WVD SessionHost: Upgrade Failed, EventViewer: SxsStack listener is not ready. Unable to connect.

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SessionHost unhealthy: SxsStack listener is not ready
WVD spring update. We need Win2k12R2 as session host. I created the VM using New-AzVM using the proper image and the VM got created successfully on my existing network and the proper extensions installed.

 

Then i followed the two steps in the below article to install RD Agent and Bootloader and the session host showed up under my host pool in WVD:

 

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-desktop/create-host-pools-powershell

 

But under session host, it shows the status as "Upgrade failed". also there are continous events coming in the event log saying that sessionhost unhealthy: sxslistener is not ready, i have attached the screenshots as well.

 

I'll really appreciate any help.

 

Regards

Ali

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Sorted this out.

With windows server, you need to have RDSH role installed. also with windows 2k12, you need to have WMF 5.1 or greater installer, and .net runtime >= 4.8. once this is done, it works fine.