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    November 2018

    Nov 13

    Azure Network Watcher enabled by default for subscriptions that contain virtual networks

    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.

    October 2018

    Oct 31
    Oct 31

    Azure Container Instances custom Virtual Network support is in preview

    With Virtual Network support, Azure Container Instances now supports deploying containers to new or existing Azure virtual networks. Azure Container Instances containers can have secure communication with other resources, such as Azure Kubernetes Service clusters, residing in the same virtual network.

    Oct 20

    September 2018

    Sep 26

    Public preview: Virtual network service endpoint policies for Azure Storage

    Virtual network service endpoint policies for Azure Storage are now in preview.

    Sep 25

    Linux preview support of custom virtual networks on Azure Container Instances

    You can now provision Linux containers into new or existing virtual networks with Azure Container Instances. This support is in preview for Linux in two regions: West US and West Europe.

    Sep 24

    Virtual network peering across Azure Active Directory tenants

    Virtual network peering is now available for virtual networks that belong to subscriptions in different Azure Active Directory tenants.

    Sep 24
    Sep 24

    Point-to-site VPN connectivity in Virtual WAN preview

    We are pleased to announce support for point-to-site VPN in Azure Virtual WAN. A point-to-site (P2S) VPN lets you create a secure connection to your Azure Virtual WAN from an individual client computer.

    Sep 24

    Azure Virtual Network TAP

    Azure Virtual Network TAP enables you to continuously mirror traffic from a virtual network to a packet collector.

    Sep 24

    Azure Virtual WAN now generally available

    Azure Virtual WAN provides a simple, unified, global connectivity and security platform to allow the deployment large scale branch infrastructure. ExpressRoute provides private connectivity into the Microsoft global network.

    Sep 24

    OpenVPN support for Azure VPN Gateways

    Azure Virtual Network Gateways now support OpenVPN as a protocol for point-to-site clients to connect.

    Sep 4

    General availability: Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Key Vault

    Virtual network service endpoints are generally available for Azure Key Vault in all public Azure regions.

    August 2018

    Aug 30

    Troubleshoot connectivity issues in a virtual network

    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.

    Aug 16

    General availability: Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for PostgreSQL are generally available.

    Aug 16

    General availability: Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MySQL

    Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MySQL are generally available.

    May 2018

    May 30

    Public preview: Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for PostgreSQL are in public preview.

    May 30

    Public preview: Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MySQL

    Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MySQL are in public preview.

    May 9

    General availability: Azure Cosmos DB Virtual Network Service Endpoints

    Virtual Network Service Endpoints for Azure Cosmos DB is available in all regions of the Azure public cloud.

    April 2018

    Apr 30

    Region expansion: Global VNet Peering

    Global VNet Peering is available in all Azure public regions, excluding the China, Germany, and Azure Government regions.

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