Azure Functions

Azure Functions is an event driven, compute-on-demand experience that extends the existing Azure application platform with capabilities to implement code triggered by events occurring in other Azure services, SaaS products, and on-premises systems. With Azure Functions, your applications scale based on demand and you pay only for the resources you consume. Azure Functions provides an intuitive, browser-based user interface allowing you to create scheduled or triggered pieces of code implemented in a variety of programming languages.

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  1. Functions to be stored not at root level

    It would be really nice if we was not forces to have a fold structure where our functions must be stored at root/functionName/index.js. As if the probject contains anything else put the src it gets out of hand.

    I am very suprised you cannot provide a path to where functions lie, ie i would love to have src/functions/<functionName>/handler

    this allows for all shared code to stay under /src/<shared>

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  2. Show Function Execute Units in GB/s

    Customer would like to check their Function Execute Units in Azure portal.
    We do have this Metric but the unit is MB/s. However, our bililng unit is GB/s.
    Because customer needs to convert it by themselves, our customer feels it's not easy and convenience to check it at the first glance in Azure portal.
    Please help to add this feature to enable our customer to check their usage in GB/s in Azure portal.
    Thank you!

    SR#119120223001059

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  3. IAsyncEnumerable support in Azure Functions V3

    Hi!

    In order to return data in a stream and being more memory friendly it would be fantastic if the AF could support IAsyncEnumerable<T> return. Example:

        [FunctionName(&quot;Function1&quot;)]
    
    public static async IAsyncEnumerable&lt;int&gt; Run(
    [HttpTrigger(AuthorizationLevel.Anonymous, &quot;get&quot;, &quot;post&quot;, Route = null)] HttpRequest req,
    ILogger log)
    {
    log.LogInformation(&quot;C# HTTP trigger function processed a request.&quot;);

    for (var i = 0; i &lt; 10; i++)
    {
    yield return i;
    }
    }

    Thanks

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  4. Support health checks from Microsoft.Extensions.Diagnostics.HealthChecks

    Now that we can configure functions using FunctionsStartup, it would be cool to be able to add health checks too. By installing the Microsoft.Extensions.Diagnostics.HealthChecks package, I can get health checks code to compile:

    builder.Services.AddHealthChecks().AddCheck("test", x =>
    {

    return new HealthCheckResult(HealthStatus.Healthy);
    

    });

    But the health check is never executed, why I believe something needs to be done to support health checks in functions.

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  5. Durable Functions Workflow fixes support

    Workflows on Durable Functions is great until you make some bug in it. And when you do (not "if you do") make a bug, it may result in thousands or even millions of workflows in inappropriate state, or waiting for never-happen events, or just hang in some infinite loop - there are a lot of ways things can go wrong.
    And we need some way to recover the system from those mistakes. Cancellation is one option (AFAIK, it still doesn't support cancelling sub-orchestrators and activities, so not very useful anyway), but workflows sometimes may take days or months to get…

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  6. Add option to run function app with Package URL with System Assigned Identity

    Add support to run the function app using system assigned identity with Package URL where the package exists in storage account. so instead of using SAS, it can use System Assigned identity to run the function from package URL

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  7. Add Elastic Scale Plan (pre-warmed instances) in Gov Cloud

    When auto-scaling the number of instances for a Function, API requests are routed to new instances before they are ready (warmed up) causing failures/timeouts for those requests. In regular cloud, this is solved by using the Elastic Scale consumption plan that lets you specify the number of pre-warmed instances (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/functions-premium-plan#pre-warmed-instances). Please bring this same plan to Gov Cloud.

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  8. Change log level without redeploy for packaged apps

    Please allow log level to be changed for packaged apps without redeploy.

    Here's my use case and I can't believe I am alone in this... I have an app running at log level Information. There is an issue I want to investigate so I want to increase the log level to Debug or Trace. Because my app is packaged (dotnet if that matters) I can't change the log level without redeploy. That means I have to commit a change to my host.json and rerun my build and deployment pipeline. Adn then back that out afterwards. Because of the need to…

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  9. Add support to Circuit breaker pattern

    Azure functions should control the way the comunicate with their dependencies and process each request if they have condititions to do that. Same way we define bindings, it could be possible to define circuit breaker strategy to not overload unnecessary process if it is not possible to process requests.

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  10. Allow Key Vault references to access secrets behind Key Vault Firewall

    Key Vault references cannot currently be used to access secrets in a vault that has been configured with Key Vault Firewall / service endpoints.

    It should be possible to resolve secrets from Vaults configured this way (provided the web app / function app is configured with the right VNET integration).

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  11. Specify a custom window for platform updates to WebApps, Functions, etc.

    I want to be able to request platform upgrades only restart my site within a specific window, say outside of business hours.

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    This is great feedback.
    We strive for platform upgrades to happen transparently to you, however, they will restart every worker for your function app while performing a platform upgrade.

    We do not currently have the infrastructure to make this publicly available, but keep the votes coming!

    Thanks!
    Alex
    Azure Functions Team!

  12. Timer Trigger CRON interpreted per WEBSITE_TIME_ZONE for Linux Service Plans

    I'd like timerTrigger and WEBSITETIMEZONE app setting to work on Function Apps hosted on Linux Service Plans as described in https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/functions-bindings-timer#ncrontab-time-zones

    I've set WEBSITETIMEZONE app setting to "Eastern Standard Time"; however, it continues to interpret CRON expression as UTC, even after restart of Function App. I expect this works fine on Windows based Service Plans; however, this does not seem to be working on Linux based plans.

    See attached pics. CRON is "schedule": "0 30 15 * * 1-5", but triggers at 11:30am EST.

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  13. Enable hosting functions programmatically in .NET Core

    ASP.NET Core Web APIs can be easily hosted programmatically by using TestServer or IWebHost.Run(). It seems though that for functions the only way is to use func CLI via System.Diagnostics.Process (see https://blog.kloud.com.au/2018/11/08/integration-testing-precompiled-v2-azure-functions/).

    Please enable hosting functions programmatically.

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  14. python support for durable function

    As far as I can see durable function is supported only for C#. It would be nice to have a python based azure function orchestrator.

    Or is there a way to orchestrate python based Azure function using C# durable function or is this a stupid question :P

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  15. Add Event Domain or Event Grid output binding

    Add Event Domain or Event Grid output bindings to azure functions

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  16. Add settings to change local logs verbosity/level

    When running functions locally, on every call to a function I am bombarded with logs, can we have an options on the cli, or in local.settings.json to change the logs verbosity/level (debug/info/warning/error...) so it will be easier to debug and work with functions?

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  17. Support custom containers in a consumption plan

    My use case is that we need to generate licenses on the fly via an external web app. Currently, we are generating licenses ahead of time by using Selenium to navigate the external app. We would like to just So basically, whenever we need a new license, we would like to just spin up a new container, run the Selenium script and then shutdown the container.

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  18. Please support calls to System.Drawing.Bitmap ?

    Hello Team,
    Azure function v2 engine does not support calls to System.Drawing.Bitmap class. I understand that this limitation has been documented under https://github.com/projectkudu/kudu/wiki/Azure-Web-App-sandbox

    I find System.Drawing.Bitmap very useful when it comes to reading image files. Our current product (on .NET Framework) relies on System.Drawing for image processing and works very well. However we are unable to port to Azure because of the sandbox restrictions.

    I request the team to consider this support in future versions of the runtime.

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  19. PowerShell cmdlets for Functions

    Customer is requesting support in PowerShell to Start and Stop an Azure Function app. For more info, please see https://stackoverflow.com/questions/56168831/how-to-stop-start-azure-function-from-powershell.

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  20. azure cli from azure functions

    I would like to run az cli from azure fuction.

    it will help me to manage my Azure environment.

    So far azure cli is not able from azure function. I'm getting:
    2019-05-13T13:19:33.237 [Error] ERROR: The term 'az' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program.

    Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again.

    Microsoft.Azure.WebJobs.Script.Rpc.RpcException : Result: ERROR: The term 'az' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program.

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