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Part 4 | 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 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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Part 2 | 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 2 | Create a Tenant in Windows Virtual Desktop

So the first step in setting up Windows Virtual Desktop is creating a tenant. Before you do that, however, examine your environment and make sure it meets the requirements listed in the previous post.

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