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  1. Simplify Private Endpoint DNS resolution from on-premises

    Currently to access a storage account with private endpoints, one must do the following to achieve a simple DNS resolution from on-premise machines (across VPN/ExpressRoute):


    1. Create DNS proxy VMs to forward DNS traffic to Azure DNS server 168.63.129.16

    2. Setup DNS forwarding on on-prem DNS to forward traffic to the DNS proxy VM in step #1.

    3. Azure DNS entries will have to be manually updated if any Private Endpoint is changed/removed/re-created.

    A workaround is to simply create a hosts file entry for the storage account name on the local on-premise machine, but this does not work well with Azure Storage Explorer,…

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  2. Outstanding Payment

    Need Payment history and total outstanding per subscription.

    As a subscriber I can only see invoices at azure, but there is no payment history which tells me how and when azure has captured this payment.

    It is our legal right to see the payments captured by AZURE. Tomorrow AZURE go and capture another payment from my card how I will reconcile which payment is for what.

    If you are taking payment then you must show somewhere that we have captured this payment via this way against this invoice or for this purpose.

    Also there is no way I can see…

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  3. Implement Password Writeback healthy support through MPN Portal

    I would like to inquire about an issue in the CSP portal.
    For an end customer with the Self Service and Password Write Back feature enabled in Azure AD, the correct helathy status is being showed up as working,, this is only being displayed when the tenant is accessed directly through the Azure Portal (portal.azure.com), form the end user perspective.
    If the customer environment is accessed from the partner portal, the same features are being showed as "not working".

    This will undoubtedly cause issues for engineers that are trying to essentially fix an issue that is not really broken.
    And…

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  4. rewrite the Azure CLI in Golang.

    I tweeted about this somewhat jokingly and @AzureSupport directed me here. I imagine you plan on supporting and maintaining the Azure CLI for at least the next decade, and I can virtually guarantee that the total cost of doing so will be less if you rewrite in Go now. It will also be faster, easier to install, and generally provide a better experience for your users and developers. You've got some avid gophers at MSFT like Brian Ketelsen, Ashley McNamara, Jess Frazelle, etc. Ask them what they think!

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  5. Allow for renewal of expired subscriptions by customer (expecially free trials)

    You should make this process easier or you will likely lose a lot of would be customers. You should offer the ability to renew an expired subscription to a pay as you go plan once the free trial period expires (or really I think for any expired subscription). I was shocked to find that because I got busy the day my plan expired I had to contact support to get it renewed the next day (which they responded in 12 hours and had it renewed for me, which is great but shouldn't have had to log a support ticket for…

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  6. EA: Managing subscriptions operations by multiple users, not by single account owner

    This is regarding Azure account & subscription management in Enterprise Agreement
    There is a scenario where the account owner is not available for considerable long time due to his/her sick/vacation leave or long biz trip for example, which cause subscriptions operations downtime.
    To avoid that, we should be able to have multiple users for such subscriptions operations.

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  7. Support using Azure SignalR in ASP.NET (OWIN)

    Azure SignalR SDK only runs on ASP.NET Core, which is a blocker for lots of companies / existing projects.

    Please also support ASP.NET (OWIN runtime).

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  8. 30 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Privileged Identity Management (PIM) - Start and End Time in PIM email to be in local time not UTC

    Require new feature to customize the time from UTC to local time in the PIM email.

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  10. B2C Availability checks in real time

    Currently, there is no way to track B2C availability on real time. i.e: When the MFA service is down and it generates SMS codes delay. I know that for such scenario we would need to rely on https://status.azure.com page, however, that does not provide real time outages as most of the time the outages are published when resolved. Please add a B2C capability to have availability checks to integrate with our Application Tests.

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  11. Add manual and auto shutdown to Azure Container Service

    Would be great to be able to shutdown all compute within an ACS cluster, both manually in the portal, and via an auto shutdown schedule. As it is currently you have to manually shut down the master VM and the VM Scale Sets.

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  12. Permalink for Azure status history

    Currently, Azure status history ( https://azure.microsoft.com/status/history/ )doesn't have permalink. I want to have permalink per status/failuer.

    Current issues:
    * Status history feed hide status older than 90 days. I can't know older history.
    * I can't specify a specific status in history.

    Why permalink?
    * I should announse failuer or issue of Azure for customers when status updated (occurred and solved). In this case, I added evidence by quoting status report from Azure status history. However Azure status history doesn't have permalink and I should use quote always. That is weak as evidence. (They confuse and dificult look up issues…

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  13. Add date and date range sorting and filtering to Bing Search API (Web)

    Allow API users to sort and filter their searches/results by a minimum/maximum date or a date range when performing Web searches. It would also be a great help if the Bing.WebResult included the date.

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  14. App Service update history

    I would like to know the exact date and time when the Azure platform update was actually performed on Azure Portal.
    I've heard many complaints about not being able to do that.

    Many vendors need to report exact date and time to end users.

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  15. Update status of invoice in Azure portal

    Currently, in invoice blade on Azure portal, the status of invoice won't be changed from due to paid if the payment was delay. So it got confused to know if the payment has been processed or not. Please improve this status to follow the payment status which is good to check payment.
    Thanks.

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  16. Empower AIP Log Analytics Database

    I know Azure Information Protection has an analytics system named Central Reporting.

    When third party customer or undesired user has accessed to protected document, InformationProtectionCL has no information on the label name and the original file name. But I understand that activity log has these information.
    InformationProtection
    CL table can be used in sentinel or any other solution, so I appreciate if this proposal considered.

    28 votes
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  17. enterprise portal auditing

    The EA portal needs auditing capabilities.

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  18. 27 votes
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  19. Allow English international user develop for Azure China a possibility

    I am very excited with Microsoft's recent announcement regarding Azure China.
    How can non-Chinese speaking MSDN developer use their monthly credit with Azure China?
    Right now It doesn't seem to understand my regular Microsoft account login...
    Isn't the whole point to allow us, to get inside mainland china?!
    My whole aim is to do just that.

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  20. Add description field to NSG Rule

    It would be nice to have a way to describe the reason for a given NSG rule.

    This would greatly simplify, for instance, bookkeeping for PCI DSS 3.1 item 1.1.6 which demands a business notification for each NSG rule.

    Name field allows 80 chars but type description there is just not the right thing. Specially when you need to refer to a given rule while using CLI tools. Huge plus if it appears as a column while listing rules.

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