This topic describes the release notes of images and relevant updates.

February 18, 2019

Release Description
CentOS 7.6
  • Image ID:centos_7_06_64_20G_alibase_20190218.vhd
  • Kernel version:3.10.0-957.5.1.el7.x86_64
  • Released in: China East 1,China North 2
  • What's new: Updated to the latest system patches.

January 3, 2019

Release Description
Debian 9.6
  • Image ID: debian_9_06_64_20G_alibase_20190103.vhd
  • Kernel version: 4.9.0-8-amd64
  • Released in: all regions
  • What's new: Enabled the systemd-networkd service.

December 22, 2018

Release Description
Windows Server version 1809
  • Image ID:
    • winsvr_64_dtcC_1809_zh-cn_40G_alibase_20181222.vhd (Chinese version)
    • winsvr_64_dtcC_1809_en-us_40G_alibase_20181222.vhd (English version)
  • Released in: all regions
  • What's new:
    • Updated the image to the latest patch KB4483235 (released in December 2018).
    • Used Sysprep tool to generalize the image.
Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Image ID: win2008r2_64_ent_sp1_en-us_40G_alibase_20181222.vhd (English version)
  • Released in: all regions
  • What's new:
    • Updated the image to the latest patch KB3371318 (released in December 2018). As a result, Windows clients need to be updated with the latest patches to establish RDP connections.
    • Upgraded NET Framework to 4.7.2.
    • Used Sysprep tool to generalize the image.

December 20, 2018

Release Description
Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Image ID: win2008r2_64_ent_sp1_zh-cn_40G_alibase_20181220.vhd (Chinese version)
  • Released in: all regions
  • What's new:
    • Updated the image to the latest patch KB4471318 (released in December 2018). As a result, Windows clients need to be updated with the latest patches to establish RDP connections.
    • Upgraded NET Framework to 4.7.2.
    • Used Sysprep tool to generalize the image.
Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Image ID:
    • win2012r2_64_dtc_9600_zh-cn_40G_alibase_20181220.vhd (Chinese version)
    • win2012r2_64_dtc_9600_en-us_40G_alibase_20181220.vhd (English version)
  • Released in: all regions
  • What's new:
    • Updated the image to the latest patch KB4471320 (released in December 2018). As a result, Windows clients need to be updated with the latest patches to establish RDP connections.
    • Upgraded NET Framework to 4.7.2.
    • Used Sysprep tool to generalize the image.
Windows Server 2016
  • Image ID:
    • win2016_64_dtc_1607_zh-cn_40G_alibase_20181220.vhd (Chinese version)
    • win2016_64_dtc_1607_en-us_40G_alibase_20181220.vhd (English version)
  • Released in: all regions
  • What's new:
    • Updated the image to the latest patch KB4471321 (released in December 2018). As a result, Windows clients need to be updated with the latest patches to establish RDP connections.
    • Upgraded NET Framework to 4.7.2.
    • Used Sysprep tool to generalize the image.

December 12, 2018

Release Description
CentOS 7.6
  • Image ID: centos_7_05_64_20G_alibase_20181212.vhd
  • Kernel version: 3.10.0-957.1.3.el7.x86_64
  • Released in: all regions
  • What's new: Updated to the latest system patches.
Debian 9.6
  • Image ID: debian_9_06_64_20G_alibase_20181212.vhd
  • Kernel version: 4.9.0-8-amd64
  • Released in: all regions
  • What's new:
    • Updated to the latest system patches.
    • Updated the cloud-init version.
    • Enabled the chrony service (time synchronization).
    • Set GRUB_TIMEOUT=1.
  • Known issues: Classic network configuration issues
Ubuntu 18.04
  • Image ID: ubuntu_18_04_64_20G_alibase_20181212.vhd
  • Kernel version: 4.15.0-42-generic
  • Released in: all regions
  • What's new:
    • Updated to the latest system patches.
    • Updated the cloud-init version.
    • Enabled the chrony service (time synchronization).
    • Set GRUB_TIMEOUT=1.

December 10, 2018

Release Description
CentOS 7.5
  • Image ID: centos_7_05_64_20G_alibase_20181210.vhd
  • Kernel version: 3.10.0-862.3.3.el7.x86_64
  • Released in: all regions
  • What's new:
    • Updated to the latest system patches.
    • Updated the cloud-init version.
    • Enabled the chrony service (time synchronization).
    • Disabled password logon by default.
    • Set GRUB_TIMEOUT=1.