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    June 2019

    12 Jun

    Azure Application Gateway Web Application Firewall custom rules are now generally available

    Custom rules for Azure Application Gateway Web Application Firewall are now generally available.

    • Application Gateway
    • Features

    May 2019

    13 May

    Improvements to the Azure portal user experience are now available

    Announcing exciting updates that improve the user experience in the Azure portal

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Azure Resource Graph
    • Application Gateway
    • Activity Logs
    • Management
    • Microsoft Build

    April 2019

    30 Apr

    Azure Application Gateway Standard v2 and WAF v2 SKUs generally available

    Azure Application Gateway Standard v2 and WAF v2 SKUs are now generally available and fully supported with a 99.95 SLA.

    • Application Gateway
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    16 Apr

    Rewrite HTTP headers with Azure Application Gateway

    Azure Application Gateway now supports rewriting HTTP request and response headers.

    • Application Gateway
    • Features

    September 2018

    24 Sep

    Application Gateway Autoscaling in preview

    Azure Application Gateway is an application delivery controller-as-a-service offering that provides layer 7 load balancing, security and web application firewall functionality. Auto-scaling functionality is available in preview as part of the new zone-redundant SKU in all public Azure regions.

    • Application Gateway
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services

    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

    March 2017

    29 Mar

    General availability: Web Application Firewall

    Web Application Firewall is generally available as part of the WAF tier on Application Gateway. This is available in all Azure public regions.

    • Application Gateway

    September 2016

    27 Sep

    Public preview: Application Gateway web application firewall

    Application Gateway announces the public preview of web application firewall (WAF) functionality as part of new WAF tier. This is available in all Azure regions.

    • Application Gateway

    June 2015

    25 Jun

    General availability: Azure Application Gateway

    Azure Application Gateway helps you build highly scalable and available applications by providing application-level (HTTP/HTTPS) load balancing and delivery control.

    • Application Gateway
    • Services

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