Update WVD Session Hosts from Latest Image with Shared Image Gallery

The Azure Academy (@MSAzureAcademy) has a new #WindowsVirtualDesktop video up that teaches you learn how to use the Shared Image Gallery to update your #WVD Session Hosts from the latest image. Shared Image Gallery is a service that helps you build structure and organization around your managed images. Using a Shared Image Gallery you can […]

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Improving Azure performance with Machine Creation Services

Among #Citrix customers using #WVD Machine Creation Services (MCS) is one of their most popular features. Those will be excited to know the performance improvements for VDAs managed with Machine Creation Services (MCS) on Azure. With these enhancements, some quick configuration changes to your account can speed up VM operations dramatically! So, what is the […]

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Using the Windows Virtual Desktop REST API

One of the most powerful things about #WVD is that it is a real platform and written for automation from the ground up. With the #SpringUpdate the #WindowsVirtualDesktop you can now take advantage of the DesktopVirtualization providers to query or configure your WVD environment and Manfred de Laat (@CloudAssist_nl) has written a nice blog on […]

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Monitoring Windows Virtual Desktop environments with Azure Sentinel

In this blog, we will explore how you can use Azure Sentinel to monitor your WVD environment. This blog post covers monitoring resources using the Windows Virtual Desktop Fall 2019 release without Azure Resource Manager objects. If you are using the Windows Virtual Desktop Spring 2020 release with Azure Resource Manager objects (in Public Preview […]

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Microsoft Defender ATP now in preview on Windows 10 Enterprise multi-session

Since customers that are licensed for #WVD very commonly as also licensed for Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (#MDATP) it is a very popular choice to protect these #WindowsVirtualDesktop worksloads. That’s why it is very exciting that Microsoft has announced MDATP support on Windows Virtual Desktop enabling both single and multi-session scenarios. The support for Multi-user session scenarios is […]

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Use Azure Firewall to protect Windows Virtual Desktop | Microsoft Docs

Azure Firewall is a managed, cloud-based network security service that protects your Azure Virtual Network resources. It’s a fully stateful firewall as a service with built-in high availability and unrestricted cloud scalability. You can centrally create, enforce, and log application and network connectivity policies across subscriptions and virtual networks. Azure Firewall uses a static public […]

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NVIDIA & Microsoft session on WVD at GTC Digital

Learn how #NVIDIA and #Microsoft partner to bring #WindowsVirtualDesktop, using NVIDIA GPU instance, to provide a flexible and affordable cloud option for professional graphics workstations — used for CAD and 3D graphics workloads as well as virtual desktops — for knowledge workers who rely on graphics- and multimedia-intensive applications. We’ll talk about multi-session desktops, other […]

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Migrate Windows Virtual Desktop Host Pools from Fall to Spring Release – WVD | ITProCloud Blog

Marcel Meurer (@MarcelMeurer) of German #WVD Partner #Sepago, author of the amazing(ly popular) #WVDAdmin tool has put up a blog post on how you can use his free community tool to migrate your existing “Fall Release”#WindowsVirtualDesktop environments to the #SpringUpdate. Please note that Microsoft is also planning to release an official Powershell based migration approach […]

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