Azure IoT Edge for Linux on Windows (EFLOW) 1.4 LTS General Availability
Published Nov 21 2022 04:29 PM 2,110 Views
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We are excited to announce the general availability of Azure IoT Edge for Linux on Windows (EFLOW) 1.4 LTS, a new long-term servicing branch which includes the 1.4 version of Azure IoT Edge. With this release, you will be able to take advantage of the latest features of Azure IoT Edge on Windows devices. 

EFLOW 1.4 LTS is recommended for all new production deployments and will be supported until November 12, 2024, according to the Azure IoT Edge product lifecycle. Customers currently on EFLOW 1.1 LTS will be able to upgrade to EFLOW 1.4 LTS without needing to reinstall. 

 

The EFLOW CR branch will still be available in preview for customers who require the latest non-LTS stable release of Azure IoT Edge. Note that customers can only have one version of EFLOW installed at a time. 

We are continuously listening to customer feedback and bringing the latest Azure IoT Edge features to EFLOW. EFLOW 1.4 LTS includes the following features: 

 

  • Latest features in Azure IoT Edge 1.4 release. 
  • CBL Mariner 2.0 
  • Support for additional networking configurations and control including: Static IP & DHCP, Multiple NICs, Static MAC address, DNS configurations 
  • Support for exposing host hardware capabilities to the Linux workloads including: TPM for DPS provisioning, Camera over RTSP, Serial Passthrough, and USB over IP 
  • Shared storage for sharing files and folders across Windows & Linux. 
  • GPU passthrough, including support for a broader set of GPUs.  
  • Support for deploying EFLOW on virtualized infrastructure including VMWare Windows virtual machines 

 

See full details of the update here: https://aka.ms/AzEFLOW-Update-1_4_1_13112 

If you are new to EFLOW and want to learn more about it, we recommend starting with reading the EFLOW 1.1 LTS GA announcement blog and visiting the EFLOW documentation. 

 

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