Greetings from the Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) Community Newsletter (October 12th, 2023)
We are delighted to present the 33rd edition of our community newsletter, released on October 12th, 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 thrives and grows, we extend a heartfelt greeting to all our new members. Whether you’re an experienced IT professional or just starting your journey in the realm of virtual desktop infrastructure, we encourage you to actively participate in discussions, share your expertise, and provide valuable feedback. Your input is incredibly valuable to us as it allows us to improve our services and foster a supportive environment for everyone involved. Welcome aboard!
Marcel Meurer created a YouTube video on Update the Windows 10 multi-user to Windows 11 22H2 multi-user. You can watch the video here
Set up an Azure Backup Recovery Services vault and Backup protection policy to backup your AVD personal session hosts
Wim Matthyssen wrote a blog post on setting up and configuring a Recovery Services vault and a backup protection policy using PowerShell scripts to safeguard your Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) personal session hosts with Azure Backup. You can read more here – Set up an Azure Backup Recovery Services vault and Backup protection policy to backup your AVD personal session hosts – Wim Matthyssen (wmatthyssen.com)
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Harsh Gupta post on LinkedIn – The new Microsoft Teams experience to all VDI users. Enjoy the benefits of new Teams
Steve Downs post on LinkedIn – Universal Print is now available in GCC and GCCH! This is a must have for Windows 365 and AVD.
Customer review: Hydra for Azure Virtual Desktop
ITProCloud GmbH’s Hydra for Azure Virtual Desktop, an app published in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, uses automation and scaling to help organizations lower their resource costs. It allows administrators to deploy new session hosts, capture images from golden masters, configure auto-adapt scaling, automatically maintain session hosts and pools, and manage role-based user sessions. Read more here – Customer review: Hydra for Azure Virtual Desktop – Microsoft Community Hub