Is it possible to add existing Azure VM to Session host pool (Azure WVD) ?

Ritika Laddha 115 Reputation points
2024-06-27T07:12:15.3533333+00:00

Hello!

Is it possible to add existing VM to session host pool (Azure WVD)? If so, please share the steps to do so.

I found same question asked earlier, but I could not find the answer mentioned. As documents have updated.
[https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/answers/questions/110851/add-existing-azure-vm-to-session-host-pool-(azure](https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/answers/questions/110851/add-existing-azure-vm-to-session-host-pool-(azure)

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  1. Anveshreddy Nimmala 3,460 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-06-27T08:04:19.77+00:00

    Hello Ritika Laddha,

    Welcome to microsoft Q&A , Thankyou for posting your query here.

    Please find the below link to add vm to the host pool.

    register vm to host pool

    Hope this helps you.

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  1. Jackson Martins 10,136 Reputation points MVP
    2024-06-27T08:08:38.9633333+00:00

    Hi @Ritika Laddha

    You can create new virtual machines (VMs) to use as session hosts and add them to a host pool natively using the Azure Virtual Desktop service in the Azure portal
    Reference: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-desktop/add-session-hosts-host-pool?tabs=portal%2Cgui

    Install the Windows Virtual Desktop Agent and Agent Bootloader.

    Generate a Registration Token (Generate a new key and copy it)
    On Agent Installation Paste the registration token into the installer when prompted.
    The VM should appear in the list of session hosts for the host pool

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