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March 2019

1 Mar

Global VNet Peering now supports Standard Load Balancer

NOW AVAILABLE

Global VNet Peering now supports Standard Load Balancer in all Azure regions, including Azure China and Azure Government regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network

January 2019

28 Jan

General availability: Standard Load Balancer and Standard Public IP in Azure Government

Azure Standard Load Balancer and Standard Public IP are now generally available in Azure Government cloud regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • Microsoft Azure portal

October 2018

20 Oct

General availability: Standard Load Balancer in Azure China cloud

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Standard Load Balancer is now generally available in Azure China cloud regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • Microsoft Azure portal

September 2018

24 Sep

Azure Load Balancer—Outbound Rules for Standard Load Balance GA

IN PREVIEW

Outbound Rules for Standard Load Balancer is now generally available. This new ability allows you to declare which public IP or public IP prefix should be used for outbound connectivity from your virtual network, and how outbound network address translations should be scaled and tuned.

  • Load Balancer
24 Sep

Azure Load Balancer TCP resets on idle in preview

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in preview, Azure Load Balancer supports sending of bidirectional TCP resets on idle timeout for load balancing rules, inbound NAT rules, and outbound rules.

  • Load Balancer

August 2018

13 Aug

Add HTTPS probes to standard load balancers from the Azure portal

The Azure portal has built-in support to add HTTPS probes to standard load balancers.

  • Load Balancer
  • Microsoft Azure portal

March 2018

22 Mar

General availability: Standard Load Balancer

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Standard Load Balancer is now generally available in all regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network

October 2017

2 Oct

Azure networking available only in the Azure portal from October 4

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.

  • Network Watcher
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Application Gateway
  • Security

September 2017

26 Sep

Azure Load Balancer standard HA Ports

NOW AVAILABLE

HA Ports, a premium offering of the Azure Standard Load Balancer, is now generally available. This will enable customers to configure a single load balancing rule to process traffic from all the protocols and ports, thus enabling deployment of services or appliances in high availability mode.

  • Load Balancer
25 Sep

Public preview: Load Balancer Standard

IN PREVIEW

Load Balancer Standard is in preview. You can use it to create load-balanced deployments with greater scale, resiliency, and ease of use for virtual machine instances inside a virtual network.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
25 Sep

Public preview: HA Ports

Azure Load Balancer introduces a HA Ports, a capability that enables you to load balance internal virtual network traffic on all ports for all supported protocols.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network

March 2017

22 Mar

General availability: Multiple IP addresses per network interface

Multiple IP addresses per network interface is generally available.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network

February 2017

9 Feb

Public preview: Multiple IP addresses per NIC

IN PREVIEW

Multiple IP addresses per NIC is in public preview.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network

September 2016

26 Sep

IPv6 for Azure VMs available in most regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Extend your application's reach with IPv6 for Azure virtual machines.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Network

January 2016

29 Jan

Preview: Log analytics for Azure Load Balancer

IN PREVIEW

Use Audit, Alert event, and Health probe logs to manage and troubleshoot Azure Load Balancer.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network

October 2015

7 Oct

Support for IaaS under Azure Resource Manager in Australia and Brazil regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Support is available for Azure Compute, Network, and Storage providers under Azure Resource Manager in Australia East, Australia Southeast, and Brazil South.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Load Balancer
  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
7 Oct

Support for IaaS under Azure Resource Manager in Australia and Brazil regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing support for Azure Compute, Network, and Storage Providers under Azure Resource Manager in Australia East, Australia Southeast, and Brazil South.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security

June 2015

30 Jun

General availability: Azure Virtual Machine services in Azure Resource Manager

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Machines, virtual networks, load balancer network interfaces, public IP addresses, network security groups, VPN gateways and Application Gateways are generally available and supported through Azure Resource Manager.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security

May 2015

5 May

New networking features now available in all regions

NOW AVAILABLE

New networking features were announced at Ignite 2015, and they are available in few regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network

April 2015

29 Apr

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

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