Announcing general availability of FSLogix profiles for Azure AD-joined VMs in Azure Virtual Desktop

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Today we're announcing the general availability of using FSLogix profiles with Azure Active Directory (AD)-joined VMs for hybrid users in Azure Virtual Desktop. By leveraging Azure AD Kerberos with Azure Files, you can seamlessly access file shares from Azure AD-joined VMs and use them to store your FSLogix profile containers. With this release, you will have the ability to:

  • Configure an Azure Files share with Azure AD Kerberos using a single checkbox
  • Configure Azure AD-joined Session Hosts with Azure AD Kerberos
  • Store FSLogix profile containers in Azure Files shares with Azure AD Kerberos
  • Configure access permissions for hybrid users managed in Active Directory
  • Remove the network line-of-sight from the Session Host to the Domain Controller

 

Azure AD Kerberos option for Azure Files in the Azure Portal.Azure AD Kerberos option for Azure Files in the Azure Portal.

Getting started

 

This new functionality is available on Windows 10, Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022 session hosts.
• To get started with FSLogix on Azure AD-joined VMs, follow the instructions in Create a profile container with Azure Files and Azure Active Directory.
• For a demo of configuring Azure Files with Azure AD Kerberos and an overview of Azure storage options, watch the Shared storage for all enterprise file-workloads Ignite on-demand session.

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