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No, environments cannot be shared across multiple team projects. You will have to recreate the environments (with same nodes) in another team project, once you have deleted the environment from the previous one. A machine can be part of only one environment across team projects.
There is limited support for managing environments in Azure. There are a couple of blogs posted about this here and here
No. Lab manager can only manage nodes running windows OS.
You can use the tfsconfig lab /delete command, to delete hosts and environments from a team project collection. Please refer to http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee712732(v=vs.100).aspx
You can manage environments across owners via the tfs/project admin user account.
For a standard environment or composed environment, It will not delete your lab machine. For a provisioned environment (Using Template, Library VM), It will delete lab environment
It tries to access deployment path with "Lab Service account", if it fails then uses “Lab Agent Service” service account for running the deployment task, which is by default “Local System Account”.
This can happen if UAC is not disabled, please refer the below blog for details