Mastering Azure Virtual Desktop (WVD – Advanced Training)

Deliver a full AVD remote working solution including designing, scoping, planning, optimizing, sizing, and costing, more

Here’s what you will learn in this AZ-140 Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) Course

What you’ll learn

  • Design a remote work environment solution using AVD.
  • Demonstrate and provide Windows Virtual Desktop POCs for your customers.
  • Understand Azure Virtual Desktop Pricing and Estimate the Cost using Azure calculator.
  • Create a full desktop virtualization environment in your Azure subscription.
  • Deliver Azure Virtual Desktop Projects from A to Z.
  • Golden Image Preparation and Install FSLogix components.
  • Set up a multi-session Windows 10 deployments.
  • Virtualize LOB and Microsoft 365 Apps then optimize it to run in multi-session.
  • Applying FSLogix Best Practice as profile delivery solution.
  • Use conditional access to manage AVD Access risks and Apply MFA.
  • Reduce costs with multi-session pooled resources and automation.
  • Optimize AVD Session Host to boost VM Speed and minimize unused services.
  • Securely store all employee and company data in Azure.
  • Create an Azure Shared Image Gallery (SIG) for Master Image Versioning.
  • Customize the Azure Virtual Desktop Workspace.
  • Enable and Configure Azure Network security and Azure Security.
  • Enable and Configuration log Analytic and Reporting.

Course Content

  • Introduction and Quick Start –> 3 lectures • 6min.
  • Optional – Azure Virtual Desktop – Business needs and Real-life Use cases –> 9 lectures • 17min.
  • Plan your Azure Virtual Desktop implementation –> 4 lectures • 33min.
  • Infrastructure Preparation and AVD Prerequisites –> 12 lectures • 1hr 9min.
  • Azure Virtual Desktop Creation with different Authentication Methods –> 5 lectures • 35min.
  • Azure Virtual Desktop Golden image Customization –> 17 lectures • 1hr 19min.
  • Azure Virtual Desktop – Application Groups & End-user Experience –> 8 lectures • 46min.
  • Planning and implementing Security for Azure Virtual Desktop –> 3 lectures • 31min.
  • Azure Virtual Desktop – Pricing and Cost Estimation –> 3 lectures • 20min.
  • Wrap-up –> 2 lectures • 1min.

Mastering Azure Virtual Desktop (WVD - Advanced Training)

Requirements

  • Requirements are optional for Hands-on lab.
  • An Azure subscription (Trial Version would be OK).
  • Microsoft 365 Business Premium or higher (Trial Version would be OK).
  • Custom domain name registered with any domain service provider (Optional).
  • Basic Knowledge of Windows AD and GPOs, Azure AD, and PowerShell..
  • Knowledge of Azure networking and IaaS servers.

Here’s what you will learn in this AZ-140 Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) Course

Introduction and Quick Start

  • What is Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop (Introduction)
  • Highlight business needs and use case scenarios
  • Explore Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop formerly (Windows Virtual Desktop) benefits
  • Understand Azure Virtual Desktop Pricing and Estimate the Cost using Azure Pricing Calculator
  • Understanding Azure Virtual Desktop Licenses requirement and covered by Microsoft 365 License

Infrastructure Preparation and AVD Prerequisites.

  • Deploy and Configure Azure Infra (Subscription, vNETs, sNETs, and NSGs)
  • Implement Virtual Network Peering and routing between vNETS
  • Implement and Configure Azure Storage for AVD
  • Deploy new Azure VM for Active Directory in Azure
  • Configure a Custom Domain for Azure AD

Azure Virtual Desktop Creation with different Authentication Methods

  • Option 1: Create a host pool with Active Directory Domain Services
  • Option 2: Create a host pool with Azure AD Joined-VM

Azure Virtual Desktop Golden image Customization

  • Create a Virtual Machine for Master Image
  • Install Microsoft Teams on AVD
  • Customize windows Configurations and settings
  • Configure Windows Defender extension exclusions
  • Install Line-of-business Applications – Sample

Azure Virtual Desktop Provisioning and Deployment

  • Provision File Share for Profile Storage
  • Create an Azure Compute Galleries
  • Applying FSLogix Best Practice as a profile delivery solution
  • Perform a Windows Virtual Desktop Deployment
  • Provision Azure Virtual Desktop Host pool
  • Provision Azure Virtual Desktop Application Group
  • Provision Virtual desktops for Windows 10 and 11
  • Customize Desktop and remote Apps properties
  • Configure redirection from Custom DNS Name
  • Assign relevant permissions to users.

Azure Virtual Desktop – Pricing and Cost Estimation

  • AVD Cost Estimation – Customer Use Case Overview
  • Deep dive into AVD Cost Estimation – Multi-session vs. Single-session
  • How to Use Azure Calculator to Estimate Cost for Azure Virtual Desktop

Soon – Azure Virtual Desktop Optimization

  • Optimize your images with the Virtual Desktop Optimization tool
  • Create and Configure AVD Auto-scaling using Azure Automation

Soon – Azure Infrastructure tuning and additional services configuration.

  • Enable and Configure Azure Network security and Azure Security
  • Enable and Configuration log Analytic and Reporting
  • Enable and Configure Azure Backup
  • Set up service alerts

Extra and More Cool Stuff…

 

WARNING: You may have to go back and watch several of the videos 2, 3, 4, or 5 even times over again. Why? because some of the concepts are quite advanced.

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