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Part 5 | Step-by-Step Guide to Windows Virtual Desktop Fall 2019 Release

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This content applies to the Fall 2019 release of Windows Virtual Desktop from Microsoft. The Spring 2020 update is still in public preview and is not currently recommended for production workloads according to Microsoft

Part 5 | Manage App Groups

In Part 4, you created a host pool and session host VMs. You also added a user to the Desktop Application Group, which gave the user access to a full Windows 10 desktop experience. In this tutorial, you will learn how to add additional users to the Desktop Application Group, and create additional RemoteApp groups, where you can publish individual Start menu apps.

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Part 4 | Step-by-Step Guide to Windows Virtual Desktop Fall 2019 Release

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Part 4 | Create a Host Pool

In Part 1 of this series, I gave you an overview of Windows Virtual Desktop. In Part 2, you created a WVD tenant. In Part 3, you created a service principal and a role assignment for the service principal. Now you will use the Azure Marketplace to provision a host pool. Host pools contain the virtual machines that users connect to in your WVD tenant.

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Part 3 | Step-by-Step Guide to Windows Virtual Desktop Fall 2019 Release

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Part 3 | Create a Service Principal

You can find the initial overview of this blog series in Part 1. In Part 2, you created a Windows Virtual Desktop tenant. In this Part 3, you will create a service principal, and then create a role assignment to allow the service principal to sign in to Windows Virtual Desktop. The service principal will be used to:

  • Automate management tasks within Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Run Azure Resource Manager templates instead of MFA-required users

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