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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. Add support for Python 3.8

    Python 3.8.1+ is now available - https://docs.python.org/3/whatsnew/3.8.html

    Python 3.8 Release Schedule PEP: https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0569/

    Can Python please be bumped in Azure Functions v3+?

    6 votes

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  2. Enable triggering of Azure functions based on an event in RabbitMQ

    Hello, we are having a scenario where we should be able to trigger a function when a message is added to RabbitMQ. This would be really helpful in using Azure functions to integrate with other Message queuing platforms that support AMQP protocol.

    107 votes

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  3. Blob Deletion Trigger

    There is no trigger for blobs that are deleted, not sure if this is an easy thing to implement but it would be extremely useful if it was.

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  5. Support for additional PowerShell modules in managedDependency besides core Az

    There are modules for managing Azure components outside core Az module, for example Az.Security, Az.Blueprint. Other 3rd party modules could be used within the function, e.g. AzSK.

    Current way how to use these modules is to package them with function code inside special /Modules folder. For Azure modules outside core Az module, customer has to manage dependency on core Az module. Azure Functions PowerShell runtime and Az module gets updated without user consent so this can bring breaking changes each time, thus runtime is very fragile.

    Proposed solution to this:
    - allow users to pin to specific versions of core…

    1 vote

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  6. Azure function vnet integration auto delegate Microsoft.Web/serverFarms

    Hi Kyle ,

    Hope you are doing good .

    I discussed the same with my peers internally and got to know it’s a design limitation .
    When ever we deploy a function app via ARM or PowerShell integrating with VNet , the subnet has to be delegated to Microsoft.Web/serverFarms for a successful deployment .

    When we do the same from the portal we don’t have to delegate the subnet separately as the UI does it automatically .

    Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns on the same . I am happy to assist.

    Best Regards
    Shivani…

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  7. OpenAPI from function app v2

    Function App v1. could create an OpenAPI (swagger) file. After the change to v2. in the portal creating an OpenAPI file is "not supportet".

    Please reinstate this feature

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  8. Support for firewall enabled storage account

    Unable to deploy Function App onto a Storage Account with the Firewall enabled. We have also tried using VNET integrated Function Apps and have come across the same problem.

    Storage accounts without firewall enabled is seen as a risk by our Security Team.

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    This functionality is currently available using the Premium Plan and a virtual network integration.

    There is currently a bug that causes the storage account to take up to 12 hours to update its service endpoint, however, the feature performs as expected once this change has propagated.

    thanks for the feedback!
    Alex
    Azure Functions Team

  9. Increase number of instances in Premium Plan

    limit of 20 instances in Premium Plan sounds low. We have 800 dataflows in our custom solution.

    I understand 20 comes from 288GB vm/14GB instance

    But you may consider something like 'extended/virtual' plan

    Then you could allocate multiple of 20s and for exemple in our case have 40 units of 20 instances = 800 in total

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  10. 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.

    60 votes

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  12. [preview UI bug] New Function app creation tool does not set node version at all

    New function app deployment UI(https://portal.azure.com/#create/Microsoft.AppServiceFunctionAppCreate) does not set WEBSITENODEDEFAULT_VERSION setting for runtime even if Node.js is selected as runtime stack.

    Because of the missing setting multiple errors are generated when using portal and when trying to create functions.

    Not sure if it should set some minor version(10.14.1) like the old UI does, major version (~10) or ask user input.

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  13. Add support for calling unmanaged Win32 DLLs

    There are many, many legacy system DLLs out there and many would benefit from a migration to Azure Functions. Perhaps add a DLL Importer and read the exported methods and automatically map to explicit Functions.

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  14. Connecting to PostgreSQL Database hosted in Azure (Linux + Python)

    Azure Functions Bindings works with Azure Cosmo DB, but as of now there is no way to create a Function that writes to a PostgreSQL db stored in Azure. Locally, I can just use Psycopg2 in Python to connect, but this isn't possible without creating a custom container with libpq-dev (for pg_config).

    1 vote

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  15. Access the management console for Azure Functions in an App Service Environment deployed via ILB

    As it stands, Azure Functions and Web Jobs deployed in an intranet-based App Service Environment cannot be managed via the Azure portal unless the user is connected to the internal network or VPN. It appears that the advanced management console code is deployed into the App Service Environment for these services,, as the SCM host name is provisioned on the custom domain. This makes remote management difficult especially for enterprise customers.

    7 votes

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  16. Function App subnet with NSG and/or routing table integration

    It would be great to allow Functions integration with subnet that has defined routing table and / or network security group.

    3 votes

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  17. Display functions in an Function App in alphabetical order

    In the portal, when looking at the list of functions in a function app, sort them by name.

    3 votes

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  18. UDR Support for VNET Integrated Function Apps

    Function Apps that are VNET integrated require a dedicated subnet. The Subnet that is allocated does not currently support UDR. Without the UDR Support we cant route this traffic through a fIrewall appliance for on-premise connectivity.

    4 votes

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  19. Keep supporting Powershell in Azure Functions!

    I went to set up Azure functions for a new client and had to delete and re-create my application so I could downgrade to runtime 1.0 in order to use a powershell function. Even AWS has realized the proliferation of Powershell and now allows it to be used in Lambda functions. I have probably thousands of administrative scripts in my archives that could easily be ported to Azure functions. I'd move to AWS before I'd invest the time to re-write them all.

    18 votes

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  20. Move from Python 3.6 to Python 3.7 for Azure Functions v2

    On python.org, the release notes for the latest 3.6.8 release state:

    Python 3.6.8 is planned to be the last bugfix release for 3.6.x. Following the release of 3.6.8, we plan to provide security fixes for Python 3.6 as needed through 2021, five years following its initial release.

    It seems weird to choose a Python version branch for Azure Functions that will not receive any more bugfix releases ever.

    Can the Python version be bumped to 3.7 to fix that?

    Thanks,

    Tobias Weisserth

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