Changelog

In line with our commitment to provide the best solutions and experience to our customers, the Azion team is constantly improving and innovating our platform products.

Here you will find a summary of the latest updates to Azion products and services, such as the release of new features or changes in our products behavior.

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Real-Time Manager

Rules Engine for Edge Application and Edge Firewall

Origins

  • Azion API now correctly sends HMAC authentication data via PATCH method.

Edge Application

Edge Functions

GraphQL API

  • The GraphQL API Sorting feature now allows you to use the descending order specification for all fields of all datasets with the groupBy property.

Marketplace

CLI

Marketplace

Edge Application

  • Applications without simultaneous multiport that use port 9443 no longer invalidate changes in the edge application’s configurations.
  • Azion SAN certificate no longer overwrites custom certificates.

CLI (Beta)

  • New Version: 0.57.0
  • Added edge functions instances and device groups management.

Edge Functions

  • Now it’s possible to make use of event.respondWith() for intercepting requests, returning custom responses, and modifying the response headers or content on Azion Edge Application and Edge Firewall.

Edge Application

  • Build an Application assistant on RTM no longer returns an error when creating an edge application.
  • RTM now returns an error when users attempt to delete an application that no longer exists.

Digital Certificates

  • TLS certificates that contain special ASCII characters no longer return a 500 error upon upload to RTM or API.

Domains

  • Domains API now returns a 400 error when required properties aren’t sent.

Edge Application

  • Simultaneous multiport added to Internal Access.

  • Ciphers

    • Users can now choose the chiper suite (encryption algorithms used, in this case, for a more secure data transmission between client and server) that their edge applications will use.
    • Azion now provides a way to select which cipher suite will be supported in the application, according to the TLS versions. Azion provides 3 different cipher suites to be used with TLS 1.2 and 1 option for TLS 1.3.

Data Streaming

Marketplace


Azion CLI (Beta)

  • New version, 0.54.0, added cache settings management.

Edge Firewall

  • On Web Application Firewall Tuning (WAF Tuning), now, users can allow a list of IP addresses that were blocked by WAF, in case of tests, false positives, and internal traffic.

Data Streaming

  • Data Streaming now relies on the max_size field when configuring a payload. The field is available in RTM’s UI and also via API. With this addition, users can analyze their logs faster (with lower latency).

Edge Application

  • API now returns a 400 error when Edge Application requests that contain http_port and https_port are sent as empty arrays.
  • API now accepts entries with unicode characters when Edge Application - Edge Functions instances are created.
  • API now accepts order by unicode characters when Edge Applications are queried.

Azion CLI (Beta)

  • New version 0.50.0.
  • Added domains and origins management.
  • Added type CDN, that enables the creation of a traditional edge application.
  • Documentation updated with Edge Applications Command and Edge Functions Command.
  • The command webapp has been deprecated and replaced by edge_applications.

Edge Application

  • Rules Engine debugging capabilities are now in Early Access.

Edge Firewall

  • Rules Engine debugging capabilities are now in Early Access.

Edge Functions

  • Edge functions on Edge Firewall.

Users can run edge functions written in JavaScript on the Edge Firewall. Alongside that, developers can access and use a set of available metadata and manipulate request and response headers.

Real-Time Events

  • Variable $traceback.

Users are able to verify the $traceback value through the Real-Time Events UI.

Digital Certificates

  • Increased character limit for uploading multiple trusted CA certificates on RTM.

Edge Firewall

  • In CSR certificate generation, RTM now shows a warning when another certificate with the same name already exists.

Marketplace

  • Content for solutions now appears on a single page, in addition to having navigation through tabs.
  • Help Center is now available on Marketplace pages to exhibit in-product documentation.

Edge Application

  • Last Editor and Last Modified visualization

Added details for the last modification. In the list of edge applications, there are two new information: Last Editor and Last Modified, allowing users to easily identify by whom and when the last change was made to an edge application. These new information are also available through API.


Real-Time Events GraphQL API

The Real-Time Events GraphQL API provides access to a range of product usage, security, request/response, and user data. It can provide raw data in JSON format, human-readable, or connected with an analysis tool such as Grafana, where developers and analysts can customize their own views. Raw data can be retrieved for until 7 days.


Real-Time Metrics GraphQL API

The Real-Time Metrics GraphQL API provides access to a range of product usage, security, request/response, and user data. It can provide aggregated data in JSON format, human-readable in its raw form, or connected with an analysis tool such as Grafana, where developers and analysts can customize their own views. Aggregated metrics can be retrieved for different periods: minutes, hours, or days.

Data Streaming

  • Activity History as a Data Streaming Data Source

Users are now able to select Activity History as one of the Data Sources from Data Streaming and stream these logs to an endpoint of choice.

Azion CLI (Beta)

New version 0.42.0 gives you the option of autocompleting commands.

Real-Time Manager

  • New in-product documentation capability.
  • New UI components Get help and Help Center to support the user’s journey.
  • New additional data screen to better understand our customer profile.

  • Azion CLI (Beta)
  • New version 0.39.0
  • Azion CLI documentation updated with First Steps, Guides and Tutorials.
  • Now you have the option to use installation packages with the main Package Managers.
  • Improved command output and error messages.
  • Apple M1 native support added.
  • Edge Orchestrator.
  • 500 Error while using 4 bits unicode character on Edge Nodes and Credential Names fixed.

  • Edge Firewall

Search optimization for Domains and Last Editor in the Edge Firewall screen.

  • Azion CLI
  • New help screens.
  • New command tree for init, build, publish.
  • The use of Args has been replaced by Flags.
  • API — Rules Engine — Edge Firewall

Fixed error and message issues on situations where the Edge Firewall Rules Engine API receives if values for the conditional field.

  • Rules Engine — Edge App

Behavior adjustment when implementing a Regex with Behavior Redirect to 301 or 302 on an Edge Rule in the Rules Engine section of an Edge Application.

  • Edge Functions

Adjusted the behavior of using the JSON data structure in the Args field in Edge Functions.

  • Azion CLI

Fixed expired token message.

  • Credentials
  • Fixed a bug that displayed an success and error message simultaneously after exceeding 255 characters in the name field.
  • Name list search now considers accented characters.
  • Table retains its format even when entering a name with many characters.
  • Fixed Internal Error when entering description with more than 200 characters.
  • Edge Services
  • Name list search now considers accented characters.
  • Edge Service name is now updated even after exceeding the character limit.
  • Fixed Internal Error when inserting emojis in Edge Service name.
  • Edge Nodes

Name list search now considers accented characters.

  • Marketplace

Added versioning system to Marketplace solutions, allowing customers to decide whether they want to update a solution or not. Furthermore, customers are now able to choose which version to use.


Real-Time Manager

  • Account Menu As part of our ongoing efforts to make the admin experience more productive on Azion RTM, we’ve streamlined the layout of the Account Menu while keeping all previous links. After a series of research and brainstorming sessions, we’re excited to share the new design with the community.

Edge Orchestrator

  • Azion CLI
    Azion CLI (Beta) is at version 0.28.0.

Edge Orchestrator

  • Azion CLI
    Fixed timeout occurrence when managing Edge Functions and Edge Services.

Marketplace

  • Azion Marketplace is officially launched to the market. Marketplace is a digital catalog that makes it easy to find, test, and deploy edge-enabled software that runs anywhere. With a wide range of solutions, Azion clients can use it to easily enhance, compose, or customize their applications. Marketplace also provides means for ISVs, software developers, and open source communities to distribute edge-enabled software to an audience of thousands of active buyers. Get to know more about Marketplace here.

Azion CLI

  • Beta Release: now, you can publish your Javascript, NextJS, and Flareact applications on Azion. Furthermore, Azion clients can manage their Edge Functions and Edge Services through command lines. Find out more about Azion CLI here.

Real-Time Manager

  • Social Login: you can now login to Real-Time Manager using your Google account and Github. Learn more here.

Real-Time Manager

  • Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA): Account Owners can enable 2FA for all users. Also, it is possible to unlink MFA from a user’s account. Read the documentation for more information.

Real-Time Manager

  • Personal Tokens: Client Account Users, including SSO-based authentication, can now create long-lived tokens to authenticate into Azion APIs and CLI. Read the documentation for more information.

Data Streaming

  • Azure Monitor and Azure Blob Storage: two new connectors available for integration. Now, you can analyze your data in Microsoft Sentinel more easily. Check them out here.
  • Issue fixed to improve the byte size information correctly on the UI.
  • Issue fixed when exporting Kinesis Firehouse to S3 AWS.
  • Issue fixed when the user disables the Slice feature on Real-Time Manager.

Domains

  • Fixed issue with duplicate domains when an Edge Application is cloned.

Edge Caching

  • Fixed issue in Cache Settings when disabling Application Acceleration on caching use for POST.

Real-Time Manager

  • Single Sign-On (SSO): users in your organization can authenticate to Real-Time Manager using the same company login credentials. It is required that your chosen provider supports the SAML 2.0 or OIDC standard.

Data Streaming and Real-Time Events


Edge Application

  • Issue fixed when selecting a rate limit for edge function instance in Edge Application.
  • API: method POST – when you send a utf-8 character.
  • Load Balancer module in IP HASH feature.

Domains

  • API: method POST – when you send a utf-8 character.

Data Streaming, Real-Time Events and Real-Time Metrics

  • All pipelines of these products have their stages using secure connection. From now on, your data will not be transmitted in plain text at any time.

Learn more about previous years here.