Updates Archives

Monthly updates for October 2017

Oct 13

Public preview: Azure Batch AI

IN PREVIEW

The Batch AI service enters public preview on October 9.

Oct 12

Preview: Update management, inventory, and change tracking in Azure Automation

IN PREVIEW

Azure Automation now supports update management, inventory, and change tracking. These capabilities are currently in preview.

  • Automation
Oct 11

Retirement of the PHP 5.5 runtime from App Service

Target availability: Q1 2018

To avoid the potential for security issues on App Service, we plan to retire our support of PHP 5.5 in January 2018. Currently, we support PHP 5.6, 7.0, and 7.1.

  • App Service
Oct 10

Azure DevTest Labs: Set access rights to an environment resource group

You can now set Contributor access rights on a resource group that contains your environment, so that you have the flexibility of modifying your environment objects.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
Oct 9

Auto-renewal of SSL certificates in App Service

All SSL certificates issued for Azure App Service before March 31, 2017, will receive an email to re-verify their domain at the time of renewal. You'll get this email even if auto-renewal is enabled for your certificate.

  • App Service
Oct 9

General availability (Windows) and preview (Linux): Accelerated Networking

Accelerated Networking is now in an expanded preview.

Oct 9

Azure DevTest Labs: Data Science and Bitnami images available in your lab

Data science and Bitnami images are available in your lab.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
Oct 6

Public preview: Azure subscription cost reporting and analysis for enterprise customers

Azure EA users can view and analyze their subscription costs across different pivots in the Azure portal.

Oct 6

Azure DevTest Labs: New action to restart a Lab VM

You can restart your lab virtual machines by using the Restart button.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
Oct 5

General availability: Azure AD DS in the new Azure portal

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Active Directory Domain Services (Azure AD DS) support in the new Azure portal is generally available.

  • Azure Active Directory Domain Services
  • Security
Oct 5

General availability: Azure AD DS support for Resource Manager virtual networks

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Active Directory Domain Services (Azure AD DS) now supports virtual networks created through the Azure Resource Manager deployment model.

  • Azure Active Directory Domain Services
  • Security
Oct 5

Azure DevTest Labs: Unclaim a VM and return it to the claimable pool

You can unclaim a VM and return it to the claimable pool for reuse.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
Oct 2

Azure networking available only in the Azure portal from October 4

Azure Networking features will be available only in the Azure portal from October 4th, 2017. Networking related feature support from the classic Portal will be deprecated starting October 4th.

  • Network Watcher
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Application Gateway
  • Security
Oct 2

Azure Data Lake Analytics introduces capabilities to manage pipelines and recurring jobs

Azure Data Lake Analytics can help you easily organize, manage, and gain insights from Data Lake Analytics jobs that are running as part of pipelines or on a recurring basis.

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