Document history - AWS Global Accelerator

Document history

The following entries describe important changes made to the AWS Global Accelerator documentation.

  • API version: latest

  • Latest documentation update: May 20, 2020

Change Description Date
Added two new Regions Global Accelerator now supports Africa (Cape Town) and Europe (Milan). For more information, see https://docs.aws.amazon.com/global-accelerator/latest/dg/preserve-client-ip-address.regions.html. May 20, 2020
Tagging and BYOIP This release adds support for adding tags to accelerators and bringing your own IP address to AWS Global Accelerator (BYOIP). For more information, see https://docs.aws.amazon.com/global-accelerator/latest/dg/tagging-in-global-accelerator.html and https://docs.aws.amazon.com/global-accelerator/latest/dg/using-byoip.html. February 27, 2020
Updated Security chapter Added content for compliance, resilience, and infrastructure security. For more information, see https://docs.aws.amazon.com/global-accelerator/latest/dg/security.html. December 20, 2019
Support for EC2 instances and default DNS name AWS Global Accelerator now supports adding EC2 instances in supported AWS Regions. In addition, Global Accelerator creates a default DNS name that is mapped to the static IP addresses for your accelerator. For more information, see https://docs.aws.amazon.com/global-accelerator/latest/dg/introduction-how-it-works-client-ip.html and https://docs.aws.amazon.com/global-accelerator/latest/dg/about-accelerators.html#about-accelerators.dns-addressing. October 29, 2019
Client IP address preservation for Application Load Balancers You can now choose to have AWS Global Accelerator preserve the client IP address for Application Load Balancers in supported AWS Regions. For more information, see https://docs.aws.amazon.com/global-accelerator/latest/dg/introduction-how-it-works-client-ip.html. August 28, 2019
Release of AWS Global Accelerator service The AWS Global Accelerator Developer Guide provides information about setting up and using accelerators—network layer traffic managers—that improve availability and performance for your internet applications that have a global audience. November 26, 2018