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  1. quota

    Cannot connect to cloud shell for training due to quota:

    Requesting a Cloud Shell.Failed to provision a Cloud Shell: {"code":"TenantActiveUserQuotaReached","message":"Tenant '604c1504-c6a3-4080-81aa-b33091104187' has '300' active users in location 'westus', which exceeds the active user quota."}

    13 votes
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  2. 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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  3. 13 votes
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  4. 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…

    12 votes
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  5. Allow access to PowerShell from CSP account

    When attempting to use PowerShell in Cloud Shell with my CSP account, which has delegated Owner rights within Azure for the customer tenant, I get the error below. It works if I switch to a Global Admin account.

    Add-AzureRmAccount : Cannot validate argument on parameter 'AccountId'. The argument is null or empty. Provide an argument that is not null or empty, and then try the command again.
    At C:\Users\ContainerAdministrator\PSCloudShellStartup.ps1:73 char:71
    + ... ProfileModule\Add-AzureRMAccount @addAzureRMAccountParameters -ErrorA ...
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : InvalidData: (:) [Add-AzureRmAccount], ParameterBindingValidationException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : ParameterArgumentValidationError,Microsoft.Azure.Commands.Profile.AddAzureRMAccountCommand

    11 votes
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  6. Add support for running Azure Cloud Shell in secure Azure subscription

    I'm working in a subscription where I only give users the minimum permissions that are necessary. I would like these users to have access to Azure Cloud Shell, but I want to have it pre-configured for them before they even try. For this, I need the following:

    1. An API (and ideally one or more PowerShell cmdlets) that allows for the initial configuration of Cloud Shell to be done automatically for a user before they even try to access Cloud Shell. This would create the resource group if it did not already exist in the subscription, create the storage account,…

    10 votes
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  7. Sandbox is not working and it is affecting my training

    i am supposed to be using sandbox to follow my training and i am not able to execute az commands

    9 votes
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  8. 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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    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!

  9. It does not work (blank, black screen) when used with Edge within new MS Learn Sandbox. Chrome and IE works fine!

    It does not work (blank, black screen) when used with Edge within new MS Learn Sandbox. Chrome and IE works fine!

    8 votes
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  10. Font/background color

    Option to change the font/background color.
    (I'm using an e-ink monitor btw)

    8 votes
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  11. Preconfigure PowerShell in Cloud Shell with PowerShell help files

    When we run Update-Help the downloaded help files are not persistent across PowerShell sessions because they are written in $pshome's subfolder.

    Could you preconfigure the Cloud Shell with the current PowerShell help files?

    8 votes
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  12. Does not work well on ipad pro with keyboard

    Just like in the Monaco based app editor there is no support for the cursor keys on the console window when working with an external keyboard and the ipad. Should be possible to solve because the site http://codeanywhere.com works with cursor keys in the editor.

    7 votes
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  13. Keyboard shortcuts for Cloud Shell

    Today, if you want to start Cloud Shell or max/min a terminal in the Portal, you need to click on icons. It would be nice to do those tasks from the keyboard.

    7 votes
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  14. Tab Completion Shortcut in iOS App

    A Tab completion shortcut in the mobile app (iOS) would be extremely helpful, as iOS devices do not have a "Tab key."
    There are currently shortcuts for Restart and Paste.

    6 votes
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  15. 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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  16. Add safe word/line deletion shortcut support

    Please add support for Ctrl+Backspace(or other browser safe alternative) to delete whole words and another command to clear the whole line.
    (Linux clear line and clear word commands Ctrl+w and Ctrl+u are a no-go in a browser.)

    6 votes
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  17. Add a option to get PowerShell Az module cmdlet Invoke-AzResourceAction as a synchronous operationp

    This command equivalent in Azure CLI is synchronous, i.e. it waits for the action to complete before returning. Invoke-AzResourceAction in PowerShell, however, returns immediately in asynchronous. The user is left polling for the resource to appear and then for the provisioning state to be succeeded. Give a -Synchronous option to make it wait until complete.

    5 votes
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  18. India needs more sandbox users -- 150 is too low for a country of 1.3 billion

    Failed to provision a Cloud Shell: {"code":"TenantActiveUserQuotaReached","message":"Tenant '604c1504-c6a3-4080-81aa-b33091104187'has '150' active users in location 'centralindia', which exceeds the active user quota."}

    5 votes
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  19. Failed to connect terminal

    Getting the below error, is it firewall related?

    Requesting a cloud shell.suceeded.
    Connecting to a terminal..

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

    5 votes
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  20. 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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