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. Scale # of servers in consumption plan based on Service Bus Queue Size

    My service bus will spike at the top of each hour with up to 1000+ messages to get processed immediately. It would be nice for the consumption plan to allow us to scale the # of servers to come online to be based on that queue size. Example: for 1000 messages, I would like 10 servers to come online (1 server per 100 in the queue).

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  2. Search input/output bindings

    Want to treat documents of the Azure Search as JSON from the Function Apps.

    First about input bindings. See following pseudo function.json.

    {
    "bindings": [
    {
    "name": "req",
    "type": "httpTrigger",
    "direction": "in"
    },
    {
    "name": "search_result",
    "type": "search",
    "direction": "in",
    "serviceName": "mybookshelf",
    "indexName": "book",
    "apiKey": "envname-SEARCH_ADMIN_KEY",
    "queryType": "full",
    "searchMode": "all",
    "searchFields": ["id", "title", "author"],
    "search": "title:{title} AND genre:{genre}"
    },
    {
    "name": "res",
    "type": "http",
    "direction": "out"
    }
    ]
    }

    When an http request is arrived, contents of $search_result likes as followings.

    [
    {
    "id": "e583e025-01f4-4288-8dec-be6723afe607",
    "title": "Dragon Ball vol.1",
    "author": "Akira TORIYAMA"
    },
    {
    "id": "bb0086f9-e924-450c-b615-f51fb730e339",
    "title": "Dragon Ball vol.2", …

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  3. Support etags for Azure Table Storage read/write operations

    I use python functions to read/write into Azure tables, unfortunately the etags are hidden. It would be quite useful to be able to access the eTags to ensure consistency of writes.

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  4. Add Event Domain or Event Grid output binding

    Add Event Domain or Event Grid output bindings to azure functions

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  5. Support for Azure Managed Service Identities in EventHub (and other) triggers

    In Event Hub, I can add my Function App's MSI as a data reader, but in the function I cannot use trigger bindings to read from the queue without using a SecureAccess Key. We are trying to go password free wherever possible, and Azure has been promoting this course of action, so why do we need secret keys for reading from the queue? It then forces us to create and share a secret key for partner teams to read from our queue, rather than just permissioning them in Event Hub.

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  6. 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.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. provide support for binary headers in runtime 2 for service bus triggers

    if the service bus message contains the header "@\u0006string\b3http://schemas.microsoft.com/2003/10/Serialization/?\u000b" then version 2 returns a null string for the message body (meta data is returned correctly). In Version 1 the body is returned correctly.

    Please could version 2 of the runtime be updated to return messages in the same way that version 1 does.

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  11. 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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  12. Infinite Recursion Loop does not give error

    I accidentally created an infinite recursion loop in my C# dll. This was hit during Azure function execution. However, instead of giving an error, the host would simply die with no error or further logging. While the loop should've been detected by me earlier, the fact that I got no errors lead me down the wrong path for a while and made it much harder to debug.

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    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote which allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  13. Azure Functions Tools fail to start when there is a non american character on the user name (%userprofile% directory)

    The network administrator just setup Active Directory integration and my user profile directory was created with non american characters. My name has an accent (^ ê).
    My azure function project stopped working and I found out that the only problem was having an accent in the user profile directory.

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  14. add proxy header removal option

    Would it possible to not only override/add headers, but also remove header like x-forwarded-for.

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  15. Provide Rest api call for creating Azure Functional App other than creating from portal

    Hi Folks,

    Please , provide the rest api call link for creating new azure Functional App. Current option i could see is through portal and azure cli commands.

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  16. ip restriction

    IP Restrictions is not available for Linux Functions

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  17. C# vs csx

    In the documentation, for clarity reasons, when describing csx files, indicate CSX and not C# in the title bar like in https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/functions-reference-csharp;

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  18. Add Perl To Base Image

    I would like to read metadata with exiftool, but the distributed version that can run on Windows without perl takes ages to start with node's child_process (could be because of Windows Defender?), therefore I have to use Linux. And on Linux, there's no Perl unless I use a custom image, but it's not even supported on a consumption plan. The other FAAS has perl so could we have it here as well please?

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  19. openId connect plugin / guidance

    In MVC, we have Microsoft OpenId Connect / Owin to secure the application using Hybrid flow with a Single Page Application on the front end.

    The request is to have capabilities to move from MVC SPA (self hosted VM) to Serverless (Azure blob + Azure function as backend) to do Hybrid flow authentication.

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  20. Add ability to restrict deployment from dev environments

    I recently created a new function app in our team's tenant to handle some custom monitoring. Now that I'm done prototyping it and have it in a workable state, I've created an Azure DevOps build and release to handle publishing the app.

    I need to do this, rather than simply use the CD from git branch option, because I'm using Typescript (currently unsupported), and need to install both node_modules and extensions for the app (because the app won't perform those steps itself based on package.json or extensions.csproj)

    While the pipeline now works, I can't find a way to lock down…

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