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Course Introduction
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Introduction
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Imaging Basics
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Sysprep
1m 44s
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Snapshots
4m 53s
Session Hosts and Images
Course Conclusion
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Difficulty
Intermediate
Duration
43m
Students
90
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Description

This course covers imaging in Azure to show you how you can build Azure Virtual Desktop session hosts as well as prepare for the AVD Specialty exam. This is going to cover a lot of information on the Windows OS, imaging tools, and how we work with images in Azure. Then we'll look at how to manage, maintain, and update those images. Finally, we'll cover how you can automate the whole process so you can scale as well as generate a new image each month or when a zero-day patch comes out, so you can stay secure.

Learning Objectives

  • Create a custom image
  • Deploy a session host with a custom image
  • Modify a session host image
  • Install language packs
  • Plan for image update and management
  • Create and use Azure Compute Gallery image
  • Automate custom images with Azure Image Builder

Intended Audience

  • Azure administrators with subject matter expertise in planning, delivering, and managing virtual desktop experiences and remote apps, for any device, on Azure
  • Anyone looking to learn more about Azure Virtual Desktop

Prerequisites

  • Windows operating system
  • Imaging a Windows OS
  • Azure Virtual Machines
  • VM snapshots
  • Azure Compute Gallery 
  • Azure Image Builder
Transcript

Well, that'll do it for this course. We've covered all there is to know on imaging in Azure. So you can create your own custom images for your virtual desktop session hosts and how to manage and replicate those images with the Azure Compute Gallery and how to automate everything, using the Azure Image Builder. Let me know how I did in this course, your feedback is always welcome so I can improve, and please direct message me on social media and let me know that you are now AVD certified. Thanks for joining me for this course and happy learning.

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Dean Cefola
Principal Azure Engineer
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Dean Cefola is a Principal Azure Engineer at Microsoft and has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years. Dean has been supporting Azure Virtual Desktop from the beginning and is the Microsoft FastTrack Global Leader for AVD.