Docker for Azure Release Notes

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Enterprise Edition

Docker Enterprise Edition Lifecycle

17.06.2-ee-19 EE

  • Docker engine 17.06.2-ee-19 EE
  • UCP 2.2.16
  • DTR 2.3.10

17.06 EE

  • Docker engine 17.06 EE
  • For Std/Adv external logging has been removed, as it is now handled by UCP
  • UCP 2.2.3
  • DTR 2.3.3

17.03 EE

  • Docker engine 17.03 EE
  • UCP 2.1.5
  • DTR 2.2.7

Stable channel

Deploy Docker Community Edition (CE) for Azure (stable)


Release date: 2/24/2019

18.06.1 CE

Release date: 8/24/2018

18.03 CE

Release date: 3/21/2018

17.12.1 CE

Release date: 3/1/2018

17.12 CE

Release date: 1/9/2018

  • Docker Engine upgraded to Docker 17.12.0 CE
  • Kernel patch to mitigates Meltdown attacks ( CVE-2017-5754) and enable KPTI

Note There was an issue in LinuxKit that prevented containers from starting after a machine reboot.

17.09 CE

Release date: 10/6/2017

  • Docker Engine upgraded to Docker 17.09.0 CE
  • Moby mounts for early reboot support
  • Docker binary bundled where needed to allow easier host interchange
  • Azure VHD use full hard drive space

17.06.2 CE

Release date: 09/08/2017


  • Docker Engine upgraded to Docker 17.06.2 CE
  • VMSS APIs updated to use 2017-03-30 to allow upgrades when customdata has changed

17.06.1 CE

Release date: 08/17/2017


  • Docker Engine upgraded to Docker 17.06.1 CE
  • Improvements to CloudStor support
  • Azure agent logs are limited to 50mb with proper logrotation

17.06.0 CE

Release date: 06/28/2017


  • Docker Engine upgraded to Docker 17.06.0 CE
  • Introduced a new way to kick off upgrades through a container. The old is no longer supported.
  • Introduced new SMB mount related parameters for Cloudstor volumes persistent storage volumes.

17.03.1 CE

Release date: 03/30/2017


  • Docker Engine upgraded to Docker 17.03.1 CE
  • Fixed bugs in the way container logs are uploaded to File Storage in the storage account for logs

17.03.0 CE

Release date: 02/08/2017



Release date: 02/08/2017



Release date: 01/18/2017


  • Docker Engine upgraded to Docker 1.13.0
  • Writing to home directory no longer requires sudo
  • Added support to perform fine grained monitoring of health status of swarm nodes, destroy unhealthy nodes and create replacement nodes
  • Added support to scale the number of nodes in manager and worker vm scale sets through Azure UI/CLI for managing the number of nodes in a scale set
  • Improved logging and remote diagnostics mechanisms for system containers

Edge channel

18.01 CE

Deploy Docker Community Edition (CE) for Azure (edge)


Release date: 1/18/2018

17.10 CE


Release date: 10/18/2017

  • Docker Engine upgraded to Docker 17.10.0 CE
  • Editions container log to stdout instead of disk, preventing hdd fill-up
  • Azure VHD mounts instance HDD allowing for smaller boot disks

Template archive

If you are looking for templates from older releases, check out the template archive.

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