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  1. Add Monaco Code Editor to IOS Mobile App on iPad

    Please integrate the code editor into the IOS versions of the Azure App running the Cloud Shell. Ideally same button menu {} to switch to code editor that is available from shell.azure.com and portal.azure.com

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  2. Clicking on feedback should open a new tab in Azure Learn

    Had to restart Azure CLI commands after submitting feedback.

    2 votes
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  3. Second step of the azure tutorial already failing. Please make some step that helps the user to find out what went wrong

    The button to review what you did should help more. Telling the user what went wrong instead of just asking to repeat the steps.

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  4. User-friendly way to get a list of preinstalled tools

    Both, Linux and Windows, Cloud Shell(s) are frequently updated with new preinstalled tools. To get a list of those tools and their versions we need to consult the docs. If would be much easier and efficient to get that info directly in the Cloud Shell session. For example, in PowerShell Cloud Shell, one could run Get-CloudShellTool and get tools' info. Similar command could be added to Linux as well.

    38 votes
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  5. repairthesystem

    everythingtimesoutbeforeigetachancetolearn-thepagesarenotloadingcorrectlytoday.whyisthat? I have been trying to learn from these pages and they simply do not load correctly Most of the time!

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  6. sandbox az vm commands not being executed being in the endless state of running..

    az vm extension set --resource-group 57c6d059-b996-4e33-bff6-991776803a7f --vm-name myVM --name CustomScriptExtension --publisher Microsoft.Compute --settings '{"fileUris":["https://raw.githubusercontent.com/MicrosoftDocs/mslearn-welcome-to-azure/master/configure-iis.ps1"]}'; --protected-settings '{"commandToExecute": "powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted -File configure-iis.ps1"}'
    - Running ..

    So if you try to impress with speed, this screen doesnt change at all.

    ah wait, it did, but just after 5 minutes. now heading for the created ip, it doesn't respond.

    Listen. if you don't got the capacities, don't put up a learning platform

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  7. sandbox az vm commands not being executed being in the endless state of running..

    az vm extension set --resource-group 57c6d059-b996-4e33-bff6-991776803a7f --vm-name myVM --name CustomScriptExtension --publisher Microsoft.Compute --settings '{"fileUris":["https://raw.githubusercontent.com/MicrosoftDocs/mslearn-welcome-to-azure/master/configure-iis.ps1"]}'; --protected-settings '{"commandToExecute": "powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted -File configure-iis.ps1"}'
    - Running ..

    So if you try to impress with speed, this screen doesnt change at all.

    1 vote
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  9. Please instruct how to change location

    I cannot find a place to change location, even though the instruction on the left side screen gives me a list of locations.
    Beside, by default, the location is westUS, and westUS has 300 user, which causes error.

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  10. make it work

    Es ist super ärgerlich auf eine Seite mit einer tollen neuen Idee zu kommen die dann nicht funktioniert!
    Beschreibt benötigte Vorgänge für die Sandbox!
    Es reicht nicht zu schreiben "die Sandbox ist aktiviert" und man kann trotzdem keine Eingabe vornehmen.

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  11. Make switching between corp account and personal account easier

    I got logged into my corp account via SSO and can't find a way to switch to my personal account.

    2 votes
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  12. allow me to specify a default cloudshell

    great, now you're asking me which one i want. I made a decision, I pick door A. now give me door A every time (unless I specifically select the other) or give me a know where I can specify the default and then override when i need to. I don't need to be asked which door i want to select every time since i tend to use the same door all the time.

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  13. Yet another Shell, Have you guys ever heard of the facade pattern, same UI different backends

    Yet another Shell, Have you guys ever heard of the facade pattern, same UI different backends

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  14. All VMs in previous sections get deleted and cannot be used in later sections

    Do not delete the VMs or at least give them more time to use them in the following sections because when running the following commands errors are shown stating that the VMs don't exist or the Resource Group was not found.

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  15. Resource Group expiration

    The resource groups are deleted before one can move on to the next section. Give it more time to finish all sections without having to load the shell over and over again.

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  16. add support for Internet Authentication Proxy

    Cannot leverage Azure Cloud Shell from on-premise. We use an Internet Authentication Proxy. We can implement a Proxy by-pass, but the application needs to be proxy aware.

    Requesting a Cloud Shell.
    PowerShell may take up to a minute.Succeeded.
    Connecting terminal...

    Failed to connect terminal: websocket cannot be established. Press "Enter" to reconnect.
    Requesting a Cloud Shell.
    PowerShell may take up to a minute.Succeeded.
    Connecting terminal...

    Failed to connect terminal: websocket cannot be established. Press "Enter" to reconnect.

    13 votes
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  17. Do not require a storage account

    When you just want to execute some scripts on an environment, you perhaps do not need persistent storage.

    On some environments you don't have the permissions to create a storage account dedicated for this, and have to fallback on your own powershell/bash commandline.

    Make it an (advanced) option to not use storage when launching the shell, lowering the barrier even more to run a one-off command.

    49 votes
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    Thanks for this suggestion – we currently plan to continue requiring storage so users can get the best experience possible with persisted state across all the interfaces Cloud Shell is available. Please upvote this if you agree though as we’re always listening to the community!

  18. azure cloud shell

    It is great to see azure cloud shell is preloaded with many compilers such as gcc, java, ruby, go, python, etc. This gives much more flexibility to manage azure. I hope you will continue to add popular programs/compilers or provide option to add or remove them in future. I also like the editor and hopefully you will add more features to this editor.

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  19. Remove or re-configure Azure Cloud Shell

    It is very easy to configure Azuer CLoud Shell. But there is no option to un-configure or re-configure it when you removed the File Share or entire Storage Account. Can't find any documentation about it either.

    6 votes
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  20. vertical code editor split

    The editor is fantastic but for wide displays it would be good to be able to split the screen vertically rather than horizontally.

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