The E64i_v3 & E64is_v3 Azure VMs will not be hardware-isolated on 28 February 2022
Published date: February 22, 2021
Azure Dedicated Host allows you to run your organization’s Linux and Windows virtual machines (VMs) on single-tenant physical servers. We recommend you use Azure Dedicated Host if you need hardware isolated VMs. After 28 February 2022, the E64i_v3 and E64is_v3 Azure VMs will no longer be hardware isolated and isolation guarantee will not be supported.
What actions should I take?
If hardware isolation is not a requirement for you, there is no action you need to take.
If isolation is required for your workload before 28 February 2022, please use one of the options below.
- Migrate your workload to Azure Dedicated Host by using either Azure Command Line or via Azure portal. View Dedicated Hosts pricing.
- Migrate your workload to E80ids_v4 or E80is_v4 Azure isolated VM. Review instructions on how to resize a VM: Azure Virtual Machine Windows VM and Linux VM. View Windows VM pricing for E80ids_v4 and E80is_v4. View Linux VM pricing for E80ids_v4 and E80is_v4.