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  1. Allow Finance Teams to access invoices

    It should be possible to add secondary users to the account administrator page so that Finance teams can manage invoices. Curently we have to login, download the invoice then forward it to finance. This is inefficient

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  3. Add ssh public key in metadata 169.254.169.254

    When querying for http://169.254.169.254/metadata/instance?api-version=2017-04-02 in an instance, we can't get the public ssh key to configure the instance. When not using the linux agent, it could be nice to be able to access this user data. FYI AWS & Aliyun already does this (it's an entry called public-keys)

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  4. Create a Windows Key Storage Provider (KSP) that effectively allows usage of Azure Key Vault as a virtual hardware security module (HSM)

    If windows could use Azure Key Vault as a KSP, it would better secure the private keys of any certificates in Windows - effectively acting as a virtual hardware security module (HSM). I believe this would enable migration of workloads that require a HSM to Azure, and reduce cost for on-prem workloads that might otherwise require a HSM. It would also make it easier / more secure to setup a public key infrastructure (PKI) / certificate authority (CA) in Azure -- or even on-premises for that matter.

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  5. Azure Portal: Save or remember my sorting and/or grouping setting

    Working with the Azure Portal, my personal workflow is:
    1. Enter URL in browser: https://portal.azure.com/
    2. In my favorites on the left site I click on resource groups
    3. I choose one of my resource groups
    4. Inside the resource group grid view I click on type to sort my resources by type

    It would help me a lot and save plenty of time if I could save my sort option as standard view, so every time no matter from what browser or computer I open the resource group, my personal sort and/or grouping option is displayed. Thanks!

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  6. Machine Learning workbench connection request

    Machine Learning workbench requires Internet connection, but please also support connection via VPN and via Express Route.

    Also, I want you to be able to use some functions even in an environment without internet connection.

    ----In Japanese---
    Machine Learning workbench はインターネット接続が必須ですが、VPN 経由での接続やExpress Route 経由での接続もサポートしてほしい。

    また、インターネット接続がない環境でも、一部の機能だけでも使用できるようにしてほしい。

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  7. Network Security Group Counter logging - Source IP

    Using NSG Diagnostics combined with Log Analytics gives us much needed visibility of our rule hit counters, great stuff!

    Unfortunately there is no information within the counter logs to inform us the source of any such hits, which really limits the usefulness of this information.

    Any chance that could be added to the diagnostics logging output for NSGs?

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  8. Provide list of SKUs for resource type through Azure REST API

    While provisioning resources using Azure REST APIs. One of the required thing is SKU. We have no API that provides list of available SKUs (if applicable) for provided resource type.

    We badly need this as there is no way to get always up to date list of SKU.

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  9. EA: Managing subscriptions operations by multiple users, not by single account owner

    This is regarding Azure account & subscription management in Enterprise Agreement
    There is a scenario where the account owner is not available for considerable long time due to his/her sick/vacation leave or long biz trip for example, which cause subscriptions operations downtime.
    To avoid that, we should be able to have multiple users for such subscriptions operations.

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  10. Allow customization for SSPR Pages

    Allow for organizations to customize the SSPR pages...particularly verification page and the page where users actually reset their passwords (both for sync'd and cloud only accounts)...for example, being able to post more details on the Get Back Into Account Page...or, providing users with the company password policy, so they do not run the risk of not making it long or complex enough multiple times and getting locked out

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  11. Please open a French Azure Datacenter

    France has many laws regarding datas security, and in some sector like healthcare, it's impossible to host stuff outside of France.

    I'd be a very good news for us that Microsoft could open a datacenter in France :)

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  12. Allow azure websites to reverse proxy to hybrid connections

    I am trying to connect an azure website using reverse proxy to an internal site over a BizTalk hybrid connection. I have setup the reverse proxy web.config file to point the azure website to my internal site over the hybrid connection. Example www.mysite.com points to http://server1:8080 Seeing this error when I attempt this:

    The specified CGI application encountered an error and the server terminated the process.

    Is this supported? What address should I point my reverse proxy too?

    Sample config:

    configuration>
    <system.webServer>
    <rewrite>
    <rules>
    <rule name="ReverseProxyInboundRule1" stopProcessing="true">
    <match url="(.*)"/>
    <action type="Rewrite" url="http://SERVER1:8080/{R:1}"/>
    </rule>
    </rules>
    </rewrite>
    <urlCompression doStaticCompression="false"/>
    </system.webServer> …

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  13. Customize claims in id_token to be issued by Azure Active Directory

    Currently claims in id_token is not editable. So far developers must use graph apis to retrieve user's attributes that are not included in id_token, but if admins can edit claims to be included in id_token, they can get additional claims more easier. And in case of the application is placed inside of firewall, it is not easy to connect to Azure AD graph endpoint from the application directly.

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  14. give the possibility to select machine "regional settings" at VM creation

    give the possibility to select machine "regional settings" at ARM VM creation

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  15. Allow Comments to be maintained in Create View Syntax

    currently header comments are not maintained in Create View statements in DW. Please update the functionality so that this will remain and allow one to script out the objects with the comments and provide comments for development and re-use.

    Create View vw_Name
    -- Comment
    -- Comment
    AS
    Select *
    From Object

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  16. 22 votes
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  17. Add MFA status to user entity info returned by graph API

    We need to be able to query the MFA status of users via the graph API. This property is not currently populated on the user entity: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/ad/graph/api/entity-and-complex-type-reference#user-entity

    Please could this property be added.

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  18. NV series with Premium Storage

    I would really like it if the NV series offered Premium storage. We have apps that require a GPU and high performance. Azure seems to keep offering new versions of the NC series while ignoring the NV series.

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  19. Allow tenant admins to manage Enterprise State Roaming data

    Allow tenant admins to manage/delete/clear Enterprise State Roaming data. Furthermore allow users to manage their own data, e.g. managing Wi-Fi profiles/networks etc.

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  20. Backup of vmware 6.7 by Azure Backup Server

    Now vmware 5.5, 6.0 and 6.5 are supported to backup by Azure Backup Server.
    Becuase vmware 6.7 has already been released, please include the vmware 6.7 as supprted version of Azure Backup Server.

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