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  1. AWSlightsail alternative on azure.

    https://aws.amazon.com/lightsail/

    Start from $5 per month.

    Do you have any plan against it ?

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  2. Provide very simple email account service

    Moving to Azure from other web-host - I need very simple email service to receive and occasionally reply to small # (<100) messages per month. This was built-in support from webhosting company I'm trying to move from. Don't need spam engine api (SendGrid), and setting up VM manually seems like overkill. (provide a blog on this?)

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  3. Give customers the option of registering for invoice payment when they sign up

    Why does Microsoft insist on credit cards when customers are activating their monthly credits included in their subscriptions?

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  4. Last 4 digits of credit card on invoice

    If Azure invoices are being paid automatically from a credit card, the last 4 digits of that card should appear on each invoice. I manage an Azure account for my company; service charges are billed to my personal card, and I submit a monthly expense report. Company rules require that all expenses charged to a credit card must have the receipt with a credit card number. Because there is no credit card number on the Azure statements, I have to print out my credit card statement to prove that I used my card to pay for the monthly Azure charge.

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  5. Make Azure more available and affordable to Office365 Home Subscribers

    Azure offered a 30 day Trial (too short) in which I had no time to finish the on-line course. To make Azure more attractive and more users to join and to learn how to use it properly with proper training is to offer to Office365 Home subscribers perpetual limited system time.
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    How could this work:
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    Office365 offers 5 licenses, 60 min Skype and 1TB Disk Space.
    Azure could be offered to only 1 of the users to try and train as long as the Office365 subscription is paid.
    So for example there would be a 60 day Azure…

    4 votes
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  6. 4 votes
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  7. Improve response times..

    The management interface is very slow. Very irritating.

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  8. all reactivating subscriptions

    i cancelled my subscription, now I want to re-activate it. the subscriptions section doesn't give me this option, when i go to add a new subscription the 'offers' panel that appears is blank and i cannot progress and in addition when I go to commerce.microsoft.com and look at subscriptions it doesn't show there (and yes i have signed in with the same phil@coultard.com MS account)

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  9. to be able to have a new trial account during formation

    Following trainings on EDX about Azure and Office 365, but not full time so cannot complete the whole cursus within a one month period.
    And cannot have a new trial later on whan I come back for learning (when I have time).
    It's not easy to learn efficiently with this constraint.

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  10. Support JSON schema style $ref components in templates

    Idempotent JSON based resource manager templates are a great idea. However, sophisticated deployments use numerous sub-components over and over. JSON schema understands this is a requirement for building real world JSON where elements repeat in different places, and has a $ref mechanism - like the variables and parameters, but a way to define a JSON object and use it elsewhere, repeatedly.

    This would allow, for example, a security rule to be defined in one place, and used in several NSGs.

    Consider, for example, a classic three tier DMZ, App Server and DB Server Zone, implemented with NSGs. The zones clearly…

    4 votes
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  11. Azure Verizon CDN Management integration

    Enable Verizon CDN management on Azure native portal with no redirection to external portal.

    All configurable elements should have an equivalent Powershell AzCLI and Az module, which is currently absent.

    We need capabilities to enable building Verizon CDN using infrastructure as a code method.

    4 votes
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  12. Why do I keep getting billed for a F*cking Service I can't turn off

    I'd like to offer you the idea that this service us a disgrace

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  13. Include the option to change Virtual Network in the Web Interface

    Please offer the ease of changing a virtual network on a virtual VM, just like we can with VMM or Hyper-V. For stability reasons this should only be limited to connect to different virtual networks in stead of the default value of the dropdown with affinity groups, networks and regions...

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Make it easier for nonprofit to renew sponsorship and see how to do this

    As a nonprofit approaches the end of a year's sponsorship we receive an email warning that the sponsorship will end and be converted to pay as you go. This is alarming for small charities as we do not have the funds to continue operating on this basis and sponsorship is an essential (and very welcome) offering by Microsoft.

    However, the route to renewing sponsorship each year is tortuous, poorly documented, and left to the last minute. It would be preferable if there was a seamless path from within the Azure Billing and Subscriptions->Sponsorship page in the portal to be alerted…

    3 votes
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  18. Ask for improvements so that files are output even with unedited policies

    Trying to output the API operation scope policy with Powershel command to get the status before and after the update.

    However, if the policy is in the default state which is unedited, the policy cannot be output with the following command.
    * If the policy is edited, it can be output.
    * Product scope policies can be output even in the default state.

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    Get-AzAPIManagementPolicy -Context $ ApiMgmtContext -apiId "apiid" -operationId "OperationId" -SaveAs "****. Xml"

    Therefore, we request for improvement that the file can be output even if the policy is unedited.

    3 votes
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  19. 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.

    3 votes
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  20. 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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