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We're releasing a public repository of Azure Resource Manager templates for each lab.
In DevTest Labs, you can set a list of mandatory artifacts that will be applied on every machine created within your lab.
When you create a virtual machine as a lab user, the username and password for the machine are now pre-filled.
When you create a virtual machine as a lab user, the name of the machine is now pre-filled with an unique, automatically generated name.
You can resize a lab virtual machine in Azure DevTest Labs.
You can redeploy a lab virtual machine so that you don't waste time troubleshooting your remote desktop connection or application access to a Windows-based Azure virtual machine.
Azure DevTest Labs is available in Azure Government.
When you're creating a VM in your lab, you can select a Hortonworks image.
You can set an expiration date and time for a lab announcement, so you don't have to manually remove the announcement later.
Set up internal support information for your lab.
As a lab user, you can now create a custom image from a licensed image (Data science, Bitnami, Kali Linux).
In DevTest Labs, you can post announcements to notify users about recent changes or additions to your lab.
You can select a Kali Linux image when you're creating a VM in your lab.
You can now set Contributor access rights on a resource group that contains your environment, so that you have the flexibility of modifying your environment objects.
Data science and Bitnami images are available in your lab.
You can restart your lab virtual machines by using the Restart button.
You can unclaim a VM and return it to the claimable pool for reuse.
Set tags on labs for improved cost tracking.
New features are available in Azure DevTest Labs, including the capability to apply artifacts to an existing lab VM, better support for artifact repository management, more Resource Manager template support and samples, and premium storage support.
Azure DevTest Labs now generates managed images, instead of VHD files, when you select to create custom images from a VM. You can still export custom image VHD files.