Azure API Management

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Azure API Management PowerShell Cmdlets update

We are pleased to announce that Azure PowerShell Cmdlets version 6.1 is out and contains the following updates related to Azure API Management: AzureRM.ApiManagement is using 2018-01-01 management API version Added support for versions and revisions Added support for ServiceFabric backends Added support for Azure Application Insights loggers Added support for the Basic SKU Added support… Read more

Azure API Management Release notes – May 11, 2018

On May 11, 2018, we started a regular service update. We upgrade service instances in batches, and it takes about a week for the update to reach every active service instance. New functionality API revision numbers are now included in the Azure Monitor diagnostics logs. We added the following capabilities to the Azure portal UI:… Read more

General Availability in China and US Government Cloud

We are pleased to announce that Azure API Management is now generally available in Azure China and US Government cloud. API Management is a turnkey, full-lifecycle solution for publishing APIs to external and internal consumers. Customers use API Management to quickly create consistent and modern API gateways for existing back-end services hosted anywhere, secure and protect… Read more

Azure API Management Release notes – April 18, 2018

On April 18, 2018, we started a regular service update. We upgrade service instances in batches, and it takes about a week for the update to reach every active service instance. New functionality Now it is possible to disable MSI using management API by either omitting the identity property or setting its value to null. Management API now… Read more

Important changes to OpenAPI import and export

Last updated: April 12, 2018 We introduced some changes in how OpenAPI import and export works in API Management. We made these changes based on customer feedback and to better align with OpenAPI semantics. The new behavior is in effect in the March 28 release when using Azure portal (including integrated Swagger editor) or management API version… Read more

Release notes – March 28, 2018

On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, we began to deploy a regular service update. We upgrade production services in batches, and it takes about a week for the update to complete. Below are the new features shipped with this release: New functionality We made changes to the way OpenAPI import and export works – see this blog… Read more

Release Notes – March 14, 2018

Below are the new features shipped with this release: New functionality Now you can reference a policy document instead of providing it inline when setting policies at global, product, API and operation scopes via management API by providing a body formatted as: { “contentFormat”: “xml-link”, “policyContent”: “http://publicly-available-site.com/policy.xml” } Trigger a welcome email when creating a new user… Read more

API Management launches Public Preview in China

We are pleased to announce that Azure API Management is now available as a public preview in Azure in China. Azure API Management is a turnkey, full-lifecycle solution for publishing APIs to external and internal consumers. Customers use API Management to quickly create consistent and modern API gateways for existing back-end services hosted anywhere, secure… Read more

Upcoming change to management endpoint port on June 1

If you deployed your API management instances in virtual networks, please continue reading the following. We have switched from port 443 to 3443 for the management endpoint for Azure portal and PowerShell (see this documentation or the table below). The change allows customers to segregate and control inbound management traffic. On June 1, the management… Read more

Certificate pinning in Azure API Management

Each API Management service instance is created with a default domain name that is a customer-specified subdomain of Microsoft owned domain azure-api.net, for example, contoso.azure-api.net. Default domain names are secured with a wildcard certificate owned by Microsoft issued for *.azure-api.net. Customers who wish to use certificate pinning to improve the security of their applications must… Read more