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Get alerted if Azure Virtual Desktop fails - AVD Monitoring and alerting with Loganalytics / Azure Monitor

Monitoring Azure Virtual Desktop is important to get insights into the performance and resource usage and alert if something generally goes wrong. Especially, getting alerted if something goes wrong is...

Azure Virtual Desktop: Reserved Instances or Scaling

A while ago, I wrote a blog post about saving money by smartly switching the disk types of Azure VMs. But what’s about using reserved instances instead of switching VMs...

How to use MSIX AppAttach without having computer accounts synced for Azure Virtual Desktop (AD synced and Azure Files)

Using MSIX AppAttach in Azure Virtual Desktop is great. To stage the MSIX AppAttach packages, the session host needs permission to read the package. If the package is placed on...

Directly connect session hosts with a 3rd party management environment

While working with Azure Virtual Desktop, I still miss some features that seem unavailable through Microsoft or maybe a 3rd party vendor. One of the features is that an admin/helpdesk...

AVD issue: SessionHost unhealthy SxsStack listener is not ready - Code -2147467259

A few days ago, I got an email from a customer concerning that a lot of Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) session hosts showing an error message from the internal health...

Why switching disk types can save a bunch of money running Azure Virtual Desktop

In March 2021, I introduced a new feature for #WVDAdmin to change the disk type of a VM to automatically change the disk type before starting a VM and after...

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...