Monthly updates for July 2021
Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure Security Center in July 2021.
New enhancements and updates released for general availability (GA) in Azure Security Center in July 2021.
Try the bot protection rule set alongside your OWASP core rule set (CRS), now generally available for Azure Web Application Firewall running on Application Gateway.
Try geomatch custom rules to block or allow traffic based on geo-location, now generally available for Azure Web Application Firewall on Application Gateway.
Start VM on Connect will help you optimize the costs of your deployment by offering a configuration setting in the service to start stopped or deallocated VMs when needed.
Set time-based policies or legal holds on data so that the data becomes non-erasable and non-modifiable and protect all versions of a blob.
This SDK update fixes a bug in the 21.07 SDK that was released earlier this month.
Azure VMware Solution (AVS) customers are now be able to take advantage of VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) for disaster recovery scenarios including; On-premise VMware to AVS, and Primary AVS to Secondary AVS private cloud environments.
ExpressRoute lets you extend your on-premises networks into the Microsoft cloud over a private connection with the help of a connectivity provider. The service is now available in 3 new peering locations.
The latest Azure Site Recovery update provides improvements, fixes, updated replication support, and download links for Site Recovery components.
Azure Stream Analytics Tools for Visual Studio Code is for developers to easily author, test, debug, and manage Azure Stream Analytics jobs.
Get started today with Azure Virtual Desktop in public preview in Azure China cloud. Deploy and scale Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes.
Azure Relay now supports authentication and authorization via Azure AD as a public preview offering. With Azure AD, you don't need to store tokens in your code.
The 21.07 update includes heap memory allocation tracking, time sync changes, and support for service principles.
HDInsight is now generally available for West US 3 customers.
General availability: Azure Monitor Agent and Data Collection Rules now support direct proxies and Log Analytics gateway
If you use a proxy server or Log Analytics gateway to communicate to Azure Monitor, you can now start using the new Azure Monitor Agent (AMA) and Data Collection Rules (DCR) in these network configurations.
Customers using Grafana for visualizing Azure Monitor metrics can now enable additional data sources and have easier authentication using managed identity.
Azure Monitor is releasing a new PyPI package that expands distributed tracing support in Application Insights for Python Functions.
General availability: Public IP information and inter-zone traffic among many new insights in Traffic Analytics
Azure Network Watcher Traffic Analytics solutions is used to monitor network traffic. It now provides WHOIS and Geographic data for all Public IPs interacting with your deployments and further adds DNS domain, threat type & threat description for Malicious IPs. Now, it also supports inter-zone traffic and VMSS level traffic insights.
Traffic Analytics can now be enabled using Built-in Azure Policy, thus improving your deployment experience. Now organizations can enforce org wide standards and manage traffic monitoring at scale using these policies.
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