The Azure SDK team is pleased to announce our November 2020 client library releases.

GA

  • Storage
  • Core AMQP
  • Digital Twins Core
  • Extensions Configuration Secrets
  • Identity
  • Service Bus
  • System Memory Data

Updates

  • Add packages

Beta

  • Azure Monitor
  • Communication Administration
  • Communication Chat
  • Communication Common
  • Communication SMS
  • Core AMQP
  • Core NewtonsoftJson
  • Event Grid
  • Event Hubs
  • Extensions Azure
  • Form Recognizer
  • Key Vault Administration
  • Key Vault Certificates
  • Key Vault Keys
  • Key Vault Secrets
  • Management Library - Communication
  • Metrics Advisor
  • Search Documents
  • Service Bus
  • Tables
  • Text Analytics

Installation Instructions

To install any of our packages, please search for them via Manage NuGet Packages... in Visual Studio (with Include prerelease checked) or copy these commands into your terminal:

$> dotnet add package Azure.AI.FormRecognizer --version 3.1.0-beta.1

$> dotnet add package Azure.AI.MetricsAdvisor --version 1.0.0-beta.2

$> dotnet add package Azure.AI.TextAnalytics --version 5.1.0-beta.3

$> dotnet add package Azure.Communication.Administration --version 1.0.0-beta.3
$> dotnet add package Azure.Communication.Chat --version 1.0.0-beta.3
$> dotnet add package Azure.Communication.Common --version 1.0.0-beta.3
$> dotnet add package Azure.Communication.Sms --version 1.0.0-beta.3

$> dotnet add package Azure.Core.Amqp --version 1.0.0

$> dotnet add package Azure.Data.Tables --version 3.0.0-beta.3

$> dotnet add package Azure.DigitalTwins.Core --version 1.0.1

$> dotnet add package Azure.Extensions.AspNetCore.Configuration.Secrets --version 1.0.2

$> dotnet add package Azure.Identity --version 1.3.0

$> dotnet add package Azure.Messaging.EventGrid --version 4.0.0-beta.4

$> dotnet add package Azure.Messaging.EventHubs --version 5.3.0-beta.4
$> dotnet add package Azure.Messaging.EventHubs.Processor --version 5.3.0-beta.4

$> dotnet add package Azure.Messaging.ServiceBus --version 7.0.0

$> dotnet add package Azure.Search.Documents --version 11.2.0-beta.2

$> dotnet add package Azure.Security.KeyVault.Administration --version 4.0.0-beta.3
$> dotnet add package Azure.Security.KeyVault.Certificates --version 4.2.0-beta.3
$> dotnet add package Azure.Security.KeyVault.Keys --version 4.2.0-beta.3
$> dotnet add package Azure.Security.KeyVault.Secrets --version 4.2.0-beta.3

$> dotnet add package Azure.Storage.Blobs --version 12.7.0
$> dotnet add package Azure.Storage.Blobs.Batch --version 12.4.0
$> dotnet add package Azure.Storage.Blobs.ChangeFeed --version 12.0.0-preview.6
$> dotnet add package Azure.Storage.Files.DataLake --version 12.5.0
$> dotnet add package Azure.Storage.Files.Shares --version 12.5.0
$> dotnet add package Azure.Storage.Queues --version 12.5.0

$> dotnet add package Microsoft.Azure.Core.NewtonsoftJson --version 1.0.0-preview.2

$> dotnet add package Microsoft.Extensions.Azure --version 1.1.0-beta.1

$> dotnet add package Microsoft.OpenTelemetry.Exporter.AzureMonitor --version 1.0.0-beta.1

$> dotnet add package System.Memory.Data --version 1.0.1

Feedback

If you have a bug or feature request for one of the libraries, please file an issue in our repo.

Release highlights

Azure Monitor Changelog

Communication Administration Changelog

New Features

  • Support for mocking all client methods that use models with internal constructors.
  • Added support for long-running operations. More detail under Breaking Changes.

Breaking Changes

Model Types
  • Renamed CreateSearchOptions to CreateReservationOptions.
  • Renamed CreateSearchResponse to CreateReservationResponse.
  • Renamed ReleaseResponse to PhoneNumberReleaseResponse.
  • Renamed SearchStatus to ReservationStatus.
  • Added PhoneNumberReservationOperation.
  • Added PhoneNumberReservationPurchaseOperation.
  • Added ReleasePhoneNumberOperation.
  • Renamed PhoneNumberSearch to PhoneNumberReservation.
PhoneNumberReservation
  • Renamed searchId to reservationId.
PhoneNumberAdministrationClient
  • Renamed CancelSearch to CancelReservation.
  • Renamed CancelSearchAsync to CancelReservationAsync.
  • Renamed GetAllSearches to GetAllReservations.
  • Renamed GetAllSearchesAsync to GetAllReservationsAsync.
  • Renamed GetSearchByIdAsync to GetReservationByIdAsync.
  • Renamed GetSearchById to GetReservationById.
  • Renamed CancelSearch to CancelReservation.
  • Renamed CancelSearchAsync to CancelReservationAsync.
  • Replaced CreateSearchAsync with StartReservationAsync which returns a poller for the long-running operation.
  • Replaced CreateSearch with StartReservation which is a long-running operation.
  • Replaced PurchaseSearchAsync with StartPurchaseReservationAsync which returns a poller for the long-running operation.
  • Replaced PurchaseSearch with StartPurchaseReservation which is a long-running operation.
  • Replaced ReleasePhoneNumbersAsync with StartReleasePhoneNumbersAsync which returns a poller for the long-running operation.
  • Replaced ReleasePhoneNumbers with StartReleasePhoneNumbers which is a long-running operation.

Communication Chat Changelog

New Features

  • Support for mocking all client methods that use models with internal constructors.
  • Added unit test for pagination.

Communication Common Changelog

This release contains test improvements and documentation enhancements.

Communication SMS Changelog

New Features

Support for mocking all client methods that use models with internal constructors.

Core AMQP (1.0.0) Changelog

  • General availability release of Azure.Core.Amqp.

Core AMQP (1.0.0-beta.1) Changelog

New Features

  • Added AMQP models.

Core NewtonsoftJson Changelog

New Features

  • Newtonsoft.Json.JsonConverter implementation for the ETag.

Digital Twins Core Changelog

New Features

  • Improved deserialization and error reporting for BasicDigitalTwin for DigitalTwinMetadata.

Breaking Changes

  • Removed logic to determine authorization scope based on digital twins instance URI.

Event Grid Changelog

Key Bug Fixes

  • Fixed bug where missing required properties on CloudEvent would cause deserialization to fail.

Event Hubs Changelog

This release contains a collection of minor bug fixes, performance improvements, and documentation enhancements.

New Features

  • Connection strings can now be parsed into their key/value pairs using the EventHubsConnectionStringProperties class.

Event Hubs Processor Changelog

This release contains a collection of minor bug fixes, performance improvements, and documentation enhancements.

Extensions Azure Changelog

New Features

  • The AzureComponentFactory class that allows creating TokenCredential, ClientOptions and client instances from configuration.
  • The AzureEventSourceLogForwarder class that allows manual control over the log forwarding.
  • The AddAzureClientsCore extension method.

Extensions Configuration Secrets Changelog

New Features

  • Added an overload of AddAzureKeyVault that takes an AzureKeyVaultConfigurationOptions parameter and allows specifying the reload interval.

Form Recognizer Changelog

This release of the SDK defaults to the latest supported API version, which currently is v2.1-preview.2

New Features

  • Added integration for ASP.NET Core.
  • Support for two new prebuilt recognition models for invoices and business cards.
  • Support for selection marks as a new fundamental form element. This type is supported in content recognition and in training/recognizing custom forms (labeled only).
  • Support for creating composed models from a collection of existing models (trained with labels).
  • A ModelName property added for model training that can specify a human-readable name for a model.
  • Support for the bitmap image format (with content type “image/bmp”) in prebuilt model recognition and content recognition.
  • A locale keyword argument added for all prebuilt model methods, allowing for the specification of a document’s origin to assist the service with correct analysis of the document’s content.
  • A language keyword argument added for the content recognition method StartRecognizeContent() that specifies which language to process the document in.
  • Additional properties added to response models - see Changelog for detailed information.

Identity Changelog

New Features

  • Added support for Service Fabric managed identity authentication to ManagedIdentityCredential.
  • Added support for Azure Arc managed identity authentication to ManagedIdentityCredential.

Breaking Changes

  • Removing Application Authentication APIs for GA release. These will be reintroduced in 1.4.0-beta.1.

Key Bug Fixes

  • Fix VisualStudioCodeCredential to raise CredentialUnavailableException when reading from VS Code’s stored secret (#16795).
  • Fix deadlock in ProcessRunner causing AzureCliCredential and VisualStudioCredential to fail due to timeout (#14691, 14207).
  • Fix issue with AzureCliCredential incorrectly parsing expires on property returned from az account get-access-token (#15801).
  • Fix cache loading issue in SharedTokenCacheCredential on Linux (#12939).

Key Vault Administration Changelog

Breaking Changes

  • Both BackupOperation and RestoreOperation return a result containing the Uri instead of just the Uri itself for future possible expansion.
  • Changed NotActions and NotDataActions to DenyActions and DenyDataActions respectively.
  • Consolidated KeyVaultAccessControlClientOptions and KeyVaultBackupClientOptions into KeyVaultAdministrationClientOptions.

Key Vault Certificates Changelog

New Features

  • Documentation improvements.

Key Vault Keys Changelog

New Features

  • Added support for “oct-HSM” for Managed HSM.
  • Added support for AES-CBC and AES-GCM - locally when possible on the client.
  • Added support for key export on Managed HSM, including early preview support for Secure Key Release.

Azure Storage Blobs Changelog

New Features

  • GA all features in previous release.
  • Added ability to get parent BlobContainerClient from BlobBaseClient and to get parent BlobServiceClient from BlobContainerClient.
  • Added seekability to BaseBlobClient.OpenRead().
  • Added additional info to exception messages.
  • Added ability to set Position on streams created with BlobBaseClient.OpenRead().
  • Added CanGenerateSasUri property and GenerateSasUri() to BlobBaseClient, BlobClient, BlockBlobClient, AppendBlobClient, PageBlobClient and BlobContainerClient.
  • Added CanAccountGenerateSasUri property and GenerateAccountSasUri() to BlobServiceClient.
  • Restored single upload threshold for parallel uploads from 5 TB to 256 MB.

Key Bug Fixes

  • Fixed bug where Blobs SDK couldn’t handle SASs with start and expiry time in format other than yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:ssZ.
  • Fixed bug where BlobContainerClient.SetAccessPolicy() would throw an exception if signed identifier permissions were not in the correct order.

Azure Storage Files DataLake Changelog

New Features

  • GA all features in previous release.
  • Added additional info to exception messages.
  • Added DataLakeDirectoryClient.GetPaths().
  • Added ability to set Position on streams created with DataLakeFileClient.OpenRead().
  • Added CanGenerateSasUri property and GenerateSasUri() to DataLakePathClient, DataLakeFileClient, DataLakeDirectoryClient and DataLakeFileSystemClient.
  • Added CanGenerateAccountSasUri property and GenerateAccountSasUri() to DataLakeServiceClient.
  • Restored single upload threshold for parallel uploads from 5 TB to 256 MB.

Key Bug Fixes

  • Fixed bug where DataLakeFileSystem.SetAccessPolicy() would throw an exception if signed identifier permissions were not in the correct order.
  • Fixed bug where DataLake SDK couldn’t handle SASs with start and expiry time in format other than yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:ssZ.

Azure Storage Files Shares Changelog

New Features

  • GA all features from previous release.
  • Renamed ShareClient.SetTier() -> ShareClient.SetProperties(). SetProperties() can be used to set both Share Tier and Share Quota.
  • Changed ShareDeleteOptions.IncludeSnapshots -> .ShareSnapshotsDeleteOption, and added option to also delete Share Snapshots that have been leased.
  • Added additional info to exception messages.
  • Removed ability to create a ShareLeaseClient for a Share or Share Snapshot. This feature has been rescheduled for future release.
  • Added ability to set Position on streams created with ShareFileClient.OpenRead().
  • Added CanGenerateSasUri property and GenerateSasUri() to ShareFileClient, ShareDirectoryClient and ShareClient.
  • Added CanGenerateSasUri property and GenerateAccountSasUri() to ShareServiceClient.
  • Changed default constructor for FileSmbProperties from internal to public.

Key Bug Fixes

  • Fixed bug where ShareDirectoryClient.Exists(), .DeleteIfExists() and ShareFileClient.Exists(), .DeleteIfExists() would thrown an exception when the directory or file’s parent directory didn’t exist.
  • Fixed bug where File Share SDK coudn’t handle SASs with start and expiry time in format other than yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:ssZ.

Azure Storage Queues Changelog

New Features

  • GA all features from previous release.
  • Added CanGenerateSasUri property and GenerateSasUri() to QueueClient.
  • Added CanGenerateAccountSasUri property and GenerateAccountSasUri() to QueueServiceClient.

Key Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where QueueServiceClient.SetProperties and QueueService.GetProperties where the creating/parsing XML Service Queue Properties CorsRules incorrectly causing Invalid XML Errors
  • Fixed bug where Queues SDK coudn’t handle SASs with start and expiry time in format other than yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:ssZ.

Key Vault Secrets Changelog

  • This release contains bug fixes to improve quality.

Metrics Advisor Changelog

New Features

  • Added a public constructor to DataFeed.
  • Added the DataSource property to DataFeed.

Breaking Changes

  • In MetricsAdvisorClient, changed return types of sync and async CreateMetricFeedback methods to a Response<string> containing the ID of the created feedback.
  • In MetricsAdvisorClient, changed return types of sync and async methods GetIncidentRootCauses, GetMetricEnrichedSeriesData, and GetMetricSeriesData to pageables.
  • In MetricsAdvisorAdministrationClient, updated CreateDataFeed and CreateDataFeedAsync to take a whole DataFeed object as a parameter.
  • In MetricsAdvisorAdministrationClient, changed return types of sync and async Create methods (e.g., CreateDataFeed) to a Response<string> containing the ID of the created resource.
  • In MetricsAdvisorAdministrationClient, changed return types of sync and async methods GetAnomalyAlertConfigurations and GetMetricAnomalyDetectionConfigurations to pageables.
  • Removed DataFeedOptions. All of its properties were moved directly into DataFeed.

Key Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug in sync and async UpdateDataFeed methods where a RequestFailedException was thrown if a data feed without custom DataFeedMissingDataPointFillType was updated.
  • Fixed a bug in sync and async UpdateAlertConfiguration methods where a RequestFailedException was thrown if a configuration with only one MetricAnomalyAlertConfiguration was updated.

Search Documents Changelog

New Features

  • Added EncryptionKey to SearchIndexer, SearchIndexerDataSourceConnection, and SearchIndexerSkillset.
  • Added configuration options to tune the performance of SearchIndexingBufferedSender<T>.

Key Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue calling SearchIndexClient.GetIndexNames that threw an exception (#15590).
  • Fixed issue where ScoringProfile.FunctionAggregation did not correctly handle null values (#16570).
  • Fixed overly permissive date parsing on facets (#16412).

Service Bus (7.0.0) Changelog

Breaking Changes

  • Renamed GetRawMessage method to GetRawAmqpMessage.
  • Removed LinkCloseMode.
  • Rename ReceiveMode type to ServiceBusReceiveMode.
  • Remove ServiceBusFailureReason of Unauthorized in favor of using UnauthorizedAccessException.

Service Bus (7.0.0-preview.9) Changelog

Breaking Changes

  • Removed AmqpMessage property in favor of a GetRawMessage method on ServiceBusMessage and ServiceBusReceivedMessage.
  • Renamed Properties to ApplicationProperties in CorrelationRuleFilter.
  • Removed ServiceBusSenderOptions.
  • Removed TransactionEntityPath from ServiceBusSender.

Management Library - Communication Changelog

This release contains test improvements.

System Memory Data (1.0.1) Changelog

Key Bug Fixes

  • Fix issue where if the type was not passed into the constructor, an exception would be thrown instead of defaulting to calling GetType().

System Memory Data (1.0.0) Changelog

  • The general availability release of System.Memory.Data package.

Tables Changelog

New Features

  • Added support for Upsert batch operations.
  • Added support for some numeric type coercion for TableEntity properties.
  • Added TryGetFailedEntityFromException method on TablesTransactionalBatch to extract the entity that caused a batch failure from a RequestFailedException.

Text Analytics Changelog

New Features

  • Added support for new asynchronous Text Analytics for Health API. Note this is a currently in a gated preview where AAD is not supported. More information here.
  • Added support for new asynchronous Analyze API to support the execution of multiples task in one or more documents. Current task support include: Named entity recognition, Personally Identifiable Information, and Key phrase extraction.

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