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    December 2018

    Dec 6

    Azure portal December 2018 update

    Learn about updates made available to the Azure portal for December 2018.

    November 2018

    October 2018

    Oct 20
    Oct 15

    Limited public preview: Premium blobs in the Azure portal

    You can create and manage premium blob storage accounts from the Azure portal. This preview is available in the US East 2, US Central, and US West regions.

    September 2018

    Sep 24

    Azure Cost Management in the Azure Portal preview

    Azure Cost Management is in the Azure portal and currently in preview. It's now enabled by default, with improved performance and fuly integrated into the Azure platform.

    August 2018

    Aug 30

    Troubleshoot connectivity issues in a virtual network

    The Virtual Network portal blade has been enhanced to troubleshoot connectivity and performance issues or continually monitor your network endpoints from virtual machines (VMs) in a virtual network.

    Aug 13

    Add HTTPS probes to standard load balancers from the Azure portal

    The Azure portal has built-in support to add HTTPS probes to standard load balancers.

    June 2018

    Jun 5

    General availability: Azure mobile app for Android and iOS

    The Azure mobile app is generally available, so you can stay connected to your Azure resources—anytime, anywhere.

    September 2017

    Sep 26

    Public preview: PowerShell in Azure Cloud Shell

    PowerShell in Azure Cloud Shell is available in public preview. It provides an alternative to the existing Bash experience (also in public preview) while retaining the benefits of Cloud Shell.

    Sep 21

    Support for blob storage lease management from the Azure portal

    You can conveniently manage leases on containers and blobs of storage accounts right from the Azure portal.

    Sep 21

    Azure Cloud Shell: New CLI tools added and font-size selection

    Microsoft routinely maintains and updates Azure Cloud Shell, including the addition of new CLI tools to improve your productivity. Learn about the CLI tools we recently added.

    Sep 5

    Manage stored access policies for storage accounts from within the Azure portal

    You can now manage the stored access policies for your storage accounts from within the Azure portal.

    August 2017

    Aug 23

    Azure Cloud Shell: Generate scripts by using mssql-scripter

    Use mssql-scripter, an open-source command-line interface, to generate database scripts in Azure Cloud Shell.

    July 2017

    Jul 26

    New look for Azure Storage overview blade in the portal

    In the Azure portal, the overview blade for storage accounts now loads faster, allows quickly accessible links to storage services, and includes upgraded metrics charts.

    Jul 18

    Improvements to blob upload blade in Azure portal

    There are multiple enhancements and fixes to the blob upload experience for storage accounts in the Azure portal.

    January 2017

    Jan 26

    Get early access to the newest Azure portal features

    You can get early access to preview features in the Azure portal before they're broadly available.

    April 2016

    Apr 12

    Global search in the Azure portal

    In the Azure portal, you can jump to your resources, resource groups, and subscriptions no matter what you have open by using the global search box.

    Apr 6

    Self-Service Troubleshooting for App Service Web Apps Customers

    The App Service team is shipping customer-facing supportability features to go along with Azure Functions and App Service Certificates.

    Apr 6

    Introducing App Service Certificates

    Azure App Service customers can use App Service Certificates to purchase, configure, and manage SSL certificates from the Azure portal.