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  1. Azure Backup takes too much time to restore

    I'm currently writing my Disater Recovery Plan, and tried to restore a whole server from Azure Backup (Approx 500Gb of data).

    I just leaved after two days as the restore was only 20Gb out of 500...

    Today i needed to restore a simple Excel Spreadsheet (90Kb), it takes 10 mintues to recover.

    This is not possible for our company to have a week off only because azure backup takes too much time to restore.

    We have a Fiber Connection here, with 200 Mbps Down / 100Mbps Up so that's not a bandwidth issue.

    Could you please advise ?

    Kind Regards,

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      0 comments  ·  azure.microsoft.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Passwordreset service badly translated to swedish

      Here are some suggestions that make the service more comprehensible:

      Change the title "Gå tillbaka till ditt konto" (Go back to yout acount) to "Återställ ditt lösenord" (Reset your password).

      Change the text "Kontrollera ditt mobiltelefonnummer" (Check your mobilephonenumber) to "Skriv ditt mobilnummer" (Type your mobilenumber).

      Change the button text "Text" to "Skicka" (Send).

      Change the text "Vi har skickat ett sms med verifieringskoden till din telefon" to "Skriv verifieringskoden som vi skickat till din telefon" (Write the verificationcode we sent to your telephone).

      The text/subtitle "verifieringssteg 1 > välj ett nytt lösenord" is superfluous.

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        0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • German

        When will OMS will be available in the German Microsoft Cloud?"

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        • Microsoft reportedly planning spring hardware event without a new Surface Book 2

          Microsoft is reportedly planning to hold a special Surface hardware event in the spring. ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley reports that Microsoft will be holding a Surface hardware event, despite the Surface Book 2 reportedly not ready to appear at the press event. Microsoft typically holds its Surface hardware events in New York, but the software giant has not yet officially announced plans for a spring hardware showcase.

          DigiTimes claimed earlier this month that the next Surface Book would be a clamshell laptop design without a detachable display, and would be announced by the end of April. ZDNet claims the successor…

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          • Scale out and Scale VM's when no of messages in Redis queue reaches preconfigured condition

            a) When REDIS Queue Length >=10 (message in the queue) then scale out the Virtual machine to Process the messages.
            b) When REDIS Queue Length <= 5 (message in the queue) then scale in the Virtual machine

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            • Azure Free Account registration issue with Outlook email ID

              By just providing my outlook email ID, I could see Free Account payment page is showing INR details and even address fields are related to Indian address. I have already changed my outlook account to USA details but I still could observe this problem. That page is not customer friendly as being generated automatically (might be using some WCM). Please change the logic to allow customer to enter details rather than constraining with unfriendly web design.

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              • Add a verify method to primary e-mail for access to the support plan invoices

                Dear Sir/Madam,

                In orde to have access to the support plan and directly get the invoices, instead of being redirected to the old way, add a verify method to the e-mailaddress where all subscription plans have access to the support plan and being able to download the invoices. Could be when there are multiple customers on azure, you only allow Admins or Co-Admins to the support plan. This way, it makes life easier to get all invoices from one place.

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                  0 comments  ·  azure.microsoft.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • How can i get my dollar back?

                  I registered here, tried to activate my trial period but failed! First i entered my vitrual qiwi card information and it didnt work, then i entered my visa card info and it didnt work again. Then, later i saw that microsoft took 1 dollar from my virtual qiwi although i still cant activate my trial azzure account. Any suggestion? When am gonna get my account activated or my money back??

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                  • Harmonize the offer types (CSP/Open/EA/PAYG)

                    CSP is a great purchasing model for small and medium businesses, but has some serious problems.

                    1) Migrating between CSP and any other offer is a very laboursome and expensive project (not to mention that many resources cannot be migrated). This can cause Vendor lock-in and some other major risks for customers using CSP. Currently even PAYG to CSP is not easy.

                    2) CSP customers are unequal to other Azure users despite the fact that they pay the same or sometimes even more, because they do not have the same services available to them.

                    3) CSP resellers have to put…

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                    • Delete resources using deployment name

                      How to delete resources by using Deployment name.

                      I am creating Azure VM using ARM template with following resources:-
                      1. Storage account
                      2. Virtual Network
                      3. Public IP address
                      4. Network Security Group
                      5. Network Interface

                      After creation of VM, I want to delete those resources by using Deployment Name. How can I delete it using Azure CLI command?

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                      • Allow multiple subscription owners on an invoiced pay-as-you-go subscription

                        We are a relatively small company with business critical deployments on Azure. We have an invoiced pay-as-you-go subscription, and simply would like to have multiple people in our organization with ownership-level access to our Azure subscription, to provide business continuity / redundancy. We are not in a position to engage via Enterprise Agreement, and were told that all we can do is transfer the subscription. Further, since we are invoiced, to transfer ownership to another individual within our company, we would need to go through MS credit again, and re-submit all the info required to be invoiced. This is a…

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                        • Clarify Azure Application Gateway billing

                          https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/details/application-gateway/ mentions that Application Gateway provides 'Per minute billing'.

                          However the FAQ at the bottom of the page lists this:

                          Is a partial hour billed as a full hour?
                          Yes. A partial hour is billed as a full hour.

                          Is the FAQ outdated?

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                          • alter all links within emails to use HTTPS, not HTTP

                            Links received to sign in from emails from Azure are HTTP, allowing a MITM to redirect traffic to a phishing page.

                            There is no reason for any link within emails sent from Azure to not be HTTPS.

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                            • 413 error - Microsoft Bing Speech

                              I am having trouble with the Bing Speech API on Azure.My text is over 1000 characters long and does not generate audio, is there another way to generate the text?

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                              • Microsoft’s Azure cloud storage had a rough night

                                On Wednesday night into the early morning hours of Thursday Microsoft reported that its Azure cloud customers had difficulty provisioning storage resources, including in its Eastern US region.

                                The service disruption had a domino effect that impacted many other services too, including its cloud-based SQL database platform. The issue was first reported at 21:50 UTC and was resolved by about 6:00 on Thursday.
                                “Due to a incident in East US affecting Storage, customers and service dependent on Storage may have experienced difficulties provisioning new resources or accessing their existing resources in the region,” Microsoft reported on its Azure health status…

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                                • component where one can design circuit using various componets and simulate their IoT (data publisher)

                                  I would be a one stop solution if one can get a component to design their electronic circuits with famous components like Arduino and Raspberry pi, Esp8266, sensors and likewise and then simulate their circuit which shall display the current and voltage at selected point, also based on product select may suggest any additional protection circuit to apply. This will complete the circle of IoT designing and provide a one stop solution as Azure platform.

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                                  • Allow to connect to VPN from command line

                                    We have more deployments in Azure and each has its own VPN. Currently it's not possible to connect to VPN via command line. That's why full automation is not possible.
                                    We have to open the network settings, click on the VPN connection and hit Connect button.

                                    What we would like to see is to download not only the exe that installs the VPN, but also a script that provides ability to connect & disconnect to/from the VPN.

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                                      • You have several visual bugs on your website: phone number is flickering after tabs are changed (Prolly some JS script updating phone number

                                        You have several visual bugs on your website:
                                        phone number is flickering after tabs are changed (Prolly some JS script updating phone number basing on country). In documentation tab "Bezpłatne konto" collides with arrow pointing right, These I found in one minute , I am scared to think how many more there are.

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                                        • Disable or raise limit for paid SendGrid accounts

                                          Allow users to create more than two paid SendGrid accounts.

                                          Depending on your architecture layout you may want to set up single small SendGrid accounts per application and this is currently not possible as there's a hard limit set to two accounts, no matter if these are paid or free ones.

                                          I'd suggest that you completely disable or at least raise the existing limit for paid SendGrid accounts.
                                          For free accounts this limit totally makes sense but I can't understand why you set the same limit for paid resources here.

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