Tag: storage

New Azure Disk Storage enhancements

There are some new Azure Disk Storage enhancements that you should know about when you are using #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD): Improved availability guarantees with single VM SLA for Standard SSD and Standard HDD and higher performance and cost savings with performance tiers. via Announcing the general availability of Azure shared disks and new Azure Disk Storage enhancements | […]

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Azure Files with on-premises Active Directory authentication now GA

In case you missed it, Azure Files with on-premises Active Directory authentication now GA! This allows you to use Azure Files as a true PaaS service while still using your on-prem AD creds and ACLs. via General availability of Azure Files on-premises Active Directory Domain Services authentication | Azure-blog en -updates | Microsoft Azure

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Automating Active Directory Domain Join for Azure Storage Accounts with Container Workloads

James Kindon (@james_kindon) has  put together a script to help automate the ability to Active Directory Domain Join (ADDS) an Azure Storage account, specifically aimed at configuring Storage Accounts for FSLogix Container workloads to support your EUC environment. Having the ability to Active Directory Domain Join (ADDS) an Azure Storage account has changed the game […]

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Create an Azure Files file share with a domain controller to store #FSLogix profile containers

In this article, you’ll learn how to create an Azure file share authenticated by a domain controller on an existing #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) host pool. You can use this file share to store #FSlogix Profile Containers (for example). This process uses Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), which is an on-prem directory service. If you’re looking […]

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Navigating Azure Storage options for FSLogix Containers

James Kindon (@james_kindon) has a elaborate blog post up that explains the current options available for hosting #FSLogix Containers in Microsoft Azure (with or without #WVD), with some pros and cons associated with each option based on experiences to date. via Navigating Azure Storage options for FSLogix Containers – James Kindon

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FSLogix profile container using Azure Files and domain controller

This guide walks an IT administrator through the steps needed to configure an existing #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) hostpool with  #FSLogix profiles stored on an Azure Files storage account. Authentication will be via a domain controller (aka native AD). via FSLogix profile container using Azure Files and domain controller step by step – Microsoft Tech Community – […]

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