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    December 2018

    Dec 17

    Azure Scheduler will retire on September 30, 2019

    Move from Azure Scheduler to Azure Logic Apps by September 30, 2019

    May 2017

    May 10

    Introducing the Azure app (preview)

    With the Azure mobile app, you can check status and critical metrics of your Azure resources, get notifications and alerts, and perform simple operations to resolve common issues.

    October 2016

    Oct 13

    Azure Scheduler updates HTTP/HTTPS job timeout

    The HTTP/HTTPS job timeout in Azure Scheduler has increased from 30 seconds to 60 seconds.

    September 2016

    Sep 8

    Azure Scheduler available in United Kingdom

    Azure Scheduler is available in the United Kingdom South (London, England) and United Kingdom West (Cardiff, Wales) regions.

    August 2016

    Aug 17

    Azure Scheduler gets new PowerShell cmdlets

    You can use Azure PowerShell 2.0.1 cmdlets to manage Azure Scheduler job collections and jobs in Azure Resource Manager.

    May 2016

    May 16

    Scheduler available in Canada regions

    Azure Scheduler is available in the Canada East and Canada Central regions.

    May 10

    Azure Scheduler: P10 and new P20 Premium plans

    The Azure Scheduler Premium plan has been renamed to P10 Premium, and a new P20 Premium plan has been released.

    March 2016

    Mar 8

    Azure DevTest Labs: Schedule VM auto-start

    You can use Azure DevTest Labs to set a VM auto-start policy.

    December 2015

    Dec 21

    General availability: Azure Scheduler

    Azure Scheduler user experience is now generally available in the new Azure Portal.

    March 2015

    Mar 6

    Azure Scheduler available in Australia

    Users can create Azure Scheduler jobs in the Australia East and Australia Southeast regions.

    August 2014

    Aug 1

    Azure Scheduler available in Brazil South region

    Users can now create Azure Scheduler jobs in the Brazil South region.

    June 2014

    Jun 19

    Scheduler Premium tier and updates to Standard tier

    The new Scheduler Premium tier and updates to the Standard tier give you access to more units and job collections.

    May 2014

    May 12

    Scheduler GA pricing update

    Scheduler GA pricing is now in effect.

    April 2014

    Apr 3

    General Availability: Scheduler

    Azure Scheduler is generally available in all Azure regions, backed by an enterprise SLA, and is ready to use for production scenarios.

    Apr 3

    Management Libraries for .NET

    New management libraries include an SDK that automates how you provision and manage Azure assets.