Prepare for Azure Virtual Desktop

Microsoft 365
Azure Virtual Desktop

Learn how to prepare for Azure Virtual Desktop - a cloud-based virtualization solution running on Microsoft Azure. Azure Virtual Desktop is an elastically scalable service to deliver remote desktop and remote app experiences - without having to manage the underlying server infrastructure. Review the prerequisites and tools provided by Microsoft to get ready to provision your first Azure Virtual Desktop host pool.

Learning objectives

At the end of this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe the steps involved and resources you need to prepare for Azure Virtual Desktop deployment.


  • An Azure account with an active subscription
  • Familiarity with server and client management concepts and tools
  • Familiarity with Windows virtualization technologies, like Remote Desktop Services