Tag: automation

Script to reboot all the VM’s in a Windows Virtual Desktop Host Pool

Nicolas Rogoff (@nrogoff) has created a script that will allow you to reboot only the VM’s in a WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) Host Pool that have a status of ‘Need Assistance’ and that have no active sessions on them. Read more here: https://blog.nicholasrogoff.com/2020/09/14/reboot-all-the-vms-in-a-windows-virtual-desktop-host-pool-safely/

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WVD Set Drain Mode Powershell

Niels Kok (@nielskok5) has written an article about a script to set drain mode for all session hosts via powershell in one #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) hostpool. This is a script for the ARM release. The fall release CMDLets of WVD uses other CMDlets. Read it here: https://www.nielskok.tech/windows-virtual-desktop/wvd-set-drain-mode-powershell/

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Experimenting with Windows Virtual Desktop and Orchestration groups

My colleague Seif Bassen has written a nice article about ways you can think of using SCCM Orchestration groups with WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) to effectively manage session hosts, to keep them up-to date with the latest security updates and new builds with the least disruption possible to the multiple sessions connected to the same session host. […]

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Manage WVD with the new Azure Image Builder

Dean Cefola of the Azure Academy (@MSAzureAcademy) explains the 4 steps of an Image Pipeline with the NEW Azure Image Builder, starting with an Azure Image Builder tutorial ending with creating a full #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) Pipeline with WVD ARM Templates. via You’ve never seen an Image Pipeline like this one | Azure Image Builder – […]

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How to let users power on their Windows Virtual Desktop without giving them too much rights

My colleague Tom Hickling (@tomhickling) has published an article that explains how you can use Microsoft Power Automate (formerly Flow) and PowerApps to let users power on their #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) Personal VMs without giving them too many rights. The Azure Academy (@MSAzureAcademy) has a complete video walkththrough as well: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1R0S5fpCm18&feature=youtu.be via Tom Hickling: How to power on your […]

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Building a Windows Virtual Desktop self-service sandbox with ARM templates and Blueprints

My colleague Seif Bassem has published another article in his series of how to build #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) self-service sandbox, this time focusing on ARM templates and Blueprints. via (16) How I built a Windows Virtual Desktop self-service sandbox – ARM templates and Blueprints | LinkedIn

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Introducing the Windows Virtual Desktop QuickStart Tool

We’ve recently released the WVD QuickStart solution. It massively simplifies and automates the #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) deployment process leveraging the power of Azure DevOps. It can deploy a full WVDenvironment for you with the click of a button. via Introducing the Windows Virtual Desktop QuickStart – Microsoft Tech Community – 1589347

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