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    unplanned  ·  50 comments  ·  Azure portal » Resource management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    6 comments  ·  Virtual Machines  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Ian commented  · 

    You can also use Azure Automation. We use runbooks here to increase/decrease VMs on a schedule as well as take image backups on a schedule. Give it a look as they are looking to improve the scheduling functionality as well.

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    Ian commented  · 

    One thing to watch with this will be other services that depend on that name. Not sure if Azure could identify this but if you use Azure Automation for anything it's name specific and would break if the name changes.

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    8 comments  ·  Virtual Machines » Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Ian commented  · 

    This is great if you are setting up a new server or have the ability to just rebuild a server(s) but what about exiting servers that need to be increased?

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    272 comments  ·  Virtual Machines  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote which allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature list and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature

    Ian commented  · 

    This should be made available for ALL VMs not just virtual machines v2 which most are not using

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    3 comments  ·  Networking » Virtual Network  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi there, this is a lot of good feedback. Thanks for taking the time to send it over to us, we really appreciate that here at Microsoft.

    1. Could you elaborate on the need for this?

    2. This is possible today via NSGs you can specify the source IP.

    3. Have you looked at ASGs?

    4 (both of them) We are looking into making management easier and will take this feedback into consideration.

    Thanks!

    - Anavi N [MSFT]

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    Ian commented  · 

    It would also be nice if we could apply lockdown groups by country (based on known IP ranges for each country). This would allow us to only expose Azure services to a known set of IP ranges.

    For example, if clients only connect for the US then only those IP addresses should be allowed to connect to it. This would shrink the exposure.

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