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April 2019

Apr 18

Azure Traffic Manager will stop automatically enabling, disabling, or deleting endpoints for Azure Cloud Services on May 1, 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2019

Currently, Azure Traffic Manager can automatically enable, disable, or delete endpoints when starting, stopping, or deleting the corresponding cloud service. However, this option will be retired on May 1, 2019, and you’ll need to manually enable, disable, or delete profile endpoints in Traffic Manager when starting, stopping, or deleting a cloud service. You’ll continue to be billed for the endpoints unless they are manually disabled or deleted.

  • Traffic Manager
  • Cloud Services

January 2019

Jan 28

Azure DNS: Getting ready for DNS Flag Day

NOW AVAILABLE

Domains hosted on any Microsoft DNS service, including Azure DNS and Traffic Manager, will continue to work after DNS Flag Day. Customers don't need to take any action at this time.

  • Azure DNS
  • Traffic Manager

June 2018

Jun 22

General availability: Metrics in Azure Traffic Manager

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Traffic Manager provides metrics for monitoring the health status of endpoints in a profile and the amount of traffic that a profile receives. These metrics are now generally available.

  • Traffic Manager

September 2017

Sep 26

Azure Traffic Manager traffic view

IN PREVIEW

With traffic view, Azure Traffic Manager customers will now be able to understand where their user bases are located (up to a local DNS resolver level granularity), the volume of traffic originating from these regions, and the representative latency experienced.

  • Traffic Manager
Sep 26

Azure Traffic Manager real user measurements

IN PREVIEW

Real user measurements will enable customers to influence the routing decisions made by Azure Traffic Manager, when using the performance routing method, to provide even lower latency for their users than is currently possible.

  • Traffic Manager

June 2017

Jun 30

Azure Traffic Manager—Fast Failover and TCP Probing

NOW AVAILABLE

Two new features in Azure Traffic Manager are now generally available—Fast Failover and TCP Probing.

  • Traffic Manager
Jun 15

General availability: Fast Failover and TCP Probing in Azure Traffic Manager

NOW AVAILABLE

In Azure Traffic Manager, two new features related to endpoint health are now generally available: Fast Failover and TCP Probing.

  • Traffic Manager

March 2017

Mar 30

Traffic Manager available only in the Azure portal from April 3

Starting April 3, 2017, the Azure Traffic Manager service will be available only in the Azure portal.

  • Traffic Manager

April 2015

Apr 29

Public preview: Network Resource Provider APIs released

IN PREVIEW

Manage your Azure network resources by using new REST-based Resource Provider APIs.

  • Load Balancer
  • Traffic Manager
  • Virtual Network

October 2014

Oct 28

General Availability: Traffic Manager Nested Profiles

NOW AVAILABLE

Traffic Manager Nested Profiles enable you to create more flexible and powerful load balancing and failover schemes to support the needs of larger, more complex deployments.

  • Traffic Manager

September 2014

Sep 10

Azure PowerShell 0.8.8

The new release adds support for Role-based access control, SQL Database auditing support in Azure Resource Manager mode and more

  • Azure Active Directory
  • App Service
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Traffic Manager
  • Virtual Machines
  • Security

June 2014

Jun 26

Traffic Manager support for weighted traffic distribution

Azure Traffic Manager’s round robin load-balancing method now supports weights.

  • Traffic Manager
Jun 9

Azure PowerShell 0.8.3

This PowerShell release includes updates for Web Sites, Traffic Manager, and individual cmdlets.

  • App Service
  • HDInsight
  • Traffic Manager
  • Virtual Machines

May 2014

May 12

Azure PowerShell 0.8.1 and 0.8.2

New support for Managed Cache, Azure Automation, Traffic Manager and the Anti-Malware Cloud Service extension.

  • Automation
  • Cloud Services
  • Traffic Manager
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Network
May 12

Traffic Manager support for external endpoints

NOW AVAILABLE

Manage traffic for endpoints that live inside or outside of Azure.

  • App Service
  • Traffic Manager

March 2014

Mar 14

Azure Traffic Manager now supports Azure Web Sites

Manage and load balance Azure Web Sites with Azure Traffic Manager. Available for all Standard websites.

  • App Service
  • Traffic Manager

January 2014

Jan 17

ISO Certification expanded to include more Azure services

Azure ISO Certification expanded to include SQL Database, Active Directory, Traffic Manager, Web Sites, BizTalk Services, Media Services, Mobile Services, Service Bus, Multi-Factor Authentication, and HDInsight.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • App Service
  • BizTalk Services
  • Cloud Services
  • HDInsight
  • Media Services
  • Mobile Services
  • Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Service Bus
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Storage Accounts
  • Traffic Manager
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Network
  • Security

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