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Transition to the new Connection Monitor in Azure Network Watcher.
Network security group (NSG) Flow Logs can now be deployed and managed using built-in Azure policies. You don't need to write your own policies to manage NSG Flow Log deployments.
Connection monitor provides unified end-to-end connection monitoring capabilities for hybrid and Azure deployments. It brings together the best of Network Performance Monitor and Connection Monitor (classic).
Azure Monitor for Network provides the starting point for network monitoring without any user configuration and provides access to all available network monitoring capabilities.
21 new services added to FedRAMP High ATO, delivering on continued commitment to accelerating compliance for government customers
Azure Network Watcher now has a new and improved connection monitor feature. Connection monitor provides unified end-to-end connection monitoring capabilities for hybrid and Azure deployments.
Azure Network Watcher is now generally available in UAE North, Switzerland North, Norway West, and Germany West Central regions.
Azure Resource Manager now supports the deployment of network security group (NSG) flow logs through Azure Resource Manager templates.
Network Security Group (NSG) flow logs, a feature of Azure Network Watcher, now supports two new Azure Storage configurations.
Retention on NSG flow logs was recently disabled, however, the functionality has been restored for general purpose v2 (GPv2) accounts and Blob storage accounts. Support for general purpose v1 (GPv1) storage accounts in NSG flow logs is being deprecated and retention for them will not be restored.
Traffic Analytics, a cloud based network audit and compliance solution, now provides faster insights into user and application activity on cloud networks.
Monitor bandwidth use for all peered Azure virtual networks with an improvement to ExpressRoute, a capability of Network Performance Monitor.
Network Watcher is available in South Africa North region.
Enhancements to NSG flow logs (version 2) and traffic analytics are available in all public cloud regions.
Enhancements to NSG flow logs (version 2) are available in the West Central US region. They include per-flow throughput statistics.
We’re rolling out changes to enable Network Watcher by default for subscriptions that contain a virtual network. This will simplify and improve your network troubleshooting experience.
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.
Use Azure Network Watcher Connection Monitor to monitor and troubleshoot connectivity from an Azure virtual machine to anywhere.
Use Azure Network Watcher to monitor, diagnose, and gain insights into network performance and health.
Use Azure Network Watcher, to monitor, diagnose, and gain insights into network performance and health.
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