Are there any official guidelines on uptime/reboot schedule for an Azure Virtual Desktop?

Dave Mullen 0 Reputation points
2023-05-31T13:58:11.13+00:00

Curious, does anyone know of any official documentation surrounding how often Azure Virtual Desktops should be rebooted? Obviously, you want to be rebooting for security patches etc, but just curious if there's something called out in docs claiming - reboot when you're finished using for the day, or weekly, etc?

I know this can wildly vary due to applications and use, however it came up in conversation and I'd love to see something in documentation calling it out.

TIA!

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  1. deherman-MSFT 35,471 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2023-05-31T14:53:23.71+00:00

    @Dave Mullen

    Microsoft does not provide specific guidelines on how often Azure Virtual Desktops (AVD) should be rebooted. You might consider using Autoscale which allows you to scale your VMs up or down depending on your needs or configuration.


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