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November 2019

Nov 5

Azure Private Link is now available in all regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link, which provides private connectivity to Azure services, is now available in all regions.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure Cosmos DB
Nov 4

IPv6 for Azure Virtual Network is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network is now generally available worldwide. IPv6 support within the virtual network and to the internet enables you to expand into the growing mobile and IoT markets with Azure-based applications and to address IPv4 depletion in your own corporate networks.

  • Virtual Network

September 2019

Sep 16

Azure Private Link is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2019

Connect to services in your Azure virtual networks more securely and privately with Azure Private Link, now available in preview.

  • Virtual Network
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics

August 2019

Aug 8

Azure Firewall feature updates for July 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

Here are the Azure Firewall feature updates for July 2019.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Virtual Network

July 2019

Jul 18

Microsoft adds new features to IPv6 support for Azure VNets

IN PREVIEW

IPv6 for Azure VNETs enables you to expand into the growing mobile and IoT markets with your Azure-based applications and to address IPv4 depletion in your own networks.

  • Virtual Network

June 2019

Jun 18

Azure Bastion - RDP and SSH over SSL - now available for Preview

IN PREVIEW

Fully managed service for seamless and secure RDP/SSH access to your virtual machines without public IP on the VM.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Bastion
Jun 18

ExpressRoute now supports up to 4 circuits from the same peering location into the VNet

You can now connect up to 4 circuits in a peering location to the same ExpressRoute virtual network gateway.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Virtual Network

May 2019

May 13

General Availability: Public IP Prefix

NOW AVAILABLE

Public IP Prefix, a reserved range of static IP addresses, is generally available in all Azure public regions, China cloud regions, and Government cloud regions.

  • Virtual Network

April 2019

Apr 23

Public Preview: Microsoft adds full IPv6 support for Azure VNets

IN PREVIEW

Dual Stack IPv4/IPv6 Connectivity allows you to bring your private IPv6 space into Azure and enables connectivity over IPv6 within your Virtual Networks.

  • Virtual Network
Apr 12

General availability: Gateway Transit support for Global VNet Peering

NOW AVAILABLE

Global VNet Peering now supports Gateway Transit to simplify customer network's by allowing the use of a remote gateway in another region.

  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • ExpressRoute Gateways
  • Security

March 2019

Mar 6

Threat intelligence-based filtering for Azure Firewall is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Threat intelligence-based filtering for Azure Firewall is now available in preview. The addition of the Threat Intelligence feed to the filtering capabilities expands both the options to alert and deny traffic from or to known malicious IP addresses and domains.

  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Firewall
  • Virtual Machines
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
Mar 1

General availability: Global VNet Peering in Azure Government regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Global VNet Peering is available in Azure Government cloud regions.

  • Virtual Network

February 2019

Feb 25

Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MariaDB are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Now generally available, virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MariaDB are accessible in all available regions.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Virtual Network
Feb 20

Enhancements to NSG flow logs (version 2) for Azure Network Watcher

NOW AVAILABLE

Enhancements to NSG flow logs (version 2) and traffic analytics are available in all public cloud regions.

  • Network Watcher
  • Virtual Network
Feb 12

Virtual Network Public IP name and resource GUID changes

Effective April 1, 2019, the names and resource GUIDs for Virtual Network Public IP will change.

  • Virtual Network

January 2019

Jan 31

General availability: Global VNet Peering in Azure China cloud

Global VNet Peering is now available in Azure China regions.

  • Virtual Network
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

December 2018

Dec 6

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

IN PREVIEW

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

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Virtual Network

November 2018

Nov 16

Enhancements to NSG flow logs for Azure Network Watcher

NOW AVAILABLE

Enhancements to NSG flow logs (version 2) are available in the West Central US region. They include per-flow throughput statistics.

  • Network Watcher
  • Virtual Network

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