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    October 2018

    Oct 18

    Send your Azure Active Directory data to Azure Log Analytics

    Target availability: October, 2018

    The ability to forward your Azure Active Directory logs to Azure Log Analytics is now available.

    Oct 18

    General availability: Metric alerts for logs

    Metric alerts for logs are generally available, enabling use of metric alerts for popular logs ingested by Log Analytics workspaces.

    Oct 18

    Power BI Embedded row-level security “username” property supports ASCII characters

    The Power BI Embedded row-level security “username” property supports ASCII characters.

    Oct 18

    Power BI Embedded Update Datasources API to change connection between data sources

    You can use the Power BI Embedded Update Datasources API to change the connection details between different data sources programmatically.

    Oct 18

    Power BI Embedded advanced URL filtering capabilities

    Developers can define more filters with more complex definitions and operators with new URL filtering capabilities for reports.

    Oct 18

    Azure Site Recovery - Update Rollup 30

    Target availability: October, 2018

    Update Rollup 30 for Azure Site Recovery is now available.

    Oct 18

    Health monitoring and alerts for Azure AD DS

    You can monitor the health of your Azure Active Directory Domain Services managed domain and resolve configuration issues that affect your managed domain's health.

    Oct 18

    Disable NTLM, TLS v1 and secure your Azure AD DS managed domain

    You can secure your Azure AD DS managed domain by disabling NTLM v1 support, TLS v1, and synchronization of NTLM password hashes from the on-premises Active Directory instance.

    Oct 17

    Power BI Embedded capacity monitoring app

    Power BI has released a new capacity monitoring app that helps you make more informed and data-driven decisions when managing your Power BI Embedded capacity.

    Oct 17

    Azure AD DS now supports Azure managed disks

    Azure AD DS managed domains gain greater availability and resilience with support for Azure managed disks.

    Oct 17

    General availability: HDInsight Hadoop Enterprise Security Package

    Easily set up an HDInsight cluster with Enterprise Security Package that's joined to an Azure AD DS managed domain.

    Oct 17
    Oct 17

    Improved synchronization performance from Azure AD to Azure AD DS managed domain

    We've improved performance of synchronization from Azure AD to your Azure AD DS managed domain.

    Oct 17

    Scoped synchronization from Azure AD to your Azure AD DS managed domain

    You can now choose which sets of user accounts should be synchronized into an Azure Active Directory Domain Services managed domain.

    Oct 17

    Fine-grained password policy support in Azure AD DS

    Azure Active Directory Domain Services now supports custom fine-grained password lifetime policies.

    Oct 17

    Azure App Service: Price reductions for App Service on Linux basic and premium tiers

    We’ve recently reduced prices for Azure App Service on Linux for the basic and premium tiers.

    Oct 17

    Azure Cognitive Services available in new regions

    New regions are now available for Azure Cognitive Services. The Content Moderator, Computer Vision, Face, Translator Text, and Language Understanding (LUIS) Services are now generally available in US Government regions.

    Oct 17

    Azure SQL Database dev/test pricing available as part of Azure Enterprise dev/test offer

    Now generally available for vCore-based resource types in Azure SQL Database (excluding Managed Instance), dev/test pricing provides a cost-effective way to run your development and testing workloads on Azure SQL Database. With dev/test pricing for Azure SQL Database, you can save up to 55 percent versus list prices.

    Oct 16

    Backup Protected Instance SQL Server GUID migration

    Effective December 1, 2018, Backup SQL Server Instances in Azure Virtual Machines will be generally available in all regions, which will affect resource GUIDs.

    Oct 16

    Public preview: Virtual network integration for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1

    Virtual network integration for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 1 to secure your Data Lake Storage accounts is in public preview.

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