Deploy the Azure Virtual Network Manager (Preview) with Terraform

Deploy the Azure Virtual Network Manager (Preview) with Terraform

Azure Virtual Network Manager is a feature that is currently in public preview. It enables you to view your entire network design in a single pane of glass. You can manage and create network topologies across al your subscriptions using this feature. If you want to learn more about this feature go here In this…

Configure a P2S VPN connection to your Azure Virtual Desktop Environment using Terraform

Configure a P2S VPN connection to your Azure Virtual Desktop Environment using Terraform

So you have an Azure Virtual Desktop environment and you need to check something on a session host. These machines don’t have a public ip address so you need a way of connecting to it on the private ip address. You can use Azure Bastion and connect through the Azure portal or with the native…

Festive Tech Calendar 2022: Deploy a new ADDS forest in Azure without a Remote Desktop Connection

Festive Tech Calendar 2022: Deploy a new ADDS forest in Azure without a Remote Desktop Connection

Hello and welcome to my contribution for the Festive Tech Calendar. This community event is organised by the community for the community. This year they are raising money for Missing People. Check out the website to see all the participants from this year’s edition. Identity and security are 2 of the most important things in…

Deploy Private Endpoints for Azure Virtual Desktop with Terraform

Deploy Private Endpoints for Azure Virtual Desktop with Terraform

Hello and welcome to another Azure Virtual Desktop with Terraform blog post. In this blog I’ll show you how you can automate the deployment of private endpoints for AVD. Networking and security are 2 very important components in Azure. By default, the Azure Virtual Desktop is available through the internet. With the option to use…

Deploy Azure Virtual Desktop Session Hosts across availability zones with Terraform

Deploy Azure Virtual Desktop Session Hosts across availability zones with Terraform

This week Tom Hickling shared the news that the host pool deployment now supports availability zones during the AVD deployment. this new feature will speed up the process of deploying your session hosts in for example the 3 availability zones of West Europe. For the people who want to read the official announcement click here.…

Deploy the necessary Azure Virtual Desktop session host extensions using Terraform

Deploy the necessary Azure Virtual Desktop session host extensions using Terraform

When deploying virtual machines in Azure you have to think about alot of things. You are not finished with just a virtual machine. You need to have a way to backup, update, manage, monitor your virtual machines. In this blogpost I’ll talk about installing Azure Extensions on your Azure Virtual Desktop session hosts to help…

Deploy a Log Analytics Workspace with Terraform

Deploy a Log Analytics Workspace with Terraform

One of the most critical components of an Azure environment is a Log Analytics workspace. It is important because you can configure diagnostic settings on most of the Azure resources. These diagnostic settings can be sent to your Log Analytics Workspace. In this blogpost I’ll show you how to deploy it to your management resource…

Configure Azure Virtual Desktop scheduled agent updates with Terraform

Configure Azure Virtual Desktop scheduled agent updates with Terraform

In the past you couldn’t control the update pattern of the AVD agent and Geneva monitoring agent installed on your session hosts. These updates were completely controlled by Microsoft in the past and you couldn’t modify this. With the new scheduled updates you have more control over the update schedule, so it doesn’t impact the…

Deploy an Azure virtual machine with Azure Disk Encryption using Terraform

Deploy an Azure virtual machine with Azure Disk Encryption using Terraform

Security is this modern world is very important. You need to make sure that your Azure environment is as secure as possible. Off course it’s not only the Azure environment you need to secure. If you have virtual machines running, you also need to secure them. One of the options you have to secure your…