値では、十分な仮想マシンを作成することができず、お客様の大切なビジネスの急成長や必要性に対応することができません。
      既定上限値が緩和され、柔軟に便利に利用できるよう改善よろしくお願いいたします。

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        1 comment  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • SLES 15 support for ASR

        My customer hopes that SLES 15 (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15) will be supported for Azure Site Recovery in the near future. I'd like you to consider that as soon as possible.

        116 votes
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        • E-mail notifications for "Impossible travel to atypical locations" reporting

          E-mail notifications for "Impossible travel to atypical locations" reporting. Presently admins need to watch this portal screen all day/night to see if there are new entries. It would be much better to see an e-mail notification about it.

          86 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • availability zone with AKS

            Could you please support availability zones with AKS?

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              0 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Internal load balancer Log Analytics

              Log analytics currently works only for Internet facing load balancers.
              We need this very urgent for our Internal facing load balancers!

              68 votes
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                4 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • be able to setup a Azure Backup to protect my Sharepoint Online data with a large retention

                We really need a way to protect SharePoint Online with a large retention time (3 till 6 months). Let Azure Backup kick-in for this point so we are able to set the right RPO ( Recovery point objective ) for this service.

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                  1 comment  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • make azure available in Cambodia.

                  you should make azure available in Cambodia. I think there are some students or people want to explore and use it.

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                    7 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Windows Azure is commercially available in the following 84 countries, and this is not one of them. Learn more here: http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/pricing/faq/

                    We are adding more countries as we can, but in the meantime if you wish to use the service in an unsupported country, you’ll need to use one of several third party providers which front the Azure Subscriptions for organizations in unsupported countries. Just keep in mind that those providers are not MSFT so perform due-diligence to make sure any vendor you select is reputable.

                    Thanks for understanding.

                  • storage stamp option

                    Provide the option to define storage accounts to use the same of different storage stamps. we have scenarios where the ability to define same or different stamps make an huge impact in the end result.

                    51 votes
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                      4 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • CoAP support for IoT Hub

                      The Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP) is a specialized web transfer protocol for use with constrained nodes and constrained networks in the Internet of Things. The protocol is designed for machine-to-machine (M2M) applications such as smart energy and building automation.

                      It would be helpful if you could support CoAP in IoT Hub. It provides a lightweight REST model messaging which can be used in constrained devices with ease.

                      COAP also provides stronger security at implementation level and will be a game changer for IoT Hub.

                      48 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Need a function to change a format for X-Forwarded-For in Application Gateway.

                        Some web server uses the X-Forwarded-For header as only IP address format, not IP address:Port.

                        So we would like to choice the format for X-Forwarded-For header by web server requirement.

                        For example, "Require ip" in RemoteIPHeader directive on Apache should be IP address format.

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                          2 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Application Gateway WAF needs function.

                          Application Gateway WAF hasn't function creating custom rules and operating management UI for regular or custom rules. Also, we hope functional enhancement for WAF logs. We'd like to get the detail message if alert is happen.

                          Thank you for your time and consideration.

                          37 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allow VIP Swap when Staging slot is up and Running

                            Recently we had a problem where we had ~1h of downtime which could have been avoided if VIP swap wasn’t failing.
                            The problem was that 1 single VM was in a busy state in Production slot. All VMs in the staging slot were up and Running.

                            Can you please allow a VIP swap if:
                            1. All VMs in Staging slot are in Running state
                            2. There’s the same or higher number of VMs in Staging slot compared to Production

                            I know that it’s by design that VIP swap is possible only if all VMs in both Staging and Production slot…

                            36 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • RateCard metadata with their spec information

                              I want to get RateCard meter metadata with their spec information (e.g. size, memory, cores...). Because I have to provide that data to our finance department.
                              I can get the spec information of VMs by Get-AzureRmVMSize API, but they do not have MeterId, so can not associate with RateCard meter metadata.
                              And I also want to get them about SQL Database, Redis Cache, and App Service. But they do not have API which can get their spec information in the first place.
                              I think it is very useful if can get meter metadata with their spec information by RateCard API.

                              35 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow Static Public IP's on Virtual Network Gateways

                                Static Public IP's cannot be used with Virtual Network Gateways. This can potentially be very problematic if a Virtual Network Gateway ever needs to be re-created or re-provisioned.

                                Example: what if we have 30 separate tunnels to a Virtual Network Gateway and it needs to be re-created or re-provisioned? This would result in a new Public IP being provisioned (takes about 30-40 minutes - of downtime!) which would require 30 remote VPN Administrators to be engaged to rebuild their side of the tunnel. This could be easily resolved by allowing Static Public IP's to be associated with Virtual Network Gateways.

                                34 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Key Vault like as RA-GRS

                                  Currently, Key Vault have redundancy and availability, but I can not access to secondary region manually.
                                  https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/key-vault/key-vault-disaster-recovery-guidance

                                  Region fail over is automacically, however I would like to access to secondary like as RA-GRS of Azure Storage before than failover because I want to more enhance BCP of our services.

                                  * I guess, Azure doesn't occurred region failover so far, but services failur occurred sometimes in regions.

                                  32 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Make Azure available in Haiti

                                    Microsoft Azure should be available for developers and businesses in Haiti. This country lack of a power supply system you can rely on for business, so the cloud is our best options. Please consider adding Haiti in the list of supported countries while signing up for Microsoft Azure.

                                    31 votes
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                                      under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Backend heath status of Application Gateway

                                      We deployed the Application Gateway on the subnet where NSG's In-Bound rules is set. In the result, we got the status of backend health is 'unknown'. We got the 'Healthy' status when the NSG doesn't associate to subnet. Even if NSG's In-Bound rules is set, We'd like to confirm the backend health.

                                      30 votes
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                                        4 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • - ELK Cluster stack configure on within own VNET

                                        Would like to see the feature for implementing Elasticsearch (ELK) cluster stack on our own Virtual network as PaaS component like HDinsight service

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                                          1 comment  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Server Uptime Dashboard

                                          OMS with a connected server/service up-time/availability Dashboard.
                                          Up time % for the last month/Quarter/Year
                                          This is basics ;)

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