Azure API Management

Inside scoop from the API Management team

Release Notes – April 21, 2017

On Tuesday, April 21, 2017, we started deploying a regular service update. We upgrade production service instances in batches, and it usually takes about a week for the rollout to complete. Customers in the Central US EAUP region should have access shortly. Below is the list of improvements and bug fixes in this release. Updates and fixes… Read more

Notifications, Notification templates and Identity providers can now be managed from new Azure Portal

Next up in our continued stream of releases of functionality in the Azure Portal come the capabilities for configuring Notifications, Notification templates and Identity providers. Notifications API Management can send e-mail notifications when a number of system events occur, like for example new subscriptions being created. For each event, a list of e-mail addresses will be notified…. Read more

Response mocking can now be managed from Azure Portal

On March 17 we enabled the mock-response policy which provides a quick way to make an API callable without a functional backend service. The policy has a simple signature: <mock-response status-code=”code” content-type=”media type”/> We have now made it even easier to use it by providing a user interface as well. The policy can be applied to every… Read more

Groups and Named values can now be managed from Azure Portal

With the latest feature rollout you will be able to manage Groups and Named Values (previously known as Properties) from the Publisher Portal. One difference from the old Publisher Portal interface is that which users are part of a group is now managed from within the group, as opposed to from the users list. This… Read more

Users can now be managed from Azure Portal

We are currently rolling out the capability to manage API Management users from the new Azure Portal. This includes adding and browsing users as well viewing contact details and subscriptions. Changing state between active and blocked is also possible. Missing as of this release is the ability to send invitation e-mails to potential new users…. Read more

Products can now be managed from Azure Portal

The ability to manage products from the Azure portal is currently being rolled out in public preview. Just click on the Products menu item of your API Management service: It is now possible to edit product policies from the Azure Portal without having to resort to the publisher portal: Support for RBAC is another new… Read more

Release Notes – March 8, 2017

On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, we started deploying a regular service update. We upgrade production service instances in batches, and it usually takes about a week for the rollout to complete. Customers in the Central US EAUP region should have access shortly. Below is the list of the new features, improvements and bug fixes in this release…. Read more

SOAP to REST now generally available

Today we are announcing the general availability of SOAP to REST support in Azure API Management. This feature allows customers to easily create REST-based HTTP APIs from their existing SOAP-based web services. As part of this feature, we are making support for liquid-based transformations generally available also – see the set body policy reference. For… Read more

Release notes – February 23, 2017

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, we started deploying a regular service update. We upgrade production service instances in batches and it usually takes about a week for the rollout to complete. Customers in the Central US EAUP region already have access. Below is the list of the new features, improvements and bug fixes in this release. New… Read more

Role-Based Access Control now generally available

We are pleased to announce the general availability of Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for enhanced security. Now you can use the built-in roles and create custom roles for fine-grained access management for API Management services and entities (e.g., APIs, Products). For more information about this feature, take a look at the documentation.  Or watch the video… Read more