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    July 2019

    12 Jul

    Network Watcher is now Generally Available in South Africa

    Network Watcher is available in South Africa North region.

    • Network Watcher
    • Management
    • Services

    February 2019

    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.

    • Network Watcher
    • Virtual Network
    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Management

    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.

    • Network Watcher
    • Virtual Network
    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Management
    13 Nov

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

    We are 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.

    • Network Watcher
    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services

    August 2018

    30 Aug

    Troubleshoot connectivity issues in a virtual network

    The Virtual Network portal blade has been enhanced to troubleshoot connectivity and performance issues or continually monitor your network endpoints from virtual machines (VMs) in a virtual network.

    • Network Watcher
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Virtual Network
    • Features

    March 2018

    30 Mar

    General availability: Azure Network Watcher Connection Monitor in all public regions

    Use Azure Network Watcher Connection Monitor to monitor and troubleshoot connectivity from an Azure virtual machine to anywhere.

    • Network Watcher
    • Features

    January 2018

    29 Jan

    General availability: Azure Network Watcher in Microsoft Azure Germany

    Use Azure Network Watcher to monitor, diagnose and gain insights into network performance and health.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Network Watcher
    29 Jan

    General availability: Azure Network Watcher in Microsoft Azure Government

    Use Azure Network Watcher, to monitor, diagnose and gain insights into network performance and health.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Network Watcher

    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

    September 2017

    26 Sep

    Azure Network Watcher connectivity check for ExpressRoute

    Azure Network Watcher announces the preview of connectivity check for ExpressRoute circuits.

    • Network Watcher
    • Features

    July 2017

    15 Jul

    Azure Network Watcher: Blob storage path update for NSG flow logs

    On July 31, 2017, the Azure Network Watcher team will begin to update the Azure Blob storage path for NSG flow logs.

    • Network Watcher
    • Features
    12 Jul

    Public preview: Connectivity check in Azure Network Watcher

    Use Azure Network Watcher connectivity check to test connectivity between Azure virtual machines.

    • Network Watcher
    • Features

    May 2017

    4 May

    General availability: Azure Network Watcher in all public regions

    Use Azure Network Watcher, now in general availability, to monitor, diagnose, and gain insights into network performance and health.

    • Network Watcher

    March 2017

    31 Mar

    General availability: Azure Network Watcher

    Use Azure Network Watcher, now in general availability, to monitor, diagnose, and gain insights into network performance and health.

    • Network Watcher

    February 2017

    22 Feb

    Public preview: Azure Network Watcher

    Use Azure Network Watcher, now in public preview, to monitor, diagnose, and gain insights into network performance and health.

    • Network Watcher

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