CTT Big4 News Azure Recently #MS017

CTT Big4 News Azure Recently #MS017

Hello Friends, welcome to CTT News – Big4 Recently

AWS, IBM, Google & Azure – the Big4 Cloud Service providers are improving and introducing very frequently and it is hard to keep up to date ourselves without single source of information. Hence, in this series, we intend to address most important recent news of Big4 Cloud Platforms. You may save your valuable time by not searching recent updates of these cloud platforms from different individual websites. We hope, you will find this series interesting. Please visit specific Cloud provider news that you are interested in as following.

In this article, we will explore latest Azure Recently. So, lets jump on the updates.

Azure Site Recovery supports firewall-enabled storage accounts

Azure Site Recovery now supports firewall-enabled storage accounts.

You can replicate virtual machines with unmanaged disks on firewall-enabled storage accounts to another Azure region for disaster recovery scenarios. You can also select firewall-enabled storage accounts in a target region as target storage accounts for unmanaged disks. 

You can restrict access to the cache storage account by allowing only the source Azure VM’s virtual network to write to it. When you are using firewall enabled storage accounts, ensure that you enable the Allow trusted Microsoft services exception. 

Name changes for few Azure components 

Effective 1st January 2019, the names for below mentioned Azure components will change. If you have any billing routines that rely on names or resource GUIDs, please update them.

  • Azure Service Bus Messaging, 
  • resource GUIDs for Azure SignalR Service,
  • Security Center Workload Protection for App Service,
  • Blob storage Germany resource GUID

Author: Debashree

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