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February 2021

Feb 23

Azure Automation is now available in UAE Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters
Feb 9

Azure Automation is now available in Japan West

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

January 2021

Jan 21

Azure Automation is now available in Switzerland West

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Jan 5

Azure Automation is now available in UAE North

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

December 2020

Dec 28

Azure Automation is now available in Germany West Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters
Dec 22

Azure Automation Python 3 runbook support is now available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Execute Python 3 runbooks in Cloud Sandbox and Hybrid Worker.

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management
Dec 11

Private Link support for Azure Automation is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Ensure a secure channel to connect to your Automation Accounts resources with the help of Private Links in Automation.

  • Automation
  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Private Link
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management
Dec 7

Azure Automation is now available in Norway East region

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

November 2020

Nov 10

Azure Automation is now available in Brazil Southeast region

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using Powershell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

October 2020

Oct 29

Azure Automation is now available in Switzerland North region

NOW AVAILABLE

Create, monitor, deploy, and maintain resources in your Azure, on-premises, and third-party hybrid cloud environments using highly scalable and reliable process automation and state configuration engines.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

July 2020

Jul 9

Azure Private Link support for Azure Automation is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

You can now use Azure Private Link to securely connect virtual networks to Azure Automation using private endpoints (in preview).

  • Automation
  • Security
  • Services

June 2020

Jun 22

Azure Automation updated DNS records

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

To support new features in Azure Automation, like Azure Private Links, the automation URLs have been updated. Instead of region-specific URLs, there are now account-specific URLs.

  • Automation
  • Security
  • Services
Jun 22

Azure Automation is now available in the USGov Arizona region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Automation is now available in the USGov Arizona region.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

May 2020

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

March 2020

Mar 18

Action Required—Log Analytics agent for Windows will enforce SHA-2 signing on May 18, 2020

Target availability: Q2 2020

The Log Analytics agent for Windows, sometimes known as the OMS Windows agent or Microsoft Monitoring agent, will begin to enforce SHA-2 signing on May 18, 2020. This change only requires action if you are running the agent on a legacy OS version (Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2008).

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Automation
  • Security Center
  • Azure Sentinel
  • Security
  • Microsoft Build
  • Operating System
Mar 11

Azure Automation is now available in the US Gov Arizona region in preview

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Azure Automation is now available in the US Gov Arizona region in preview.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters

January 2020

Jan 14

Log Analytics gateway in Azure Monitor update—December 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

An updated version of the Log Analytics (OMS) gateway in Azure Monitor is now available.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Management

August 2019

Aug 14

Azure Automation Service Management REST APIs are being retired January 30, 2020

Target retirement date: January 30, 2020

Migrate any Azure Automation Service Management REST APIs and PowerShell cmdlets for Azure Automation to Resource Manager REST APIs or the latest PowerShell cmdlets by January 30, 2020.

  • Automation
  • Retirements

July 2019

Jul 8

General Availability: Non-Azure Groups for Azure Update Management

NOW AVAILABLE

Today we’re happy to announce the general availability of Non-Azure group targeting for Azure Update Management. This feature enables dynamic targeting of patch deployments to non-Azure…

  • Services
  • Features
  • Management

May 2019

May 6

Group Targeting for Non-Azure Servers in Azure Update Management

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2019

Azure Update Management has released a new feature for public preview. Group targeting for non-Azure servers enables you to create dynamically resolved periodic update deployments for non-Azure servers.

  • Services
  • Features
  • Management

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