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Monthly updates for September 2023

Sep 29

Transition to the ContainerLogV2 table by 30 September 2026

Target retirement date: September 30, 2026

With the upgraded offering of ContainerLogV2 becoming generally available, on 30th September 2026, the ContainerLog table will be retired. If you currently ingest container insights data to the ContainerLog table, please make sure to transition to using ContainerLogV2 prior to that date.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Retirements
Sep 29

Action required: Migrate to using ARG query for “Get Alert Summary” in Azure Monitor

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: September 30, 2026

The GetAlertSummary API will be retired on 30-Sep-2026.

  • Alerts
  • Services
  • Compliance
  • Retirements
  • Features
Sep 29

SMART on FHIR proxy feature in Azure Health Data Services will be retired on 21st September 2026 - Transition to SMART on FHIR (Enhanced).

Target retirement date: September 21, 2026

SMART on FHIR proxy feature in Azure Health Data Services will be retired on 21st September 2026 - Transition to SMART on FHIR (Enhanced) to enable SMART on FHIR scenarios.

  • Retirements
Sep 29

Azure Monitor support for OpenCensus will end on 30 September 2024 - transition to using Azure Monitor OpenTelemetry Python Distro

Target retirement date: September 29, 2023

Azure Monitor support for OpenCensus will end on 30 September 2024

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Retirements
Sep 29

Support for the 1.x version of Azure Functions ends 14 September 2026

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: September 14, 2026

Migrate to version 4.x of the Azure Functions runtime before support ends for version 1.x on 14 September 2026

  • Azure Functions
  • Retirements
Sep 27

GA: Dedicated table support for AKS diagnostics logs

NOW AVAILABLE

It is now easier and faster to query your logs.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Sep 22

Azure Monitor for AKS-Engine will not be supported on 14 September 2026

Target retirement date: September 14, 2026

Azure Monitor for AKS-Engine will not be supported after 14 September 2026 - enable Azure Monitor to monitor AKS clusters migrated from AKS-Engine

  • Retirements
  • Features
Sep 22

Azure Monitor Data Collection API Retirement 

Target retirement date: September 18, 2026

Support for Data Collector API feature is being discontinued. This feature allowed users to ingest custom logs into Log Analytics workspaces. DCR-based Log Ingestion API now provides similar capabilities with added flexibility of data transformation and support of secure authentication methods.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Retirements
Sep 22

Transition to using standard tests for single-step availability testing in Azure Monitor application insights by 30 September 2026

Target retirement date: September 30, 2026

URL ping tests in the application insights feature will be retired on 30 September 2026.

  • Application Insights
  • Azure Monitor
  • Retirements
Sep 22

Retirement: HTTP application routing add-on (preview) for AKS will retire 03/03/2025

Target retirement date: March 03, 2025

Transition your ingresses to Web Application routing add-on before 3/3/2025 to avoid service disruptions.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Retirements
Sep 21

Generally Available: Azure Update Manager

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Update Manager, previously known as Update Management Center, is now generally available.

  • Azure Arc
  • Management
Sep 20

Generally available: Azure Monitor OpenTelemetry-based Distro for Node.js and Python

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2023

Use OpenTelemetry-based instrumentation with vender-neutral APIs to power metrics, logs, and distributed traces in Azure Monitor application insights.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Management
  • SDK and Tools
  • Open Source
Sep 18

Authenticate Azure Monitor logs connector in Logic App with managed identity

NOW AVAILABLE

When you enable managed identity authentication in Logic App, and grant it permissions in Log Analytics workspace, or Application Insights component, you can query data without needing...

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Application Insights
  • Compliance
  • Security
  • Features
Sep 18

Public preview: Alerts timeline view

A new timeline view simplifies the consumption experience of fired alerts.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Sep 14

Azure Machine Learning - Public Preview for September

IN PREVIEW

Three new features now available in Public Preview enable you to utilize vision-based models in the model catalog, enjoy seamless integration with LLMOps through the Prompt Flow SDK/CLI and VS Code extensions, and monitor LLM completions for safety and quality metrics​. 

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
Sep 14

General availability: Azure Backup support for Azure Files in China North2, China East 2, China North 3, and China East 3

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2023

Azure Backup now supports Azure Files in China North2, China East 2, China North 3, and China East 3

  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Security
  • Features
Sep 13

General availability: Use Azure Key Vault to securely store and retrieve access key when mounting Azure Storage as a local share in App Service

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use Azure Key Vault to securely store and retrieve Azure Storage account access key when mounting it as a local share in App Service. Azure Key Vault has the benefits of storing application secrets centrally and securely with the ability to monitor, administer, and integrate with other Azure services like Azure App Service. This feature is available for App Service Linux code and container, Windows containers and Windows code. Please refer to https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/app-service/configure-connect-to-azure-storage?tabs=key-vault%2Ccli&pivots=container-linux for more details.

  • App Service
  • Features

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