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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.

  • Azure DevTest Labs

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.

  • Azure DevTest Labs

December 2017

Dec 19

Azure DevTest Labs: Set up internal support information for your lab

Set up internal support information for your lab.

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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).

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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.

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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.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
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.

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Oct 9

Azure DevTest Labs: Data Science and Bitnami images available in your lab

Data science and Bitnami images are available in your lab.

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Oct 6

Azure DevTest Labs: New action to restart a Lab VM

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

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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.

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September 2017

Sep 5

Azure DevTest Labs: Set tags on labs for improved cost tracking

Set tags on labs for improved cost tracking.

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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.

  • Virtual Machines
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May 29

Azure DevTest Labs: Use Azure CLI to claim VMs in a lab

The latest version of Azure CLI 2.0 includes commands for Azure DevTest Labs users to claim VMs in a lab.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Azure DevTest Labs
May 24

Azure DevTest Labs: Streamlined nested support for Resource Manager template deployment

Azure DevTest Labs now makes it much easier for you to provision multiple-VM or PaaS environments from Azure Resource Manager templates, even with nested templates.

  • Virtual Machines
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May 5

Azure DevTest Labs: Use Azure CLI to create and manage environments with multiple VMs or PaaS resources

The latest version of Azure CLI 2.0 includes commands for Azure DevTest Labs users to create and manage environments that contain multiple VMs or PaaS resources.

  • Virtual Machines
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April 2017

Apr 20

Azure DevTest Labs: Use Azure CLI to create and manage lab VMs

The latest version of Azure CLI 2.0 includes commands for DevTest Labs users to create and manage lab VMs.

  • Virtual Machines
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Apr 13

Azure DevTest Labs: Managed Disks supported in all labs

Azure DevTest Labs now supports Managed Disks in all labs, including VM OS disks, data disks, and custom images, in addition to new labs created since our last announcement.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Azure DevTest Labs

March 2017

Mar 30

Azure DevTest Labs: Export lab VM usage data for reporting

DevTest Labs enables lab administrators to programmatically pull usage data as .csv files from labs into a secondary Azure storage account for reporting.

  • Virtual Machines
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Mar 28

Azure DevTest Labs: Managed Disks supported in new labs

Azure DevTest Labs supports Managed Disks in newly created labs, including VM OS disks, data disks, and custom images. Managed Disks helps you manage storage accounts for large-scale VM deployments.

  • Virtual Machines
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Mar 24

Azure DevTest Labs available in Korea South and Korea Central

Azure DevTest Labs is now available in Korea South and Korea Central, in addition to the other regions it has supported.

  • Virtual Machines
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