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Application Gateway V1 will be retired on 28th April 2026– Transition to Application Gateway V2

Published date: 28 April, 2023

Because Application Gateway V1 retires on 28th April 2026, please transition to Application Gateway V2 by that date.

We encourage you to make the switch earlier to gain the benefits of Application Gateway V2. Alongside the Application Gateway V1 features you already use, Application Gateway V2 provides:

·      Additional features - Autoscaling, zone redundancy, URL rewrite, mutual authentication mTLS Azure Kubernetes Service Ingress Controller, Keyvault integration

·      Increased performance – 5x Better TLS offload performance compared to V1

·      Enhanced security – Faster update of security rules, WAF custom rules and policy associations, bot protection

What happens during and after the retirement announcement?

From now through 28th April 2026, you can continue using Application Gateway V1 but begin transitioning to Application Gateway V2.

New customers (customers who does not have Application Gateway V1 SKU in their subscriptions in the month of June 2023) will not be able to create V1 gateways from 1st July 2023.

Existing customers with subscriptions containing V1 gateways ,will no longer be able to create V1 gateways after 28th August 2024.However, they can manage V1 gateways until the retirement date of 28th April 2026.

After 28th April 2026, Application Gateway V1 will not be supported.

Required action

Follow the steps outlined in the migration script to migrate from AppGw v1 to v2. Please review the pricing before making the transition.

Help and support

If you have questions, get answers from community experts in Microsoft Q&A or write to us at If you have a support question and you need technical help, please create a support request.

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