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March 2020

Mar 19

101 services at FedRAMP High as Azure Government continues expanding capacity


21 new services added to FedRAMP High ATO, delivering on continued commitment to accelerating compliance for government customers

  • Archive Storage
  • Azure Blueprints
  • Cloud Shell
  • Cognitive Search
  • Azure Stack Edge
  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Azure Dedicated HSM
  • Azure Firewall
  • Azure Managed Applications
  • Azure Resource Graph
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Cost Management + Billing
  • Network Watcher
  • Speech Services
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
Mar 18

Azure Cloud Shell now supports additional storage regions


Azure Cloud Shell now supports additional storage regions.

  • Cloud Shell
  • Regions & Datacenters

December 2019

Dec 11

New Azure PowerShell module is available in preview


The new PowerShell module for Azure provides updates to all Azure services and comes with a preview module for Azure Kubernetes Service and Azure Functions.

  • Cloud Shell
  • SDK and Tools

August 2019

Aug 6

New Tools are now available in Azure Cloud Shell


Azure Cloud Shell has added a number of new tools and capabilities.

  • Cloud Shell
  • CLIs
  • SDK and Tools

October 2018

Oct 31

What's new for PowerShell in Azure Cloud Shell


The new release of PowerShell in Cloud Shell is fast, portable, and offers open-source capabilities.

  • Cloud Shell
  • Services

September 2018

Sep 24

PowerShell in Azure Cloud Shell now generally available


PowerShell in Azure Cloud Shell is now generally available.

  • Cloud Shell
  • Services

February 2018

Feb 3

OpenSSH now available in PowerShell in Cloud Shell

PowerShell in Cloud Shell now includes the native Win32 OpenSSH client available for Windows and Windows Server for secure remote login, remote file transfer, and public/private key pair management.

  • Cloud Shell
  • Management
Feb 1

Ansible now available in Bash in Cloud Shell

Ansible, an open-source product that automates cloud provisioning, configuration management, and application deployments, is now available to use in Bash in Cloud Shell.

  • Cloud Shell
  • Management

January 2018

Jan 6

Expanded options for accessing Cloud Shell

Get a modern command-line experience from multiple access points, including the Azure portal,, the Azure mobile app, Azure docs, and the VS Code Azure Account extension.

  • Cloud Shell
  • Management

November 2017

Nov 20

General availability: Bash in Azure Cloud Shell

Bash in Azure Cloud Shell is generally available. In addition, PowerShell in Cloud Shell is currently in public preview.

  • Cloud Shell
  • Management

September 2017

Sep 26

PowerShell in Azure Cloud Shell


PowerShell in Cloud Shell will complement Bash to provide another authenticated, browser-based shell experience hosted in Azure that will streamline your Azure admin experience.

  • Cloud Shell
  • Features

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.

  • Cloud Shell
  • Cloud Services
  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Management
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services

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