Managed Microsoft AD release notes

This page documents production updates to Managed Service for Microsoft Active Directory. Check this page for announcements about new or updated features, bug fixes, known issues, and deprecated functionality.

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June 27, 2022

Support for schema extensions in Managed Microsoft AD is available for Preview. Learn how to extend the schema.

May 30, 2022

May 10, 2022

Managed Microsoft AD is available in the following regions:

  • australia-southeast2 (Melbourne)
  • europe-central2 (Warsaw)
  • northamerica-northeast2 (Toronto)
  • us-west3 (Salt Lake City)
  • us-west4 (Las Vegas)

For more information, see Adding and removing regions.

February 03, 2022

Generally available: Managed Microsoft AD now supports the use of tags on domains.

July 30, 2021

Support for audit logging is now generally available.

June 21, 2021

June 16, 2021

Support for LDAPS is now generally available.

March 04, 2021

January 14, 2021

Managed Microsoft AD now supports audit logging. This feature is in the Preview stage.

August 24, 2020

You can now create Managed Microsoft Active Directory instances using Terraform.

July 09, 2020

The Managed Microsoft AD SLA has been published.

March 23, 2020

GA pricing now in effect

New pricing for Managed Microsoft AD is now in effect. Learn more about standard Managed AD pricing and view pricing examples.

March 10, 2020

VPC Service Controls integration is now in beta.

Learn more about configuring VPC Service Controls for Managed Microsoft AD to provide additional security.

February 20, 2020

Managed Service for Microsoft AD General Availability

  • Added support for deploying domain controllers from the following regions:

    • asia-east2
    • asia-northeast1
    • asia-northeast2
    • asia-south1
    • australia-southeast1
    • europe-west2
    • europe-west3
    • europe-west6
    • northamerica-northeast1
    • southamerica-east1

    Learn about the full list of supported regions.

  • AD-dependent VMs and apps can use multi-regional VPCs to reach domain controllers in any region, regardless of their relative locations.

  • Domain controllers from the same AD domain can be deployed in up to 4 regions, at domain creation or later.

  • The Domain Functional Level (DFL) of all new Managed AD domains is Windows Server 2012 R2. Domains created during the Managed AD Beta may have an earlier DFL. Learn how to check your DFL.

Trust status is stale

When the trust between a Managed Microsoft AD domain and an on-premises Active Directory domain is broken, the status in the Cloud Console may not be correctly updated.

To validate the status of a trust, go to the Managed Microsoft AD page in the Cloud Console and then select the domain. On the Domain page, in the Trust relationships table, select Validate Trust. Learn more about getting domain info.

August 21, 2019

Managed Microsoft AD is now in beta!