Introduction Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) offers two flavours of Load balancing known as Breadth-First and Depth-First. In this article I cover both methods. Please note that load balancing is assigned and configured per Host pool, If you operate multiple host pools, you would need to deploy the load balancing configuration to each host pool required.... Continue Reading →
Introduction: Microsoft first published the Windows Virtual Desktop Management UX files in March 2019. This is a management tool for WVD which provides a User interface for managing WVD resources rather than using PowerShell for the day to day running. This tool does provide IT admins and 1st line support engineers a GUI interface to... Continue Reading →
Introduction One of the core differences between traditional Remote Desktop Services and Windows Virtual Desktop is they way clients connect to (RD/WVD) resources. Microsoft have introduced a new mechanism within Windows Virtual Desktop called Reverse Connect. Traditional Remote Desktop Services (RDS) connectivity: Clients would typically connect to a RD Gateway for external access to RDS... Continue Reading →
Introduction: On the 30th of September 2019, Microsoft announced Windows Virtual Desktop General Availability. Windows Virtual Desktop brings a new era to the End User Computing market where Microsoft takes back the management and configuration of the core Microsoft Remote Desktop infrastructure and allow customers and partners to manage the Endpoint Client and Azure Subscription... Continue Reading →
I thought it would help to collate all my current RDS posts onto one to make it easier for you tech's to find things. I will add new links to this post when i publish new articles. Deploying RDS 2012 Single Server – Session Based deployment Deploying RDS 2012 using Standard Deployment Creating a Remote Desktop Session... Continue Reading →
This blog post will show you how to deploy RDS on a Domain Controller, I have received a lot of messages over the past months on this saying that it's not possible. Firstly I would personally never recommend deploying RDS on a domain controller as there are a number of security risks and best practices that... Continue Reading →
A quick article on the features of the future release of Remote Desktop Services for Windows Server.
For all those using wild card certificates for RDS installations, I have written a script that allows you to import and configure the wild card certificate on all RDS Roles. It is advised that the script is run on the RD Connection Broker. Ensure the Certificate is in PFX format and stored locally in a... Continue Reading →