Edit instance properties - fault domain, launch options, in-transit encryption, and improvements to change shape

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: July 29, 2020
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now edit the properties of a compute VM instance without having to rebuild the instance or redeploy your applications:

  • Fault domain
  • Launch options, which includes the networking type for the virtual network interface card (paravirtualized or hardware-assisted) and the boot volume attachment type (paravirtualized or iSCSI)
  • Whether in-transit encryption is used for the boot volume

In addition, the change shape feature now includes support to resize instances from the VM.Standard.E2 series to other series, and from other series to the VM.Standard.E2 series.

For more information, see Editing an Instance.