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Hydra is publicly available and listed on the Azure Marketplace

I’m pleased that my project Hydra is now listed in the Azure Marketplace as a deployable solution into the customers’ subscription - which is essential to make sure that no...

WVDAdmin supports AAD only deployments for AVD / WVD - AAD: Azure AD

One of the announcements of the Microsoft Inspire 2021 was the option to join session hosts #AAD only. I’m happy to have the implementation also ready in #WVDAdmin.

Hydra: Automize, scale and manage Windows Virtual Desktop / Azure Virtual Desktop like a pro - including multi-tenancy

Project Hydra for Azure Virtual Desktop Six months ago, I started a new project to provide a solution to manage Azure Virtual Desktop / Windows Virtual Desktop in an automated...

Power-On-Connect Feature in Azure Windows Virtual Desktop and custom role for Power On Connect preview

Power-On-Connect Feature in Windows Virtual Desktop Power-on-connect is in preview for assigned session hosts and pooled session hosts (multi-user host pool). With the new feature, users are triggering the start...

Shrink and resize an Azure VM disk or session host disk and create smaller images from a Golden Master

A Windows 10 image from the marketplace has a size of 128 Gbyte. So, all of your VM based on that image are deployed with a 128 Gbyte disk -...

Azure Windows Virtual Desktop Fileupload with the HTML5 client

Microsoft is extending the HTML5 web client. Today (May 2021), there is a new function to allow uploading files directly into the session. The user can select the feature while...

Changing the disk type automatically while starting or deallocating a session host / VM for WVD

The costs of running virtual machines in Azure summarize the costs of their components like VM type (compute), storage, network, and some other parts. While the spendings for the compute...

Sysprep error: RunPlatformActions:Sysprep data was marked corrupt; cannot proceed

I’m working in the WVD/AVD area and often create golden images to deploy session hosts for WVD/AVD - mainly based on Windows 10 Enterprise multi-session. To do that, I create...