Application Insights can help me gain actionable insights through application performance management and instant analytics.86 votes
Application Insights in now generally available in US Gov Virginia
For more information please see the announcement at https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/application-insights-available-in-usgov-virginia/
Same as commercial: Shell access from virtually anywhere
Connect with Azure using an authenticated, browser-based shell experience that’s hosted in the cloud and accessible from virtually anywhere. Azure Cloud Shell is assigned per unique user account and is automatically authenticated with each session. Combined with Azure portal’s familiar GUI experience, Cloud Shell adds the power and flexibility of using an authenticated shell experience.70 votes
Cloud Shell is in public preview in Azure Government supporting PowerShell and Bash
With the migration to off-premise cloud, the ability to synchronize large datasets from traditional file servers to the Azure File and Azure IaaS File servers would be greatly beneficial. Especially when you are looking at between 20 and 60 TB of data to sync.37 votes
Azure File Sync is now generally available in US Gov Virginia, US Gov Texas, and US Gov Arizona
AKS is now GA in US Gov Virginia
Azure Security Center is generally available in Azure Government.
Read more about it on our blog post:
Standard Load Balancer is now available in Azure Government. Please see the service communication below for more information
Azure SQL DB Managed Instance is generally available in Azure Government
Azure Search delegates server and infrastructure management to Microsoft, leaving me with a ready-to-use service that I can populate with my data and then use to add search to your web or mobile application.24 votes
Azure Search is generally available in US Gov Virginia
Azure cost management is a key feature that allows us to manage costs better in Azure.23 votes
The following features are in Public Preview for customers using Azure Government:
- Cost Analysis
- Management Groups
- Enterprise level UX experience in portal.azure.us that is similar to EA portal
I would like the Azure data factory capability to be available in the US Azure government data centers to facilitate government agency data integrations.21 votes
We need Azure Active Directory Premium support in Azure Government to do reporting and other key functions.
Azure Active Directory is designed to empower my organization with more demanding identity and access management needs, as well as adding feature-rich enterprise-level identity management capabilities and enables hybrid users to seamlessly access on-premises and cloud capabilities.20 votes
Azure AD Premium is available in Azure Government.
See this article for more info: https://docs.microsoft.com/enterprise-mobility-security/solutions/azure-ad-premium-govt-service-description
Allow the deployment of PaaS services within subscription VNET. This can be achieved through the deployment of PaaS resources with the use of App Service Environment. We require this in Azure Government.19 votes
App Service Environment is fully available in Azure Government.
Please allow DevTest Labs in Azure Government.
DevTest Labs is a service that helps developers and testers quickly create environments in Azure while minimizing waste and controlling cost.18 votes
DevTest Labs is available in Azure Government.
For more details, see:
Currently available Linux Diagnostic extension on Azure government is only 2.x, latest one being 2.3.9021 as per
However there has been a new version of Linux diagnostic released with lot of improvements and bug fixes :
The 2.x version is also retiring soon "Any old versions (2.x) are deprecated and may be unpublished on or after July 31, 2018."
Hence please make Linux diagnostic extension 3.0 available in Azure government16 votes
Linux Diagnostic Extension 3.0 is available in Azure Government.
I believe this feature is heavily dependent on Azure Diagnostics among other things in order for it to be ported into Azure Government, but I wanted to note it specifically. The Network Watcher would be an invaluable tool to troubleshoot and audit network configurations in Azure Government.16 votes
Network watcher is generally available in Azure Government.
Have many states actively asking to start projects in Data Lake. This would be a major advantage in the Gov space.14 votes
Azure Data Lake Storage v2 is now generally available in Azure Governmnet
Please enable Global VNet Peering in Azure Government so that resources in my virtual network to communicate across Azure Government regions privately through the Microsoft backbone.13 votes
Global VNet Peering is now generally available in Azure Government. For more info please see:
Please remove TLSRSAWITH3DESEDECBCSHA. It is only a 112 bit cipher which is not PCI compliant. It is a weak cipher and is flagged as a security vulnerability in dynamic scanning tools.10 votes
Please enable MSI for App Services and Azure Functions.
Note this is different from MSI for VMs & VMSS, for that see:
MSI for App Services & Functions is available in Azure Government.
Azure Database for MySQL and PostgreSQL are available in Azure Government.
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