(Cross-Post) Using Service Bus Client Performance Counters

Thanks to Sean Feldman for writing this original post here! Identifying issues is never trivial. It is even harder when the problem is hidden, and there’s are no logs or traces to go through. Application using Azure Service Bus started to throw an exceeded quota exception for the number of concurrent connections the broker permits…


Azure Service Bus, Event Hubs and Notification Hubs on the Classic Azure Portal Announcement

Important announcement for Azure Service Bus, Event Hubs, and Notification Hubs customers using the classic Azure Portal We want to notify our customers that on August 15, 2017, the Service Bus extension on the classic Azure Portal will be retired. This means you will no longer be able to create (example below), delete, update, etc….

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Namespace Separation Updates

We have some important updates to share on our namespace separation milestone. Starting on March 6, April 5, 2017, when you create a new namespace of Messaging type you will no longer be able to create Event Hubs on that namespace. If you already have existing deployments prior to March 6 April 5 that have…


Azure Relay Namespace Separation

We wanted to provide an update on this blog post about separating our namespaces. You may have noticed we didn’t include specific dates for Azure Relay namespace separation. This was done so we could focus first on Service Bus queues and topics and Event Hubs. Now we are ready to follow a similar process for…


Azure WCF Relay DNS Support

In the latest release of the Service Bus .NET Client (3.4.5) comes a highly requested feature for Azure WCF Relay customers, it now supports domain names! For Relay customers who have struggled maintaining a whitelist of Azure datacenter IP addresses, you can now whitelist “*.servicebus.windows.net”. The newest version of the client will make outbound calls…


Service Bus, .NET Standard, and Open Source

Hey Everyone! We have received a lot of feedback that our users want to see a Service Bus .NET Core implementation. Today, I am excited to announce that we now have a .NET Standard client that is hosted on GitHub. Happy Holidays! This new client is currently in development / preview, as there are a…


Deduplication with message payload

Check out an interesting blog post by one of our community members, Sean Feldman. In it he reminds us all that BrokeredMessage.MessageId is a set-able property that can contain the message payload checksum. Pretty neat stuff! https://weblogs.asp.net/sfeldman/bend-message-deduplication-on-azure-service-bus-to-your-will


Relay Hybrid Connections .NET Core support – 0.1.2-preview release

Check out our newest release for the Relay .NET client library! We now provide a .NET Standard build that works with .NET Core. This means you can run Relay listeners/clients anywhere .NET Core is supported! The NuGet package can be found at https://www.nuget.org/packages/Microsoft.Azure.Relay/0.1.2-preview. For a list of all PR’s and issues, here are the full release notes: https://github.com/Azure/azure-relay-dotnet/releases/tag/0.1.2-preview…


Service Bus client 3.4.2 is now live

Check out our newest release for the Service Bus client library! The NuGet package can be found at https://www.nuget.org/packages/WindowsAzure.ServiceBus/3.4.2. Below are the release notes the Microsoft Azure Service Bus NuGet package: EventHub/Messaging: fix a bug in the client side performance counter where a connection redirect can cause a change in port number which will cause counter…


Namespace Auto-convert from Messaging type to EventHub type

Following our announcements about namespace separation, we are now offering the chance for customers to auto-convert their ‘Messaging’ type namespaces that contain eventhub entities into ‘EventHub’ type only namespaces in the Azure portal. As a pre-requisite in doing this, your ‘Messaging’ type namespace can only contain eventhub entities. If the namespace also contains queues, topics,…