Deploy Intune settings catalog automated from scratch with Graph API

I show in this blog how to create a device configuration profile based on the settings catalog in Intune. A while ago Icreated a profile with power settings and deployed the profile to all devices including a filter.

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We all know WordPress. It is a good platform for running websites with almost every purpose. Since the start of this blog, I also used WordPress.

In this blog post I show how to deploy an AVD session host with the Trusted Launch, secure boot and vTPM. This option is now Generally Available.

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Change AVD disk size based on a Shared Image Gallery image automated

It is very common to use a golden image in avd environments. Some are using Azure images, others are using a Shared Image Gallery. A great advantage of using preconfigured images is that you just have to create a new session host from that image and you’re all set.

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Launching the first version of Az.Avd WVD PowerShell module

During my travel the past year in the world of AVD I noticed I’m using the common Az.DesktopVirtualization PowerShell module very often, but there are some limits.

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Delete assigned user from a personal AVD session host automated

An Azure Virtual Desktop environment has two types of host pools, a pooled and a personal type. The main difference between them is the user assignment.

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Configure AVD Start VM on Connect automated with role assignments and Graph API

Costs are a topic of an Azure conversation very often. As we all know you pay for usage, if it is storage, CPU or bandwidth usage, (almost) every resource has its price.

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How to configure dynamic recipients in DevOps environments

As mentioned in earlier posts Azure DevOps is a really nice way to deploy Azure resources automated. During my travel through Azure DevOps for managing Windows Virtual Desktop resources I moved from classic pipelines and releases to the new YAML pipelines.

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Prepare Azure DevOps for AVD deployment – Create a Service Connection Automated

Using Azure DevOps is a really nice way to deploy resources in Azure, so also for Windows Virtual Desktop. Before you are able to deploy resources into Azure with pipelines you will need to setup a project and a service connection first.

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Configure Azure Firewall Premium features for AVD automated

Security became important more and more. It is recommend, now the days arrived where the most people work from home and IT is moving to the public cloud, to use a good firewall with less complexity as possible.

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Using LaMetric Time to monitor an AVD environment

A lot of people in the Microsoft community are using a fancy gadget called LaMetric Time. It is a smart clock which can show time, receiving notifications from a lot of different environments and more.

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