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    October 2019

    Oct 2

    Azure Application Insights is now available in the North Central US region

    Azure Application Insights is now generally available in the North Central US region.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

    August 2019

    Aug 12

    Azure Monitor Application Insights Status Monitor v2 is now generally available

    Announcing Application Insights Status Monitor v2 is now generally available.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Features

    July 2019

    Jul 12

    Application Insights is Available in South Africa North

    Azure Application Insights is now generally available in South Africa North

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Jul 3

    Application Insights is Generally Available in China East 2

    Azure Application Insights is now generally available in China East 2 Region.

    • Application Insights
    • Azure Monitor
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

    June 2019

    Jun 26

    Application Insights Availability in Central US Region

    Application Insights is now available in Central US region.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Jun 17

    Application Insights connector will retire on June 30,2019

    Application Insights Connector which provided a way to export Application Insights data to a Log Analytics workspace will retire on June 30, 2019.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Log Analytics
    • Application Insights
    • Retirements
    • Services

    May 2019

    May 24

    Application Insights Availability in US West Region

    Application Insights is now available in US West region.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    May 22

    Now available: PowerShell cmdlets for Azure Monitor metric and log alerts

    PowerShell cmdlets for new metric alerts and log alerts are now available. This release improves the management of alert rules by providing cmdlets to create, update, delete and list new metric alerts. Similarly, new cmdlets are available for creating, updating, deleting and listing log alerts for both Log Analytics and Application Insights.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Alerts
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    May 21

    Azure Monitor classic alerts retirement date extended to August 31st, 2019

    Azure Monitor classic alerts retirement date which was originally scheduled for June 30th, 2019 is being extended to August 31st, 2019 to provide customers more time to voluntarily migrate their classic alerts. You can migrate your classic alerts today using the migration tool. After August 31st, 2019 we will perform an automatic migration on your behalf.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Alerts
    • Application Insights
    • Features
    • Management
    • Retirements
    May 2

    Application Insights Availability in Azure US Gov Virginia Region

    Application Insights is now available in US Gov Virginia region.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

    April 2019

    Apr 18

    General Availability: Application Insights is now available in East Asia and East US 2

    Azure Application Insights is now available in East Asia and East US 2.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

    March 2019

    Mar 28

    New tool available to migrate from classic monitoring alerts

    Classic alerts are scheduled to retire, and now you can automatically migrate them to the new Azure Monitor platform.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Alerts (Classic)
    • Application Insights
    • Compliance
    • Management
    • Retirements
    • Services
    Mar 12

    Application Insights is now available in France Central and Korea Central

    Application Insights is now available in France Central and Korea Central.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Mar 11

    Upcoming change to Azure Monitor Application Insights Smart Detection emails

    On April 1, 2019, we’re changing the default roles that receive email notifications from Azure Monitor Application Insights Smart Detection. The new default roles are Monitoring Reader and Monitoring Contributor.

    • Application Insights
    • Azure Monitor
    • Features

    February 2019

    Feb 26

    Remove Application Insights connections via PowerShell

    To stop application data from reaching your workspace after OMS portal deprecation, remove existing connections by using a PowerShell script.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Log Analytics
    • Application Insights
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    Feb 21

    Application Insights is now available in Australia East and Japan East

    Application Insights is now available in Australia East and Japan East.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Feb 21

    Azure Monitor status blog is now available

    Azure Monitor Status blog provides timely updates on the health of Azure Monitor products (Application Insights, Log Analytics, Service Map, Azure Alerts).

    • Azure Monitor
    • Log Analytics
    • Application Insights
    • Alerts
    • Services

    December 2018

    Dec 4

    Application Insights is available in UK South

    Azure Application Insights is now available in UK South.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

    October 2018

    Oct 23

    Classic alerts in Azure Monitor to retire in June 2019

    The classic alerting and monitoring functionality in Azure Monitor is scheduled for retirement.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Alerts (Classic)
    • Alerts
    • Metrics
    • Application Insights
    • Compliance
    • Management
    • Retirements
    • Services
    Oct 16

    Application Insights is available in Central India and Canada Central

    Application Insights is now available in Central India and Canada Central.

    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

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