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  1. Hypervisor and Virtual Machine (VM) Status Check Metrics similar to what is provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS)

    We also use Amazon Web Services and looking for metrics in Azure similar to the status checks which you can find here.
    http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/monitoring-system-instance-status-check.html

    As these allow us to monitor for problems such as the following and deal with them using automated runbooks or scale out our hardware :-

    System
    - Loss of network connectivity
    - Loss of system power
    - Software issues on the physical host
    - Hardware issues on the physical host that impact network reachability

    Instance
    - Failed system status checks
    - Incorrect networking or startup configuration
    - Exhausted memory
    - Corrupted file system
    - Incompatible kernel

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      0 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Azure ARM Templates vague error messages

      The request content was invalid and could not be deserialized: 'Required property 'type' not found in JSON. Path 'properties.template.resources[0].resources[2]', line 1, position 4150.'. (Code: InvalidRequestContent)

      I just find that error messages like these are no help what so ever. Example, (line 1, position 4150). Can we get a little more specific?

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        0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Enable Visual Studio Dev Essentials for former Trial Users

        I unfortunately did launch a free trial of azure some years ago that I never really put in use. Today, as I am developing with Visual Studio and using Team Services I was expecting to be able to activate the linked Azure free credits for testing and production purposes. Unfortunately doesn't work if you have had a free trial in the past. You have to create a new account.
        My suggestion is to make available the dev essentials to former trial users. In the mean time advertising you get free credits by having using Team Services is very misleading and…

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          0 comments  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          • AD integration to ACR docker authentication

            Currently the IAM for an ACR is only on the Azure objects itself, effectively the API and UI side of the cloud service only.

            For user access to the registry itself, service principles need to be created - there is no direct integration to Azure users.

            This is an important last mile for the service. From an initial evaluation perspective the ACR is simple, works and in theory the user does not need to worry about managing the underlying storage including backups etc.

            We need users to be able to login, push etc. to the registry using their user accounts…

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              1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • ipv6 for VM from box

              Create new VM with ipv4 and ipv6 from box, without load balancing and other **** penetrations =\

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              • Wildcard mask support for NSG's

                It would be great if NSG's would support Wildcard masks to deny/permit traffic in a more granular way. The way most network vendors do it.
                This would make it much easier to permit and deny traffic based on a subnet scheme

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                  0 comments  ·  azure.microsoft.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Azure Container Service for kubernetes kube-dns service

                  Once deployment of the kubernetes cluster completes and we do a ssh into master node and perform following command
                  $ kubectl get service
                  we get only one kubernetes service but not kube-dns service.
                  kube-dns service is important and recommended to use by kubernetes for accessing services. Hence kube-dns should auto start soon after deployment completes.

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                    0 comments  ·  azure.microsoft.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Sticky Tabs

                    When traversing VM's, it would be nice to have the tab selected stay selected on the new VM:)

                    Should I want to make similar changes to 2 or more servers, this will halve the number of clicks.

                    So when I select the auto-shutdown option for server 1 and select server 2, I want the auto-shutdown tab to still be selected.

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                      0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • allow updates to streaming units without subscription access - owner or contributor

                      Currently, resource group owners cannot modify/edit the streaming units in streaming analytics without being a contributor or owner of the subscription the resource group is contained within. Either create an IAM role that can be assigned or allow this access to resource group ownerse.

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                        0 comments  ·  azure.microsoft.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • export only specific resources

                        Now we can not select specific resources to export as a template and all the resources in the resource group are exported as a template.
                        I'd like to export only some specific resources as a template.

                        I think this idea is on the way to release in the future because it is written in
                        following URL but I'd like to use this feature as soon as possible.

                        https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/resources/resourcegroups#ResourceGroups_ExportTemplate

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                          0 comments  ·  azure.microsoft.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Fix issue while adding BizSpark subscription to your Visual Studio (Azure) benefits

                          When registering your Startup to BizSpark program, sometimes you as BizSpark admin can't get BizSpark benefits on Visual Studio (BizSpark) offering. To go around this issue, revoke prvileges to yourself, and assign it later on to yourselg again. You will get BizSpark email where you can now activate your offer

                          Happy developing.

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                            0 comments  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • MABS Features Improvements

                            I have seens there are some primary features missing which should be exists in MABS application. What i can suggest to improve features like
                            1. Show clear picture of data usage
                            2. More granular UI for Protection Group Storage Usage

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                              0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Fix error 1178 when siging up

                              When attempting to sign up for a "pay-as-you-go" subscription, I get "we detected an issue creating subscription in your account. Please contact support [1178]". I don't know what it means and I have no way of solving the issue (other than signing up with another account).

                              The support engineer I spoke to says this is a known issue but there is no ETA for fixing it. He recommended I mention it here in the hope that a solution will be prioritized.

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                                • Getting issue in a sign up the new outlook account

                                  Email services have numerous service providers but outlook is still one of the most popular across the globe. Microsoft is the reliable name for email and communication service and this is the reason that people are pouring their heart for a new outlook account.outlook server experience huge hitting and this could be a reason when you are unable to sign up with it. This is also possible when you are signing up with outlook and you already have some email account with it, which you don’t remember. You should call Outlook Customer Support Service team for any help.
                                  For more…

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                                  • ADF and OMS integration

                                    Provide single pane of glass view into ADF and logic Apps along with other Azure deployments in OMS

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                                      • Azure Automated Billing Service

                                        Allows us to build applications and services that would allow us to bill customers their fair share of the Azure Services they consume.

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                                        • Develop a tool that will import DNS zone files hosted at other providers like Route53

                                          Since many DNS providers do not allow you to export your zone files create a utility that will harvest them in a format that could be used to import them into Azure DNS.

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