Azure Event Grid

Azure Event Grid is a fully-managed intelligent event routing service that allows for uniform event consumption using a publish-subscribe model. Use Azure Event Grid to react to relevant events across both Azure and non-Azure services in near-real time fashion.

How can we improve Azure Event Grid?

(thinking…)

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

If a similar idea already exists, you can support and comment on it.

If it doesn't exist, you can post your idea so others can support it.

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

  1. Allow wildcards in prefix ("subjectBeginsWith") and suffix ("subjectEndsWith") filters

    When creating an event subscription, I'd like to use wildcards (*) in the prefix filter and/or the suffix filter.

    For example, I would specify the following value for "subjectBeginsWith" to get virtual machines events in any resource group using an asterisk (*) in place of the resource group name :

    /subscriptions/<subscription-id>/resourcegroups/*/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines

    Thanks.

    25 votes
    Sign in
    Check!
    (thinking…)
    Reset
    or sign in with
    • facebook
    • google
      Password icon
      Signed in as (Sign out)

      We’ll send you updates on this idea

      3 comments  ·  Event Handlers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Azure Table Storage Events

      Allow events to subscribe to fromAzure Table Storage row create, update and delete operations. This would be liked the blob create and update today except for table storage rows.

      23 votes
      Sign in
      Check!
      (thinking…)
      Reset
      or sign in with
      • facebook
      • google
        Password icon
        Signed in as (Sign out)

        We’ll send you updates on this idea

        1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Capture Failed Delivery to Subscriber

        For Event Grid, we really need a way to capture a failed delivery of a message. After 24 hours, we need to understand if the message was not delivered to a specific Subscriber so we can take action. Even if this was just a notification or and event that was triggered, it would be just better than just having the message getting thrown out.

        19 votes
        Sign in
        Check!
        (thinking…)
        Reset
        or sign in with
        • facebook
        • google
          Password icon
          Signed in as (Sign out)

          We’ll send you updates on this idea

          1 comment  ·  Event Handlers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • New Event Publisher: Azure AD B2C

          It would be great if we could easily add an azure ad b2c as an event publisher so we can get informed about new, updated or deleted users. Ideally also when they get added or removed to groups etc.

          16 votes
          Sign in
          Check!
          (thinking…)
          Reset
          or sign in with
          • facebook
          • google
            Password icon
            Signed in as (Sign out)

            We’ll send you updates on this idea

            3 comments  ·  Event Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Advanced filtering scenarios, Subject Wildcard, Regex & Data Filters

            The subscription filters are very limited, I can only filter the events based on subject and Event Type, and the current filter options does not help much for advanced scenarios.

            It would be more flexible if we could define filters by regex or wildcard on EventTypes and Subjects, and also have filters on data attributes

            - EventType using WildCards.
            - -> Use: [ "Microsoft.Storage.*", "Microsoft.EventHub.*"]
            - -> Instead of: [ "Microsoft.Storage.BlobCreated", "Microsoft.Storage.BlobDeleted" ]

            - Subject filter by WildCard, Contains or Regex:
            - -> Use > subject : match("blobServices/default/containers/mycontainer/log/*.jpg")
            - -> Or > subject : match("blobServices/default/containers/mycontainer/log/*.[jpg|gif|png]")
            - -> Or > subject…

            14 votes
            Sign in
            Check!
            (thinking…)
            Reset
            or sign in with
            • facebook
            • google
              Password icon
              Signed in as (Sign out)

              We’ll send you updates on this idea

              1 comment  ·  Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Header pass-through

              For a custom topic, it would be nice if http headers were passed through the eventgrid. This way extra information (like correlationid, token) could be passed through the eventgrid.

              13 votes
              Sign in
              Check!
              (thinking…)
              Reset
              or sign in with
              • facebook
              • google
                Password icon
                Signed in as (Sign out)

                We’ll send you updates on this idea

                planned  ·  0 comments  ·  Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • New Event Publisher: Azure CosmosDB

                It would be great if we could easily add an azure CosmosDB as an event publisher so we can get informed about new, updated or deleted documents, edges, collections etc.

                12 votes
                Sign in
                Check!
                (thinking…)
                Reset
                or sign in with
                • facebook
                • google
                  Password icon
                  Signed in as (Sign out)

                  We’ll send you updates on this idea

                  0 comments  ·  Event Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Event Grid integration with Service Bus Standard Edition

                  It would be good if Event Grid is integrated with Service Bus Standard Edition . As of now Event grid can listen to only premium tier service bus events. By supporting Standard edition of Service bus ,it will increase event driven messaging adoption .

                  11 votes
                  Sign in
                  Check!
                  (thinking…)
                  Reset
                  or sign in with
                  • facebook
                  • google
                    Password icon
                    Signed in as (Sign out)

                    We’ll send you updates on this idea

                    2 comments  ·  Event Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow batching of events to Azure Functions

                    Currently only a single event can be pushed to an Azure Function.
                    Would be nice to have batching functionality like Event Hubs has for Azure Functions:
                    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/functions-host-json#eventhub

                    8 votes
                    Sign in
                    Check!
                    (thinking…)
                    Reset
                    or sign in with
                    • facebook
                    • google
                      Password icon
                      Signed in as (Sign out)

                      We’ll send you updates on this idea

                      0 comments  ·  Event Handlers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • CloudEvents schema: Variables in WebHook url

                      Since in CloudEvents 0.1 we deliver single events, it would be useful to be able to pass event properties into the webhook url. This would allow easy routing on the subscriber side. For example a spec version variable and an eventType variable would allow for an webhook url like this:

                      https://api.someservice.com/{cloudEventsVersion}/{eventType}/{eventTypeVersion}
                      which would result in something like
                      https://api.someservice.com/0.1/com.someservice.contacts.added/1.0

                      We could then easily build an api that supports all kind of versions and eventTypes without a long list of single eventType subscribtions.

                      7 votes
                      Sign in
                      Check!
                      (thinking…)
                      Reset
                      or sign in with
                      • facebook
                      • google
                        Password icon
                        Signed in as (Sign out)

                        We’ll send you updates on this idea

                        1 comment  ·  Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • New Event Publisher for Azure AD

                        I would like to see an event in Azure Event Grid when a new user gets created in Azure AD (also update and delete).
                        Best would be to have a Microsft Graph integration in Event Grid:
                        Subscribe to events in Microsoft Graph which in turn get published to Event Grid...

                        7 votes
                        Sign in
                        Check!
                        (thinking…)
                        Reset
                        or sign in with
                        • facebook
                        • google
                          Password icon
                          Signed in as (Sign out)

                          We’ll send you updates on this idea

                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Monitor Event Grid

                          Implement monitor capabilities such as Azure Monitor and Alerts for Event Grid.

                          7 votes
                          Sign in
                          Check!
                          (thinking…)
                          Reset
                          or sign in with
                          • facebook
                          • google
                            Password icon
                            Signed in as (Sign out)

                            We’ll send you updates on this idea

                            0 comments  ·  Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • CloudEvents schema: Use 'ce-*' instead of 'aeg-*' headers and include eventType header

                            According to the spec 0.1 CloudEvents support a range of headers. I have tried to use them in the NorthEurope region but failed to receive them.
                            My idea was to build an aspnetcore app and route the requests based on the 'CE-EventType' as described here:
                            https://github.com/cloudevents/spec/blob/v0.1/http-transport-binding.md#3132-http-header-values

                            Unfortunately I can not see any 'ce-' headers at all, only the existing 'aeg-' headers, which are covering some properties, but unfortunately not the eventType.

                            So my request would be to use the 'ce-' headers if the subscriptions delivery-schema is set to cloudeventv01schema.

                            6 votes
                            Sign in
                            Check!
                            (thinking…)
                            Reset
                            or sign in with
                            • facebook
                            • google
                              Password icon
                              Signed in as (Sign out)

                              We’ll send you updates on this idea

                              0 comments  ·  Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Provide Clear command for EventGrid

                              During development EventGrid can easily become full of events that you don't want to process. We need an easy way to clear the queue - i.e. something like the old MQSeries clear command. This should be available programmatically as well as from Azure Portal.

                              5 votes
                              Sign in
                              Check!
                              (thinking…)
                              Reset
                              or sign in with
                              • facebook
                              • google
                                Password icon
                                Signed in as (Sign out)

                                We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                0 comments  ·  Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 5 votes
                                Sign in
                                Check!
                                (thinking…)
                                Reset
                                or sign in with
                                • facebook
                                • google
                                  Password icon
                                  Signed in as (Sign out)

                                  We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                  0 comments  ·  Event Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Enable/Disable Event Subscriptions

                                  I often test my event grid subscriptions locally using ngrok, as suggested in some of the tutorials. The problem is that when I want to switch between test endpoints and production endpoints, I have to copy-and-paste the appropriate endpoint in the subscription configuration.
                                  What I'd like to see is a "Enable" checkbox for event subscriptions. I would have a subscription for both test and production endpoints, and only enable the one I want to use.

                                  5 votes
                                  Sign in
                                  Check!
                                  (thinking…)
                                  Reset
                                  or sign in with
                                  • facebook
                                  • google
                                    Password icon
                                    Signed in as (Sign out)

                                    We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                    2 comments  ·  Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Better Azure Portal commands

                                    Azure Portal should provide more command to support Azure Event Grid. For example,

                                    STOP/START = stops any events being accepted. This is a useful way to take something out of service

                                    CLEAR = clears all events from EventGrid - very useful during development - see other post

                                    I would also like a summary of my queue like last message details, number of messages waiting, messages set for retry, etc. This might be available in Application Insights, but that's a nuclear option for me.

                                    4 votes
                                    Sign in
                                    Check!
                                    (thinking…)
                                    Reset
                                    or sign in with
                                    • facebook
                                    • google
                                      Password icon
                                      Signed in as (Sign out)

                                      We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                      0 comments  ·  Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Custom Events should be schema agnostic

                                      When I first read about the idea of custom events, I would expect to ingest any kind of event, straight from the producer to event grid topic without any transformation required.

                                      In example, if I want to receive a commit event from github via webhook to Event Grid, I have to receive it through a middleware(azure function) to parse it to EventGrid expected schema, otherwise it will fail, and this brings a lot extra work that should not be necessary, also makes my producer coupled with Event Grid.
                                      If I have to build up all these things to make the…

                                      4 votes
                                      Sign in
                                      Check!
                                      (thinking…)
                                      Reset
                                      or sign in with
                                      • facebook
                                      • google
                                        Password icon
                                        Signed in as (Sign out)

                                        We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                        0 comments  ·  Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Signing requests and verifying signature on response

                                        We are exploring using Domain Events in a multi tenant financial environment to allow our customers to get notifications around transaction status changes. However, our webhooks need to be signed and the response from the customer must also be signed with a digital signature. Unfortunately Event Grid only requires a 200 response in order to consider a webhook successful whereas we would also require the response to be signed with the correct signature. It would be nice if we could add custom rules/policies that have to be fulfilled for the response to be deemed successful.
                                        Perhaps introduce request/response policies similar…

                                        3 votes
                                        Sign in
                                        Check!
                                        (thinking…)
                                        Reset
                                        or sign in with
                                        • facebook
                                        • google
                                          Password icon
                                          Signed in as (Sign out)

                                          We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                          0 comments  ·  Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow EventGrid to add authentication headers on requests it makes to endpoints

                                          At the moment when EventGrid calls an http endpoint it only allows authentication information to be passed along in the querystring - which means that authentication information can be logged in IIS logs.

                                          It would be better to allow the option for Event Grid to use an authentication header (such as integrating with AAD to obtain a service token) to prevent leakage of tokens.

                                          3 votes
                                          Sign in
                                          Check!
                                          (thinking…)
                                          Reset
                                          or sign in with
                                          • facebook
                                          • google
                                            Password icon
                                            Signed in as (Sign out)

                                            We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                            0 comments  ·  Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          ← Previous 1
                                          • Don't see your idea?

                                          Azure Event Grid

                                          Feedback and Knowledge Base