[RDS] Tip of the Day: Windows Virtual Desktop Learning and Readiness Resources

Today’s tip… Interested in Windows Virtual Desktop? Below are links to learning and readiness resources to get started. Helpful Links: Windows Virtual Desktop Documentation (Tutorials, How-Tos, etc..) – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-desktop/ Windows Virtual Desktop Tech Community – https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Windows-Virtual-Desktop/bd-p/WindowsVirtualDesktop What is Windows Virtual Desktop? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30dOLcZ4_9U Windows Virtual Desktop: New remote desktop and app experience on Azure -…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: Remote Desktop iOS Beta client now available

Today’s tip… An early beta of the new RD client for iOS is now available via TestFlight Key Features: Improved experience on the latest iOS devices. Support for the Swiftpoint GT and ProPoint physical mice. See the list of supported input devices for the iOS Beta client. Support for Windows Virtual Desktop. Microphone and iPhone…

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(Azure) Tip of the Day: Announcing the general availability of Azure Lab Services

Today’s tip… We are very excited to announce the general availability of Azure Lab Services. With Azure Lab Services, you can easily set up and provide on-demand access to preconfigured virtual machines (VMs) to teach a class, train professionals, run hackathons or hands-on labs, and more. Simply input what you need in a lab and…

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[BONUS] Tip of the Day: Announcing the public preview of Windows Virtual Desktop

Today’s tip… Windows Virtual Desktop is a desktop and app virtualization service that runs in Azure that enables you to create a full desktop virtualization environment. With Windows Virtual Desktop you can: Set up a multi-session Windows 10 deployment that delivers a full Windows 10 with scalability Virtualize Office 365 ProPlus and optimize it to…

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(Azure) Tip of the Day: Instantly restore your Azure Virtual Machines using Azure Backup

Today’s tip… We are delighted to share the release of Azure Backup Instant Restore capability for Azure Virtual Machines (VMs). Instant Restore helps Azure Backup customers quickly recover VMs from the snapshots stored along with the disks.   In addition, users get complete flexibility in configuring the retention range of snapshots at the backup policy…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: Updated RDS HTML5 client is available for download!

Today’s tip… Version 1.0.7 of the Remote Desktop web client has been released with offline access and other improvements. Updates for version 1.0.11 Enabled connection to RD Broker without an RD Gateway in Windows Server 2019. Sorted feeds alphabetically (i.e., RemoteApps first, Desktops second). Fixed multiple accessibility bugs improving screen reader compatibility. Updated our build…

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(Azure DNS) Tip of the Day: Azure DNS: Getting ready for DNS Flag Day

Today’s tip… DNS Flag Day was February 1, 2019. On this day, DNS providers stopped supporting certain workarounds that enable name resolution for domains hosted on DNS servers that don’t fully conform to EDNS standards. For more information, visit dnsflagday.net. You can test domains for compliance by using tools on that page. At this time,…

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Tip of the Day: Windows Server Domain Name System (DNS) Flag Day Compliance

Today’s tip… DNS Flag Day was February 1, 2019. On this day, Domain Name System (DNS) providers stopped supporting certain workarounds that enable name resolution for domains hosted on DNS servers that don’t fully conform to newer Extension mechanisms for DNS (EDNS) protocol. For more information, visit dnsflagday.net. Microsoft is committed to DNS Flag Day…

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Microsoft Azure portal January 2019 update

Today’s tip… List of January updates to the Azure portal: New Azure portal home page Quick and easy entry point into Azure. Find recently visited resources, navigate to commonly used services, and discover how to use specialized services to learn, monitor, secure, and optimize your applications and infrastructure. Shared time range for tiles on dashboards…

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Tip of the Day: IE 10 End of Support & Availability of IE 11 for Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Server 2012

Today’s tip… On January 28, 2019, we announced via an IT Pro blog that customers running Windows Server 2012 or  Windows Embedded 8 Standard will be able to pilot IE11 in their environments starting spring of 2019. Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard (both of which are on the Windows 8 platform) are…

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