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February 2020

24 Feb

Public IP prefix static IP addresses meter ID changes

Effective April 1, 2020, the resource GUIDs (also known as meter IDs) of public IP prefix standard static IP addresses in the US Gov region will change.

  • Virtual Network
19 Feb

Azure Private Link is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link is a secure and scalable way for Azure customers to consume Azure Services (such as Storage, SQL and Cosmos DB) or Customer Own services (for example, Partner Service and BYOS) privately from within their virtual network.

  • Virtual Network
7 Feb

Azure Key Vault—Private endpoints now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2020

Establish a private connection between Azure Key Vault and other Azure services by using Azure Private Link, now available in preview for all public regions.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Key Vault
  • Virtual Network
  • Security

January 2020

1 Jan

Azure Bastion now generally available in East US 2 and West US 2

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Bastion is now generally available in two more Azure public cloud regions—East US 2 and West US 2. We'll continue to add more regions going forward.

  • Azure Bastion
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure DevTest Labs

December 2019

11 Dec

Azure Private Link support in AKS now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Use Azure Private Link support in AKS to Interact with the Kubernetes API server as a private endpoint in your virtual network, ensuring that all Kubernetes management operations remain completely isolated.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network

November 2019

5 Nov

Azure Private Link is now available in all regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link, which provides private connectivity to Azure services, is now available in all regions.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure Cosmos DB

September 2019

16 Sep

Azure Private Link is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2019

Connect to services in your Azure virtual networks more securely and privately with Azure Private Link, now available in preview.

  • Virtual Network
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics

August 2019

8 Aug

Azure Firewall feature updates for July 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

Here are the Azure Firewall feature updates for July 2019.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Virtual Network

July 2019

18 Jul

Microsoft adds new features to IPv6 support for Azure VNets

IN PREVIEW

IPv6 for Azure VNETs enables you to expand into the growing mobile and IoT markets with your Azure-based applications and to address IPv4 depletion in your own networks.

  • Virtual Network

June 2019

18 Jun

Azure Bastion - RDP and SSH over SSL - now available for Preview

IN PREVIEW

Fully managed service for seamless and secure RDP/SSH access to your virtual machines without public IP on the VM.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Bastion
18 Jun

ExpressRoute now supports up to 4 circuits from the same peering location into the VNet

You can now connect up to 4 circuits in a peering location to the same ExpressRoute virtual network gateway.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Virtual Network

May 2019

13 May

General Availability: Public IP Prefix

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Virtual Network

April 2019

23 Apr

Public Preview: Microsoft adds full IPv6 support for Azure VNets

IN PREVIEW

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

  • Virtual Network
12 Apr

General availability: Gateway Transit support for Global VNet Peering

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • ExpressRoute Gateways
  • Security

March 2019

6 Mar

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

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.

  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Firewall
  • Virtual Machines
1 Mar

Global VNet Peering now supports Standard Load Balancer

NOW AVAILABLE

Global VNet Peering now supports Standard Load Balancer in all Azure regions, including Azure China and Azure Government regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
1 Mar

General availability: Global VNet Peering in Azure Government regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Global VNet Peering is available in Azure Government cloud regions.

  • Virtual Network

February 2019

25 Feb

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Virtual Network
20 Feb

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Network Watcher
  • Virtual Network
12 Feb

Virtual Network Public IP name and resource GUID changes

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

  • Virtual Network

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