Deployment of custom scripts via a storage account with user-assigned managed identity

For the provisioning of session hosts, it can be useful to copy files from a storage account that are required during provisioning or operation. However, these files should not be publicly available and a storage access key should not be used. I can create a short-term shared access signature (SAS) so that a file can … Weiterlesen …

Azure Virtual Desktop, Windows Server 2022 and Microsoft Entra ID Only

Introduction The customer needs Windows Server 2022 as a session host. I explained that he needed RDS User CALs for this (I always used User CALs). The customer then ordered 2000 User CALs on my recommendation. The customer’s IT department then created a Windows Server 2022 RDS license server and added the existing domain. However, … Weiterlesen …

Delete Old FSLogix Profiles with Nerdio

Nerdio provides an Azure Runbook as a Scripted Action, which deletes profiles on a storage account if they are older than a defined number of days. The following parameters are required for execution: I took a closer look and saw the potential for improvement. Authorizations With a Nerdio Manager for Enterprise, I usually also provide … Weiterlesen …

SSO for Azure Virtual Desktop with AD users

I have now activated SSO for Active Directory users in my lab. I already had a configuration that allowed users to log in. The users and the session hosts are already hybrid. Now, the users can log in without entering an additional password. To realize this, I followed the Microsoft documentation: Configure single sign-on for … Weiterlesen …

How does Nerdio generate the name of an instance

When a new instance of Nerdio is created, various resources are provided, which must be globally unique by name. Therefore, a unique ID is calculated and used in the names of the resources. Below is the listing of all resources that contain the unique ID in a default installation: Example for [id] = 85uswehwlsoe5 Resource … Weiterlesen …

Nerdio Unified Application Management: Your packages in your own repository

With Relase v5.0, Unified Application Management has found its way into the Nerdio Manager for Enterprise console. Under Unified Catalog, applications from various repositories can be marked as favorites, which are then permanently displayed in the list: Once an application is in the catalog, it can be automatically installed on AVD Session Hosts, Windows 365, … Weiterlesen …

Session host can no longer be connected

In the last few days, we had an issue at a customer where session hosts were showing as Available, sessions were on them, but no users could connect to them anymore. So they were available first, users could log in. After some time the sessions were disconnected, but the sessions were still present. Logging off … Weiterlesen …

SSO with AAD joined device, and AAD enabled Workspace

In this article, I’d like to discuss a specific detail I’ve learned about Citrix Cloud and Azure AD. Since my origin question, nobody could answer, I had to open a Support Case. Question First, I configure Citrix Cloud, under Workspace Configuration the authentication method Azure Active Directory. If I now have an AAD joined device, … Weiterlesen …