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  1. Server Uptime Dashboard

    OMS with a connected server/service up-time/availability Dashboard.
    Up time % for the last month/Quarter/Year
    This is basics ;)

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      2 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • users want to set up the MFA Setup Wizard later

      In the MFA release plan of a large company, thousands users are impossible to actually "force" from the day.

      So, the user needs a period which setting for the MFA can be skipped, before force setting period.

      In the period, it provide a selection such as "set up later" in the MFA setting wizard at the initial sign-in.

      if someone did not have a mobile device on that day,
      if someone wants to ask questions about MFA, etc...
      they can not access any Office 365.
      becouse, even if you set a policy to skip MFA on the LAN, the MFA…

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        1 comment  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Enterprise Applications Search Improvement

        We are unable to use the Enterprise Applications blade to find our applications. The interface only lists the first 20 applications. You cannot even download a list of them. In order to search for one on the list you have to know what letters the application name starts with. You cannot do partial search on part of the name, you must start with the first name. This is a HUGE problem if we forgot the name of an application.

        For example. We created an Application called Ameris Webex. It is not listed in the first 20 applications, therefore we have…

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          2 comments  ·  azure.microsoft.com  ·  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 →
          • 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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              1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • mfa nps extension for rds bypass wan ip

              It would be great to bypass MFA for RDS to given WAN IP adresses. So the users can login directly only from the office.

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                0 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Feature of testing if alert mail or message would be sent correctly in Azure Monitor.

                When I create an alert rule in Azure Monitor to send an email, I want to test if the email would be sent and received correctly.

                Now, it doesn't seem to have this feature in Azure Monitor.
                So it is better for me if there is this feature.

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                  0 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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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                    2 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • SQLCMD Unexplained behaviour returning output starting with square brackets

                    complete explanation at https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/sqlserver/en-US/b0c08c5d-a6aa-4ec7-9b54-87807cf81548/sql-server-2012-sqlcmd-unexplained-behaviour-returning-output-containing-square-brackets-?forum=sqltools

                    Basically, SQLCMD does not behave the same way since SQL 2012 when a message starts with an opening bracket.
                    The following command returns an empty string when previous version returned the entire text:
                    sqlcmd -b -E -S -Q "RAISERROR('[A][B][C]',10,1)"
                    this one removes the firs value between brackets:
                    sqlcmd -b -E -S -Q "RAISERROR('[A] [B][C]',10,1)"

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                      0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow Azure Resource Move for Virtual Machines with Managed Disks

                      The idea is simple. Please allow Azure Resource Move for Virtual Machines with Managed Disks attached.

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                        3 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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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                          0 comments  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow firewall rules on Azure SQL DB to be removed via ARM templates

                          Currently it seems that because the firewall rules for an Azure SQL DB are just proxy resources in an ARM template that you can not remove them via this mechanism. If you remove them from the ARM template, they are not removed from the Azure SQL DB resource. This means that it is not possible to properly source control the configuration as the source controlled configuration can differ from reality. I think it is vital to allow people to properly manage the Azure SQL DB as code that you work allow the rules to be removed via the ARM template.

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                            0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • enable the "Support Request Contributor" role to be scope at the resource group level for opening premier tickets.

                            Currently we are operating in a shared subscription model where each app team is assigned specific resource group(s) and their access is scoped at this level. For them to open premier tickets from ARM, they have to be added as Support Request Contributor at the subscription level.
                            This enables visibility to all resource groups in the subscription and impacts the experience of the user. The complaints I have received are "Now I have to search for my resource group" and "I thought we had our own subscription"

                            The concept of resource groups is great but loses value when users have…

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                              0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 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 →
                              • When moving a resource

                                When moving a resource (or resource group) to a new subscription.
                                ask for real movement after the validation, this would enable a dry test upfront for planning

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                                • 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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                                  • Allow English international user develop for Azure China a possibility

                                    I am very excited with Microsoft's recent announcement regarding Azure China.
                                    How can non-Chinese speaking MSDN developer use their monthly credit with Azure China?
                                    Right now It doesn't seem to understand my regular Microsoft account login...
                                    Isn't the whole point to allow us, to get inside mainland china?!
                                    My whole aim is to do just that.

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                                      1 comment  ·  Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Allow adding new subsciption to an Azure account using PowerShell

                                      Add new Cmdlets Add-Subscription, Delete-Subscription, etc. so that we can automate the creation of subscriptions in an existing Azure account.

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                                      • Prevent the 'failed' state when VMSS autoscaled to subnet namespace size

                                        VMSS easily turn 'failed' status with following step and cannot recover without delete and re-create the VMSS.

                                        Repro step is:
                                        1. Create Vnet and subnets. The address space of subnet for VMSS is /27 (for example)
                                        2. Create AppGW(Small/1instance, no publicIP) in Vnet
                                        3. Create VMSS under AppGW
                                        ... set the Autoscale rule as Min/Max/default : 2/25/2
                                        ... In my case, I created Standard_DS1_v2 size VMSS
                                        4. change Autoscale parameter to 16/25/16
                                        5. change Autoscale parameter to 25/25/25
                                        =>reproduces

                                        want to prevent the state. thanks,

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                                          1 comment  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow aligning fault domains and update domains in an availability set

                                          In certain cases I want to manage the availability of data replicas across a cluster of machines, and can endure more downtime for greater predictability of the nature of downtime.
                                          An example is Kafka, where I can handle a large portion of machines going down so long as I can make predictions of how they'll be correlated so I can plan how I lay out topic partitions to keep a majority of partitions up.

                                          With the way availability sets are currently set up, I can limit my downtime in case of a fault, or in case of an upgrade, but…

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