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May 2020

22 May

Azure Private Link for Azure Monitor is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now supports multiple new Azure services in general availability and preview.

  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Private Link
  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Application Insights
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Build
  • Security
  • Services
14 May

Azure Private Link is now available for multiple new Azure services

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now supports multiple new Azure services in general availability and preview.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Event Hubs
  • Event Grid
  • Service Bus
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Container Registry
  • Azure Backup
  • Azure SignalR Service
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Security
  • Services
14 May

Azure Private Link is now generally available in US Government regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in GA.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure SQL Database
  • SQL Data Warehouse
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Key Vault
  • Backup Server
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Event Hubs
  • Service Bus
  • Event Grid
  • Container Registry
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Security
  • Services
7 May

Azure Virtual Network NAT now generally available in Azure Government and Azure China

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network NAT (network address translation) simplifies outbound-only Internet connectivity for virtual networks and is now generally available in the Azure Government and Azure China regions. NAT can be configured for one or more subnets of a virtual network and provides on-demand connectivity for virtual machines.

  • Virtual Network
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters

April 2020

23 Apr

Azure Virtual Network NAT gateway meter name changes

Effective June 1, 2020, the meter names of Azure Virtual Network network address translation (NAT) gateway will change because it will become generally available.

  • Virtual Network
  • Services
14 Apr

Azure Virtual Network now supports reverse DNS lookup

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network now supports reverse DNS lookup (PTR DNS queries) for virtual machine IP addresses by default.

  • Azure DNS
  • Virtual Network
  • Features
1 Apr

IPv6 for Azure Virtual Network is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

IPv6 for Azure Virtual Network is now generally available worldwide. IPv6 support within the Azure Virtual Network and to the internet enables you to expand into the growing mobile and IoT markets with Azure-based applications and to address IPv4 depletion in your own corporate networks.

  • Virtual Network
  • Services

March 2020

17 Mar

Announcing Azure Private Link GA for Azure Services

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in Preview and GA.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Storage Accounts
  • Key Vault
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Event Hubs
  • Service Bus
  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Container Registry
  • App Configuration
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Security
  • Services
15 Mar

Azure Data Explorer deployment into Azure Virtual Networks now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Deployment of an Azure Data Explorer into a virtual network is now generally available. Use this feature to isolate the network traffic and limit the attack surface for Azure Data Explorer and their corresponding communications.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Virtual Network
  • Features
  • Security
12 Mar

Virtual Network NAT now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network NAT (network address translation) simplifies outbound-only Internet connectivity for virtual networks. NAT can be configured for one or more subnets of a virtual network and provides on-demand connectivity for virtual machines.

  • Virtual Network
  • Services

February 2020

26 Feb

Azure Virtual Network service endpoint policies feature is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2020

Azure Virtual Network service endpoint policies enable you to prevent unauthorized access to Azure Storage accounts from your virtual network.

  • Virtual Network
  • Features
24 Feb

Public IP prefix static IP addresses meter ID changes

Effective April 1, 2020, the resource GUIDs (also known as meter IDs) of public IP prefix standard static IP addresses in the US Gov region will change.

  • Virtual Network
  • Services
19 Feb

Azure Private Link is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link is a secure and scalable way for Azure customers to consume Azure Services (such as Storage, SQL, and Cosmos DB) or Customer Own services (for example, Partner Service and BYOS) privately from within their virtual network.

  • Virtual Network
  • Services
7 Feb

Azure Key Vault—Private endpoints now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2020

Establish a private connection between Azure Key Vault and other Azure services by using Azure Private Link, now available in preview for all public regions.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Key Vault
  • Virtual Network
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services

January 2020

1 Jan

Azure Bastion now generally available in East US 2 and West US 2

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Bastion is now generally available in two more Azure public cloud regions—East US 2 and West US 2. We'll continue to add more regions going forward.

  • Azure Bastion
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Management
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • SDK and Tools
  • Security
  • Services

December 2019

11 Dec

Azure Private Link support in AKS now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Use Azure Private Link support in AKS to Interact with the Kubernetes API server as a private endpoint in your virtual network, ensuring that all Kubernetes management operations remain completely isolated.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Features

November 2019

5 Nov

Azure Private Link is now available in all regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link, which provides private connectivity to Azure services, is now available in all regions.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure SQL Database
  • SQL Data Warehouse
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Security

September 2019

16 Sep

Azure Private Link is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2019

Connect to services in your Azure virtual networks more securely and privately with Azure Private Link, now available in preview.

  • Virtual Network
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure SQL Database
  • SQL Data Warehouse
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Security
  • Services

August 2019

8 Aug

Azure Firewall feature updates for July 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

Here are the Azure Firewall feature updates for July 2019.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Virtual Network
  • Features
  • Services

July 2019

18 Jul

Microsoft adds new features to IPv6 support for Azure VNets

IN PREVIEW

IPv6 for Azure VNETs enables you to expand into the growing mobile and IoT markets with your Azure-based applications and to address IPv4 depletion in your own networks.

  • Virtual Network
  • Services

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