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March 2023

Mar 17

Select Batch Pool autoscale service-defined variables will be retired on 31 March 2024

Target retirement date: April 01, 2026

Remove references in your autoscale formula for the service-defined variables

  • Batch
  • Retirements
  • Features
Mar 17

Retirement Announcement: Assigning alert trigger playbooks within Microsoft Sentinel analytics rules

Target retirement date: March 15, 2026

Effective 15 March 2026, adding playbooks within Microsoft Sentinel analytics rules creation/edit will be deprecated.

  • Microsoft Sentinel
  • Retirements
  • Security
Mar 17

Azure Batch classic compute node communication model will be retired on 31 March 2026

Target retirement date: April 01, 2026

Transition Batch pools to the Simplified compute node communication model

  • Batch
  • Retirements
Mar 17

We’re retiring Cluster Configuration with Flux v1 on 24 May 2025 – transition to GitOps extension for Kubernetes to move to Flux v2

Target retirement date: May 24, 2025

Migrate to GitOps Extension for Flux v2 by 24 May 2025

  • Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes
  • Retirements
Mar 17

Container insights recommended alerts (custom metrics) (preview) will be retired on 14 March 2026

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: March 14, 2026

Transition to Prometheus recommended alert rules (preview) before 14 March 2026.

  • Retirements
Mar 17

Retirement notice: The Azure Storage PHP client libraries will be retired on 17 March 2024

Target retirement date: March 17, 2024

Azure Storage PHP client libraries will be retired on 17 March 2024

  • Storage Accounts
  • Retirements
Mar 17

Retirement: Azure Database Migration Service (classic) - SQL Server scenarios deprecation

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target retirement date: March 15, 2026

Azure Database Migration Service (classic) - SQL Server scenarios will not be supported after March 15, 2026.

  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Retirements

February 2023

Feb 22

Azure Percept DK Retirement Announcement

Target retirement date: March 30, 2023

Azure Percept DK and support from associated Azure services will be retired on March 30th, 2023.

  • Retirements
Feb 3

Azure Digital Twins Control-Plane Preview API Retirement (2020-03-31)

Target retirement date: February 02, 2023

Azure Digital Twins Preview Control-Plane API (2020-03-31-preview) will be retired on 05/02/2023

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Retirements
Feb 3

Azure Digital Twins Control-Plane Preview API Retirement (2021-06-31)

Target retirement date: May 02, 2023

Starting on May 02, 2023, Azure Digital Twins Preview Control-Plane API 2021-06-30-preview version will be retired.

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Retirements
Feb 1

Azure SQL Gen 4 hardware approaching end of life 31 March 2023

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: January 31, 2023

Intel E5-2673 (Haswell) v3-based CPUs used in Gen 4 hardware will no longer be supported after 31 March 2023. Transition to newer compute hardware for your Azure SQL databases and instances.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure SQL Managed Instance
  • Retirements

January 2023

Jan 23

Classic VM retirement: extending retirement date to September 1st 2023

Target retirement date: September 01, 2023

Extended migration period for your IaaS VMs from Azure Service Manager to Azure Resource Manager. Please complete the migration by 1 September 2023.

  • Retirements

December 2022

Dec 2

Community support for Azure Functions Proxies will end on 30 September 2025

Target retirement date: September 30, 2025

Transition to Azure API Management as soon as possible to avoid disruption to your Function applications using Proxies.

  • Azure Functions
  • Retirements

November 2022

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 4

Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server will be deprecated 30 September 2024

Target retirement date: September 30, 2024

Deprecation notice: transition from Azure MFA Server to Azure MFA by 30 September 2024.

  • Retirements

October 2022

Oct 21

Community support for Node 16 LTS is ending on 11 September 2023

Target retirement date: September 11, 2023

Community support for Node 16 LTS is ending on 11 September 2023 – transition to Node 18 LTS by that date.

  • Web Apps
  • App Service
  • Retirements
Oct 21

App Service Environment version 1 and version 2 will be retired on 31 August 2024

Target retirement date: August 31, 2024

Migrate to App Service Environment version 3 by 31 August 2024.

  • App Service
  • Retirements
Oct 21

Community support for PHP 8.0 is ending on 26 November 2023

Target retirement date: November 26, 2023

Community support for PHP 8.0 is ending on 26 November 2023 – transition to PHP 8.1 by that date.

  • App Service
  • Web Apps
  • Retirements
Oct 21

Continuous delivery setting of Azure VMSS will be retired on 31 March 2023 – Use Azure DevOps to create pipelines

Target retirement date: March 31, 2023

Start using Azure Pipelines by 31 March 2023 instead of Azure Portal to create Continuous delivery pipelines for Azure Virtual Machine Scale Set

  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Retirements
Oct 21

Cloud Services (classic) deployment model is retiring on 31 August 2024

Target retirement date: August 31, 2024

Migrate your cloud services to a new deployment model before 31 August 2024.

  • Cloud Services
  • Retirements

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