Release notes

This page documents production updates to Storage Transfer Service. We recommend that Storage Transfer Service developers periodically check this list for any new announcements.

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July 26, 2021

Storage Transfer Service now offers Public Preview support for managing on-premises transfer via API. Customers can use RESTful APIs to automate their on-prem to Cloud transfer workflow.

For more information, see Managing Transfer for on-premises jobs.

July 01, 2021

Transfer service for on-premises data support for delete from source is now Generally Available. For more information, see Data consistency details.

Storage Transfer Service offers Preview for Integration with AWS Security Token Service. Security conscious customers can now use Storage Transfer Service to perform transfers from AWS S3 without passing any security credentials. This release will alleviate the security burden associated with passing long-term AWS S3 credentials, which have to be rotated or explicitly revoked when they are no longer needed. Refer Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 Federated Identity credentials when setting up access to your data source.

June 18, 2021

Storage Transfer Service offers Preview support for transferring data from Azure ADLS Gen 2 to Cloud Storage.

June 01, 2021

As of June 1 2021 all Transfer service for on-premises projects added a per-project service account. Actions are required before September 1, 2021 to ensure minimal disruptions to your transfers. Please check your email for detailed instructions.

April 09, 2021

Obtaining the status of the latest transfer operation is in now generally available.

March 31, 2021

Storage Transfer Service support for hourly schedules and modifying a job's schedule is now generally available. For more information, see Schedule.

Storage Transfer Service support for specifying source and destination paths when creating a transfer is now generally available. For more information, see Specifying source and destination paths.

The following features are now generally available:

January 20, 2021

Storage Transfer Service offers Preview support for specifying source and destination paths when creating a transfer. For more information, see Specifying source and destination paths.

January 19, 2021

Transfer service for on-premises data has updated the cost to $0.0125 per GB transferred to the destination successfully. For more information, see Transfer for on-premises pricing details.

November 09, 2020

Storage Transfer Service offers Preview support for hourly schedules and modifying a job's schedule. For more information, see Schedule.

October 13, 2020

September 01, 2020

Storage Transfer Service integration for VPC Service Controls is now generally available.

July 31, 2020

Transfers from Microsoft Azure Blob Storage are now generally available.

March 31, 2020

Beta stage integration with VPC Service Controls

Transfer service on-premises: Beta stage integration with VPC Service Controls

March 23, 2020

Transfer Service for on-premises data is now generally available. For more information, see Transfer Service for on-premises data Overview.

Storage Transfer Service now offers Beta support for transfers from Microsoft Azure Blob Storage.

March 20, 2020

Storage Transfer Service supports Pub/Sub notifications for transfer jobs for external cloud provider to Cloud Storage transfers.

March 16, 2020

Storage Transfer Service now allows you to specify files to transfer based on their last modification times.

March 09, 2020

Storage Transfer Service supports custom job IDs.

December 04, 2019

Storage Transfer Service for on-premises is now in beta.

September 05, 2019

API documentation update to clarify transferJobs API descriptions, specifically: scheduleStartDate, scheduleEndDate, and startTimeOfDay.

August 05, 2019

Updates to API documentation.

March 20, 2019

Adding new IAM roles for Storage Transfer Service.

August 06, 2018

Updated documentation for configuring access to the data sink.

December 07, 2017

Documentation updates for IAM permissions.

September 18, 2017

Documentation update for access control.

September 07, 2017

Updates to API documentation.

August 31, 2016

Documentation update that provides clearer instructions for configuring a Cloud Storage data source.

August 25, 2016

Documentation update to add information for configuring access to a data sink and supported AWS regions.

June 15, 2016

API documentation update.

April 25, 2016

Documentation updates and content reorganization.

April 04, 2016

Updates to API documentation for scheduling jobs.

February 23, 2016

Documentation update to support scheduling recurring transfers with Cloud Console.

December 12, 2015

Updated Getting Started document for changes to the Create Transfer workflow.

September 23, 2015

Several updates to API documentation.

August 06, 2015

Documentation includes instructions for enabling API for non-UI users.

August 05, 2015

API documentation now includes "Try It" sections.

July 28, 2015

Documentation update for using prefixes in Storage Transfer Service user interface.

July 22, 2015

Storage Transfer Service, a cloud-to-cloud transfer tool, launched.