In this video, I walk through creating a Service Principle using PowerShell and assigning it the role of Windows Virtual Desktop Owner. Once created, I use the new Azure AD Application Service Principle to deploy a host pool using the Portal.Continue reading “Azure Windows Virtual Desktop Service Principle Deployment!”
In this video, I go over the basics of Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) and why an organization may be interested in using it. I compare WVD to Remote Desktop Services (RDS), outlining the major differences. After that, I give a tutorial on configuring permissions for WVD into Azure AD, install the PowerShell Modules and then setup the Tenant. Once that’s in place, I deploy a WVD host pool from the Azure Marketplace and log in with the HTML5 client.Continue reading “Azure Windows Virtual Desktop Now GA! Overview and Walk Through”
I recently started an Azure 101 playlist. The idea was to occasionally post videos for people new to Azure. I think the content was pretty good, but the video didn’t get much traction. Recently I was reviewing requirements for Azure Certifications and realized that there was a lot of parallels to the Azure 101 playlist and the AZ-103 Microsoft Azure Administrator Exam.Continue reading “Channel Update and Azure Exam Study Tips”
Reserved Instances offer significant savings for IaaS Servers, SQL Databases, Cosmos DB and other Azure and third party services. I have mentioned Reserved Instance in a couple other videos and posts. One on Saving money in Azure and once on Azure Cost Management. LINKS. This article and the accompanying video go into details on how Azure Reserved Instances worth.
Video version, including a demo can be found below.Continue reading “Reserved Instances in Azure”
Microsoft Flow in Office 365 and Logic Apps in Azure are both options for graphically driven process automation. With a graphical interface and a flowchart-like design, Microsoft Flow and Logic Apps make automation about as simple as it can get. These two applications are similar but different in some important ways. This article goes over the difference between the two to help understand the best situation to deploy each.Continue reading “Flow in Office 365 Vs. Logic Apps in Azure”
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”
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”