Deploy Windows Virtual Desktop in Microsoft Azure

Microsoft 365

Learn how to deploy Windows Virtual Desktop. Provision a Windows Virtual Desktop connection to a remote resource. Make a desktop and apps available to users by using application groups. Customize the workspace for your users. Install Windows Virtual Desktop client for Windows and connect to the workspace.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Learn about the key components of Windows Virtual Desktop and the deployment options
  • Deploy a customized workspace with a virtual desktop and remote app


  • Familiarity with server and client management concepts and tools
  • Familiarity with Windows virtualization technologies, like Remote Desktop Services
  • (Optional) Access to an Azure environment prepared for Windows Virtual Desktop: Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) configured and integrated with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), and an Azure Virtual Network that's connected to your domain
  • (Optional) User credentials for three user accounts in Azure AD: a user account that's assigned to the AD DS administrator role and two non-administrative user accounts