Open outbound port requirements and IP address whitelisting

Open outbound ports We often get questions on which ports need to be open or how do I know which IP address to white list in my firewall. Here is a short summary and a few references which should clarify the topic for outbound ports: First of all it depends on if you use the…

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Metrics in Azure Monitor (preview) released

We just released a first set of metrics for Azure Service Bus. From now on you can go into the portal and utilize the metrics section in your namespace to get an understanding how the namespace is performing. You can see metrics specific to the namespace you are in but also specific to an individual resource…


Azure Service Bus Geo-disaster recovery (preview) released!

We are excited to announce the public preview for enabling Geo-disaster recovery for Service Bus. This article gives an overview of how to enable regional disaster recovery capability for Service Bus. Previously, the only way to protect from events which would qualify as disaster or Geo-disaster was by managing high availability yourself in your respective…


Update! Azure Service Bus Presence On The Classic Azure Portal

To Azure Service Bus, Event Hubs, and Relay customers, We have some updates regarding our presence on the classic Azure Portal. As mentioned in a previous blog post about retiring Service Bus on the classic Azure Portal this blog post is about what to expect if you decide to start using the new Azure Portal…

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Azure Service Bus .NET Standard Client GA

Over the last 8 months, we have been working on our .NET Standard client to make it generally available, we are proud to announce it is GA today! With it comes support for .NET Core and the .NET framework. And as mentioned in an earlier post it also supports Mono/Xamarin for cross-platform application development. This…


Azure Service Bus Java Client GA

The Azure Service Bus team is extremely excited to announce general availability of our Java client library version 1.0.0. This is a huge milestone for us. It allows customers to enjoy a solid Java experience with Azure Service Bus as it comes complete with native functionality. Want to use the native client to send scheduled…


(Cross-Post) Azure Service Bus Plugins

Thank you to Sean Feldman for the first community driven plugin for our new Azure Service Bus clients. You can find his original post here. We welcome more third party plugins!!! For a very long time Azure Service Bus client WindowsAzure.ServiceBus/ was a black box. When it came to the customization of the message payload, it would allow choosing…


Azure Service Bus, Azure Resource Manager, And This Character “/”

Here’s an odd one you might have noticed when using special characters in your resource names.  Azure Resource Manager does not support resource names that have “/” in the name! If you created resource names with “/” in them, for example a queue called queue/account/order, you would have been able to manage these Service Bus…


Upcoming Changes To ACS Enabled Namespaces

To Azure Service Bus, Event Hubs and Relay customers, We want to make sure you are aware of upcoming changes announced in this blog post for Access Control Service (ACS) namespaces.  On June 30, 2017 creating new ACS namespaces will be restricted. How will this affect my Service Bus, Event Hubs or Relay ACS namespaces?…


Java and Service Bus… oh my?!

Any Service Bus Java fans out there?! We are excited to announce a new Java Service Bus client. This new client is expected to have feature parity with our .NET client, and will provide a much simper solution for many of our Service Bus customers. In the past Service Bus has had limited Java support….