Tag - Step-By-Step

How to enable and configure Microsoft Remote Help in Microsoft Intune

Recently Microsoft made Remote Help generally available. Remote Help is an application to offer remote assistance to end users that are using Windows 10 or 11 endpoints. Remote Help is a Microsoft Endpoint Manager Premium add-on. It can be fully configurated within the Microsoft Endpoint Manager admin center. Both the IT support engineer and the end user needs to authenticate through Azure AD...

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How to install Windows 11 in Hyper-V

Windows 11 has now been released over a month ago and many companies are now considering the switch. It is always good to test extensively first and get some hands-on experience.  If you don’t have a physical PC available to test Windows 11, a good alternative is to do this in a virtual machine (VM). Personally, I use VMs a lot when I need to test Microsoft Intune configurations or when...

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How to deliver a GPU powered Azure VM (example for CAD applications) with Windows Virtual Desktop

It’s not uncommon for customers to ask for the possibilities to deliver a GPU (graphics processing unit) powered desktop with Windows Virtual Desktop. If employees have to work with multimedia enabled applications, you can hardly do without it. Or for example, a construction company that wants to deliver the Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit and Autodesk InfraWorks CAD applications.

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How to deploy and manage Windows Virtual Desktop “Spring Release”

After a long wait the next version of Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) is now in public preview. This next version is also known as “WVDv2” and “Spring Release” and there are a lot of changes since the first GA release back in 2019 of WVD. To begin, it is now fully integrated with the Microsoft Azure portal, meaning, there is now an official supported management UI, you can now assign applications...

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How to deploy Windows Virtual Desktop (Preview) and publish a Full Desktop and the Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus applications

As you have probably already heard or read is that Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) is now available in Public Preview. Windows Virtual Desktop is a desktop and application virtualization service running in Microsoft Azure. The backend is completely managed by Microsoft itself. You can create host pools to publish full desktops or to publish your LOB applications. A big advantage is that Windows 10...

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How to configure Android Enterprise – Corporate-owned, fully managed user devices mode with Microsoft Intune

In the last two months I wrote some blogs regarding different type of Android Enterprise modes. It’s now time for the last mode; Android Enterprise – Corporate-owned, fully managed user devices. And as the name of this mode indicates, this mode is for user based scenario’s. The enrollment process is more or less the same as with the dedicated device mode. The enrollment process also start with...

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How to Enable Android Enterprise and configure Personal devices with a Work Profile in Microsoft Intune – The ultimate Step-By-Step Guide

This year Google will stop with the support of Android Device Admin API’s with the release of Android 10. This means that the traditional way to manage Android devices is no longer possible with new Android 10 devices or older Android devices that are upgrading to Android 10 (or higher). Android Enterprise is the new way to manage Android devices. With Microsoft Intune you can manage Android...

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How to integrate Citrix XenMobile with Azure AD for auto enrollment with Autopilot or Azure AD Join

In my previous blog I took you through the steps to configure Windows AutoPilot in combination with Microsoft Intune. In this blog, I want you to show that it is also possible to use Windows AutoPilot or Azure AD Join with other MDM/EMM solutions, like in this case, Citrix XenMobile. In this scenario, after the Windows 10 out-of-box-experience (OOBE) setup, the Windows 10 device is automatically...

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How to install and configure Citrix XenDesktop 7.12 with Windows Server 2016 hosts running on Microsoft Azure

It’s almost a year ago, that I wrote an installation guide / step-by-step guide about Citrix XenDesktop. XenDesktop releases arrived at a rapid pace in the past year. At this moment, the current release is version 7.12 which was released in December 2016. So, it’s time for an up-to-data step-by-step blog about the latest XenDesktop release. This time I want to do something different, till now I...

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How to configure Citrix ShareFile SSON with Microsoft Azure AD

In the last few years I have mostly implemented ShareFile Enterprise as part of the XenMobile Enterprise edition and therefor configured the XenMobile server as a SAML identity provider for ShareFile SSON. In the last few months I also see some companies that were only interested in the Citrix ShareFile solution without XenMobile. In this case there are some alternative ways to provide users...

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How to setup Microsoft Azure RemoteApp with a custom image (step-by-step)

In this blog I will guide you step-by-step on how to setup Microsoft Azure RemoteApp with a custom image. First I will create a custom image with a few custom applications installed on it. In the following steps I will show you how to import this image to RemoteApp, publish the applications and give users access to these applications. For this blog I will use a clean Azure environment (with...

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Installing and Configuring Citrix XenDesktop 7.8 and publishing a Windows 10 PVS Desktop

Citrix recently released Citrix XenDesktop 7.8. The releases follow each other rapidly lately and there are quite a few improvements and new features in the latest releases like, session recording, Linux Virtual Desktop support, Framehawk Virtual Channel, AppDisk, Windows 10 support (since version 7.7) and Zones. My last “step-by-step” blog about Citrix XenDesktop was about version 7.1 so it is...

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Create an Apple Certificate, Identifiers and Provisioning Profiles to use for Citrix XenMobile Application Wrapping

A while ago, Apple has determined no longer to allow wildcard Application ID’s for new Apple Developer Accounts. This means that you need to create an Apple ID for every application you wanted to wrap for use with Citrix XenMobile. In the meanwhile, Citrix updated there MDX Toolkit so that you can change the App ID during wrapping. In this step-by-step blog I will explain how to create the...

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Installing and Configuring Citrix Storefront 2.5.2 and configure Load Balancing on NetScaler 10.5

In almost every production environment you will implement Citrix Storefront on more than one servers to provide high availability (HA) and for load balancing (LB). In this step-by-step guide I will show you how implement Citrix Storefront 2.5.2 on multiple servers and how to configure the load balancing on a NetScaler 10.5 from beginning to the end.

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About Robin Hobo

I am a Technology Specialist working for Microsoft with focus on the Modern Workplace. I am specialized in Microsoft Intune, Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD), Windows 365, Windows 11 and Azure AD. Also interested in mental health, NLP and personal development.

For more information, see the About Me page or my LinkedIn profile.

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