Impact of Basic & Standard A-series VM retirement on CMG

Copper Contributor

Hi all,

Our org is using CMG with SCCM and recently received email and observed alert in Azure about the deprecation of some VMs. The email references that Basic and Standard A-series VMs will be retired on August 31 2024. The advisor recommendation in Azure notes for our CMG scale set:


  • Image Publisher - microsoftwindowsserver
  • Image Offer - windowsserver
  • Image SKU - 2022-datacenter
  • Image Version - 20348.1487.230106
  • Image Deprecation Status - ScheduledForDeprecation
  • Image Deprecation Date - 2024-05-14T00:00:00.0000000Z
  • Recommended Alternative - No alternative option provided by Publisher. Please test and use some other suitable alternative from Marketplace.

Is there any guidance from the team about how to move forward?



Jason M.


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Same issue here. Following.