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May 2024

May 27

Azure Firewall: New Regions Availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Firewall Basic, Standard, Premium and Azure Firewall Manager are now generally available in four new regions.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Azure Firewall Manager
  • Security
  • Regions & Datacenters
May 16

General availability: ExpressRoute Seamless Gateway Migration

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute customers can now deploy a second gateway to the Gateway Subnet. This will enable a seamless migration to an Az-enabled Gateway SKU and upgrade your Public IP configurations.

  • ExpressRoute Gateways
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
May 14

Azure Front Door server variable enhancement generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Front Door supports capturing URL path and URL case transformation in rules set and server variable.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
May 13

General availability: Azure Bastion Developer SKU

NOW AVAILABLE

The Bastion Developer SKU represents a novel, cost-effective, and streamlined version of the Bastion service.

  • Azure Bastion
  • Security
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
  • Features
May 6

Azure Front Door log scrubbing of sensitive data is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Front Door supports removing sensitive data from Azure Front Door access log.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Features

April 2024

Apr 29

General availability: Improved network topology experience in Network Watcher and Azure Monitor Network Insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Enhancing network and resource health visualization with unified and dynamic topology across subscriptions, regions, and resource groups integrated with actionable connectivity and traffic insights

  • Network Watcher
  • Security
  • Management
  • Features
Apr 24

General availability: Application Gateway Web Application Firewall (WAF) inspection limit & size enforcement

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure’s regional Web Application Firewall (WAF) running on Application Gateway now supports greater control over request body inspection, and maximum size limits for request bodies and file uploads.

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
Apr 24

General availability: Virtual network flow logs

NOW AVAILABLE

Gain visibility of IP traffic flowing through your virtual networks

  • Network Watcher
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Services
  • Features
Apr 23

Azure Virtual Network Manager security admin rule generally available in all public regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network Manager's security admin rule configuration is now generally available in all public regions, empowering users to enforce security rules across their virtual networks globally.

  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Apr 16

General availability: Azure Virtual Network encryption availability in all regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network encryption is a feature of Azure Virtual Networks. Virtual network encryption allows you to seamlessly encrypt and decrypt traffic between Azure Virtual Machines.

  • Virtual Network
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
  • Features
Apr 4

Azure Virtual Network Manager Security Admin Rule generally available in 45 regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network Manager's security admin rule configuration is now generally available in 45 regions, empowering users to enforce security rules across their virtual networks globally.

  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features

March 2024

Mar 27

General availability: Rate Limiting on ExpressRoute Direct Circuits

NOW AVAILABLE

Rate Limiting is now generally available over ExpressRoute Direct port circuits, providing enhanced control over bandwidth usage. This Quality of Service (QoS) feature prevents circuits from bursting beyond their configured bandwidth, thereby improving network performance and reliability. Rate Limiting can be enabled for each circuit individually, offering flexibility to prioritize certain circuits. This feature can be activated during or after the creation of the ExpressRoute Direct circuit.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Features
Mar 20

Generally available: Application Gateway (v2) IPv6 support

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Application Gateway v2 enables dual-stack (IPv4 and IPv6) connectivity from the clients, providing more flexible and reliable access to the backend Applications.

  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
Mar 19

General availability: Listener TLS certificates management in the Azure portal

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now manage the TLS certificates associated with Listeners through Azure portal.

  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Services
  • Management
  • Features
Mar 19

Microsoft open sources Retina: A cloud-native container networking observability platform

NOW AVAILABLE

The Microsoft's Azure Container Networking team is announcing Retina, a cloud-native container networking observability platform that enables Kubernetes users, admins, and developers to visualize, observe, debug, and analyze Kubernetes’ workload traffic irrespective of Container Network Interface (CNI), operating system (OS), and cloud.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Network Watcher
  • Open Source
  • Services
  • Features
Mar 7

General availability: Azure Virtual Network encryption now in additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network encryption is a feature of Azure Virtual Networks. Virtual network encryption allows you to seamlessly encrypt and decrypt traffic between Azure Virtual Machines. Now available in additional regions.

  • Virtual Network
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
  • Features

February 2024

Feb 27

General availability: Application Gateway for Containers

NOW AVAILABLE

Application Gateway for Containers is the next evolution to Application Gateway's Ingress Controller; bringing performance, scale, deployment, and feature enhancements.

  • Application Gateway for Containers
  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
Feb 13

Azure Firewall: Flow Trace Logs and Autoscaling based on number of connections are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Flow Trace Logs provide more visibility into the TCP handshake, providing insight into whether traffic is properly flowing through the firewall. In addition, Azure Firewall can now autoscale based on number of connections, providing more scaling adaptability to dynamic workloads.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
  • Features
Feb 1

Azure Virtual Network Manager security admin rule generally available in 30 regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network Manager's security admin rule configuration is now generally available in 30 regions, empowering users to enforce security rules across their virtual networks globally.

  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Security
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
  • Features
Feb 1

Azure Virtual Network Manager topology view now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Visualize Azure Virtual Network Manager connectivity configurations with topology view.

  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Services
  • Management
  • Features

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