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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)
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite

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.

  • 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
  • Features
  • Services

June 2021

Jun 7

Azure Backup: Upgrade to TLS 1.2 or above for secure MARS agent backups by September 1, 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2021

Support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 ends September 1, 2021, please upgrade to TLS 1.2 to ensure secure and uninterrupted backups using MARS agent

  • Azure Backup
  • Security
  • Management
  • Services

May 2021

May 12

Public preview: Azure Database for MySQL– Flexible Server: Announcing SSL enforcement and minimum TLS version choice

IN PREVIEW

Now you can choose to enforce encrypted connection or Transport Layer Support version on Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Security
  • Features
  • Management
  • Compliance

February 2021

Feb 16

Azure Firewall Premium now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Firewall Premium provides next generation firewall capabilities that are required for highly sensitive and regulated environments.

  • Azure Firewall Manager
  • Security

December 2020

Dec 17

Azure Sphere OS version 20.12 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn more about what's new in Azure Sphere OS version 20.12.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Dec 9

Azure resource logs for Azure Storage is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

With Azure Storage logs and native export options, it’s more convenient to troubleshoot issues on requests to your storage account.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

November 2020

Nov 17

Azure Kubernetes Service updates for November 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

AKS updates in general availability include ephemeral OS disk support, AKS containerd support, maxSurge support, Kubernetes 1.19 support, and more.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Security
  • Features

October 2020

Oct 27

Policy to control the minimum TLS version used with Azure Storage now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Secure Azure Storage HTTPS connection with minimum TLS version via policy control.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Security
  • Features
  • Management
  • Compliance
Oct 13

Azure Site Recovery - TLS Certificate Changes

NOW AVAILABLE

Assess and mitigate the impact of Azure TLS certificate updates on your Site Recovery environment

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Security
  • Features
Oct 5

Action required: Review your applications to avoid service disruption during Azure changes

NOW AVAILABLE

Certificate authority changes are currently in progress for most applications. Update your application to avoid service disruption.

  • SDK and Tools
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Security
  • Operating System
  • Services
  • Compliance

September 2020

Sep 30

Embedded C SDK general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing the release of our newest device SDK for embedded IoT devices

  • Azure RTOS
  • Features
Sep 22

Public preview: Azure Kubernetes Service support for Kubernetes 1.19

IN PREVIEW

AKS users can now benefit from features in Kubernetes 1.19 release

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Sep 11

IoT Hub TLS certificate update

NOW AVAILABLE

Microsoft is updating Azure services in a phased manner to use TLS certificates from a different set of Certificate Authorities.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Security
Sep 10

Azure Synapse SQL on-demand now enforces TLS 1.2 on outbound connections

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Synapse SQL on-demand is now enforcing TLS 1.2 for outbound connections used by all SQL client applications.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Security
  • Compliance

July 2020

Jul 27

Azure Active Directory Registration Service is ending support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1

Azure Active Directory Registration Service: Ending support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 and preparing for TLS 1.2 in US Gov and commercial clouds

  • Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
  • Security
  • Retirements
Jul 15

Azure API Management update—July 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

A regular Azure API Management service update was started on July 8, 2020. It includes new features, bug fixes, and improvements.

  • API Management
  • Features

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