Azure IoT Edge 1.0.8 releases with updates to the supported OS and more


Azure IoT Edge was recently updated to version 1.0.8. With this update, several new OS distributions are now supported by the Azure IoT Edge client:

  • Preview support for ARM64 on Linux
  • Windows Server 2019 support is GA (as of 1.0.7)
  • Windows IoT Core x64 support is GA

Other improvements include:

  • Performance improvements for uploading messages from the Edge Hub to the cloud
  • Increased reliability for syncing twin updates with the cloud
  • Improved stability on ARM32
  • Installation has been improved for Linux ARM32 and ARM64
    • All packages are now hosted on and can be installed with simple apt-get commands instead of downloading the packages and manually installing them.
  • Module twins are now encrypted at rest when cached on an Edge device.


Complete release notes -

Update instructions - Update the IoT Edge security daemon and runtime

Azure IoT Edge GitHub home -

Azure IoT Edge documentation -


Find more Intelligent Edge resources for device builders at the Intelligent Edge Device Builder Resource Center.

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