Greetings from the Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) Community Newsletter (May 11th, 2023)
We are delighted to present the 11th edition of our community newsletter, released on May 11th, 2023. Our primary objective is to provide you with indispensable insights, tactics, and guidance to enhance your experience with Azure Virtual Desktop.
As our community continues to flourish, we extend a warm welcome to all our new members. Whether you’re a seasoned IT professional or a novice in the realm of virtual desktop infrastructure, we invite you to engage in discussions, contribute your expertise, and offer valuable feedback. Your input is highly valued as it enables us to enhance our services and cultivate a nurturing environment for all.
Community Blog Contributions
First Logon Experience and language selector and an app starter for remote apps on network paths
Marcel Meurer has written a post explaining that first login experience and language selector for remote apps on network paths using his tool. You can read about here: CountrySwitch – First Logon Experience and language selector and an app starter for remote apps on network paths for AVD | ITProCloud Blog
Azure Virtual Desktop – Terraform – Create a Host Pool, Desktop Application Group and Workspace for Personal Desktop (Part 1)
Aresh Sarkari has written a post explaining that Azure Virtual Desktop setup using Terraform. He covers configuration of Host Pools, Application Groups and Workspace. You can read about here: Azure Virtual Desktop – Terraform – Create a Host Pool, Desktop Application Group and Workspace for Personal Desktop (Part 1) | AskAresh
Social Media Contributions
Video: How to manage OneDrive in virtual environments (Citrix, AVD, Horizon, Parallels, etc.)
James Rankin published a video about managing OneDrive in several environments, like AVD, Citrix, etc. Check out the video to learn how to use and configure OneDrive correctly.
Universal Print Licensing
Michel Roth has shared on Linkedin that you can now get up to 100 print jobs per user with a E3 or E5 License – (2) Post | LinkedIn
Community Video Contributions
Azure Virtual Desktop Templates
Dean Cefola has released a video on how to use Custom Image Templates to build and mange your AVD Environment.
Azure Virtual Desktop – Custom Image Templates Portal Feature
Paul Tozer has released a new video about the recently released custom image template feature also.
Azure Virtual Desktop Accelerator with Jen Sheerin
Our very own Jen Sheerin recently appeared on the Runas Radio podcast where she shared information about the AVD Accelerator.
Microsoft have announced that AVD Custom Image Templates are now in public preview. This enables you to perform easier image management in the Azure portal. Check out the link below for more information.