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  1. Support cuda 10

    Is there any plans or maybe roadmap for cuda:10 support for Container Instances with gpu?

    7 votes
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  2. Support blob storage as volume

    As far as I can tell, blob storage is not supported and blobfuse is not an option for azure container instances. Would be great to get support for it.

    I am trying a setup where aci is created by function/blob triggers but the files for processing have to reside on file storage (as in, we need a long term copy in blob and temporary copy in file storage ) - not really convenient.

    I've seen this discussed here previously as well:
    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/53951624/azure-container-instances-with-blobfuse-or-azure-storage-blobs

    3 votes
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  3. Support for ACI in Australia South West

    When can we expect support for ACI in Australia South West?

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  4. Support dependencies in yaml definition (depends_on)

    Add support for specifying dependencies in the yaml file (like "depends_on" in docker compose). That way a container cannot be started until all the dependencies has been started and all dependencies terminate when the main container finishes.

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  5. Pulling images in parallel

    If you have multiple containers in a single ACI, the ACI engine pulls images one AFTER the other instead of in parallel. The fact that images are not cached is already problematic (although understandable) but pulling in parallel would definitely help to speed up things.

    1 vote
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  6. Support docker-compose to deploy multiple container deployment on ACI

    Adding support of docker-compose to ACI would be a huge benefit as it is the standard approach for multi-container setups.

    14 votes
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  7. Immagine Docker che espone un servizio HTTPS

    I created an App Service from a Docker Hub image. This image contains a service in HTTPS. When you try to call the service through your browser, you get the HTTP 400 Bad Request error (see attachment). This is because the middle component of Azure calls the newly installed service in HTTP instead of HTTPS. How can I fix this?.

    1 vote
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  8. Allow customisation of Azure File CIFS mount options within container instance (e.g., mfsymlinks)

    When a Docker image is started with a linked Azure Files volume, a CIFS mount is created with a set of options however it is not possible to change or add new options to the mount config.

    Reason: A community image I'm trying to use (an nginx proxy that deals with letsencrypt) expects to create symlinks within the mounted storage, but fails because the "mfsymlinks" option is not set which causes an error.

    Resolution: Allow a way to customise the mount options, and/or enable 'mfsymlinks' by default.

    More info on this issue and workarounds people are trying:

    22 votes
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  9. Give us outgoing IPs or Allow Route Tables

    We need to know the outbound IPs for containers running in ACIs.

    Other cloud providers allow you to do this through a managed NAT.

    We've even tried using out own vNet in an attempt force tunnel the request through our on-premise network. However, we cannot do this as you cannot use Route Tables and Service Endpoint delegation together.

    This is really disappointing especially since AWS and Google Cloud both allow static IPS and managed NATs.

    30 votes
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  10. Virtual Network for Windows Containers

    ACI is one of the few options to deploy Windows Containers in GA. The need to do Windows Containers is coming from enterprise customers which also happen to be the ones that require VNET support in my experience.

    VNET integration is in preview but only supports linux containers.

    Thanks MS team!

    48 votes
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  11. Support Stopping and Starting Container Groups from Az PowerShell Module

    It doesn't appear that the Az PowerShell module has any support to start, stop or restart a container group.

    This can be done with the Azure CLI with the az container stop, az container start, and container restart commands.

    Please provide equivalent functionality in the Az PowerShell module, (and close the other gaps like az container exec)

    8 votes
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  12. Support for port mapping

    In docker we can map ports as
    docker run -d -p 80:8080 foo/bar
    This is super helpful for cases where the container has fixed code to listen to some port like say 8080 but you want to expose that at a different port on the container.
    I do not see that option in the CLI. There should be something like
    az container create --ports 80:8080

    160 votes
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  13. Availability in the South Africa West and North Regions

    Please could you add the South Africa West and North regions to the available regions for container instances

    3 votes
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  14. MSI support for Container Instances inside VNETs

    When deploying a simple container instance with --assign-identity set, I'm able to retrieve Tokens (via curl or anything else).
    However, deplying the exact same instance into a VNET will break this functionality. The Container Instance still has a identity assigned, yet it is not able to reach 169.254.169.254 anymore.

    14 votes
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  15. Allow to request ressources for the group and not every singel container

    If you deploy more container(currently up to 60) you must give every container a part of the resources because the parameter "ressources" is required for each container.
    The YAML will be much bigger and more confusing than specifying the resources requested once for the entire group

    1 vote
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  16. Support auto-delete of ACI when container exits normally

    When an ACI container exits normally and the restart-policy is Never you should automatically delete the ACI. Currently it sticks around with a status of Terminated.

    In my scenario I want to spin up ACI's to drain an Azure queue. When the queue is empty my ACI workers will exit and I do not want to have to go and clean up the ACI remnants afterwards. They should cleanly remove themselves as if they never existed.

    This can be an option if there are scenarios where this is undesirable.

    102 votes
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  17. Azure container agent plugin work with Jenkins master on-premise and connect to other on-premise resources

    Currently, the Azure Container Agent plug in Jenkins only work with Jenkins on Azure but doesn't work with Jenkins master on-premise.
    Although, when it's even work with Jenkins on Azure, the container agent has public IP and couldn't connect to on-premise resources. The plugin doesn't have an option to configure with an existing vNet/subnet that have connection to on-premise.

    1 vote
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  18. Please add --cap-add=NET to ACI

    Any Network service which runs inside container will require this feature. Is there nay plan to add this?

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  19. Support for volumes on ACI Windows

    ** Request
    Support for external volumes on ACI Windows

    ** Business Needs
    Many user would like to keep the image small but refer many data.
    Availability for external volume mount may be good solution for the business needs.

    5 votes
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  20. Support ACI in South America Region

    When should we expect to see South American support for ACI?

    14 votes
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