Greetings from the Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) Community Newsletter (November 30th, 2023)
We are delighted to present the 40th edition of our community newsletter, released on November 30th, 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 greet all our new members with a heartfelt greeting. Whether you’re an experienced IT professional or just starting your journey in virtual desktop infrastructure, we encourage you to actively participate in discussions, share your expertise, and provide valuable feedback. Your input is precious to us as it allows us to improve our services and foster a supportive environment for everyone involved. Welcome aboard!
Microsoft Azure and hibernated Virtual Machines and Azure Virtual Desktop Hibernation
Marcel Meurer has written a blog post about hibernated virtual machines and AVD hibernation. You can read about it here – Microsoft Azure and hibernated Virtual Machines and Azure Virtual Desktop Hibernation | ITProCloud Blog
Hibernez votre AVD
Jean-Loup Orgitello has written a blogpost about the hibernating feature in AVD and how to configure it. You can read it here. Hibernez votre AVD ⛄❄️ – Jean-Loup & Azure (jlou.eu)
SSO for Azure Virtual Desktop with AD users
Stefan Beckmann has written a blogpost how to configure sso for AVD and what steps are needed to make it work. You can read the post here. SSO for Azure Virtual Desktop with AD users – beckmann.ch
Microsoft Takeoff – Four days. Deep dives. AMAs. Windows, Intune, Windows 365, and Azure Virtual Desktop.
Microsoft is excited to present the second annual Microsoft Technical Takeoff for Windows + Intune! This virtual technical skilling event takes you deep inside the latest features, capabilities, and scenarios for commercial organizations and the IT professionals that support them. Read more here – Event | Microsoft Technical Takeoff: Windows + Intune – November 27-30, 2023
Tom Hickling has posted on LinkedIn about Personal host pools now support Autoscaling with hibernate and resume (in preview specifically). Read more here – Tom Hickling on LinkedIn: #azurevirtualdesktop
Azure Well-Architected Azure Virtual Desktop workload
Examine the readiness of your Azure Virtual Desktop for production. Methodically check how your workload aligns with best practices for resiliency, security, efficiency, and cost optimization. Read more here – Assessments | Azure Well-Architected Azure Virtual Desktop workload (microsoft.com)
I Removed All The Apps in AVD…Here’s What Happened
Dean Cefola aka The Azure Academy has created a video on MSIX App Attach. He shows us some cool new features for this product.