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Monthly updates for August 2021

24 Aug

Public preview: Apply settings inside machines using Azure Policy's guest configuration

IN PREVIEW

Azure Policy can audit or configure settings inside a machine, both for machines running in Azure and Arc-enabled hybrid machines.

  • Azure Policy
  • Azure Arc enabled servers
  • Azure Arc
  • Azure Guest Configuration for Azure Arc Connected Servers
  • Azure Automanage
  • Compliance
  • Management
  • Features
6 Aug

Availability Zone support for Azure Automation is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q2 2022

Achieve higher reliability and resiliency through Availability Zones in Azure Automation.

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Features
6 Aug

Az module support in Azure Automation is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q4 2021

Use the latest Az modules in the Automation runbooks

  • Automation
  • Management
  • Features
6 Aug

Powershell 7 support in Azure Automation is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q4 2021

Execute Automation runbooks for production scenarios using PowerShell 7.1

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Management
  • Features
6 Aug

Azure Automation Hybrid Worker Extension for Azure and Arc machines is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q3 2021

Onboard Azure automation hybrid workers using hybrid extension for Azure and Arc machines

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Features
6 Aug

Azure AD support for Azure Automation is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q3 2021

Use Azure AD based authentication for Automation public endpoints

  • Automation
  • Management
  • Features
  • Security

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