Category Archives: Azure

Deploying WVD as a Code.. Thoughts..


Deploying WVD as a code, Why though?

Number of organizations are considering Deploying WVD as a code, a lot of factors are leading in to this. WVD is a perfect VDI solution that has the right elements for organizations to consider their own private DAAS solution for their end users. What are those elements you

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A simple Health-check / Inventory Dashboard for WVD – ARM

Summary:

Based on the feedback received on the previous Healthcheck / inventory dashboard Script . an updated script for the spring update of windows virtual desktop has been developed.

This dashboard provides an inventory / basic checks output in an html format which can be further utilised to understand the WVD infrastructure’s state. Customers may

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Azure Pipeline – Deploying WVD Session Hosts to Availability Zones vs Availability Sets

Summary:

The official Windows Virtual Desktop ARM template provides a way to add Session hosts into Availability Sets for HA. However is Availability Sets just enough for a large WVD deployment? it just might not be the case. That is why I modified the ARM template such that the Session Hosts so created to join

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Azure Pipeline – Starting a Percentage of VMs in the HostPool At the Start of Business

Over the last few weeks, we have been extensively writing pipelines and codes for deployment of Windows Virtual Desktop for our customers.

One of the business requirement was to ensure that a pipeline runs everyday at around 7am to ensure that there is enough capacity of VMs during the start of business in cases where

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Azure Pipeline – Import WVD Hostpool Token into Azure Secrets

Creating WVD Session Hosts and adding them to the Hostpool requires a token, Once the Hostpool is created through the Azure pipeline, there is a chance that organization norms may not allow Hostpooltoken to be generated and kept open for long time as this may cause problems. So, this article is about how you can

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Deploying the WVD POC under 30 minutes – Powershell


Summary

Creating a VDI infrastructure using traditional methods is a thing of the past! VDI the very word is all about Efficiency, Speed, Productivity. Hence we have put together list of all powershell commands that should help you deploy a WVD infrastructure framework in just under 30 minutes! For this to work as claimed.. first!

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