Azure Government

Azure Government is a trusted, hyper-scale cloud ready for mission workloads. If you are a US federal, state, local, or tribal entity, or partner that serves these entities, you are eligible to use Azure Government. If you have ideas, suggestions, or feedback based on your experience with Azure Government, we’d love to hear it.

Please take a few minutes to submit your feedback in one of the forums available on the right or vote up an idea submitted by another Azure Government customer. All of the feedback you share in these forums will be monitored closely and reviewed by the Azure team responsible for Azure Government.

This is a feedback forum and should be used for ideas and suggestions related to Azure Government. If you are a current customer who is experiencing a technical or subscription issue, please open a support ticket from with the Microsoft Azure Government Portal. If you would like to try Azure Government, please up for a free trial. If you are interested in learning more about Azure Government, please visit our landing page or documentation page.

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  1. 23 votes
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  2. Premium Storage in 'US Gov Iowa'

    None of the S versions of VM SKUs are available in 'US Gov Iowa'

    With Premium Storage, I can add up to 32 TB of persistent storage per virtual machine, with more than 50,000 IOPS per virtual machine and extremely low latencies for read operations.

    18 votes
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  3. API or PowerShell cmdlet for creating a new subscription in Azure Government

    Our business separates each customer at the subscription level. This is creating a manual process when deploying customers that could be avoided if there were some way to programmatically create a new subscription.

    17 votes
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  4. Add Citrix XenDesktop Essentials to AzureGov

    Add full Citrix suite to Azure Govt. This request goes in line with the request for Marketplace parity .

    15 votes
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  5. Pass Through Auth in ADconnect for Azure Government

    Support of PTA in Azure Gov meeting HSPD-12 mandates.

    14 votes
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  6. Add Power BI Dataflows to Government Cloud

    This is a great feature, particularly the connection to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 2. We would love to use it in US Gov Cloud. Please add it as soon as possible! Thanks.

    12 votes
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  7. Azure Sentinel in Azure Government

    Would love to have Azure Sentinel in Azure Government. Sentinel looks like an incredibly useful tool for us.

    10 votes
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  8. Add Service Map Solution to Azure Government OMS

    Add the Service Map solution to MAG OMS. The ability to map and show details of the entire IaaS/PaaS environment can assist with both ATO and required documentation making the transition to Azure Government much smoother. This also ties into incident management and remediation as well as Security Center.

    10 votes
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  9. 9 votes
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  10. Enterprise Dev/Test Subscription in Azure Government

    Would be a great option for client with Azure Government tenants.

    8 votes
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  11. 8 votes
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  12. Support FIPs compliant algorithms for Azure AD Connect Health Agent

    Azure AD Connect Health Agent does not currently support FIPS mode. As a result, we are unable to run the agent on our FEDRamp system.

    "FIPS is not supported by Azure AD Connect Health agents."

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/connect-health/active-directory-aadconnect-health-agent-install

    AD Connect does support FIPS by modifying the .NET config so I would expect that is possible with the Health agent as well.

    8 votes
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  13. 8 votes
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  14. Make "Access to invoice" Feature available for Azure government

    The "Access to invoice" option is grayed out/unavailable in the Azure Government portal. This means customers are unable to set up the "billing reader role" to allow other users to access the invoices.

    Could this be made available to customers?

    6 votes
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  15. Function App Consumption Plan in Azure Government

    The point of the Azure Function App is to be a "serverless, consumption based service". We use the consumption service plan on the normal Azure cloud. How about for the Government cloud?

    6 votes
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  16. R-Server for HDInsight in Azure Government

    Currently Azure HDInsight in Azure Government supports Hadoop, HBase, Storm, Spark, Kafka and Interactive Query however R-Server isn't available. Please enable this in Azure Government.

    https://azure.microsoft.com/services/hdinsight/r-server/

    6 votes
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  17. Application Gateway analytics in Government Cloud

    The ability to analyze Application Gateway logs as described at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/log-analytics/log-analytics-azure-networking-analytics is not available in Azure Government. Downloading logs from blob storage and examining them is too much effort. Please make this feature available.

    6 votes
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  18. Better information regarding current features

    We need a better source of information regarding the difference in Commercial cloud and Government cloud capabilities.

    I feel like we are often just in the dark about when some features are coming vs. not, and have no idea if things are fully implemented or not.

    Example: In Government cloud, Teams is not able to add any apps. Is this coming? When?

    Another example: Brown bag style events are rolling out worldwide allowing us to create events on a team calendar without inviting the entire team; when would we get it?

    Another example: Azure Sentinel is in commercial, no timeline…

    5 votes
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  19. Static Website Hosting for Azure Gov Storage

    As was announced for all public cloud regions (https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-storage-static-web-hosting-public-preview/), It would be also useful to have this feature in all Azure Gov regions

    5 votes
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  20. 5 votes
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