In this video I go over creating a Grafana Dashboard with data from Azure Application Insights and Log Analytics including subscription cost information. I configure Grafana to allow anonymous, read only access and then configure a Raspberry Pi with FullPage OS to display the data in kiosk mode. This video draws on a lot of other information I have published as well as information available from the community. Links to relevant information below.Continue reading “Grafana Dashboard powered with Raspberry Pi Displaying Log Analytics and Application Insights Data”
This year I was fortunate enough to present at the 2019 Global Azure Boot Camp in Nashville, TN. How I ended up there is a bit of a story. I have relatives in the area and reached out to the Nashville Azure User Group organizer, William Zack, early in the year to see if there was an opportunity to present. I figured it could be a family trip as well. We settled on April but as the date grew closer it was determined that there would be no UG that month. Instead, I was asked to present at the Boot Camp that month.Continue reading “Azure Global Boot Camp 2019”
This is the fourth video in a series on setting up the new Azure Microsoft Azure Windows Virtual Desktop service (WVD). In this video, I do a step-by-step walkthrough of the prerequisites for FSLogix Profile management. After that, I configuring a template OS with FSLogix to use for a host pool deployment. Next, I verify profiles stay consistent between user logins in different VM’s in the host pool.Continue reading “Windows Virtual Desktop FSLogix Profile Management Walkthrough”
It has been about two weeks since the Azure Windows Virtual Desktop preview was announced. I have had several people ask about a specific issue when adding Windows Virtual Desktops to a domain during the provisioning process. The error is related to adding the new hosts to the Active Directory Domain and the message looks like below, indicating the “VM has reported a failure when processing extension ‘joindomain’’Continue reading “VM has reported a failure when processing extension ‘joindomain’”
This is the third video in a series on setting up the new Azure Microsoft Azure Windows Virtual Desktop service (WVD). In this video, I do a step-by-step walkthrough of creating a Windows 10 1809 multi-user template image and using it for a WVD deployment. After that, I show how to manage the WVD environment by viewing session information and managing hosts.
This is the second video in a series on setting up the new Microsoft Azure Windows Virtual Desktop service (WVD). I start by going over some key concepts and terms needed to understand WVD. Next, I cover the different options for load balancing in WVD and give a demo on how to configure each. After that, I go over requirements of configuring users for accessing remote applications with a step-by-step walkthrough on adding applications to Remote Apps.Continue reading “Azure Windows Virtual Desktop Load Balancing and Remote Application”
In this video I do a walk through of setting up the new Microsoft Azure service, Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD). I start by comparing WVD with Remote Desktop Services (RDS). After that, I give a tutorial on setting up the tenant, adding the PowerShell Modules required to configure the service, and finally walk through deploying a host pool from the Azure Marketplace and logging in with the HTML5 client. This service is an alternative to Remote Desktop Services. It uses a PaaS offering to replace the RD Web, RD Gateway and Connection Broker. Windows 10 1809 multi user or Windows 7 is used to host remote desktop sessions.Continue reading “Azure Windows Virtual Desktop Public Preview Walkthrough”