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This update for Azure Stack version 1901 includes updates to VM provisioning for Linux images. No new features are being introduced in this update. Important changes include the following:

  • Updated VM Linux Agent to enable deployment of Linux distros from syndicated and custom images in local Marketplace.


Provisioning of Linux VM with WA Linux agent (versions between 2.2.20 and 2.2.35) failing on Azure Stack.


Missing tag expected by newer agents.


Add support for the expected tag during VM provisioning.

Hotfix information


To apply this hotfix, you must have at least version 1.1901.0.99 installed. If you are on version 1.1901.0.95 you must update to 1902 (1.1902.0.69) and then apply the 1902 version of this hotfix (hotfix version 1.1902.2.73).

Important: As outlined in the Release Notes for the 1901 update, be sure to follow the instructions in the Prerequisites section on running Test-AzureStack (with specified parameters) and resolve any operational issues found, including all warnings and failures. Also review active alerts and resolve any that require action.

File information

How to get this update

Download the following files. As soon as the files have been downloaded, follow the instructions on the Apply updates in Azure Stack page on the Microsoft Docs website to apply this update to Azure Stack.

Download the hotfix .zip file now.

Download the hotfix .xml file now.

More information

Azure Stack update resources

Manage updates in Azure Stack overview

Apply updates in Azure Stack

Monitor updates in Azure Stack by using the privileged endpoint

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