Category: Azure Virtual Desktop

Configure the Clipboard Transfer direction in Azure Virtual Desktop (Preview) with Ansible

In March 2024, another security feature of Azure Virtual Desktop was released for preview. This is the Clipboard Transfer Direction. Today I will discuss this in detail and show you how you can deploy it in AVD images or session hosts with the help of Ansible. What is Clipboard Transfer Direction? Clipboard redirection in Azure

Step-by-step process to configure sign-in frequency for AVD Users with Azure Conditional Access Policy

In March 2024, every time sign-in frequency Conditional Access option for Azure Virtual Desktop released for public preview. In today’s article, I will demonstrate how we can correctly configure the sign in frequency for the Azure Virtual Desktop. In today’s interconnected digital landscape, ensuring the security of virtual desktop environments is paramount. Azure Virtual Desktop

What are the RBAC roles required for access to Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD)?

In today’s post, I will discuss how Azure Virtual Desktop utilizes Azure role-based access controls (RBAC) to assign roles to both users and administrators, granting specific permissions for designated tasks. Picture Credit: Pexel.com The standard built-in roles in Azure include Owner, Contributor, and Reader. However, Azure Virtual Desktop introduces additional roles to segregate management responsibilities

How to securely connect to Azure MySQL Database from Laravel Application on Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD)

If you attempt to establish a connection between your Laravel application, running in an Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) VM, and the Azure database for the MySQL server, you may encounter the following error unless certain configuration adjustments are made in your application. Typically, you won’t be able to connect directly to the Azure MySQL Flexible

Start using OneDrive as a RemoteApp in Azure Virtual Desktop

Microsoft has announced support for configuring OneDrive as AVD RemoteApp, marking a significant enhancement. With this latest development, users can seamlessly access and synchronize their OneDrive files within a remote app environment. OneDrive stands out as a robust and user-friendly cloud storage service suitable for a diverse range of users, from small businesses to large

Deploy a DevOps CI/CD platform for Citrix and AVD Automation with Jenkins in Ubuntu Server 22.04

Dear everyone, Today, I will guide you through the process of deploying the Jenkins platform on an Ubuntu server. Jenkins is a versatile automation and orchestration platform designed to facilitate the execution of automation pipelines, particularly useful for deploying Citrix or AVD infrastructure in the Azure Cloud. In this tutorial, I am utilizing Ubuntu Server

Microsoft is recognized as a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for DaaS

Microsoft is recognized as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for DaaS due to its strong performance in both execution and vision. This indicates that Microsoft offers a robust and innovative DaaS solution, demonstrating high competence in delivering DaaS services. What is the Significance of Microsoft being Recognized as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant

What new features are there in Azure Virtual Desktop Insights at Scale?

There are a lot of new reporting capabilities coming with some of the best VDI monitoring tools like Control-Up, Systrack and eG-Innovation, however, Microsoft is also continuously trying to improve its AVD monitoring capabilities. In today’s article, I will mention the new feature of AVD insight at scale. Azure Virtual Desktop Insights at Scale is