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Virtual Desktops Community Weekly Blog Post 14th April – 21th April 2022

Welcome to the 38th Azure Virtual Desktop community newsletter! We now released our newsletter on Thursdays to get a wider reach and give you the ability to engage with us in a better way!

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It’s not long now until IGEL Disrupt!! I will be there alongside my colleagues Vadim Vladimirsky and Joseph Landes! If you are at the London event make sure you come and say hi!


IGEL OS 11.07.100 – What’s New

IGEL have shared a video about what’s new in their new OS Update. The new features include Kernel Updates, Additional Hardware Support, security updates and much more. You can check out the update video here:


AVD Geek fest

The UK AVD Usergroup is hosting a one off event in Central London. The event will include Azure Virtual Desktop legends Vadim Vladimirskiy, Jim Moyle, Tom Hickling, Neil McLoughlin and many more. If you are interested in joining then please register and sign up here. Note this is a in-person physical event only so please only register if you intend to come. You can sign up and register here – UK Azure Virtual Desktop User Group – May 2022 Meeting, Tue, May 17, 2022, 5:00 PM | Meetup

Azure Virtual Desktop RDP Shortpath Latest Features

Dean Cefola from the Azure Academy has shared a video explaining the new RDP Shortpath over public networks capability. In the video Dean goes how to deploy, monitor, and troubleshoot RDP Shortpath. Great video as always Dean! You can view his video here:

Configuring RDPShort Path for AVD Public Networks(Preview)

Amal Abraham has written a great blog post in which he also discusses RDP Shortpath over public networks. Amal explains what RDP Shortpath is, how to enable it and then goes into detail about how it works. You can view his post here –


Windows Desktop Client updated to v1.2.3126

Microsoft have updated the Windows Desktop Client to v1.2.3126 for the Insider track. The latest build includes an improved Narrator application experience, accessibility improvements and a few fixes. You can view more details here – What’s new in the Windows Desktop client | Microsoft Docs