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  1. Native Azure AD authentication without Domain

    We will take 20 steps backwards by creating an ADDS or AD server just to in the end utilize our Azure AD authentication.

    WVD should support native Azure AD join and authentication.

    369 votes

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  2. Allow Azure AD guest users to login to WVD (Azure B2B)

    Currently invited guest users from other Azure AD tenants cannot access WVD in the "inviting" AAD. We are forced to create new "twin" user accounts.

    214 votes

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  3. WVD Host Pools on Azure Stack HCI

    At the time of writing WVD host pools can only contain VMs that run on Azure or Azure Stack Hub.
    If hybrid networking is setup correctly, Host Pools can also be hosted on Azure Stack HCI. This opens up a broad use-case for organizations.

    35 votes

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  4. Full management of WVD via Intune

    Management of WVD via Intune and AAD, without on-prem AD requirement.

    43 votes

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  5. wvd auto scaling

    add true autoscaling like vm scaleset which will add host in hostpool if all session hosts are full with sessions or cpu/ram is full and remove session host if its not used or dont have sessions. also consider minimum / max session host count for each hostpool while scaling up/down.

    whatever WVD autoscaling runbook we have on github is actually auto shutdown/start during peak / non-peak hours which is not true auto scaling.

    72 votes

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  6. Automated power on of WVD instances in response to user connection attempts.

    Given the new authentication and connection process utilised within WVD, it would be extremely useful to offer "Just in time" or "on demand" powering on of Dedicated or Pool WVD desktops in direct response to use login attempts.

    This capability, coupled with centralised scheduling (to spin up some or all machines automatically during business hours for example) would hugely simplify the process of optimising the cost of utilising WVD by organisations - and remove significant complexity from the administration process.

    Example:- Contoso has 100 designers using dedicated powerful (and costly) WVD GPU enabled desktops. Mostly they work during business hours,…

    35 votes

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  7. Give the Azure Shared Image Gallery full support as a source for Host Pools within WVD

    The Azure Shared Image Gallery (SIG) has two features not shared by current supported source image mechanisms, replication and versioning. Both are extremely useful for organisations who are updating many images often.

    Images need versioning so it's easy to keep track of releases and roll back/forward between releases.

    Organisations often have customers located in more than one place. Keeping these disparate locations' images in sync with each other means that companies can stop running tiresome robocopy scripts or manual tasks.

    Many Companies are already using the SIG for images. They currently have to move these images out before integration with…

    70 votes

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  8. enable true SSO

    Logging into the portal and then again when connecting is a pain for users. Please enable true SSO.

    320 votes

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  9. MSIX app attach in windows server

    What are the plans for supporting MSIX app attach on windows server. So far all I found was about windows 10 ent or multi session. MSIX is available on WS why not MSIX app attach.

    92 votes

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  10. Allow/prohibit data transfer in certain direction

    As a bank, we have a concern of data leak when we allow user to use WVD to connect to on-prem server/services. We need to have the ability to:
    - Allow copying data from user's endpoint (laptop, PC) to WVD
    - Block copying data from user's endpoint (laptop, PC) to WVD
    - Allow copying data from WVD to user's endpoint (laptop, PC)
    - Block copying data from WVD to user's endpoint (laptop, PC)

    Today if we allow or block, it will be bi-direction, which is not sufficient to address security risk: it could be either too loosely, or too strictly.

    47 votes

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  11. Shadow functionality

    In the contact center scenario, the agent supervisor often has to monitor the service and help the agents by viewing the agent's screen. This functionality could be available to a user with a profile as a supervisor and not to the machine admin.
    The WVD could have a functionality like that where teh Supervisor type the agente ID and connect to agente session to help or whatch the screen.

    44 votes

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  12. Remove-AzWvdUserSession doesn't work as good as invoke-RdsUserSessionLogoff

    We use some Azure Automation to allow the users to Self Service their Logoff when application freeze the WVD session.

    For WVD classic it was this command: invoke-RdsUserSessionLogoff and it worked fine.

    For WVDv2 (Spring Update) it is this command: Remove-AzWvdUserSession

    And it fails horribly because we make it a best practice to put a delete lock on the Resource Groups.

    So please make "Remove-AzWvdUserSession" work when a Delete Lock is in place, or rename the command to invoke-AzWvdUserSessionLogoff.

    Thank you very much!

    Remove-AzWvdUserSession

    12 votes

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  13. Provide WVD metadata residency in Canada

    As per WVD documentation (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-desktop/data-locations), WVD only supports storing metadata in the United States (US) Azure geography. This is a request for WVD to provide an option to store metadata in Canada. Despite the at-rest encryption of WVD metadata, Canadian residency of this metadata is a strong requirement for many of the Canadian federal government departments and agencies.

    7 votes

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  14. RemoteApps on WVD

    We would like to have a way to deploy RemoteApps from a different Hostpool directly on a Users WVD.
    So the User can access assigned RemoteApps within his WVD, without logging into a Webbrowser etc.
    (like you could do with Terminalserver RemoteApps (rdp Files) but in our case it would be rdpw Files)

    3 votes

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  15. WVD Remote Application running in WVD remote Desktop

    A WVD user should be able to open a remote application from a remote Desktop.

    Our scenario: thin client users use the client to access the WVD remote desktop. Within this remote desktop, we would like to have an icon that opens a remote application running on WVD. Installation of the application or MSIX are not an option, unfortunately.

    Workaround is for users to open the remote app via a browser on the remote desktop. This is not intuitive and poor UX.

    2 votes

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  16. Support for OneDrive Sync on Multi-Session OS as a Remote App

    The lack of support for this is the single reason that Remote App could not be used in a customer scenario. Having to switch to a Full Desktop just for OneDrive sync creates multiple problems that could have been avoided if Remote App's could be used instead.
    In this specific scenario, OneDrive is needed in the WVD environment because of certain tasks that require interaction with data on SMB shares and data in individual user OneDrive accounts from the WVD session.

    10 votes

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  17. Teams is using System time in posts on WVD

    When using either a WVD Desktop or App, Teams is using the System Time instead of the user's time zone when posting conversations. I can see the clock on a desktop and that matches my time zone. When I post a conversation, Teams is using the System Time of the server which is default UTC.

    19 votes

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  18. Update-AzWvdHostPool add - location

    add the - location to the Update-AzWvdHostPool so that the current meta location can be changed from a current host pool. Recreation is not always an option.

    2 votes

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  19. Allow WVD to be marked as compliant for conditional access

    Currently WVD cannot make use of the "Grant Access" feature in Conditional Access unless tied to a on prem AD.

    3 votes

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  20. Allow deploying a session host straight into drain mode.

    Add a session host deployment option so that we can deploy new session hosts straight away in drain mode. We have some scenarios where we need to do some tasks before allowing connections. Would be good to be in drain mode as soon as it's deployed.

    9 votes

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