Azure Arc

For customers who want to simplify complex and distributed environments across on-premises, edge and multicloud, Azure Arc enables deployment of Azure services anywhere and extends Azure management to any infrastructure.
  1. Allow Arc Servers to appear in Azure Groups for Update Management

    Since Arc brings Azure like services and ARM to on-premises boxes, you should allow machines onboarded through Arc to participate in Azure Groups in AA / Update Management. Consider this scenario:

    To manage groups for Non-Azure machines onboarded to Update Management, you can either read in the membership of onboarded servers in AD groups, WSUS groups, or SCCM groups or teach the people who manage patches a bunch of Kusto queries so they can build the proper dynamic patch groups. It would be much easier for people to simply use tags (as they can with Azure native VMs) and build…

    9 votes
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  2. Provision Servers On-Prem Using Azure Arc

    Ability to centrally manage virtual machine deployments through the Azure Control Plane. I would like to see Arc have the ability to provision virtual machines on premise using ARM templates. Support for Hyper-V and vmWare.

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  3. 7 votes
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  4. 5 votes
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  5. Allow Azure Arc to enforce Locks & Tags for managed servers on other cloud providers

    Setting Tags/Locks for the servers managed by Azure Arc are not enforced to be applied on the other cloud platform in which the server is operating.
    Enforcing such configuration to the cloud provider would reduce the administrative effort, and would declare Azure as the central place for configuring these settings.

    3 votes
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  6. Managed Identity support

    Please allow managed identity to be used from arc enabled servers. This allows for common identity to be used across the cloud and on prem.

    2 votes
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  7. Include SQLDW and Analysis Services

    Having these services on premise or on GCP would allow us to comply with company policies and improve performance

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  8. Be able to send reboot and shutdown commands to the on-prem servers

    Would be nice to send shutdown and reboot commands. I realize powering on wouldn't be likely due to various systems running the machines. We use vmware for on-prem so powering on wouldn't not be likely. But sending a simple reboot or shutdown to the guest OS should be available to use.

    2 votes
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  9. Provide more information about private preview service "Azure Arc for Data Services"

    I wonder if you can provide us with any documentation about this private preview service. I didn't found any except one presentation video and one presentation article

    https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/services/azure-arc/hybrid-data-services/

    Do you plan to conduct training, certification for Azure Arc?

    2 votes
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  10. Provide more information about private preview service "Azure Arc for Kubernetes"

    I wonder if you can provide us with any documentation about this private preview service. I didn't found any except one presentation video.

    Do you plan to conduct training, certification for Azure Arc?

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  11. Azure Arc for on-prem VM self-service user provisioning (Hyper-V)

    Azure Arc to provide on-prem VM Private Cloud Self-Service functionality (replace VMM App Controller)

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  12. Log the success or failure of azcmagent.exe connect to event log

    Would greatly help with large scale deployments, when it's not possible to monitor the onboarding success/failure for hundreds of servers at a time.

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  13. Enable kubernetes cluster discovery in Azure DevOps release pipelines

    Enable Kubernetes cluster discovery in Azure DevOps release pipelines

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  14. Ability to manage web apps

    Similar to managing the AKS cluster.

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