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Outbound Rules for Standard Load Balancer is now generally available. This new ability allows you to declare which public IP or public IP prefix should be used for outbound connectivity from your virtual network, and how outbound network address translations should be scaled and tuned.
Now in preview, Azure Load Balancer supports sending of bidirectional TCP resets on idle timeout for load balancing rules, inbound NAT rules, and outbound rules.
The Azure portal has built-in support to add HTTPS probes to standard load balancers.
Azure Standard Load Balancer is now generally available in all regions.
Azure Networking features will be available only in the Azure portal from October 4th, 2017. Networking related feature support from the classic Portal will be deprecated starting October 4th.
HA Ports, a premium offering of the Azure Standard Load Balancer, is now generally available. This will enable customers to configure a single load balancing rule to process traffic from all the protocols and ports, thus enabling deployment of services or appliances in high availability mode.
Load Balancer Standard is in preview. You can use it to create load-balanced deployments with greater scale, resiliency, and ease of use for virtual machine instances inside a virtual network.
Azure Load Balancer introduces a HA Ports, a capability that enables you to load balance internal virtual network traffic on all ports for all supported protocols.
Multiple IP addresses per network interface is generally available.
Multiple IP addresses per NIC is in public preview.
Extend your application's reach with IPv6 for Azure virtual machines.
Use Audit, Alert event, and Health probe logs to manage and troubleshoot Azure Load Balancer.
Support is available for Azure Compute, Network, and Storage providers under Azure Resource Manager in Australia East, Australia Southeast, and Brazil South.
Announcing support for Azure Compute, Network, and Storage Providers under Azure Resource Manager in Australia East, Australia Southeast, and Brazil South.
Azure Virtual Machines, virtual networks, load balancer network interfaces, public IP addresses, network security groups, VPN gateways and Application Gateways are generally available and supported through Azure Resource Manager.
New networking features were announced at Ignite 2015, and they are available in few regions.
Manage your Azure network resources by using new REST-based Resource Provider APIs.