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June 2020

Jun 24

Azure Monitor for Key Vault is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Key Vault Preview provides comprehensive monitoring of your key vaults by delivering a unified view of your Key Vault requests, performance, failures, and latency.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Key Vault
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
Jun 24

Improvements to Azure Monitor log alerts include new links and added dimensions

NOW AVAILABLE

Updates to log alerts in Azure Monitor include new links to the Log Analytics API and links filtered by dimensions. Dimensions are also now included in the payload of most action types.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Jun 18

Public Preview for Azure Monitor for VMs on Arc Enabled Servers

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for VMs, a monitoring offering with out-of-the-box performance and dependency data, is now available in public preview for Arc enabled servers.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
Jun 17

Azure Monitor for Containers support for Azure Arc is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Containers is now extending monitoring support for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Arc. This support is currently in preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Services
Jun 15

Azure Monitor for containers now supports log collection on AKS Windows node pools (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Starting with agent version ciprod05262020, Azure Monitor for containers will collect logs (std/stderr) for the containers running on AKS clusters with Windows node pools.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Services
Jun 8

A new consolidated API version in Azure Monitor Logs is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

A new API version for Azure Monitor Logs resource provider, 2020-03-01-preview, is now available. This API supports new functionality like customer-managed keys (CMK), bring your own storage (BYOS), along with other capabilities.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • SDK and Tools

May 2020

May 26

Log Analytics New Query Experience - Example Queries

NOW AVAILABLE

Introducing the new Example Query experience in Log Analytics. Example queries are now "front and center" complete with a brand new look and over 250 example queries for our top Azure resources

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
May 26

Azure Monitor Logs—New experience for agents is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The management and download page for Azure Monitor Logs agents has been updated and enhanced with a new menu item and an improved UI.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
May 26

Azure Monitor Logs IntelliSense improvements are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Azure Monitor Logs IntelliSense has been upgraded. IntelliSense now features a variety of new features and enhancements designed to make query and insight creation quicker and easier.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
May 22

Improved Azure Monitor Logs workspace delete and recovery experiences

NOW AVAILABLE

Workspace soft-delete functionality has been added to help you recover your workspace if necessary. In that situation, the workspace goes into a soft-delete state to allow its recovery, including data and connected agents within 14 days. It’s also possible to override the soft-delete behavior and permanently delete your workspace.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features
  • Services
May 22

Azure Private Link for Azure Monitor is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now supports multiple new Azure services in general availability and preview.

  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Private Link
  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Application Insights
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Build
  • Security
  • Services
May 19

Azure Monitor enhancements are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements to Azure Monitor maximize performance and provide full stack observability for apps and infrastructure across Azure and hybrid environments.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 14

Azure Monitor for Containers is moving the health feature to limited preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2020

The health feature of Azure Monitor for Containers (currently in public preview) is moving to limited preview by the end of June 2020. This is being done to minimize the impact for your customers as improvements based on your feedback are implemented. There will be in-product notifications for customers to move to the private preview.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
May 13

Azure Monitor Logs is now available in the US Gov Arizona region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Logs, a feature that allows you to collect telemetry and analyze and retrieve data, is now available in the US Gov Arizona region.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Regions & Datacenters
May 11

Azure Log Analytics agent for Windows SHA-2 signing date has been extended

Target availability: Q3 2020

The Azure Log Analytics agent for Windows will begin to use SHA-2 signing exclusively on Aug. 17, 2020. This change requires action only if you’re running the agent on a legacy OS version.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Automation
  • Security Center
  • Azure Sentinel
  • Management
  • Operating System
  • Security
May 7

Select multiple resources in Azure Monitor Logs

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Logs now supports the selection of multiple resources of the same type across scopes.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
May 7

Azure Monitor Logs—–Additional improvements made to tables side pane

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Monitor Logs tables sidepane was improved with additional features and capabilities. including column descriptions and direct links to documentation.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
May 6

View and navigate through changes across multiple resources

Newly updated Change Analysis UI now supports viewing changes for all resources under selected subscriptions. The at-scale view helps narrowing down the critical resources and changes to investigate regardless how the applications and resource groups are organized.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Resource Graph
  • Azure Resource Manager
  • App Service
  • Features
  • Management
  • Security
  • Services

April 2020

Apr 30

Azure Monitor Logs—Concurrency query throttle is being rolled out

To ensure that Azure Monitor Logs will deliver a consistent experience for all users, a new concurrency limit is gradually being rolled out. This will help to protect against users sending an excessive number of queries at once, which could potentially overload system resources and jeopardize responsiveness.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Apr 29

Azure Monitor for Containers support for Azure Red Hat OpenShift 4.X & OpenShift 4.X in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Containers is now extending our monitoring support for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Red Hat OpenShift version 4.x & OpenShift version 4.x. This support is currently in preview.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services

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