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    March 2019

    1 Mar

    Global VNet Peering now supports Standard Load Balancer

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

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • Features

    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
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters

    October 2018

    20 Oct

    General availability: Standard Load Balancer in Azure China cloud

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

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters

    September 2018

    24 Sep

    Azure Load Balancer—Outbound Rules for Standard Load Balance GA

    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
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    24 Sep

    Azure Load Balancer TCP resets on idle in preview

    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
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services

    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
    • Features
    • Management

    March 2018

    22 Mar

    General availability: Standard Load Balancer

    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
    • ExpressRoute
    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • VPN Gateway
    • Application Gateway
    • Features

    September 2017

    26 Sep

    Azure Load Balancer standard HA Ports

    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
    • Features
    25 Sep

    Public preview: Load Balancer Standard

    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
    • Features
    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
    • Features

    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
    • Features

    February 2017

    9 Feb

    Public preview: Multiple IP addresses per NIC

    Multiple IP addresses per NIC is in public preview.

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • Features

    September 2016

    26 Sep

    IPv6 for Azure VMs available in most regions

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

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • Features

    January 2016

    29 Jan

    Preview: Log analytics for Azure Load Balancer

    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

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

    • ExpressRoute
    • Load Balancer
    • Storage Accounts
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • VPN Gateway
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    7 Oct

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

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

    • ExpressRoute
    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • VPN Gateway
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

    June 2015

    30 Jun

    General availability: Azure Virtual Machine services in Azure Resource Manager

    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
    • Features

    May 2015

    5 May

    New networking features now available in all regions

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

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • Features

    April 2015

    29 Apr

    Public preview: Network Resource Provider APIs released

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

    • Load Balancer
    • Traffic Manager
    • Virtual Network

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