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Monthly updates for December 2023

Dec 29

General availability: Security Update for Azure Front Door WAF CVE-2023-50164

NOW AVAILABLE

Stay protected against CVE-2023-50164 with the help of Azure’s global WAF running on Azure Front Door.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Web Application Firewall
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
Dec 28

Generally available: Azure Site Recovery update rollup 70 - December 2023

NOW AVAILABLE

This article describes the improvements for the latest version of Azure Site Recovery components. 

  • Features
Dec 24

General availability: Security Update for Application Gateway WAF CVE-2023-50164

NOW AVAILABLE

Stay protected against CVE-2023-50164 with the help of Azure’s regional WAF running on Application Gateway.

  • Application Gateway
  • Web Application Firewall
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
Dec 20

General availability: “As on-premises” sizing in Azure Migrate SQL Discovery and Assessment

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

Quickly create a reliable assessment without waiting for performance data collection with “As on-premises sizing in Azure Migrate SQL Assessments.

  • Azure Database Migration Service (classic)
  • Features
Dec 19

Generally Available: Azure Red Hat OpenShift v4.13 at install time

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

Azure Red Hat OpenShift version 4.13 is now available at install time.

  • Services
  • Features
Dec 18

Generally Available: Multi-line Logging Feature in Azure Monitor - Container Insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

Multi-Line Logging in Azure Monitor - Container Insights is designed to simplify and streamline your Log Analysis. This feature allows you to seamlessly collect and store multiple lines of log data within a single log entry, enhancing the ease with which you can view and analyze logs from your containerized applications.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Dec 18

Generally Available: Azure Chaos Studio supports new faults for Service Bus

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Chaos Studio supports new faults for Service Bus.

  • Services
  • Features
Dec 18

Generally Available: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.9 now supported on Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8.9 is the latest minor release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, which provides stability and security for production environments along with bug fixes and enhancements for improved performance and reliability. It also includes more features and capabilities to help customers customize their operating environment while maintaining the consistency needed for more efficient management and deployment across varied infrastructures.

  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Red Hat Linux
  • Operating System
  • Open Source
Dec 18

Generally available: Crash Consistent VM Restore points

NOW AVAILABLE

For Azure partners and customers seeking to develop business continuity and disaster recovery solutions, crash-consistent VM restore points serve as feature-rich building blocks, offering an agentless solution available natively on the Azure platform.

  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machines
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
Dec 15

Container insights recommended alerts (custom metrics) (preview) retirement moving up to 31 May 2024

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: June 01, 2024

Transition to Prometheus recommended alert rules (preview) before 31 May 2024.

  • Retirements
Dec 11

General Availability - Snapshots feature of Azure App Configuration

NOW AVAILABLE

Assure stable production configuration, get efficient rollbacks, and a comprehensive configuration audit trail for enhanced reliability in Azure.

  • Features
Dec 11

Public Preview: IT Service Management Connector (ITSMC) is now certified with ServiceNow Vancouver version

NOW AVAILABLE

The ITSM connector provides a bi-directional connection between Azure and ITSM tools to help track and resolve issues faster.

  • Alerts
  • Services
  • Compliance
Dec 6

Generally Available: AKS support for API breaking change detection

NOW AVAILABLE

AKS now alerts you on API breaking changes on minor version change cluster upgrades.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Dec 6

Generally Available: Azure Functions support on Apple Silicon Macs

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now develop Azure Functions locally on the new Apple Silicon Macs.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Dec 6

General Availability: Connection audit logs for Enterprise tier caches for Azure Cache for Redis

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

Log all connections to your cache.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Features
Dec 6

Generally available: PostgreSQL 16 support in Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

Unlock advanced logical replication, query optimizations, and faster data loading with PostgreSQL 16 on Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Dec 5

General availability: Encryption with customer-managed keys in Azure Health Data Services

NOW AVAILABLE

The ability to encrypt health data in the cloud with customer-managed keys using Azure Health Data Services is generally available.

  • Security
  • Features
Dec 4

Azure support plan offer extended to June 30, 2024

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Beginning January 1, 2024, all new and renewing Azure customers who purchase an Enterprise Agreement (EA or EES) or are part of the field-led Microsoft Customer Agreement (MCA) will receive Azure Standard support. Qualifications for the promotion will end on June 30, 2024.

  • Services
Dec 1

Azure Object Anchors Retirement

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: May 21, 2024

Please note that Azure Object Anchors (AOA) will be retired on May 20, 2024. Object anchoring capability is generally available (GA) in Dynamics 365 Guides.

  • Retirements
Dec 1

Azure Spatial Anchors Retirement

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: November 21, 2024

Please note that Azure Spatial Anchors (ASA) will be retired on November 20, 2024.

  • Retirements

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