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April 2020

14 Apr

Azure Virtual Network now supports reverse DNS lookup

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network now supports reverse DNS lookup (PTR DNS queries) for virtual machine IP addresses by default.

  • Azure DNS
  • Virtual Network
  • Features

March 2020

12 Mar

Azure DNS private zones preview API is being deprecated

During public preview release, private DNS zones were created using dnszones ARM resource with zoneType property set to Private. The GA resource model makes use of privateDnsZones resource type instead of dnszones. Support for zones created using the preview API will be completely removed on 30th June 2020 and you must immediately migrate these private DNS zones to the latest resource model.

  • Azure DNS
  • Retirements
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services

February 2020

5 Feb

Azure DNS private zones is now available in Azure Government and Azure China

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure DNS private zones is now generally available in Azure Government and Azure China regions. With the general availability, you can now use private DNS zones for DNS resolution across one or more…

  • Azure DNS
  • Features
  • Services

October 2019

8 Oct

Azure DNS private zones is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing general availability of Azure DNS private zones. This is a production ready release containing several bug fixes and removes restrictions that public preview had.

  • Azure DNS
  • Features
  • Services

June 2019

26 Jun

Announcing Preview Refresh for Azure DNS Private Zones

IN PREVIEW

We are delighted to announce Refresh release for Azure DNS private zones (preview). The Preview Refresh introduces new functionality and lifts several restrictions that public preview had.

  • Azure DNS
  • Features
  • Services

April 2019

18 Apr

General availability: Azure DNS in China regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure DNS is now generally available in Azure China regions.

  • Azure DNS
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services

January 2019

28 Jan

Azure DNS: Getting ready for DNS Flag Day

NOW AVAILABLE

Domains hosted on any Microsoft DNS service, including Azure DNS and Traffic Manager, will continue to work after DNS Flag Day. Customers don't need to take any action at this time.

  • Azure DNS
  • Traffic Manager
  • Compliance
  • Services

September 2018

25 Sep

What is new in Azure DNS: Alias records

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure DNS now supports alias records for DNS zones.

  • Azure DNS
  • Features
24 Sep

Azure DNS Alias Records Generally Available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure DNS has a new feature available now: alias records This feature lets you map your DNS records to an Azure Traffic Manager profile or a public IP resource such that your DNS zone tracks changes to the IPs associated with those resources.

  • Azure DNS
  • Services

June 2018

29 Jun

Azure DNS SLA: Updated to 100%

Azure DNS is being offered at 100% availability SLA, guaranteeing that valid DNS requests will receive a response from at least one Azure DNS name server 100% of the time.

  • Azure DNS
  • Services

April 2018

17 Apr

What is new in Azure DNS - Metrics and alerting

Learn what is new in Azure DNS metrics and alerts.

  • Azure DNS
  • Features
  • Management

March 2018

22 Mar

Public preview: Azure DNS Private Zones

IN PREVIEW

Azure DNS Private Zones is in public preview. This feature enables customers to host DNS zones within their virtual networks and it enables name resolution within and across virtual networks.

  • Azure DNS
  • Features

January 2018

24 Jan

General availability: Azure DNS in Microsoft Azure Government

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure DNS is now generally available in Azure Government.

  • Azure DNS
  • Regions & Datacenters

August 2017

9 Aug

General availability: Azure DNS in Microsoft Azure Germany

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure DNS is now generally available in Microsoft Azure Germany.

  • Azure DNS

September 2016

26 Sep

General availability: Azure DNS

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure DNS is generally available. The service is offered with a 99.99% availability SLA and is covered by Azure Support. General availability pricing will take effect from November 1, 2016.

  • Azure DNS

March 2016

3 Mar

Azure DNS—supported in the Azure portal

Azure DNS is fully supported in the Azure portal.

  • Azure DNS
  • Features

May 2015

4 May

Public preview: Azure DNS

IN PREVIEW

Azure Domain Name System (DNS) allows you to host your domains with your Azure apps. By hosting your domains in Azure, you can manage your DNS records by using your existing Azure subscription.

  • Azure DNS
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings

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