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November 2022

Nov 15

General availability: TLS 1.3 with Application Gateway

NOW AVAILABLE

Start using the new policies with TLS 1.3 for your Azure Application Gateway to improve security and performance.

  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
Nov 11

Azure Resource Manager — Migrating to TLS 1.2 with Deprecation of Outdated Security Protocols

Target retirement date: September 01, 2023

Azure Resource Manager will be deprecating support for TLS 1.1 and older in Fall 2023. To maintain an uninterrupted connection with Azure Resource Manager, update your operating systems and work environments to support TLS 1.2.

  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Retirements
  • SDK and Tools
  • Security
Nov 10

Public preview: Microsoft Azure Managed HSM TLS Offload Library

IN PREVIEW

Azure Managed HSM now supports SSL/TLS Offload for F5 and Nginx.

  • Security

October 2022

Oct 12

Generally available: Control the minimum TLS version used with Azure Service Bus

NOW AVAILABLE

Configure your Service Bus namespace to require that clients send and receive data with a minimal version of transport layer security (TLS).

  • Service Bus
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Security
  • Compliance

September 2022

Sep 30

Azure Batch TLS 1.0/1.1 will be retired on 31 March 2023

Target retirement date: April 01, 2023

Retirement notice: Transition to Azure Batch TLS 1.2 by 31 March 2023.

  • Batch
  • Retirements
  • Features

August 2022

Aug 2

Azure Firewall Premium is now ICSA labs certified

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Firewall Premium Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) certification from ICSA Labs is now available.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
  • Compliance
Aug 2

Generally available: Enforcement mode of machine configuration (previously guest configuration)

NOW AVAILABLE

Set the configuration of your Azure Virtual Machine or Azure Arc-enabled server using the enforcement mode of machine configuration (formerly guest configuration).

  • Azure Automanage
  • Management

July 2022

Jul 19

Public preview: TLS 1.3 support on Application Gateway

IN PREVIEW

Use TLS 1.3 in Azure Application Gateway to improve security and performance.

  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
Jul 12

Generally available: Azure IoT Edge 1.3.0 release

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure IoT Edge release 1.3 is available with support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 and requires that inbound/outbound communication use TLS 1.2 by default.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Open Source
  • Services
  • Features

June 2022

Jun 22

General availability: Azure Advisor support for Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Get personalized recommendations based on your Azure Database for MySQL Flexible Server usage.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Security
  • Management
  • Features
Jun 8

Generally available: Azure Container Apps support for custom domains and TLS certificates

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use custom domains and secure them with TLS certificates.

  • Azure Container Apps
  • Security
  • Features

May 2022

May 24

Public preview: NGINX for Azure

IN PREVIEW

Natively integrate SaaS solution for advanced traffic management and monitoring on Azure.

  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 5

Public preview: Control the minimum TLS version used with Azure Service Bus

IN PREVIEW

To enforce stricter security measures, you can now configure your Service Bus namespace to require that clients send and receive data with a minimum version of TLS.

  • Service Bus
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Features

February 2022

Feb 22

General availability: Application Gateway mutual authentication

NOW AVAILABLE

Enable frontend mutual authentication and listener specific SSL policies on Application Gateway, now generally available.

  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Features

January 2022

Jan 25

Generally available: Azure NetApp Files features

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure NetApp Files features - dual protocol, ADDS LDAP over TLS and SMB3 protocol encryption have reached general availability.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
  • Features

November 2021

Nov 8

General availability: ExpressRoute now supports Azure Virtual Desktop Shortpath RDP over Private Peering

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute enables direct connectivity between on-premises and Microsoft global network. You can connect to virtual machines and private endpoints defined in an Azure virtual network with private peering.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
Nov 2

General availability: Run Oracle WebLogic Server on Azure Kubernetes Service

NOW AVAILABLE

An automated solution template to run Oracle WebLogic Server (WLS) on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), jointly developed with Oracle, is now available in the Azure Marketplace.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Pricing & Offerings

October 2021

Oct 20

General availability: Azure Spring Cloud application health monitoring and end-to-end TLS/SSL

NOW AVAILABLE

Application lifecycle and health monitoring with Azure Activity log and Azure Service Health, and end-to-end TLS/SSL are now generally available in Azure Spring Cloud.

  • Features

September 2021

Sep 27

Azure Site Recovery: Upgrade to TLS 1.2 or later by November 15, 2021 - for improved security

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Site Recovery: Upgrade to TLS 1.2 or later by November 15, 2021 for improved security of replication data.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Security

July 2021

Jul 19

Announcing the Azure Firewall Premium general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Utilize next-generation firewall capabilities in Azure Firewall Premium

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features

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