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    May 2019

    May 13

    Azure Virtual Machine PowerOff now available with fast shutdown

    You can now quickly and forcefully power off (stop) your Azure VM with the new skipShutdown flag.

    May 6

    Azure Serial Console updated with VMSS support and improved language support

    You may now use the Serial Console feature to troubleshoot connectivity issues in both VMs and individual VMSS instances in a variety of languages.

    February 2019

    Feb 11

    Feature update: Serial console for Azure Virtual Machines

    Target availability: Q1 2019

    The serial console for Azure Virtual Machines has been updated to add VM reboot and additional fonts to choose from.

    September 2018

    Sep 17

    General availability: Serial console for Azure VMs

    Serial console for Azure VMs is generally available with new features and many bug fixes and improvements.