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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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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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Part 1 | Step-by-Step Guide to Windows Virtual Desktop Fall 2019 Release

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Windows Virtual Desktop is Microsoft’s Desktop-as-a-Service (Daas) platform that runs on Azure. It offers both desktop virtualization (VDI) as well as app virtualization capabilities. If you’ve never had the pleasure of working with an on-premises VDI solution, like Microsoft RDS, consider yourself lucky. If you have, you are in for a pleasant surprise. Either way, I think you are going to be amazed at how easy it is to setup and manage, whether you need to virtualize a full desktop experience, individual applications, or both. Even better, users can connect to published Windows desktops and applications, securely, from any device, using a native client or the Windows Virtual Desktop HTML5 web client.

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