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Monthly updates for December 2023

29 Dec

General availability: Security Update for Azure Front Door WAF CVE-2023-50164

NOW AVAILABLE

Stay protected against CVE-2023-50164 with the help of Azure’s global WAF running on Azure Front Door.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Web Application Firewall
  • Services
  • Features
  • Security
28 Dec

Generally available: Azure Site Recovery update rollup 70 - December 2023

NOW AVAILABLE

This article describes the improvements for the latest version of Azure Site Recovery components. 

  • Features
24 Dec

General availability: Security Update for Application Gateway WAF CVE-2023-50164

NOW AVAILABLE

Stay protected against CVE-2023-50164 with the help of Azure’s regional WAF running on Application Gateway.

  • Application Gateway
  • Web Application Firewall
  • Services
  • Features
  • Security
22 Dec

On 31 August 2024, both the update management feature of Azure Automation and the Log Analytics agent it uses will be retired

Target retirement date: August 31, 2024

n 31 August 2024, both the update management feature of Azure Automation and the Log Analytics agent it uses will be retired

  • Retirements
22 Dec

Change tracking and inventory with Log Analytics agent in Azure Automation will be retired on 31 August 2024

Target retirement date: August 31, 2024

On 31 August 2024, change tracking and inventory with Log Analytics agent in Azure Automation will be retired.

  • Retirements
21 Dec
20 Dec

General availability: “As on-premises” sizing in Azure Migrate SQL Discovery and Assessment

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

Quickly create a reliable assessment without waiting for performance data collection with “As on-premises sizing in Azure Migrate SQL Assessments.

  • Azure Database Migration Service (classic)
  • Features
20 Dec

Public Preview: Free SQL Managed Instance

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

Explore the power of SQL Managed Instance for free. It's perfect for testing out cloud migrations and elevating your database experience.

  • Azure SQL Managed Instance
  • Features
19 Dec

Generally Available: Azure Red Hat OpenShift v4.13 at install time

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

Azure Red Hat OpenShift version 4.13 is now available at install time.

  • Services
  • Features
18 Dec

Generally Available: Multi-line Logging Feature in Azure Monitor - Container Insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

Multi-Line Logging in Azure Monitor - Container Insights is designed to simplify and streamline your Log Analysis. This feature allows you to seamlessly collect and store multiple lines of log data within a single log entry, enhancing the ease with which you can view and analyze logs from your containerized applications.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
18 Dec

Generally Available: Azure Chaos Studio supports new faults for Service Bus

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Chaos Studio supports new faults for Service Bus.

  • Services
  • Features
18 Dec

Generally Available: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.9 now supported on Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8.9 is the latest minor release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, which provides stability and security for production environments along with bug fixes and enhancements for improved performance and reliability. It also includes more features and capabilities to help customers customize their operating environment while maintaining the consistency needed for more efficient management and deployment across varied infrastructures.

  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Red Hat Linux
  • Operating System
  • Open Source
18 Dec

Generally available: Crash Consistent VM Restore points

NOW AVAILABLE

For Azure partners and customers seeking to develop business continuity and disaster recovery solutions, crash-consistent VM restore points serve as feature-rich building blocks, offering an agentless solution available natively on the Azure platform.

  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machines
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
18 Dec

Store and manage medical imaging data with Azure Data Lake Storage (Preview)

IN PREVIEW

With the integration of Azure Data Lake Storage and the DICOM service, organizations can now enjoy full control over their imaging data and increased flexibility for accessing and working with that data through the Azure storage ecosystem and APIs.

  • Services
  • Features
15 Dec

Container insights recommended alerts (custom metrics) (preview) retirement moving up to 31 May 2024

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: June 01, 2024

Transition to Prometheus recommended alert rules (preview) before 31 May 2024.

  • Retirements
13 Dec

Public preview: Intel TDX based confidential VMs now available in the Azure portal, Azure CLI and ARM templates

IN PREVIEW

The DCesv5 and ECesv5-series confidential virtual machines (VMs) are now available in the Azure portal and via the CLI and ARM templates. These VMs enable organizations to bring confidential workloads to the cloud without code changes to applications.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Security
13 Dec

Delaying Domain Front Block on Azure Front Door and CDN services

IN DEVELOPMENT

Azure Front Door and Azure CDN Standard from Microsoft (classic) are postponing the domain fronting blocking enforcement to January 22, 2024, and will add two log fields to help you check if your resources display domain fronting behavior by December 25, 2023.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Content Delivery Network
  • Features
  • Security
11 Dec

General Availability - Snapshots feature of Azure App Configuration

NOW AVAILABLE

Assure stable production configuration, get efficient rollbacks, and a comprehensive configuration audit trail for enhanced reliability in Azure.

  • Features
11 Dec

Azure Event Grid releases public preview support for events from services like Microsoft Entra ID, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Teams.

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

Support for Microsoft Graph API events helps you automate actions in response to Microsoft resource changes.

  • Services
  • Features
11 Dec

Public Preview: IT Service Management Connector (ITSMC) is now certified with ServiceNow Vancouver version

NOW AVAILABLE

The ITSM connector provides a bi-directional connection between Azure and ITSM tools to help track and resolve issues faster.

  • Alerts
  • Compliance
  • Services

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