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December 2020

28 Dec

Azure Automation is now available in Germany West Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure and Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters
22 Dec

Azure Automation Python 3 runbook support is now available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Execute Python 3 runbooks in Cloud Sandbox and Hybrid Worker.

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Management
  • Features
11 Dec

Private Link support for Azure Automation is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Ensure a secure channel to connect to your Automation Accounts resources with the help of Private Links in Automation.

  • Automation
  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Private Link
  • Services
  • Management
  • Features
  • Security
7 Dec

Azure Automation is now available in Norway East region

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

November 2020

10 Nov

Azure Automation is now available in Brazil Southeast region

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using Powershell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

October 2020

29 Oct

Azure Automation is now available in Switzerland North region

NOW AVAILABLE

Create, monitor, deploy and maintain resources in your Azure, on-premises and third-party hybrid cloud environments using highly scalable and reliable process automation and state configuration engines.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

July 2020

9 Jul

Azure Private Link support for Azure Automation is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

You can now use Azure Private Link to securely connect virtual networks to Azure Automation using private endpoints (in preview).

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Security

June 2020

22 Jun

Azure Automation updated DNS records

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

To support new features in Azure Automation, like Azure Private Links, the automation URLs have been updated. Instead of region-specific URLs, there are now account-specific URLs.

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Security
22 Jun

Azure Automation is now available in the USGov Arizona region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Automation is now available in the USGov Arizona region.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

March 2020

11 Mar

Azure Automation is now available in the US Gov Arizona region in preview

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Azure Automation is now available in the US Gov Arizona region in preview.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

January 2020

14 Jan

Log Analytics gateway in Azure Monitor update—December 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

An updated version of the Log Analytics (OMS) gateway in Azure Monitor is now available.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Management

July 2019

8 Jul

General Availability: Non-Azure Groups for Azure Update Management

NOW AVAILABLE

Today we are happy to announce the general availability of Non-Azure group targeting for Azure Update Management. This feature enables dynamic targeting of patch deployments to non-Azure…

  • Services
  • Management
  • Features

May 2019

6 May

Group Targeting for Non-Azure Servers in Azure Update Management

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2019

Azure Update Management has released a new feature for public preview. Group targeting for non-Azure servers enables you to create dynamically resolved periodic update deployments for non-Azure servers.

  • Services
  • Management
  • Features

April 2019

8 Apr

General Availability: Azure Group Targeting for Azure Update Management

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure group targeting for Azure update management is now generally available. This feature enables targeting of patch deployments to machines based on Azure-based queries.

  • Services
  • Features

February 2019

11 Feb

Azure Automation supports the Azure PowerShell Az module

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Automation now supports the Azure PowerShell Az module.

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Management
7 Feb

Azure Automation: Update Azure Modules runbook is open source

NOW AVAILABLE

The Update Azure Modules runbook is now officially open source.

  • SDK and Tools
  • Management
  • Features
  • Open Source

October 2018

22 Oct

Azure portal October update

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure portal received updates in October 2018.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure mobile app
  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Azure Advisor
  • Service Fabric
  • Virtual WAN
  • Activity Log
  • Azure Managed Applications
  • Automation
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Management

September 2018

21 Sep

Update Management: Pre/post tasks, dynamic groups and update inclusion

IN PREVIEW

Update Management now supports dynamic groups, pre/post tasks and inclusion lists.

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Management
  • Features
17 Sep

General availability: Python 2 runbook support in Azure Automation

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Automation now supports Python 2 for general availability. You can import, author, and run Python 2 runbooks in Azure or on a Hybrid Runbook Worker.

  • Automation
  • Features
  • Open Source

August 2018

29 Aug

Updates to file support and Windows services tracking in Change Tracking and Inventory

NOW AVAILABLE

New support has been added for more powerful tracking of Windows files, file content tracking and differencing, and adjustable Windows Service collection frequency.

  • Automation
  • Log Analytics
  • Services
  • Management
  • Features

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