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.

Exchange MFA – Application Cannot Be Started

I ran into this error for the second time so I though I would document it quick.  To use Multi Factor Authentication with Exchange on Office 365, the use of a specific PowerShell Module is required.  This can be found in the Exchange Online portal under Hybrid.  After downloading and running, the error message “Cannot Start Application” and “Application cannot be started.  Contact the application vendor”. Continue reading “Exchange MFA – Application Cannot Be Started”

Azure Automation Hybrid Worker Setup and RunAs Account

AzureAutomationAzure Automation works well for automating tasks that interact with Azure and O365 services.  But what do you do if you need to access isolated resources like Active Directory that reside behind a firewall?  Azure Automation Hybrid Worker was made just for that.  Azure Automation Hybrid Workers extends Azure Automation into your private networks and allows for running runbooks that interact with resources such as Active Directory or on-premises Exchange or SharePoint.  Azure Automation can also replace scheduled tasks, allowing a single repository for scripts and a single source of reporting on the status of the jobs ran in Azure and on-premises. Continue reading “Azure Automation Hybrid Worker Setup and RunAs Account”