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    October 2018

    Oct 19

    August 2018

    Aug 22

    Azure DevTest Labs: Public environment repository in labs

    We're releasing a public repository of Azure Resource Manager templates for each lab.

    July 2018

    Jul 24

    Azure DevTest Labs: Configure mandatory artifacts for your lab

    In DevTest Labs, you can set a list of mandatory artifacts that will be applied on every machine created within your lab.

    Jul 3

    Azure DevTest Labs: Auto-fill virtual machine username and password

    When you create a virtual machine as a lab user, the username and password for the machine are now pre-filled.

    Jul 3

    Azure DevTest Labs: Auto-fill virtual machine name

    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.

    May 2018

    May 15

    Azure DevTest Labs: Resize a lab virtual machine

    You can resize a lab virtual machine in Azure DevTest Labs.

    April 2018

    Apr 25

    Azure DevTest Labs: Redeploy a lab virtual machine

    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.

    Apr 10

    Azure DevTest Labs available in Azure Government

    Azure DevTest Labs is available in Azure Government.

    February 2018

    Feb 5

    Azure DevTest Labs: Hortonworks image available in your lab

    When you're creating a VM in your lab, you can select a Hortonworks image.

    January 2018

    Jan 29

    Azure DevTest Labs: Set expiration date for a lab announcement

    You can set an expiration date and time for a lab announcement, so you don't have to manually remove the announcement later.

    December 2017

    Dec 1

    Azure DevTest Labs: Enable custom images with licensing terms

    As a lab user, you can now create a custom image from a licensed image (Data science, Bitnami, Kali Linux).

    November 2017

    Nov 27

    Azure DevTest Labs: Post customized announcements to your lab

    In DevTest Labs, you can post announcements to notify users about recent changes or additions to your lab.

    October 2017

    Oct 30

    Azure DevTest Labs: Kali Linux image available in your lab

    You can select a Kali Linux image when you're creating a VM in your lab.

    Oct 10

    Azure DevTest Labs: Set access rights to an environment resource group

    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.

    Oct 9
    Oct 6

    Azure DevTest Labs: New action to restart a Lab VM

    You can restart your lab virtual machines by using the Restart button.

    Oct 5

    Azure DevTest Labs: Unclaim a VM and return it to the claimable pool

    You can unclaim a VM and return it to the claimable pool for reuse.

    September 2017

    May 2017

    May 31

    Azure DevTest Labs: Changes in exporting custom image VHD files

    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.

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