How to Deploy your ‘Cloud-Only’ RDS environment – Part 4


This week I made some really nice progress in achieving my end goal: ‘an automated Cloud Only Remote Desktop Services deployment’. This series consists of multiple blogposts, each blogpost covers a section which describes in detail how to configure the used technology. In the first blogpost of the series I described that this series is based on a CloudOnly deployment of RDS 2016 with as much PaaS services as possible and using Azure ARM templates for deploying the resources. The good news is that with all the progress made this week I’ve a working deployment which creates all the resources, configures Storage Spaces Direct as high available storage solution and a high available Remote Desktop Services environment.
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This week’s Remote Desktop Services news


This small blogpost is dedicated to inform you about an important hotfix and the release of the Remote Desktop Planning poster which is available for some weeks now.

KB3192404 (Preview of Monthly Rollup)

Within this Rollup update a hotfix for the User Profile Mechanism is included. In the article this is described as:

“Addressed issue where the user profile disk (UPD) does not get unmounted when a user logs off. Therefore, users get temporary profiles and are not able to work with their own profiles during their next logon. The Event ID 20491 with a description of “Remote Desktop Services could not disconnect a user disk for the user account with a SID of <SID>. The error code is 0xAA.93″ will be logged”

The preview of this Monthly Quality Rollup update can be found here: https://s