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  1. Introduce split view for blob management like most FTP clients

    The blob management experience is not very intuitive. Could you introduce some sort of split view, like FileZilla, that makes uploading and downloading blobs between local and cloud way easier?

    55 votes
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      planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Ability to upload Virtual Machines (OsDisk and DataDisks)

      Use the management API to allow AMS to upload OsDisks and Data Disks for the new Virtual Machine feature. This feature should prompt for information necessary and then upload to the storage account indicated. With this feature I'd suggest the following items:

      - resumable upload in case it stops
      - multi-threaded upload of images
      - automatically register as a Disk so that it shows up in the portal and aquires the permanent lease.

      41 votes
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        under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Search for a blob storage container by name by typing its name

        I have many blob storage containers (thousands) named with GUID. Finding a particular one is very long as there's no way to search for a blob storage name.

        I like to start typing its name and automatically be moved to the first match.... like in windows explorer.

        Similar to:
        - https://cerebrata.uservoice.com/forums/163035-azure-management-studio/suggestions/4312963-make-blob-browsing-keyboard-friendly, but it's closed...

        - https://cerebrata.uservoice.com/forums/163035-azure-management-studio/suggestions/5869802-allow-searching-blob-container-with-prefix-just-l

        27 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Manage Data Lake Store

          Allow connecting to Data Lake to upload/download files like blob storage.

          21 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • can files downloaded have their modified date preserved?

            Currently, files pulled down from Azure lose their original timestamp. Would be nice if we could keep that timestamp.

            Not having the timestamp means we are relying less and less on Mgmt studio for downloads.

            18 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Allow searching blob container with prefix (just like the azure storage API)

              In my product, we create many blob containers. So our storage account has many blobs contaniers in them and there are no tools in azure management studio to enable easy navigation on them.
              Enabling a prefix based search (which can use the ListContainers with prefix api in azure) will be very handy.

              17 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • An option to force the upload with LowerCase name

                I have seen that when “Upload” a file as Block Blob, then to download it from an http URL it is strictly required to be precise with case sensitive characters.
                May be usefoul if in the “Azure Explorer” an option allows to upload each file name in lowercase.

                An example:

                Source
                Windows 8
                MyPicture.jpg

                Upload
                Azure
                mypicture.jpg

                URL
                http://mywebsite.com/picture/mypicture.jpg

                17 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add confirmation dialog when closing main window

                  If you close the main window while uploading/downloading blobs, program just closes not asking to confirm. Could you please add a confirm dialog. Thanks

                  14 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Please improve accuracy of Completed tab for vhd copies

                    The vhd copy functionality is very helpful, especially between storage accounts. When a large copy is executed, though, the status indicates it is 100% complete well before it has finished. Errors occur when trying to use the copied file too soon. My workaround is to always try to rename the copy before I use it...if rename causes a "conflict" error then I know the copy is not yet complete. Would be nice to see an accurate status instead. Thank you!

                    12 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Would like the ability to break a lease on a container

                      When a container has a locked lease status, right click menu item to break lease.

                      11 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 9 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Schedule blob and table tasks

                          It would be great if I could schedule tasks in Azure Management Studio. For example, I'd like to be able to automatically clear my diagnostics tables based on rules that I set.

                          9 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 9 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • list of containers/blobs with amount size

                              many companies use azure storage for back up,
                              and many does for third party back up.
                              All my wish to see list of my all acounts list with size usage

                              9 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Option to retrieve last modified files first

                                We store many thousands of files in a blob container. It would be good to have an option to only retrieve the most recently modified files or to retrieve the files in date order.

                                8 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Quick delete of large blob directories

                                  Deleting folders with large numbers of blobs can take a long time (I just completed deleting a folder with 40,000 blobs that took about 20 minutes to delete). Any speedup would be appreciated. Thanks!

                                  8 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Keep focus of selected tab (i.e. Metadata) when navigating blobs

                                    When presented with the list of blobs in a container, if I select the Metadata tab and then navigate to the next blob, the Properties tab gets focus. I see these as independent navigations. Whichever tab is selected should stay selected regardless of which blob I select.

                                    7 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Force delete of Blobs and Containers

                                      I would like to see an option added for force deletion of Blobs, which automatically breaks the lease on a Blob and then deletes all the selected Blobs. Now you have to select each Blob individually, break the lease on each individual Blob, before you can delete all selected Blobs at once.

                                      I would like to see the same functionality added for Containers, where first all Blobs are forcefully deleted, after which the Container is deleted. Now you have to first delete all the Blobs and then delete the Container, which may still have a lease on it as well…

                                      7 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Default view for blob is Metadata, not properties, or be able to set as a preference

                                        Default view for blob is Metadata, not properties, or be able to set as a preference

                                        6 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Blob storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Ability to list uncommitted blobs

                                          Ability to toggle between uncommitted and committed blobs for each container.

                                          6 votes
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