Welcome to the AVD Automation Cocktail. In this cocktail series I will show different AVD deployment strategies and languages. In this cocktail, the Strawberry Banana Mix, I will show you how to deploy an AVD environment automated with with DevOps, ARM templates and a bit of PowerShell.
In this quick blog post I will explain a way how to backup Azure resources and how to restore them with PowerShell, in JSON format, to an Azure Storage Account which is “deployment ready”.
Working remotely has a lot of advantages like less travel time, more focus to work (when the house is not full of kids :)), which contributes to working efficiently. But there are some concerns about security, and rightly so I think. Especially when you are used to ‘see’ what happens on the screen in real life which help at least you think you are in control of your data. In this article I will show how to enable AVD screen protection automated.
Monitoring user environments will help you getting sights what is going on and will help you solving problems. An Azure Virtual Desktop environment isn’t an exception. It is recommended setting up setup a monitoring environment. In this post I will show how to deploy Azure Monitor for AVD fully automated.
By default the Azure Key Vault has softdelete enabled with a 90 day retention. This option will protect Key Vault items when deleted by accident. When deleted you are able to restore that item through the portal or PowerShell.
But what if someone has deleted the Key Vault itself with all the items and softdeleted items included. There is no option to restore a Key Vault. In this article I will describe a way how to backup and restore a Key Vault when deleted.
This article is serie of posts about WVD Image Management Automated. In this part we are going to add new sessionhosts to an existing WVD hostpool based on a ARM template.