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    May 2019

    13 May

    General availability: Public IP Prefix

    Public IP Prefix, a reserved range of static IP addresses, is generally available in all Azure public regions, China cloud regions and Government cloud regions.

    April 2019

    23 Apr

    Public preview: Microsoft adds full IPv6 support for Azure VNETs

    Dual stack IPv4/IPv6 connectivity allows you to bring your private IPv6 space into Azure and enables connectivity over IPv6 within your Virtual Networks.

    12 Apr

    General availability: Gateway Transit support for Global VNet Peering

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

    March 2019

    6 Mar

    Threat intelligence-based filtering for Azure Firewall is now available in preview

    Threat intelligence-based filtering for Azure Firewall is now available in preview. The addition of the Threat Intelligence feed to the filtering capabilities expands both the options to alert and deny traffic from or to known malicious IP addresses and domains.

    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.

    1 Mar

    General availability: Global VNet Peering in Azure Government regions

    Global VNet Peering is available in Azure Government cloud regions.

    February 2019

    25 Feb

    Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MariaDB are now generally available

    Now generally available, virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MariaDB are accessible in all available regions.

    20 Feb

    Enhancements to NSG flow logs (version 2) for Azure Network Watcher

    Enhancements to NSG flow logs (version 2) and traffic analytics are available in all public cloud regions.

    12 Feb

    Virtual Network Public IP name and resource GUID changes

    From 1 April 2019, the names and resource GUIDs for Virtual Network Public IP will change.

    January 2019

    31 Jan

    General availability: Global VNet Peering in Azure China cloud

    Global VNet Peering is now available in Azure China regions.

    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.

    December 2018

    6 Dec

    November 2018

    16 Nov

    Enhancements to NSG flow logs for Azure Network Watcher

    Enhancements to NSG flow logs (version 2) are available in the West Central US region. They include per-flow throughput statistics.

    13 Nov

    Azure Network Watcher enabled by default for subscriptions that contain virtual networks

    We’re rolling out changes to enable Network Watcher by default for subscriptions that contain a virtual network. This will simplify and improve your network troubleshooting experience.

    October 2018

    31 Oct
    31 Oct

    Azure Container Instances custom Virtual Network support is in preview

    With Virtual Network support, Azure Container Instances now supports deploying containers to new or existing Azure virtual networks. Azure Container Instances containers can have secure communication with other resources, such as Azure Kubernetes Service clusters, residing in the same virtual network.

    20 Oct

    September 2018

    26 Sep
    25 Sep

    Linux preview support of custom virtual networks on Azure Container Instances

    You can now provision Linux containers into new or existing virtual networks with Azure Container Instances. This support is in preview for Linux in two regions: West US and West Europe.

    24 Sep

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