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March 2024

Mar 1

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

Target retirement date: August 31, 2024

Cloud Services (classic) retiring in August 2024.

  • Cloud Services
  • Retirements

February 2024

Feb 1

Support for log alert rules that use cross-workspace queries with resource names or qualified name identifiers will be retired on 31 May 2024

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: May 31, 2024

As of May 31, 2024, log alert rules will no longer support cross-workspace queries that use resource names or qualified name identifiers.

  • Alerts
  • Services
  • Compliance
  • Retirements
  • Features

January 2024

Jan 26

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

December 2023

Dec 22

On 31 August 2024, both the update management feature of Azure Automation and the Log Analytics agent it uses will be retired

Target retirement date: August 31, 2024

n 31 August 2024, both the update management feature of Azure Automation and the Log Analytics agent it uses will be retired

  • Retirements
Dec 22

Change tracking and inventory with Log Analytics agent in Azure Automation will be retired on 31 August 2024

Target retirement date: August 31, 2024

On 31 August 2024, change tracking and inventory with Log Analytics agent in Azure Automation will be retired.

  • Retirements
Dec 15

Container insights recommended alerts (custom metrics) (preview) retirement moving up to 31 May 2024

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: June 01, 2024

Transition to Prometheus recommended alert rules (preview) before 31 May 2024.

  • Retirements
Dec 8

Retirement: Azure Container Apps preview API versions 2023-04-01-preview

Target retirement date: March 06, 2024

Azure Resource Manager API version 2023-04-01-preview will be retired in March 2024. Upgrade to a newer version before then.

  • Azure Container Apps
  • Retirements
Dec 1

Standard and High-Performance VPN Gateway SKUs will be retired on 30 September 2025

Target retirement date: September 30, 2025

Standard and High-Performance VPN Gateway SKUs are retiring on September 30th, 2025

  • IP Addresses
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Retirements
Dec 1

Pod Security Policy is being deprecated with AKS 1.25 and 2023-06-01 API version

Target retirement date: October 14, 2025

Migrate your AKS cluster from Pod Security Policy to Pod Security Admission

  • Retirements
  • Features
Dec 1

Azure Object Anchors Retirement

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: May 21, 2024

Please note that Azure Object Anchors (AOA) will be retired on May 20, 2024. Object anchoring capability is generally available (GA) in Dynamics 365 Guides.

  • Retirements
Dec 1

Azure Spatial Anchors Retirement

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: November 21, 2024

Please note that Azure Spatial Anchors (ASA) will be retired on November 20, 2024.

  • Retirements

November 2023

Nov 24

Extended support for .NET 6 (LTS) ends on 12 November 2024

Target retirement date: November 12, 2024

Extended support for .NET 6 (LTS) ends 12 November 2024 - upgrade your apps to .NET 8 (LTS)

  • Retirements
Nov 24

Extended support for .NET 7 (STS) ends on 14 May 2024

Target retirement date: May 14, 2024

Extended support for .NET 7 (STS) ends on 14 May 2024 - upgrade your apps to .NET 8 (LTS)

  • Retirements
Nov 10

Azure support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 will end by 31 October 2024

Target retirement date: October 31, 2024

If you have resources that interact with Azure services and still use TLS 1.1 or earlier, transition them to TLS 1.2 or later by 31 October 2024

  • Retirements
Nov 3

Game Dev VM Marketplace Application will be retired on February 1st, 2024

Target retirement date: February 01, 2024

Announcement of Azure Game Dev VM retirement

  • Retirements

October 2023

Oct 20

Changes to My Groups admin controls

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target retirement date: June 30, 2024

New settings will enable admins to restrict end users from viewing and editing security groups in My Groups. The existing settings that allow enabling or disabling of My Groups will be retired in June 2024.

  • Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure AD)
  • Security
  • Retirements
Oct 19

Default outbound access for VMs in Azure will be retired— updates and more information

Target retirement date: September 30, 2025

Default outbound access connectivity for virtual machines will be retired in September 2025 -- updates and more information

  • Bandwidth
  • Retirements
Oct 13

Azure Functions support for Python 3.8 is ending on 14 October 2024

Upgrade Azure Functions to use Python 3.9 or above.

  • Retirements
Oct 6

Migrate to Azure Resource Manager control plane API version 2021-11-01 by 30 September 2026

Target retirement date: September 30, 2026

Older control plane APIs in Azure Service Bus, Azure Event Hubs, and Azure Relay will be retired.

  • Service Bus
  • Event Hubs
  • Retirements
Oct 6

Retirement notice: Bing Speech will be retired on 3 November 2023

Target retirement date: November 03, 2023

Migrate from Bing Speech to Speech Services and the Speech SDK by 3 November 2023

  • Bing Speech
  • Retirements

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