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Learn about updates made available to the Azure portal for December 2018.
Azure Backup is simple to use because it’s a modern software-as-a-service application built into the platform to give you the latest updates while reducing management.
Enhancements to NSG flow logs (version 2) are available in the West Central US region. They include per-flow throughput statistics.
We’re rolling out changes to enable Network Watcher by default for subscriptions that contain a virtual network. This will simplify and improve your network troubleshooting experience.
See updates to the Azure portal in November 2018.
The OMS Linux Agent November 2018 release is now available. This release contains many stability and installation success improvements.
Target retirement date: August 31, 2019
The classic alerting and monitoring functionality in Azure Monitor is scheduled for retirement.
The Azure portal received updates in October 2018.
Target availability: Q4 2019
Older versions of the Azure API Management REST API are being deprecated and will be retired on October 1, 2019.
Metric alerts for logs are generally available, enabling use of metric alerts for popular logs ingested by Log Analytics workspaces.
You can create and manage premium blob storage accounts from the Azure portal. This preview is available in the US East 2, US Central, and US West regions.
Target availability: Q4 2018
For Azure Database for PostgreSQL, all customers who use the preview APIs must switch to the new API version by December 1, 2018.
Target availability: Q4 2018
For Azure Database for MySQL, all customers who use the preview APIs must switch to the new API version by December 1, 2018.
Azure Cost Management is in preview. It can help you understand how and where you're accruing costs in the cloud, and how to keep costs down.
We have released a preview version of the AzureRM.Automation cmdlets. This version contains new cmdlets for the Update Management and Source Control features.
Update Management now supports dynamic groups, pre/post tasks, and inclusion lists.
New support has been added for more powerful tracking of Windows files, file content tracking and differencing, and adjustable Windows Service collection frequency.
Target availability: Q1 2019
With Azure portal now providing a more holistic, end-to-end management experience, we will retire the OMS portal on January 15, 2019.
Many customers have asked for the ability to control when reboots occur when installing new updates. To address this feedback, Update Management has added a new option for update deployments. When…
The Azure portal has built-in support to add HTTPS probes to standard load balancers.
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