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Push Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) Session Host state to Log Analytics to create alerts if hosts become unavailable or failed

Microsoft offers an easy way to monitor a WVD environment’s basic metrics directly integrated into the Azure portal. I mostly extend the monitoring using sepago’s Azure Monitor for WVD (https://www.sepago.de/en/azure-monitor-en/),...

WVDAdmin videos on YouTube

WVDAdmin is my free community solution to manage and work with WVD / Windows Virtual Desktop. Mainly, building images and rolling out session hosts are key-value-adds. But you can also...

WVD Admin - A native administration Gui for Windows Virtual Desktop

Windows Virtual Desktop administration with WVDAdmin

Push Azure AD User properties into Azure Monitor Log Analytics to build Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) performance data based on these

Azure Monitor / Log Analytics is my first choice to store log and usage data. Even for Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), it is crucial to have an eye on the...

Least privileges with custom roles for Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD)

Administration, deployment, user support of Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) needs permission in Azure. But these permissions are depending on the task a group of users/administrators have to do. For example,...

Shadow a WVD user with least privileges

WVD allows local administrators to shadow user sessions. You can do this easily with WVDAdmin or using the command-line like this:

What's wrong with Windows 10 and UWP and Sysprep?

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

Windows Virtual Desktop - Monitoring the Spring Backend - WVD

The long await update from WVD is public. It comes with a full ARM integration and is natively useable in the Azure Portal. Some things changed from the Fall to...

Migrate Windows Virtual Desktop Host Pools from Fall to Spring Release - WVD

The long await update from WVD is public. It comes with a full ARM integration and is natively useable in the Azure Portal. The change from Fall to Spring (the...

Windows Virtual Desktop - Spring Release / Spring Update with WVDAdmin

Windows Virtual Desktop - Spring Release / Spring Update goes public today. I’m tremendously happy about that while this is the next big step that we have eagerly awaited.

Using Azure AD groups to assign users to Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD)

Today (early April), it’s not possible to join groups to application groups or desktop in Windows Virtual Desktop. Users have to be assigned directly with their user principal name (UPN)....