What's new in Windows Virtual Desktop for November


We have just updated our What's new in Windows Virtual Desktop document for changes made to the service in November.


Please bookmark: aka.ms/WVDWhatsNew, as the authoritative site for all changes, as well as the official road map at aka.ms/WVDRoadmap for dates of upcoming features.

If you would like to see a new specific feature, suggest these on the WVD UserVoice


Azure portal experience

We've fixed two bugs in the Azure portal user experience:

  • The Desktop application friendly name is no longer overwritten on the "Add VM" workflow.
  • The session host tab will now load if session hosts are part of scale sets.

FSLogix client, version 2009

We've released a new version of the FSLogix client with many fixes and improvements. Learn more at our blog post.

RDP Shortpath public preview

RDP Shortpath introduces direct connectivity to your Windows Virtual Desktop session host using point-to-site and site-to-site VPNs and ExpressRoute. It also introduces the URCP transport protocol. RDP Shortpath is designed to reduce latency and network hops in order to improve user experience. Learn more at Windows Virtual Desktop RDP Shortpath.

Az.DesktopVirtualization, version 2.0.1

We've released version 2.0.1 of the Windows Virtual Desktop cmdlets. This update includes cmdlets that will let you manage MSIX App Attach. You can download the new version at the PowerShell gallery.

Azure Advisor updates

Azure Advisor now has a new recommendation for proximity guidance in Windows Virtual Desktop. Learn more at the Azure website.

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