Azure Virtual Desktop service recommends FSLogix profile containers as a user profile solution. FSLogix roams profiles in remote computing environments, such as Azure Virtual Desktop. You set up a FSLogix profile container share for a host pool using a virtual machine-based file share.

This module aligns with the exam AZ-140: Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Choose appropriate storage for FSLogix components.
  • Configure storage for FSLogix components.
  • Configure storage accounts for Azure Files.
  • Configure a new managed data disk to a Windows virtual machine for Azure Virtual Desktop.
  • Create file shares for a storages account for Azure Virtual Desktop.


  • Conceptual knowledge of storage accounts, blobs, files, disks, and data protection.
  • Working experience with creating and securing storage systems.