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  1. Azure Cosmos DB should support static columns

    Cosmos DB can be used with Cassandra API but it is not possible to create table with static columns. Cosmos DB should support static columns.

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  2. assign Security Group to Authentication Method

    Add the option to assign a security group to specific authentication methods.
    i.e, Security Group "Azure Security Question" can be assigned to the Security Question authentication method. So that only objects in the group are given the Security Question method.

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  3. Azure SQL PiTR - Option to disable or set to 1 day retention

    We currently have an SQL managed database, which we use for development purposes.

    We are developing how our data ingest will work, currently we drop the tables every day, and re-load all the data. As of the 31-AUG we started getting charged for PiTR which we didn't know about, until PiTR started costing us upwards of $120 per day.

    What I found out is after the initial backup (free) any changes were replicated to 6 regions (GRS storage) and set to 35 days retention period. These are backups we don't want or need, as data is ingested from the Datalake.…

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  4. Allow tagging of "hidden" resources

    Currently, you can tag most types of resources using portal.azure.com, Powershell or any other tool for that matter. Tagging "hidden" type of resources (for example Microsoft.Network/networkWatchers) is hidden on the portal, but they can be tagged by using a Powershell script which for example tags every resource inside a resource group.

    This behaviour is inconsistent, because after this, listing tags on the portal show that the specific tag key:value pair is in use, but you won't see which resources use it. You need to rely on Get-AzureRmTag or other means to actually reveal which resources are tagged.

    As of currently,…

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  5. On Azure AD Application Proxy Connectors “Internal URL”, we cannot set URL which includes “?” or doesn't end with “/”.

    On Azure AD Application Proxy Connectors “Internal URL”, we cannot set URL which includes “?” or doesn't end with “/”.
    We need to connect to on-premises apps from Azure AD Application Proxy connectors via Internet,
    then tried to set the URL which doesn't end with "/" or includes "?", but couldn’t.
    We hope this will be improved quickly.

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  6. Add slider bar

    Add slider bar in Choose VM Size pane in portal.azure.com when you do View all so you don't get the whole sha-bang all the time

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  7. Unlock the features for students.

    I was excited to see Azure offered free to students via Dreamspark, but no SQL, VM, etc??? 9 out of 10 features are locked to the student license. I understand restrictions, but why does Microsoft even offer Azure to students if they aren't going to let them use it for the best Azure features.

    Please drop the restrictions on student accounts. It will help Microsoft in the long run...students are not running businesses with these products while in school, but they might when they graduate.

    Thanks,

    Nick

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  8. 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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  9. Make Windows Server 2016 Core available

    Not every role is available in Nano. I don't need full GUI for domain controllers for example, but can't deploy on Nano.

    Perhaps other roles are coming in Nano, but in the meantime make core available, as it is for Windows 2012.

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  10. Upgrade CPUs in Azure App Service Premium Tier

    Currently the "Premium" tier on App Service offers this three options:

    P1: 1VCore DSV2
    P2: 2VCores DSv2
    P3: 4VCores DSv2

    I wouldn't call this a premium tier now that we are getting into 2020...

    App service is one of the most useful services offered in Azure and it really needs an upgrade.

    Amazon's Beanstalk does not have such limitations.

    I would suggest that to upgrade the hardware/resources of the Premium tier to at least:

    P1: 2 VCores
    P2: 4 VCores
    P3: 8 VCores

    The processors model should be upgraded as well to use DSv3 or even better the F series.

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  11. PIM add support in the Graph API to query Azure resources roles audit logs.

    We can query Azure AD roles in PIM for our conformity report but have to log-in to the portal manually for PIM roles on Azure Resource.

    Works for PowerBI Admin Roles but not for "Contributor" role in Subscription X.

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  12. 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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  13. 29 votes
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  14. Docker PaaS

    It would be great if I could deploy docker images without having to worry about setting up Docker hosts.

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  15. Easy invoice management (especially for many subscriptions)

    It would be nice to have one list of all invoices. It is important especially in case where there are many subscriptions within one account.
    And this list should have invoice title on it, now there are only dates.
    Now it is very hard to find invoice using invoice title (using bank statement)

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    Hi there,

    This is one of the many improvements our development team is hoping to include in future iterations of our product. I can’t guarantee that we have the resources to get this done any time soon, but it definitely should be in the pipeline.

    -Adam (Azure Billing Team)

  16. CDN

    There needs to be a way to apply service tags to Azure CDN. When applying NSGs or firewall rules it would be beneficial to be able to use Service Tags to target the CDNs.

    Marc

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  17. 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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  18. Monitor physical hosts in Azure Data Center

    We would like to monitor physical host in Azure Data Centers, because we don't have information about health status of physical hosts where located our VMs.

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  19. Application Gateway handling the Query parameter on back-end

    In application gateway HTTP settings when we use "override back-end path" option, it is stripping out the query parameter and retains only the resource path.

    Eg: https://<<HostName>>:443/resurcepath/invoke?api-version=2016-10-01&number=5

    It retains only "https://<<HostName>>:443/resurcepath/invoke" and ignoring "?api-version=2016-10-01&number=5"

    It will be good to retain the query parameters without doing any URL redirection etc

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  20. B2B invitation status

    Azure Active Directory B2B account.

    Now there isn't possiblity to generate report, if B2B user has activated account or not. It would be good to have feature to list not activated users from administrative perspective. Example when doing acocunt clean up.

    There are fields in profile like Source which contain Invited user or Resend invitation button is visible. Those indicates if user hasn't activated invitation.

    Or even have automatic removal on directory, if invitation hasn't been approved within X days, B2B account is removed automatically. As if account hasn't been activated, it cannot be used anywhere.

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