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General availability: Azure Active Directory authentication for Application Insights
Target availability: Q2 2022
Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication for Azure Monitor Application helps ensure that only authenticated telemetry is ingested in your Application Insights resources.
Update: Azure AD Graph retirement date
Update your apps to use Microsoft Graph.
General availability: Azure Data Explorer supports Conditional Access
Azure Data Explorer launches support for Azure Active Directory Conditional Access.
General availability: Enablement of combined security information registration for Azure Active Directory
Target availability: Q3 2022
Beginning 1 October 2022, combined registration for multifactor authentication and self-service password reset is rolling out to you.
Public preview: OpenID Connect integration between Azure AD and GitHub Actions
Developers can secure their deployments to Azure through OpenID Connect integration between Azure AD and GitHub Actions
Azure AD B2C redirect URL login.microsoftonline.com will be retired on 31 August 2022
Update apps using Azure AD B2C to new redirect b2clogin.com.
Azure Automation support for System Assigned Managed Identities is now in public preview
Use managed identities now to authenticate runbooks to any Azure service that supports Azure AD authentication.
Azure Active Directory B2C in Australia is available in public preview
Provide a customized digital experience to all your customer and consumers with Azure Active Directory B2C now in public preview in Australia.
Please upgrade your Azure AD Connect sync to a newer version by 29 February 2024
Target retirement date: February 29, 2024
We’re retiring older versions of Azure Active Directory Connect.
Email one-time passcode authentication on by default starting October 2021
Target retirement date: October 31, 2021
Email one-time passcode will be on by default and redemption using unmanaged Azure Active Directory accounts will no longer be allowed starting October 31, 2021 and not March 31, 2021.
99.99% uptime for Azure Active Directory Premium customers is coming April 1st, 2021
SLA for Azure AD is increasing the up-time commitment to 99.99% for Azure AD Premium customers to support the need for an Identity service with high resilience and low interruptions.
Deprecation of webview sign-in support announcement from Google
Target retirement date: January 04, 2021
Google is deprecating webview support starting January 4, 2021.
Azure Time Series Insights now supports AAD groups
Target availability: Q3 2020
Azure Time Series Insights now supports Azure Active Directory groups through access policies.
Azure Active Directory Registration Service is ending support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1
Azure Active Directory Registration Service: Ending support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 and preparing for TLS 1.2 in US Gov and commercial clouds
AKS-managed Azure Active Directory support is now generally available
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)-managed Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) support is now generally available.
Azure Active Directory B2C meter IDs will change on August 1, 2020
Effective August 1, 2020, the meter IDs will change for Azure Active Directory B2C monthly active users.
Active Directory for authentication on SMB access to Azure File in preview
Azure Files Active Directory (AD) Authentication is now in preview. Use it to mount your Azure Files using AD credentials with the exact same access control experience as on-premises.
We are retiring Azure AD Domain Services classic VNET support on March 1, 2023
Target retirement date: March 01, 2023
In 2017, Azure AD Domain Services became available to host in an Azure Resource Manager network. Since then, we have been able to build a more secure service using the Azure Resource Manager‘s modern capabilities.
Azure Active Directory Domain Services meter name changes
The meter names of Azure Active Directory Domain Services directory objects will change between December 10, 2019, and February 1, 2020. The name changes will be in effect to accommodate upcoming enhancements. This won't impact existing service behavior, only the name you see on your bill.
Azure Active Directory B2C is deprecating login.microsoftonline.com
Target retirement date: December 04, 2020
On December 4th, 2020, the login.microsoftonline.com endpoint will be deprecated for accessing B2C tenants. Existing tenants will need to move onto B2Clogin.com before that date, and all functionality will remain the same on the B2Clogin.com endpoint.
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