Azure Bot Service

Azure Bot Service enables rapid intelligent bot development powered by the Microsoft Bot Framework, run in a serverless environment on Azure. Build, connect, deploy and manage intelligent bots that interact naturally wherever your users are talking – from your app or website to text/sms to Skype, Slack, Teams, Facebook Messenger, Kik, Office 365 mail and other popular services. Allow your bots to scale based on-demand and you pay only for the resources you consume.

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  1. Allow addition of a Created Bot

    I created a bot and want to publish it to Azure. When I go through the process I get "This msa app id is already in use". I am able to create a brand new bot but please allow publishing of existing bots

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    • Ability to restrict user access to a bot or grant access based on Authentication

      Ability to restrict user access to a bot. - Authentication to use bots and / or ability to create private bots (I.e. Bot in teams only for a company’s internal use).

      3 votes
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        • App insights created in the wrong location

          As attached, when creating a bot service in a location that does support App Insights, it still creates it in a different location.

          2 votes
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          • Whatsapp Channel

            Add Whatsapp as a Channel

            8 votes
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            • Skype for Business connector

              For any serious enterprise use, we need an integration with Microsoft Skype for Business. Please add the necessary connector ASAP!

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              • Logging issues with bot service

                I have issues on the deployment,
                And i'm trying to read the logs.

                Every time i'm trying to enable any kind of log under "diagnostics logs" i get "Failed to update web app logs settings for ***. There was an error processing your request. Please try again in a few moments"

                I waited a day and it does not work.

                12 votes
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                • "An internal error occurred at the server."

                  When I try to create a bot via Azure Bot Service I get "An internal error occurred at the server." If I retry I get "This MSA App ID is already in use.". Is this expected or am I doing something wrong?

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                  • Add Examples tab to https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/bot-service/

                    One of the very first things I'd love to see here is the example usages in a new tab because simple examples is one of the most simple ways to explain how a framework works and what it offers to me.

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