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October 2020

Oct 6

Standard Load Balancer and Public IP addresses support resource group move

NOW AVAILABLE

Standard Load Balancers and Standard Public IP addresses support cross resource group moves enabling easy management of resources at the resource group level.

  • Load Balancer
  • IP Addresses
  • Features

September 2020

Sep 22

Preview: Azure Load Balancer now supports cross-region load balancing

IN PREVIEW

Azure Load Balancer now supports load balancing across regions based on health and latency.

  • Load Balancer
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite

August 2020

Aug 31

Upcoming changes to Standard Public IPs and Standard Load Balancers

NOW AVAILABLE

The zone related behavior in Standard Public IP address and Standard Load Balancer is being changed.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • IP Addresses
  • Features

July 2020

Jul 8

Introducing Azure Load Balancer Insights using Azure Monitor for Networks

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Load Balancer customers now have instant access to a preconfigured solution for health monitoring and configuration analysis enabling rapid fault localization and informed design decisions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jul 7

Azure Load Balancer support for IP-based backend pool management is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Load Balancer now supports adding and removing resources from a backend pool via an IPv4 or IPv6 addresses and virtual network ID. This will enable you to easily manage the containers, virtual machines, and virtual machine scale sets associated with their load balancer. It will also allow IP addresses to be reserved as part of a backend pool before the associated resources are created.

  • Load Balancer
  • Management
  • Features

February 2020

Feb 27

Azure Load Balancer TCP resets on idle timeout is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Load Balancer TCP resets on idle timeout is now generally available in all Azure regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Features

March 2019

Mar 1

Global VNet Peering now supports Standard Load Balancer

NOW AVAILABLE

Global VNet Peering now supports Standard Load Balancer in all Azure regions, including Azure China and Azure Government regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • Features

January 2019

Jan 28

General availability: Standard Load Balancer and Standard Public IP in Azure Government

Azure Standard Load Balancer and Standard Public IP are now generally available in Azure Government cloud regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters

October 2018

Oct 20

General availability: Standard Load Balancer in Azure China cloud

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Standard Load Balancer is now generally available in Azure China cloud regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters

September 2018

Sep 24

Azure Load Balancer—Outbound Rules for Standard Load Balance GA

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Load Balancer
  • Services
Sep 24

Azure Load Balancer TCP resets on idle in preview

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Load Balancer
  • Services

August 2018

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.

  • Load Balancer
  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Management
  • Features

March 2018

Mar 22

General availability: Standard Load Balancer

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Standard Load Balancer is now generally available in all regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network

October 2017

Oct 2

Azure networking available only in the Azure portal from October 4

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.

  • Network Watcher
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Features

September 2017

Sep 26

Azure Load Balancer standard HA Ports

NOW AVAILABLE

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
  • Features
Sep 25

Public preview: Load Balancer Standard

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • Features
Sep 25

Public preview: HA Ports

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.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • Features

March 2017

Mar 22

General availability: Multiple IP addresses per network interface

Multiple IP addresses per network interface is generally available.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • Features

February 2017

Feb 9

Public preview: Multiple IP addresses per NIC

IN PREVIEW

Multiple IP addresses per NIC is in public preview.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • Features

September 2016

Sep 26

IPv6 for Azure VMs available in most regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Extend your application's reach with IPv6 for Azure virtual machines.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Network
  • Features

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