Route own Intune data to Log Analytics using custom logs

I often write blogs about getting data with the Graph API and using it for monitoring. A while ago I was thinking about how to get my own data into Log Analytics.

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Disable user tenant creation

  • November 17, 2022

It looks like Microsoft has added a new option that allows users to create tenants. Some people have seen the Tenant Creation option in the regular Azure portal but was removed fast.

Recently I had a situation where a customer asked me how to make sure the AVD environment always has the same WAN IP. To give Azure Virtual Desktop a fixed external IP, some options are available.

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Session available Dutch Azure Virtual Desktop User Group

Past week (at Monday 11 January) I spoke at he Dutch Azure Virtual Desktop User Group. The subject was automation in a Azure Virtual Desktop combined with the Azure Shared Image Gallery.

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Prepare Azure DevOps for Azure Virtual Desktop deployment – Create DevOps project

An Azure DevOps environment consists of projects. Before create anything in DevOps like a board, repositories or pipelines you first need a project. In this second part of the series Prepare Azure DevOps for Azure Virtual Desktop we are diving into that DevOps part, a project.

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Prepare Azure DevOps for Azure Virtual Desktop deployment - App registration

Using Azure DevOps is a really nice way to deploy resources in Azure, so also for Azure 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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Automatically backup Azure resources to an Azure Storage Account in JSON

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”.

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Enable Screen Capture Protection for Azure Virtual Desktop Automated

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.

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Deploy Azure Monitor for AVD automated

Monitoring user environments will help you get sight of what is going on and will help you solve problems. An Azure Virtual Desktop environment isn’t an exception.

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Enable RDP ShortPath for WVD on an image version automated

Since Windows Virtual Desktop is generally available a lot of improvements has been done. Think about ARM template deployment, MSIX app attach through the Azure portal and performance improvements in the WVD client and latency improvements at the most of the regions.

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Disaster recovery plan for Azure Key Vault using tags, PowerShell and Azure Function

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.

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