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. template string (e.g. {queueTrigger}) support for array inputs

    Inputs to the function app must be an object in order to support template string syntax, e.g. when specifying a partition key on a table storage input.

    Sometimes we don't control the input: stream analytics sends an array of events to the function app. In these cases, it's not possible to specify template strings, since the input is not a flat JSON object.

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  4. Support for Java in Windows

    There is currently support for Azure Functions using Java in Linux Environments, however adding support for Java Functions to Windows Environments would be helpful as some don't have the want/need to use linux.

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  5. Increase VM SKU options for premium plan

    As durable functions for python become GA this year, it would make sense to increase the limit for number of cores available to be used for a function app. For ETL jobs that can be parallelized, it would be very beneficial. Is there a plan to offer more SKUs?

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  6. Consumption plan for Linux-based function apps in Canadian regions

    Hi, are there any plans to open up consumption plans for Linux-based function apps in Canada Central or Canada East regions?

    Thanks.

    --Lalindra

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  7. Support properties of {DateTime}

    Binding expression {DateTime} should support all properties of C# DateTime object - e.g. using {DateTime.Year} to only get the year

    the syntax {DateTime.Year} currently does not throw an error but still returns the same as {DateTime} which is also inconsistent behavior

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  8. Durable Function Trigger Throttling

    When triggering a durable function from a queue, there should more controls to throttle function executions. Need a way to limit the total number of executions running at one time. Executions need to finish before more can be started. As currently implemented more and more functions are started before others are finished. This overwhelms downstream resources. I have tried the options outlined in https://github.com/Azure/azure-functions-durable-extension/issues/1067 but it doesn't help and there is no traction in that thread.

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  9. Do not hardcode EventHubName and ConsumerGroup in c# trigger attributes

    Currently, EventHubName and ConsumerGroup are hardcoded in the trigger attribute:

    [EventHubTrigger("eventHubName", Connection = "ConnectionStringSettingKey", ConsumerGroup = "ConsumerGroup")] EventData[] events

    Only the connection string is read from configuration and can be changed between local debug and different slots.

    Create a possibility to read EventHubName and ConsumerGroup from the slots configuration.

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  10. authentication

    Allow authentication to Azure functions with accounts that have MFA enabled.

    Currently, if you use functions as middleware for a non-authenticated client app (like wasm blazor), there is no way to authenticate to a function middleware layer if your account is MFA enabled. This could be either a) having some kind of ms auth phone-like app connection to do the auth or 2) to do pre-auth like is done with logic apps and some of the connectors (e.g. twitter).

    I think this could take any of a number of forms, but is definitely a current limitation when integrating serverless applications.

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    It’s unclear exactly what is breaking in the example scenario. MFA as a feature of AAD can work here, especially if the public client is using one of the identity SDKs for login. Is this specific to a given provider, or more around a general pattern?

    There are patterns in Durable Functions for dealing with human interaction flows if looking to build your own MFA flow: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/durable/durable-functions-overview?tabs=csharp#human

  11. 'indirect' strings

    I have created several Azure Functions, and recently saw that it is possible to use 'indirect' strings using the "%setting-value%" format.
    This approach is seriously flawed - I added some such connection strings, but adding them caused the function to stop writing a message to the out queue.

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  12. Add RPC support for Azure Functions

    RPC support for Azure functions to allow compile-time verification of RPC calls. As it is, HTTP trigger endpoints are not verifiable at compile-time.

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  13. Make it possible to restrict the used storage account to a virtual network

    Make it possible to restrict the used storage account to a virtual network. Some customers, especially in the finance industry, have the requirement to secure and protect any storage account. So it is mandatory for them to also limit access of the storage accounts used for Azure Functions.

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  14. Built-in role for Azure functions

    There is now built-in role Azure functions. I would like see soem built-in role for Azure Functions. For example,


    1. Developer Role

    2. Platform Admin role

    3. Read-only role

    4. Security role.

    is there any roadmap for built-in role for Azure Functions.

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    I believe the request here is for roles like an equivalent of “Web App Contributor” which adjusts specific permissions different from the standard “Contributor” Role.

    It’s a valid request, but currently unplanned. Please keep the votes coming, and it would be great to get some examples of what proposed roles might look like.

    Do remember that you can always create custom roles: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/role-based-access-control/custom-roles

  15. Can we test azure http trigger with API_KEY locally?

    I am creating some http triggers and want to know if we can create API_KEY locally to simulate the actions.

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  16. Use token instead of session to call azure function from client app in browser on behalf authorized user

    Return an access token instead of the session after the user authenticated in azure functions.
    To allow functions call from any domain.

    Here it the description of the case and idea
    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/60087293/calling-azure-function-from-client-app-in-browser-on-behalf-authorized-user

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  17. vnet integration

    Function apps VNET/Subnet integration.

    When a function app in ASP has been integrated, would be ideal to only show the subnet that was used by the first app. It only makes sense because you are only allowed to integrate any additional function app in the same ASP to the same subnet. it makes no sense to present the user all of the subnets in a vnet.

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  18. Dynamic file names for Blob out bindings - Python

    I am currently workig with an HTTP trigger with some paramateres. Based on those parameters I do some calculations and save results into a file on blob storage account. Currently I am saving them in static file name defined on binding but I woul dlike to be able to generate dynamically the file name in the az func code.

    For example:

    {

      "type": "blob",
    
    "direction": "out",
    "name": "outputBlob",
    "path": "container/{calculatedFileName}.csv",
    "connection": "AzureWebJobsStorage"
    }

    where calculatedFileName is something we define in the code.

    Is that something feasible? I am using Python.

    Thanks in advanced.

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  19. 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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  20. 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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