Hello and welcome to another avd news of the week. The first one of april 2022. This one is extra long since I skipped a week. As usual I gathered the latest news from Microsoft and the community so let’s get started.
Why the NVads A10 v5 series lowers AVD costs even further
Michel roth has written a blogpost about why you should use virtual machine with GPU’s for AVD. In this article he talks about the NVads A10 v5 series. Great article Michel.
Dedicated Hosts with AVD: Easy as 1,2,3
For those we want to know how to deploy AVD session hosts on a Azure Dedicated hosts, check out this blogpost from John Kelbley.
Version 1.2.3004 of the Windows Desktop client for AVD has been released to all users!
Microsoft released the new version for the AVD client to all users. Like always there are several improvements made.
Announcing General Availability of FSLogix 2201 (2.9.8111.53415)
the next version of FSLogix has been released by Microsoft. This is a upgrade that alot of people have been waiting on. Check out the link below for all the updates.
Domain join account for Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD)
Alex Durrant has written a blogpost on how to create an account that you can use during the deployment of the sessions host to handle the domain join. With this you have an account specificly for joining pc’s.
What is new in Azure Virtual Desktop for March 2022
Like ach month Microsoft has updated the doc’s page and listed all changes to AVD for March. Live Captions on Teams is one of the features that came out.
Nerdio Manager for Enterprise V4.0
Nerdio released the next version for NME and they have done it again. I would say go and upgrade your Nerdio installation and check it out.
Reminder! The AVD Web client will be moving to a new URL beginning 18 April 2022
Be aware that the AVD web client is moving to an new url. For all info about this change check out the link below.
deviceTRUST Demo: Conditional Access+ for AVD
deviceTrust has released where they show us how they can help you secure AVD with Conditional Access and based on device type.
That’s it for now, enjoy the weekend.