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November 2019

6 Nov

Native Azure Active Directory authentication support in point-to-site VPN

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2019

Native Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication support for OpenVPN protocol, and Azure VPN Client for Windows are now available.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security

October 2019

21 Oct

VNet Gateway meter name changes

NOW AVAILABLE

Effective December 1, 2019, the meter names of VNet Gateway standard, high performance, and ultra high performance will change. There won't be a pricing impact from this change, but you will need to modify billing routines that rely on names.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security

April 2019

12 Apr

General availability: Gateway Transit support for Global VNet Peering

NOW AVAILABLE

Global VNet Peering now supports Gateway Transit to simplify customer network's by allowing the use of a remote gateway in another region.

  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • ExpressRoute gateways
  • Security

September 2018

24 Sep

OpenVPN support for Azure VPN Gateways

IN PREVIEW

Azure Virtual Network Gateways now support OpenVPN as a protocol for point-to-site clients to connect.

  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
24 Sep

Zone-redundant VPN and ExpressRoute virtual network gateways generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Zone-redundant VPN and ExpressRoute virtual network gateways are now generally available. This physically and logically separates them across different availability zones, protecting your on-premises network connectivity to Azure from zone-level failures. Additionally, we have made fundamental performance improvements including reducing the deployment time to create a virtual network gateway.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Security

March 2018

22 Mar

General availability: Disable BGP route propagation for virtual network routes

NOW AVAILABLE

If you're connecting your virtual network by using Azure ExpressRoute or VPN gateways, you can disable routing through BGP by simply adding a property in your route tables.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security

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

P2S VPN for Macs and AD Domain Authentication for P2S VPN

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Networking announces the general availability of P2S VPN for Macs and AD Domain authentication for P2S VPN.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security

June 2017

30 Jun

New generation of VPN Gateways

NOW AVAILABLE

To improve your Azure VPN experience, we're going to introduce a new generation of VPN gateways with better performance, a better SLA, and at the same price as our older gateways.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security

October 2016

14 Oct

General availability: UltraPerformance Gateway tier for Azure ExpressRoute

NOW AVAILABLE

UltraPerformance Gateway connects a virtual network to an Azure ExpressRoute circuit and provides five times the network throughput of HighPerformance Gateway.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security

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

September 2015

29 Sep

Office 365, Azure Government Cloud, Resource Manager templates, simplified billing

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing updates to Office 365, Azure Government Cloud, Resource Manager templates, and simplified billing.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • 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

4 May

Azure Standard VPN Gateway

We’ve announced a new Azure Virtual Private Network (VPN) Gateway that allows you to connect your virtual network via ExpressRoute and site-to-site VPN.

  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security

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