Azure Sphere OS version 21.02 is now available for evaluation
Published date: 18 February, 2021
The Azure Sphere OS update 21.02 is now available for evaluation in the retail evaluation feed. The retail evaluation period provides 14 days for backwards compatibility testing. During this time, please verify that your applications and devices operate properly with this release before it is deployed broadly via the retail feed. The retail feed will continue to deliver OS version 21.01 until we publish 21.02 in two weeks. For more information on retail evaluation see our blog post, The most important testing that you’ll do: Azure Sphere retail evaluation.
The evaluation release only includes an OS update; it does not include an updated SDK.
Areas of special focus for compatibility testing with the 21.02 release should include:
- Apps and functionality utilising /proc/<pid>/syscall.
- SNTP server functionality.
In addition, the 21.02 release includes updates to mitigate against the following CVEs:
For more information on Azure Sphere OS feeds and setting up an evaluation device group, see Azure Sphere OS feeds and Set up devices for OS evaluation.
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