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    July 2019

    Jul 1

    Azure Data Factory logs now available as dedicated tables in Azure Monitor Logs

    A new logging mode in Diagnostic Settings for an Azure Logs target, starting with Azure Data Factory, will allow you to take advantage of improved ingestion latency, query performance, data discoverability, and more!

    June 2019

    Jun 22

    Log Analytics Agent for Linux 1.11 now available

    The Log Analytics Agent for Linux v1.11 release is available, and contains important stability and reliability improvements.

    Jun 18

    Azure Monitor Log Analytics UI updates

    We are happy to share with you the latest updates to Azure Monitor Log Analytics UI

    Jun 17

    Application Insights connector will retire on June 30,2019

    Application Insights Connector which provided a way to export Application Insights data to a Log Analytics workspace will retire on June 30, 2019.

    February 2019

    Feb 26

    Public preview: Azure Log Analytics is available in new regions in Australia

    Azure Log Analytics is available for preview in Australia East and in Australia Central.

    Feb 26

    Remove Application Insights connections via PowerShell

    To stop application data from reaching your workspace after OMS portal deprecation, remove existing connections by using a PowerShell script.

    Feb 21

    Azure Monitor status blog is now available

    Azure Monitor Status blog provides timely updates on the health of Azure Monitor products (Application Insights, Log Analytics, Service Map, Azure Alerts).

    Feb 20

    OMS Agent for Linux February release now available

    The OMS Agent for Linux February 2019 release is now available. This release contains many stability and reliability improvements.

    Feb 4
    Feb 1

    Extend alerts created in the Azure Government cloud's OMS portal to Azure

    Azure Government customers who use the OMS portal can now extend their log query–based alerts to the Azure portal.

    January 2019

    Jan 9

    Final reminder: OMS portal moving to the Azure portal

    The OMS portal will be retired on January 15, 2019. You can continue to use your existing services and licensing in the Azure portal.

    December 2018

    Dec 26

    Log Analytics solutions and views will soon drill in to the new Logs UX

    Three months ago, we announced the new Azure Monitor Logs UX. Starting in early January, solutions and views will open the new Logs UX instead, offering an improved query editor and a full schema view.

    October 2018

    Oct 19

    Azure AD activity logs integration with Azure Monitor Diagnostics and Azure Log Analytics is in public preview

    Gain insights from Azure AD user activity logs stored in an Azure storage account and streamed to your preferred SIEM or custom environment, or integration with Azure Log Analytics tools directily in the Azure portal.

    Oct 18

    Send your Azure Active Directory data to Azure Log Analytics

    The ability to forward your Azure Active Directory logs to Azure Log Analytics is now available.

    Oct 18

    General availability: Metric alerts for logs

    Metric alerts for logs are generally available, enabling use of metric alerts for popular logs ingested by Log Analytics workspaces.

    Oct 3

    Log Analytics language documentation site has moved

    The language documentation site of Log Analytics and Application Insights has been merged into the standard Log Analytics documentation.

    August 2018

    Aug 30

    New log experience in the Azure portal

    We have brought the Analytics portal in Application Insights and the Advanced Analytics portal in Log Analytics into the Azure portal.

    Aug 29

    Updates to file support and Windows services tracking in Change Tracking and Inventory

    New support has been added for more powerful tracking of Windows files, file content tracking and differencing, and adjustable Windows Service collection frequency.

    Aug 2

    System Center Operations Manager Management Pack to configure Operations Management Suite

    The Operations Management Suite connection onboarding wizard in System Center Operations Manager is now updated to communicate with the new APIs.

    Aug 1

    Log Analytics workspaces must be created in the Azure portal

    Starting July 29, new Log Analytics workspaces can be created only in the Azure portal.