Azure API Management

Inside scoop from the API Management team

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

Upcoming changes to TLS defaults in API Management required to maintain compliance

We would like to let you know about upcoming security improvements we’re making for PCI compliance. The PCI Security Standards Council announced that PCI-compliant web applications must transition from TLS version 1.0 to TLS 1.1 or higher by June 30, 2018. At present: API Management service instances are created with TLS 1.0/1.1/1.2 enabled by default 3DES cipher… Read more

Release notes – February 6 2018

On Tuesday, February 2nd 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 in this release: New functionality We are pleased to announce the public preview of Tagging in Azure API Management…. Read more

Publisher portal deprecation – April 1, 2018

After April 1st, 2018, the Azure API Management Publisher portal will largely be no longer be accessible. Please use the Azure portal to perform all administrative tasks after this date. The developer portal will remain available. Features that still need to be migrated to the Azure portal will remain available to customers until an alternative… Read more

Tagging – now available in public preview

We are launching a public preview of the capability to have tags applied to your APIs and operations. This enables the organization of large lists – both in terms of management and presentation on the developer portal. Tags can be applied during manual editing or they can be imported as part of an OpenAPI Specification…. Read more

Release notes – January 12 2018

On Friday, January 12 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 in this release: New functionality We are pleased to announce the general availability of Versions & Revisions in Azure… Read more

Application Insights Integration

Today we are excited to announce the Public Preview of Azure API Management (APIM) integration with Azure Application Insights (AI)! This new feature lets customers add APIM telemetry to AI and use AI’s rich set of capabilities to monitor and troubleshoot their APIs. How do I enable the integration? Go to Azure Portal and navigate… Read more

Versions & Revisions – General Availability

Today, we at pleased to announce the general availability of Versions & Revisions in Azure API Management. This feature lets customers: Present groups of related APIs to your developers. Versions differentiate themselves through a version number (which is a string of any value you choose), and a versioning scheme (path, query string or header). Make… Read more