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Azure Traffic Manager will stop automatically enabling, disabling, or deleting endpoints for Azure Cloud Services on May 1, 2019
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Two new features in Azure Traffic Manager are now generally available—Fast Failover and TCP Probing.
In Azure Traffic Manager, two new features related to endpoint health are now generally available: Fast Failover and TCP Probing.
Starting April 3, 2017, the Azure Traffic Manager service will be available only in the Azure portal.
Manage your Azure network resources by using new REST-based Resource Provider APIs.
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.
The new release adds support for Role-based access control, SQL Database auditing support in Azure Resource Manager mode and more
Azure Traffic Manager’s round robin load-balancing method now supports weights.
This PowerShell release includes updates for Web Sites, Traffic Manager, and individual cmdlets.
New support for Managed Cache, Azure Automation, Traffic Manager and the Anti-Malware Cloud Service extension.
Manage traffic for endpoints that live inside or outside of Azure.
Manage and load balance Azure Web Sites with Azure Traffic Manager. Available for all Standard websites.
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.