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October 2020

Oct 22

Log Analytics Linux Agent for Fall 2020 now available

NOW AVAILABLE

A new release of the Linux Agent is now available with support fixes and a new troubleshooting tool.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Management
Oct 13

New alert query examples topic in Log Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

The logs experience was recently updated with examples queries for common log alerts.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Alerts
  • Features
  • Management

September 2020

Sep 22

Azure Monitor Log Analytics UI improvements September 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

Log Analytics UI gets several improvements in September including, search in query history, search in query dialog, and time picker enhancements.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features
Sep 2

Log Analytics Agent for Windows August 2020 release is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The August 2020 release contains bug fixes and improvements to stability and reliability.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Management

August 2020

Aug 27

Azure Monitor Logs – Log Analytics REST APIs general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Log Analytics control plane REST APIs are generally available under a new consolidated version 2020-08-01.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • SDK and Tools
Aug 26

Ingestion data isolation in Log Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

To provide you with additional service stability, we have added the ingestion volume rate limit to additional Log Analytics data sources including Diagnostic Settings, agents, and data collector API.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Services
Aug 13

Log Analytics new System Center configuration blade

NOW AVAILABLE

System center configuration now has it’s own dedicated blade in Log Analytics.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features
Aug 13

Line numbers in Log Analytics query editor

NOW AVAILABLE

Log Analytics query editor now show line numbers when composing a query

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features

July 2020

Jul 30

Azure Monitor Log Analytics Quick Start content is moving to the Overview page

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

In order to simplify and streamline Azure Monitor Logs, we're moving all links and content from the Quick Start page to the Overview page. The Quick Start page will be removed in August 2020.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features
Jul 27

Azure Log Analytics saved searches functionality is moving to query explorer

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Log Analytics saved searches functionality is now available in query explorer.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features

June 2020

Jun 8

A new consolidated API version in Azure Monitor Logs is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

A new API version for Azure Monitor Logs resource provider, 2020-03-01-preview, is now available. This API supports new functionality like customer-managed keys (CMK), bring your own storage (BYOS), along with other capabilities.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • SDK and Tools

May 2020

May 26

Azure Monitor Logs—New experience for agents is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The management and download page for Azure Monitor Logs agents has been updated and enhanced with a new menu item and an improved UI.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
May 26

Log Analytics New Query Experience - Example Queries

NOW AVAILABLE

Introducing the new Example Query experience in Log Analytics. Example queries are now "front and center" complete with a brand new look and over 250 example queries for our top Azure resources

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
May 26

Azure Monitor Logs IntelliSense improvements are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Azure Monitor Logs IntelliSense has been upgraded. IntelliSense now features a variety of new features and enhancements designed to make query and insight creation quicker and easier.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
May 22

Improved Azure Monitor Logs workspace delete and recovery experiences

NOW AVAILABLE

Workspace soft-delete functionality has been added to help you recover your workspace if necessary. In that situation, the workspace goes into a soft-delete state to allow its recovery, including data and connected agents within 14 days. It’s also possible to override the soft-delete behavior and permanently delete your workspace.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Services
  • Features
May 22

Azure Private Link for Azure Monitor is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now supports multiple new Azure services in general availability and preview.

  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Private Link
  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Application Insights
  • Security
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
  • Compliance
May 11

Azure Log Analytics agent for Windows SHA-2 signing date has been extended

Target availability: Q3 2020

The Azure Log Analytics agent for Windows will begin to use SHA-2 signing exclusively on Aug. 17, 2020. This change requires action only if you’re running the agent on a legacy OS version.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Automation
  • Security Center
  • Azure Sentinel
  • Security
  • Operating System
  • Management
May 7

Select multiple resources in Azure Monitor Logs

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Logs now supports the selection of multiple resources of the same type across scopes.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
May 7

Azure Monitor Logs—–Additional improvements made to tables side pane

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Monitor Logs tables sidepane was improved with additional features and capabilities. including column descriptions and direct links to documentation.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

April 2020

Apr 8

Azure Monitor Logs new create workspace experience

NOW AVAILABLE

Collect and analyze logs from your Azure estate using the power and flexibility of Azure Monitor Logs.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features

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