Learn about the updates, new features, and resolved bugs in NGINX as a Service for Azure during the year 2022.

To see the latest changes, visit the Changelog page.

To see a list of currently active issues, visit the Known issues page.

December 14, 2022

  • New customer deployments are now functional.

    We have rolled out a fix that addresses the issue, and new customers or existing customers in a new region can create deployments.

December 7, 2022

  • System Assigned Managed Identitiy can now be used with a deployment.

    Users can now leverage System Assigned Managed Identities with their deployment. The lifecycle of the identity is tied to the lifecycle of the corresponding deployment. See Managed Identity Types for more information.

November 29, 2022

  • Absolute paths may now be used with the js_import directive.

    NGINXaaS for Azure has new restrictions on file paths for Auxiliary files (Certificate files, njs files, etc). See the NGINX Filesystem Restrictions table for more information. Existing configurations will not be affected unless they need to be updated.

November 22, 2022

  • Logging support is now available

    Please visit the Logging Support documentation for more information on exporting NGINX logs with NGINXaaS for Azure.

  • NGINXaaS for Azure ARM API schema supports previously unused fields protectedFiles and logging.

November 14, 2022

November 7, 2022

  • New deployments utilize Availability Zones to ensure data planes are highly available.
  • Files containing sensitive data can be uploaded as a “Protected File”, see: NGINX Configuration

October 24, 2022

  • NGINXaaS for Azure is now generally available in more regions

    NGINXaaS for Azure is now available in the following additional regions:

    • West US 2
    • East US
    • Central US
    • North Central US

    See the Supported Regions documentation for the full list of supported regions.

October 11, 2022

  • Resolved known njs filepath issues

    Affecting new deployments only, two njs files in different subdirectories may share the same filename. For example:

        js_path "njs";
        js_import d1 as d1/test.js;
        js_import d2 as d2/test.js;

October 5, 2022

  • Updated the error returned when a certificate cannot be applied to the NGINX Configuration

    This change improves the readability of some errors that may be returned when a certificate cannot be applied.

September 22, 2022

  • NGINX configurations have default logging directives

    Added default access_log and error_log to NGINX configurations in preparation for upcoming logging features. Requires a config push to be applied.

  • Improved likelihood of deployment success

  • Improved performance and reliability of backend services

  • Fixed bug where NGINX version appeared empty

July 21, 2022

  • Basic caching is now supported

    For more information on caching with NGINXaaS for Azure, please visit the Basic Caching documentation.

  • Rate Limiting is now supported

    For information on rate limiting with NGINXaaS for Azure, please visit the Rate Limiting documentation.

May 24, 2022

Welcome to the NGINXaaS Public Preview

NGINXaaS for Azure is now available for public preview. Give it a try! If you find any issues please let us know by raising a support ticket.

Visit the Known issues section to learn about the issues present in this release.