Monthly updates for October 2017
The Batch AI service enters public preview on October 9.
Azure Automation now supports update management, inventory, and change tracking. These capabilities are currently in preview.
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.
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.
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.
Accelerated Networking is now in an expanded preview.
Data science and Bitnami images are available in your lab.
Azure EA users can view and analyze their subscription costs across different pivots in the Azure portal.
You can restart your lab virtual machines by using the Restart button.
Azure Active Directory Domain Services (Azure AD DS) support in the new Azure portal is generally available.
Azure Active Directory Domain Services (Azure AD DS) now supports virtual networks created through the Azure Resource Manager deployment model.
You can unclaim a VM and return it to the claimable pool for reuse.
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.
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.