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August 2021

Aug 6

Az module support in Azure Automation is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q4 2021

Use the latest Az modules in the Automation runbooks

  • Automation
  • Management
  • Features
Aug 6

Availability Zone support for Azure Automation is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q2 2022

Achieve higher reliability and resiliency through Availability Zones in Azure Automation.

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Features
Aug 6

Azure Automation Hybrid Worker Extension for Azure and Arc machines is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q3 2021

Onboard Azure automation hybrid workers using hybrid extension for Azure and Arc machines

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Features
Aug 6

Powershell 7 support in Azure Automation is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q4 2021

Execute Automation runbooks for production scenarios using PowerShell 7.1

  • Automation
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features
Aug 6

Azure AD support for Azure Automation is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q3 2021

Use Azure AD based authentication for Automation public endpoints

  • Automation
  • Security
  • Management
  • Features

July 2021

Jul 16

Azure Automation support for User Assigned Managed Identities is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Use user-assigned identities for Azure Automation runbook jobs.

  • Automation
  • Security
  • Management
  • Features
Jul 12

General availability: Azure Automation Customer Managed Keys

NOW AVAILABLE

Encrypt your Automation account assests using Customer-managed keys.

  • Automation
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features

April 2021

Apr 8

Azure Automation is now generally available in South India

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

March 2021

Mar 23

Azure Automation is now available in UK West

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

February 2021

Feb 23

Azure Automation is now available in UAE Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters
Feb 9

Azure Automation is now available in Japan West

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

January 2021

Jan 5

Azure Automation is now available in UAE North

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

December 2020

Dec 28

Azure Automation is now available in Germany West Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters
Dec 22

Azure Automation Python 3 runbook support is now available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Execute Python 3 runbooks in Cloud Sandbox and Hybrid Worker.

  • Automation
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features
Dec 11

Private Link support for Azure Automation is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Ensure a secure channel to connect to your Automation Accounts resources with the help of Private Links in Automation.

  • Automation
  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Private Link
  • Security
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features
Dec 7

Azure Automation is now available in Norway East region

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

November 2020

Nov 10

Azure Automation is now available in Brazil Southeast region

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using Powershell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

October 2020

Oct 29

Azure Automation is now available in Switzerland North region

NOW AVAILABLE

Create, monitor, deploy, and maintain resources in your Azure, on-premises, and third-party hybrid cloud environments using highly scalable and reliable process automation and state configuration engines.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

July 2020

Jul 9

Azure Private Link support for Azure Automation is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

You can now use Azure Private Link to securely connect virtual networks to Azure Automation using private endpoints (in preview).

  • Automation
  • Security
  • Services

June 2020

Jun 22

Azure Automation updated DNS records

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

To support new features in Azure Automation, like Azure Private Links, the automation URLs have been updated. Instead of region-specific URLs, there are now account-specific URLs.

  • Automation
  • Security
  • Services

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