ACS Migration Guide

Previously Service Bus namespaces could contain Queues/Topics, Event Hubs, Relays, or Notification Hubs. You may still be affected by the ACS deprecation if you are using an older namespace. For the scope of the below article, “Service Bus namespaces” includes older, mixed-entity namespaces.   Access Control Service (ACS) is being retired soon (see blog post)….


Premium Messaging: High Performance Without Partitions

When Premium Messaging became generally available almost two years ago, by default when creating entities for your namespaces you got two partitions. This was a relatively new concept for some Service Bus customers that were used to one partition. Our reasoning at the time was to improve availability for a nascent service. Well the team…

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AMQP transaction support and Send Via are now generally available

For the longtime Service Bus users among our community have enjoyed message transactions with the old client. As of today, transactions are fully supported in our new open source libraries (Java and .Net Standard) or any AMQP library that implements the AMQP 1.0 Standard. If you know the SBMP transaction feature you don’t need to…

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Azure Service Bus Deprecating Entity Metrics REST API

We are in the process of deprecating the entity metrics pipeline on May 31, 2018, this was the same API used for the Classic Azure portal and Service Bus Explorer. Also both Event Hubs and Relay services relied on this too. For example the URL looked something like this:  https://management.core.windows.net/73A8B69B-12D4-46A8-9575-9E752E2A1234/services/servicebus/namespaces/mynamespace/queues/myqueue/Metrics The good news is we…


Gartner recognizes Microsoft as a leader in enterprise integration

We’re super-happy to share that Azure Service Bus, as one of the components of Azure Integration Services has been recognized as a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (eiPaaS), 2018. Microsoft’s global presence, strong growth, and platform versatility have been recognized as providing customers the confidence to choose Azure…


New metrics for Queues and Topics emitted

For a long time, the only way to obtain the Service Bus entity(Queues, Topics) active Message count, or the size of the entity, you had to either rely on the old metrics pipeline or on the NamespaceManager library. We just added support for these two metrics, in our new Metrics pipeline. So far, you can…


Important Updates About Us and Access Control Service

UPDATE: Access Control Service will be deprecated on November 7, 2018 and the ability to create new Access Control Service namespaces will be stopped on May 1, 2018 as part of this deprecation process. This includes previously whitelisted user Subscription IDs.    For additional information please take a look at this blog post.   For Service Bus, Event…


SSL Cert Renewal Issues Solved On Azure Service Bus and Relay

To our Azure Relay and Azure Service Bus customers, Some of you might have seen the below error whenever the Relay and Service Bus service updated its SSL certificate chain. Unhandled Exception: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.SecurityTokenValidationException: The X.509 certificate CN=servicebus.windows.net is not in the trusted people store. The X.509 certificate CN=servicebus.windows.net chain building failed. The certificate that was…


Azure Service Bus now integrates with Azure Event Grid!

We are happy to announce that Azure Service Bus is now able to send events to Azure Event Grid. The key scenario of this feature? Saving on the effort of having to long poll on a queue that may sometimes be empty. Service Bus will now send events to Azure Event Grid when there are…