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May 2024

May 16

General availability: ExpressRoute Seamless Gateway Migration

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute customers can now deploy a second gateway to the Gateway Subnet. This will enable a seamless migration to an Az-enabled Gateway SKU and upgrade your Public IP configurations.

  • ExpressRoute Gateways
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
May 14

Public preview: Sensitive data protection for Azure Front Door Web Application Firewall

IN PREVIEW

Protect the sensitive data getting stored in your Web Application Firewall (WAF) using log scrubbing on Azure’s global Web Application Firewall running on Azure Front Door.

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Features
May 14

Azure Front Door server variable enhancement generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Front Door supports capturing URL path and URL case transformation in rules set and server variable.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
May 13

Public preview: Azure Application Gateway v2 Basic SKU

IN PREVIEW

Designed for customers, especially developers or small enterprises who are looking for a cost-effective Application Load Balancer solution and don’t require high scalability and the advanced features.

  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Services
May 13

General availability: Azure Bastion Developer SKU

NOW AVAILABLE

The Bastion Developer SKU represents a novel, cost-effective, and streamlined version of the Bastion service.

  • Azure Bastion
  • Security
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
  • Features
May 6

Azure Front Door log scrubbing of sensitive data is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Front Door supports removing sensitive data from Azure Front Door access log.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Features
May 2

Azure Virtual Network Manager user-defined route (UDR) management now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

UDR management in Azure Virtual Network Manager is now in public preview, enabling users to describe their desired routing behavior via configuration, simplifying the management of routing behaviors at scale.

  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Services
  • Features

April 2024

Apr 29

General availability: Improved network topology experience in Network Watcher and Azure Monitor Network Insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Enhancing network and resource health visualization with unified and dynamic topology across subscriptions, regions, and resource groups integrated with actionable connectivity and traffic insights

  • Network Watcher
  • Security
  • Management
  • Features
Apr 24

General availability: Application Gateway Web Application Firewall (WAF) inspection limit & size enforcement

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure’s regional Web Application Firewall (WAF) running on Application Gateway now supports greater control over request body inspection, and maximum size limits for request bodies and file uploads.

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
Apr 24

General availability: Virtual network flow logs

NOW AVAILABLE

Gain visibility of IP traffic flowing through your virtual networks

  • Network Watcher
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Services
  • Features
Apr 23

Azure Virtual Network Manager security admin rule generally available in all public regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network Manager's security admin rule configuration is now generally available in all public regions, empowering users to enforce security rules across their virtual networks globally.

  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Apr 18

Using Azure Virtual Network Manager network groups in security admin rules is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Using your Azure Virtual Network Manager network groups in the source and/or destination of security admin rules is now in public preview, enabling users to achieve network isolation across different environments and manage network segments more easily at scale.

  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Security
  • Services
  • Management
  • Features
Apr 16

General availability: Azure Virtual Network encryption availability in all regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network encryption is a feature of Azure Virtual Networks. Virtual network encryption allows you to seamlessly encrypt and decrypt traffic between Azure Virtual Machines.

  • Virtual Network
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
  • Features
Apr 4

Azure Virtual Network Manager Security Admin Rule generally available in 45 regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network Manager's security admin rule configuration is now generally available in 45 regions, empowering users to enforce security rules across their virtual networks globally.

  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Apr 1

Public preview: ExpressRoute Metro for High Resiliency

IN PREVIEW

ExpressRoute lets you extend your on-premises networks into the Microsoft cloud over a private connection with the help of a connectivity provider. With ExpressRoute, you can establish connections to Microsoft cloud services, such as Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • ExpressRoute Circuits
  • Services
  • Features

March 2024

Mar 27

Azure Front Door (classic) will be retired on 31 March 2027

Target retirement date: March 31, 2027

Migrate to Azure Front Door Standard or Premium by 31 March 2027, when Front Door (classic) will be retired.

  • Azure Front Door (classic)
  • Security
  • Retirements
Mar 27

General availability: Rate Limiting on ExpressRoute Direct Circuits

NOW AVAILABLE

Rate Limiting is now generally available over ExpressRoute Direct port circuits, providing enhanced control over bandwidth usage. This Quality of Service (QoS) feature prevents circuits from bursting beyond their configured bandwidth, thereby improving network performance and reliability. Rate Limiting can be enabled for each circuit individually, offering flexibility to prioritize certain circuits. This feature can be activated during or after the creation of the ExpressRoute Direct circuit.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Features
Mar 21

Public preview: Public IP Domain Name Label Scope

IN PREVIEW

Announcing the public preview for a new capability in Azure public IP address that can prevent DNS subdomain takeover while still allowing for re-use of DNS names.

  • Azure DNS
  • Features
Mar 20

Generally available: Application Gateway (v2) IPv6 support

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Application Gateway v2 enables dual-stack (IPv4 and IPv6) connectivity from the clients, providing more flexible and reliable access to the backend Applications.

  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
Mar 19

General availability: Listener TLS certificates management in the Azure portal

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now manage the TLS certificates associated with Listeners through Azure portal.

  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Services
  • Management
  • Features

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