VM has reported a failure when processing extension ‘joindomain’

The Problem

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’’

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Windows Virtual Desktop Custom Image and Session Management

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.

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Azure Windows Virtual Desktop Load Balancing and Remote Application

Azure Windows Virtual Desktop

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.

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Azure Windows Virtual Desktop Public Preview Walkthrough

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.

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Azure 101 – Resource Groups and Naming Conventions

This video goes over the concept of Azure Resource Groups, what they are and how to use them.  This video also goes over recommendations and best practices for naming resources in Azure.

Logic App and Service Bus

Logic App
Service Bus

This week I started working with Logic Apps.  I have a project with a specific end goal in mind for my first Logic App application.  This post will cover the first part of the process, moving data from a webhook to Azure Service Bus with Logic Apps.

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