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  1. Internal load balancer accessible from peered network in another region

    When I create an AKS cluster in UK South and a HDInsight cluster in East US I cant communicate with an internal load balancer on the AKS cluster from the HDInsight cluster.

    I have peered the two virtual networks and can communicate with the k8s service using node port and the cluster IP, but once I try to use the IP associated with the internal load balancer it times out.

    If I setup both clusters in UK south the internal load balancer works perfectly.

    Thanks

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  2. Generate automatic SSL Certificate without cert-manager

    GKE just announced the possibility to create a custom resource called "ManageCertificate" and than leave GKE to create and manage certificate for you without install cert-manager.

    If you have different clusters it could be super useful.

    Here the GKE link about this feature https://cloud.google.com/kubernetes-engine/docs/how-to/managed-certs?utm_sq=g61dk0vqfq

    1 vote
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  3. AKS has a high Log Analytics cost - Azure Monitor for Containers logs every container's perf metrics every 60s

    Enabling Azure Monitor for Containers provides very powerful and useful logging and metrics (e.g. available through Azure Portal). However performance metrics for nodes *and every running container* are gathered and reported every 60 seconds, which results in very high data ingestion costs in Log Analytics.

    For our Azure bill, the highest cost is VMs (expected), the second highest cost is Log Analytics. We pay far more for logging than we do for SQL Server and CosmosDB data storage and processing combined(!) Looking into this, the main culprit is the Perf table in Log Analytics which is filled with node and…

    7 votes
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  4. Enable tagging of resources in the MC_ resourcegroup

    The 2019-07-01 release brought the ability to pass tags to the MC_ resource group. However, tagging the resources within the MC_ resourcegroup is still not possible. Making it possible to tag those resources would help users with cost management, compliance, and automation.

    2 votes
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  5. Monitor Automated Kernel Updates

    Our AKS nodes ran into this bug (https://github.com/Azure/aks-engine/issues/1356), which completely stopped the automated AKS kernel updates that are supposed to take place nightly.

    Updates were stalled for weeks until I double-checked the status due to this security notice (https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV190020), discovered the problem, and applied the work-around to get us past the broken kernel.

    This problem should not have had to be discovered manually, but neither my team nor any team at Azure support was notified of the stuck kernel, to my knowledge. I would like failed node updates to cause a notification to be automatically sent…

    5 votes
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  6. Addon for automatic reboot of nodes

    At the moment you have to reboot your vm's yourself after updates that require a reboot. You can use kured to take care of this. It would be nice if you can enable an "addon" or something so vm's will be rebooted by Azure for you. So you don't have to do it yourself or use kured.

    6 votes
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  7. Add Kubernetes namespace to Azure Monitor Logs

    When the container logs are connected to Azure Monitor, it would be helpful if the k8s namespace was one of the fields that we can query by. If we have similarly name containers in different namespaces it is difficult to distinguish between them in a query

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  8. 2 votes
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  9. Azure RBAC - Built-In role for cluster creators

    It is confusing on what roles need to be given for the people responsible for aks creation in our organization.. we obviously dont want to give them broader contributor role and hunting for the list of operations one-by-one is cumbersome

    3 votes
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  10. have access on insights on Kubernetes but not see environment variables

    We would like to have a role that a person can have access on kubernetes Insights and see Cluster/Nodes/Controllers/Containers metrics, but not see Environment Variables, because there could be passwords there that's why we don't want everyone to have access to see that.

    2 votes
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  11. Integrate PIM with AAD enabled clusters

    If you elevate yourself to the Cluster Admin Role via PIM you can download cluster admin credentials with the command:

    az aks get-credentials -n my_cluster -g my_rg --admin

    If you then deactivate the role via PIM, you can still use the admin credentials locally. It would be nice if we could somehow set an expiration time to stop those credentials from working (from the client that requested them via PIM elevation) after the requested time frame, or if we could invalidate them via a token of some sort.

    6 votes
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  12. Having the ability to let Service Principal (non-interactive apps) to consume AKS API without device login when AAD integration is used.

    When AAD integration is used on an RBAC AKS cluster [1], you can assign roles to users and groups. These users will have to **interactively** authenticate with devicelogin the first time they try to access the AKS API.This is good for humans but not that much for automation processes using Service Principals.

    Service Principal based applications need to go through devicelogin page to consule AKS API's.

    It would be nice to have a way to allow Service Principals to gain RBAC access to AKS API's **without** device login

    [1] Like this way: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/aks/aad-integration

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  13. Set the DNS name of a static IP for an AKS Service of Type: LoadBalancer so it can be used in Traffic Manager

    When pointing an Azure Traffic Manager endpoint at an AKS Service of Type: LoadBalancer, Traffic Manager will not allow you to use the Load Balancer's IP as an endpoint because the DNS name is not set by default and there's practically no documentation on the error message you get. Because of this, you need to set the DNS name outside of Kubernetes. If the DNS name were set by default, the LoadBalancer's IP could be used without the extra steps or unexpected error message.

    2 votes
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  14. MC_ Resource Group should have option to inherit AKS Tags

    We use Azure Policy to ensure all our resources inherit tags from their resource group. Cost Center being the big one for our company.

    This policy fails when AKS creates an additional resource group, and has been requiring us to manually intervene and apply the cost center tag.

    In the absence of removing that resource group altogether, it would be great if in the interim, the MC_ Resource Group could have the option to inherit the tags from the AKS resource in the original resource group.

    13 votes
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  15. Allow multiple Service objects to use the same public ip

    I would be nice when multiple Services could bind the same public ip address but different ports. In general it would save public ip’s and should be easy to do, because all service objects are set up on the seam load balancer it just should check if an ip is already on the loadbalancer. Kubernetes allows already service objects with the seam ip.

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  16. Secure Kubernetes Dashboard with Azure Active Directory

    Should be able to have a Kubernetes dashboard secured by and use rights from a proxy with an Azure AD token.

    2 votes
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  17. Changing property 'aadProfile' is not allowed

    Hello!

    I am trying to deploy via Azure ARM templates an AKS cluster. The deployment fails when I try to configure the aadProfile configuration object with the following error: "Changing property 'aadProfile' is not allowed. target: aadProfile."

    Can anyone explain what is happening in the background and causes this interference?

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  18. Azure AD Guest User support with RBAC

    As noted on https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/aks/aad-integration

    'Guest users in Azure AD, such as if you are using a federated login from a different directory, are not supported'

    Please add support for this as it is a major blocker for our company to rollout AKS

    2 votes
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  19. Run custom script extension when provisioning new agent nodes

    It would be useful to customise agent deployment at a very early stage.

    For example: configuring a proxy for Docker, or sending a command to open a firewall during the install, adding privates certificates to Docker etc.

    Using Daemonsets is not accurate to tune the system before kubernetes start.

    https://github.com/Azure/AKS/issues/212

    4 votes
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  20. How to request external network in pod

    Here is one service named message-service,

    NAME READY STATUS RESTARTS AGE IP NODE NOMINATED NODE
    message-service-69b98989ff-dqfcs 1/1 Running 2 4d 10.240.0.74 aks-agentpool-71097180-3 <none>

    ⚡ leonzhao☯ mac# ~ k exec -it message-service-69b98989ff-dqfcs -- ip route
    default via 10.240.0.1 dev eth0
    10.240.0.0/16 dev eth0 scope link src 10.240.0.74

    Here is
    $ ip route
    default via 10.240.0.1 dev azure0
    10.240.0.0/16 dev azure0 proto kernel scope link src 10.240.0.68
    172.17.0.0/16 dev docker0 proto kernel scope link src 172.17.0.1 linkdown

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