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  1. Add HashiCorp Packer to Bash

    Bash already has Terraform from HashiCorp included. It would be nice to also have Packer (https://www.packer.io/) to build custom images from marketplace images.

    14 votes
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  2. Since you don't provide full support for docker at least prove full support for docker-machine

    Currently docker-machine is the only way to run docker inside the Azure Cloud shell. Docker works to build images and run images, once you set up and eval a docker-machine. But if you want to push the image you created in the docker-machine to an ACR, you get the following message when you run the command: "az acr login..."

    This command requires running the docker daemon, which is not supported in Azure Cloud Shell.

    For other docker commands, you get the error "daemon not found" if the docker-machine isn't set up, For ACR, for some reason, you totally block use…

    13 votes
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  3. Increase Tab-Completion performance

    Using tab completion feels very slow sometimes and may lock the shell for a few seconds (3-10). Tab completion is an essential tool for me to work with speed and not having to remember every command (discovering new functionality too).
    Due to its varying reliability i find myself going back to my local install a lot.

    9 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Bash  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the feedback, at this moment we need more input to look into this! We’re regularly sync with the AZ CLI team to make sure performance is great on all fronts, but providing votes helps us prioritize our resources appropriately so please cast votes across ideas you feel are important to you!

  4. root access to install privelaged packages

    i need root access to install certain privallaged packages to be able to build git repos .. eg. to build the angular git rep i need to


    1. install jdk apt-get install -y openjdk-8-jdk

    2. install typescript npm install -g typescript@next

    5 votes
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  5. Could not retrieve token from local cache

    I'm trying to run some data lake analytics CLI commands and running into this error:

    A Cloud Shell credential problem occurred. When you report the issue with the error below, please mention the hostname 'cc-72f9-62e894e1-1611694333-rkw3c'
    Could not retrieve token from local cache.

    This is causing the command to not be executed.

    5 votes
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  6. powerbi

    We need PowerBI CLI installed on the CloudShell:

    Install with: npm install powerbi-cli -g
    Currently the install command gives errors

    5 votes
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  7. while working it disconnects frequently and reconnects. Its breaks the concentration while working. Please fix .. I like this az shell :)

    While working the session is not idle but still I see frequently it's disconnects and reconnects. It breaks teh concentration of work. Please fix . Love this az shell.

    4 votes
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  8. In westeurope there is a limit on 152 aktive useres, there is no possibility to start Azure Shell in Sandbox

    Requesting a Cloud Shell.Failed to provision a Cloud Shell: {"code":"TenantActiveUserQuotaReached","message":"Der Mandant "604c1504-c6a3-4080-81aa-b33091104187" umfasst 152 aktive Benutzer am Standort "westeurope". Damit wird das Kontingent für aktive Benutzer überschritten."}

    3 votes
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  9. sometimes the sandbox is not working. I just activated the sandbox and selected Windows the Cloud Shell screen is black. even I restarted it

    sometimes the sandbox is not working. I just activated the sandbox and selected Windows the Cloud Shell screen is black. even I restarted it

    3 votes
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  10. Allow change of colors

    Hi - allow color change . comments are dark blue on black, hard to see. thanks

    3 votes
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  11. commande sudo ne s'execute pas !!!

    dans le tutoriel la commande ne s'execute pas

    3 votes
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  12. make bash .profile file work in Cloud Shell

    Although there is a .profile file in a user's home directory in bash Cloud Shell, I could not find any evidence that it gets executed when starting a Cloud Shell session. It is possible to work around this with a hack in the .bashrc and an extra environment variable, but the behavior of bash startup scripts in bash Cloud Shell should be well-defined and documented.

    3 votes
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  13. well it wasn't running on my browser and couldn't complete the learning path

    well it wasn't running on my browser and couldn't complete the learning path

    3 votes
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  14. Increasing the number of users allowed for southeastasia.

    Please consider increasing the number of users allowed for southeastasia. Stuck on the progress.

    2 votes
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  15. azure cloud shell cli is freezed

    it doesn't seem to work on my screen. no cursor blink, no initial. It is just freezed. I have tried two times and two sections of sandbox expired, it is still freeze. I thought I need to get azure account, so get an account and try again. Nothing comes

    2 votes
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  16. AzureCLI support for New-AzureRmOperationalInsightsAzureActivityLogDataSource

    There is currently no equivalent for the below PowerShell commands:
    - New-AzureRmOperationalInsightsAzureActivityLogDataSource
    - Get-AzureRmOperationalInsightsWorkspace
    - Get-AzureRmOperationalInsightsDataSource
    I'm sure there are more in this category, but those are the one I'm after. :)

    2 votes
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  18. vim support escape key.

    I can run VIM, but I can't hit the escape key to get out of insert mode.

    2 votes
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  19. Ipad

    Eliminate double letters on new iPad Pro Keyboard.
    I.e., when I try to type “ls”, I get “llss”. The shell then tells me “llss” is not a recognized command.

    2 votes
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  20. Allow output to be redirected to clipboard similar to PBcopy

    For example, I might have a large log file I want to grab the output of. Trying to get that into my clipboard via scrolling is a silly, futile undertaking. Allow the output to be redirected into a box that is easily copied.

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