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  1. Allow running headless Chrome (or other browser) in Function apps or Web apps

    Basically it's this:
    https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/gcp/introducing-headless-chrome-support-in-cloud-functions-and-app-engine

    Now obviously Google has a bit of an advantage here what with Chrome being their own tech but there are so many blogs out there with people talking about complicated Docker solutions just to run headless Chrome in the cloud.

    It would be great if we could get a solution where we could run Puppeteer in much the same way, or allow web apps to run Chrome without having to be inside Docker and we could manage a pool of Chromes without having to manage Docker as well.

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      0 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • For Virtual machines, allow configurable outbound TCP timeout.

      Currently you can only configure the inbound tcp timout. The default outbound timeout for TCP connections is 4 minutes and is non configurable/by design. It's important that users have the ability to change this, perhaps up to a value of 30 which is similar to the inbound properties.

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      • Need a function to change a format for X-Forwarded-For in Application Gateway.

        Some web server uses the X-Forwarded-For header as only IP address format, not IP address:Port.

        So we would like to choice the format for X-Forwarded-For header by web server requirement.

        For example, "Require ip" in RemoteIPHeader directive on Apache should be IP address format.

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          2 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • azure zones dns-forwarder

          Please extend DNS zones solution to add forwarding & client features to implement the following in PaaS instead of with VMs:
          https://github.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/tree/master/301-dns-forwarder

          Use case: use azure dns to forward dns queries to 168.63.129.16 & between subnets. Enterprise DNS would forward to Azure DNS. VNET has Azure-provided name resolution (*.internal.cloudapp.net). In this way Enterprise DNS could dynamically learn of a PaaS offering on VNET.

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            0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow custom code references in Application Insights multi-step webtests

            Application Insights on Azure lets me upload a .webtest file to monitor application availability. My application is a REST/JSON service, and so my .webtest references a custom ExtractJSONRule derived from the ExtractionRule base class to pick out and check data from the JSON response. I can upload the .webtest file OK, but of course, without the custom C# code for the ExtractJSONRule, it always fails.

            Please provide a mechanism to allow .webtest files which reference one or more custom .cs files for custom ExtractionRule and ValidationRule classes.

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            • Enable CSP Partners to offer Visual Studio Cloud Subscriptions through the scheme

              Enable CSP to be used to fund the Visual Studio Cloud Subscriptions.

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                2 comments  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add Azure Functions as a trusted Microsoft service in Azure Storage firewall settings

                When we enable firewall in Azure Storage then Azure Function can no longer communicate to that Storage Account even if you add the Functions Outbound IP Address in the firewall settings of Azure Storage.

                It would be nice if Azure Functions is added as a trusted Microsoft Service in Azure Storage firewall settings.

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                  0 comments  ·  azure.microsoft.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Allow NSG for VPN Gateway Subnet

                  We want to connect several devices with our Azure VNET via the VPN Gateway. Therefore the VPN Gateway is configured for P2S connections.

                  We want to restrict the devices so that they can only communicate with certain other devices.

                  To implement this functionality we need to assign the VPN Gateway subnet a NSG. Furthermore this NSG should be dynamic, because the IPs provided by the VPN Gateway to its clients clould not be predetermined.

                  Currently NSGs are not supported for VPN Gateway subnets as well as there is no way to control IP allocation for connecting devices.

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                    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Need of Execute SQL Task in Azure Data Factory v2

                    We only have a execute stored procedure in ADFv2. But most of the time we don't want to create stored procedure for all of the primary ETL tasks, such as counting the no. of records from a table, Updating data into tables, creating tables, etc. There are many such activities need T-SQL Execution. It would be great if we have Execution SQL option.

                    ADFv2 have the option to use variety of RDBMS source and sink systems such as MySQL, Oracle, etc., . ESQL would be the powerful task to have in Azure Data Factory V2 to be used in all…

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                      0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow separate VLAN tags when peering to ExpressRoute circuits

                      Currently ExpressRoute requires two client subnets, but restricts these to the same VLAN tag. It would be helpful if each of these VLANs could be tagged individually.
                      e.g. currently I can specify "172.16.1.0/30" as the primary and "172.16.2.0/30" as the secondary but they have to have the same ID

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                      • Allow Static Public IP's on Virtual Network Gateways

                        Static Public IP's cannot be used with Virtual Network Gateways. This can potentially be very problematic if a Virtual Network Gateway ever needs to be re-created or re-provisioned.

                        Example: what if we have 30 separate tunnels to a Virtual Network Gateway and it needs to be re-created or re-provisioned? This would result in a new Public IP being provisioned (takes about 30-40 minutes - of downtime!) which would require 30 remote VPN Administrators to be engaged to rebuild their side of the tunnel. This could be easily resolved by allowing Static Public IP's to be associated with Virtual Network Gateways.

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                          0 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Prevent Creation of Classic Machine Learning Web Services so Tags can be Enforced

                          Prevent Creation of Legacy Machine Learning Workspace Commitment Plans and classic web services so Tags can be Enforced.

                          Our organization sets a Tag policy on resource groups so that newly created resources within that resource group will inherit tags. The main tag is 'Department Code', and is used for Chargeback for resource usage. Any Machine Learning 'classic' web services, that were created using the Machine Learning Studio portal will be created outside of the standard tagged resource group and thus, will not inherit standard tags used for Chargeback.

                          We also need a migration method for existing classic web services to…

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                            0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • auto-start in Azure

                            We have auto start in dev test labs can this feature be added to azure for VMs

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                              0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow VIP Swap when Staging slot is up and Running

                              Recently we had a problem where we had ~1h of downtime which could have been avoided if VIP swap wasn’t failing.
                              The problem was that 1 single VM was in a busy state in Production slot. All VMs in the staging slot were up and Running.

                              Can you please allow a VIP swap if:
                              1. All VMs in Staging slot are in Running state
                              2. There’s the same or higher number of VMs in Staging slot compared to Production

                              I know that it’s by design that VIP swap is possible only if all VMs in both Staging and Production slot…

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                                0 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • RateCard metadata with their spec information

                                I want to get RateCard meter metadata with their spec information (e.g. size, memory, cores...). Because I have to provide that data to our finance department.
                                I can get the spec information of VMs by Get-AzureRmVMSize API, but they do not have MeterId, so can not associate with RateCard meter metadata.
                                And I also want to get them about SQL Database, Redis Cache, and App Service. But they do not have API which can get their spec information in the first place.
                                I think it is very useful if can get meter metadata with their spec information by RateCard API.

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                                  1 comment  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Change WAF configuration: allow either changing prevention/detection by rule or disabling rule by application.

                                  Per application request, he wanted to change the WAF configuration to detection mode but this change can affect another applications that are locate di the same application gateway.
                                  We disable rule 942400 but we want to allow either changing prevention/detection by rule or disabling rule by application.

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                                    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • 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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                                      1 comment  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Enable pausing Azure SQL DB/Azure SQL Managed Instance

                                      Enable the ability to pause Azure SQL DB and Azure SQL Managed Instance like what is available in Azure SQL DW or VM.

                                      Importing/exporting the data is not a viable option for most dev/test environments that need to be started/stopped quickly and easily.

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                                      • Add support to Azure AD B2C for the on-behalf-of flow.

                                        In order for a web API to call another downstream web API as the user, Azure AD B2C needs to support the OAuth on-behalf-of flow.

                                        According to the following reference, this isn't supported in B2C: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory-b2c/active-directory-b2c-apps#web-api-chains-on-behalf-of-flow

                                        I also cannot find this feature on the Azure Roadmap.

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                                        • NSG/ASG management and monitoring

                                          add capability to modify and monitor NSGs and ASGs.

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