The latest technology news - February 2024

Welcome to our monthly roundup of the hottest tech updates in the worlds of Azure (Windows 365, Azure Virtual Desktop, Cloud PC. infrastructure), VMware (SDDC and EUC), GitHub, HashiCorp, Azure DevOps and other partners. In this series, we’ll have a collection of must-read articles, each offering a deep dive into the latest technological advancements, news, and trends within these cutting-edge platforms.


We understand that in today’s fast-paced tech landscape, staying informed is key. That’s why we’re here to make it easy for you. Each month, we’ll handpick the most insightful and informative articles that cover everything from Cloud, virtualization, Infrastructure As Code (IaC), and DevOps to DAAS - End User Computing - Endpoint management breakthroughs.

So let’s dive into this month’s top tech insights:


  • The World of EUC (WEUC). A new community that brings together all EUC industry folks. Learn more

Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD)

  • AVD Community NewsLetters. Learn more
  • Azure Stack HCI - Azure Virtual Desktop made easy with Hydra feat. Marcel Meurer.Learn more
  • AVD Thin Client Auto Login. Learn more
  • Why Azure Image Builder - Getting Started. Learn more
  • Find specific Azure Virutal Desktop assigned user. Learn more
  • Resolving Authentication Loop with single sign-on for Azure Virtual Desktop using Microsoft Entra ID Authentication. Learn more
  • AVD Image Patching via DevOps/Packer. Learn more
  • How to Run Azure Virtual Desktop On-premises with Azure Stack HCI. Learn more
  • How to Review and Search AVD Insights Data. Learn more
  • Sign-in to your Azure Virtual Desktop using a passkey on a YubiKey from your iPhone. Learn more
  • How to Configure a Conditional Access Policy for AVD. Learn more
  • Upgrade to new Teams for Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). Learn more

Windows 365 (W365) / CloudPC

VMware Horizon

  • End-User Computing Division of Broadcom embraces its future as a standalone business. Learn more
  • Unpacking Horizon 8 2312: New features deliver advances in performance, security, operations, and experience. Learn more
  • VMwware Enduser Computing Updates. Learn more
  • EUC Blog newsletters. Learn more
  • Horizon 8 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). Learn more
  • How to enable the FPS indicator in VMware Horizon. Learn more
  • Recursive Unlock Feature with Screensaver (96381). Learn more
  • Horizon 2312, new feature to simplify the Gold Image Linux Configuration – BIOLNX. Learn more
  • Securing your VDI Deployment. Learn more
  • Deploying Horizon 8 and True SSO in Multi-Forest Environments. Learn more


  • Andrew Taylor weekly Intune newsletter. Learn more
  • Daniel Engberg weekly newsletter. Learn more
  • Free Microsoft Intune fundamentals training. Learn more
  • How to centrally deploy PowerShell Modules using Microsoft Intune and PSADT to Windows devices? Learn more
  • Overview of Microsoft Cloud PKI for Microsoft Intune. Learn more
  • Microsoft Cloud PKI: SCEPman Killer? Learn more
  • Microsoft Intune Suite - beyond endpoint management in 2024. Learn more
  • Mastering app Installation visibility with Microsoft Intune: Dive into ServiceUI and User notifications. Learn more
  • Getting started with Enterprise App Management. Learn more
  • The Intune suite guide 2024. Learn more
  • Testing Microsoft Intune software packages in the Windows System context: A crucial step for smooth and validated deployments. Learn more
  • Guidelines for Installing Microsoft PC Manager from New Microsoft Store in Intune. Learn more

MSIX App Attach / WinGet


  • FSLogix error code 0x0000052E. Learn more
  • Announcing general availability of FSLogix 2210 hotfix 3! Learn more
  • New Teams on Windows Server 2019 currently isn’t compatible with FSLogix and fails to launch. Learn more
  • Repair all FSLogix Profiles using PowerShell (or any VHDX files). Learn more


Microsoft 365 / AD

  • Microsoft 365 Admin Monthly Digest – Feb 2024. Learn more
  • Weekly MS Entra latest news newsletter. Learn more
  • M365Documentation, Automatic Documentation of M365 to simplify the life of admins and consultants. Learn more
  • Block ADDS Domain Join of Computers for Domain Users. Learn more
  • Analyzing User Privileges in Azure based on activity. Learn more
  • Creating your first Microsoft 365 (MFA) Conditional Access Policy. Learn more

Microsoft Azure

  • Azure Stack HCI version 23H2 is generally available. Learn more
  • Azure Stack HCI Insider - February 2024. Learn more
  • Hyper-V VM Migration to Azure Stack HCI, version 23H2. Learn more
  • John Savill’s weekly Azure Infrastructure Updates. Learn more
  • Azure Deprecations Board. Learn more
  • Azure Virtual Network now supports updates without subnet property. Learn more
  • Azure Spring Clean 2024 agenda. Learn more
  • Migrate VMs to Azure Stack HCI. Learn more
  • Understanding Group Policies: User Rights Assignment Policies. Learn more
  • Azure Naming Tool released. Learn more
  • Step by Step Practical Guide to Architecting Cloud Native Applications. Learn more
  • Choose an Azure container service. Learn more
  • Azure architecture icons. Learn more
  • Azure Design Visio stencil collection. Learn more
  • IPv6 hub-spoke network topology. Learn more
  • Test your Patches! A Staged Patching Solution with Azure Update Manager. Learn more
  • Try Azure SQL Managed Instance for free (preview). Learn more
  • Provisioning AKS nodes automatically. Learn more
  • Azure Orphaned Resources v2.0. Learn more
  • Azure Virtual Network Manager topology view now generally available. Learn more


  • The February 2024 non-security preview release is now available for Windows 10, version 22H2. Learn more
  • Introducing Sudo for Windows! Learn more
  • Microsoft February 2024 Patch Tuesday fixes 2 zero-days, 73 flaws. Learn more
  • Release notes: February 2024 - Windows 11, version 23H2. Learn more
  • Inclusive and productive Windows 11 experiences for everyone. Learn more

Windows Defender

  • [Updated Feb 2024] Ultimate Comparison of Defender for Endpoint Features by OS. Learn more
  • Quick Tip: Troubleshooting Defender for Endpoint connectivity issues. Learn more

VMware by Broadcom

  • End Of General Availability of the Free vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi 7.x and 8.x) (2107518). Learn more
  • VMware Event Broker Appliance (VEBA) v0.8.0. Learn more
  • Counting Cores for VMware Cloud Foundation and vSphere Foundation and TiBs for vSAN (95927). Learn more
  • VMware Cloud Foundation - Technical Deep Dive Series - Introduction. Learn more
  • Quick Tip - Block or remove download URL for VMware Enhanced Authentication Plug-in (EAP). Learn more
  • Will Broadcom’s plans for VMware affect you? Learn more
  • Updated Inventory & Calculator Scripts for counting Cores/TiBs for VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) and VMware vSphere Foundation (VVF). Learn more
  • SexiGraf 0.99j “St. Olga” is out! Learn more
  • CPU Support Deprecation and Discontinuation In vSphere Releases (82794). Learn more
  • VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 6.6 Release Notes. Learn more

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) / DevOps


  • Microsoft Dev Box introduction. Learn more
  • Learn DevOps in 90 days with April Edwards and Michael Cade. Learn more
  • Azure DevOps blog closing -> moving to DevBlogs. Learn more
  • Symphony is a framework and set of patterns and best practices for developing, testing, and deploying infrastructure on Azure using Infrastructure as Code. Learn more
  • Terraform vs Bicep: the differences you should really know. Learn more
  • Installing HashiCorp tools in Alpine Linux containers. Learn more

Azure DevOps

  • Introduction to Azure DevOps Workload identity federation (OIDC) with Terraform. Learn more
  • Azure DevOps Container Jobs: When Microsoft and Self-Hosted Agents meet, It’s the Best of Both Worlds! Learn more
  • Azure DevOps Workload Identity Federation with Azure Overview. NO MORE SECRETS! Learn more
  • Day 1 vs Day 2 Ops Demystified on the Whiteboard. Learn more
  • Azure DevOps Provider Automation. Learn more


  • The GitHub Community Roundup - 2024.02.16. Learn more
  • GitHub Actions (and Certification) Quick Start. Learn more ,Learn more
  • New year, new planning habits: using GitHub Projects to track your goals. Learn more


  • What #Azure permissions do you need to run #terraform plan? Learn more
  • AzAPI masterclass: replace_triggered_by. Learn more
  • Ensuring Your Terraform is Correctly Formatted Using Terraform fmt and GitHub Actions. Learn more
  • Terraform on Azure February 2024 Update. Learn more
  • Complete Terraform Tutorial. Learn more
  • Landing Zone networking using Terraform. Learn more
  • Introducing Azure Verified Modules for Terraform. Learn more

PowerShell / Azure Cloud Shell

  • PowerShell – Code Sign and validate files in a folder with optimized logic. Learn more
  • Running Azure Cloud Shell locally using Docker. Learn more
  • The PowerShell Podcast E104 Roadmapping your PowerShell Journey with Sean Wheeler. Learn more


  • What’s New in NVIDIA vGPU Software R550 Release 17.0. Learn more
  • What’s New in NVIDIA vGPU Software R550 Release 16.4. Learn more
  • Security Bulletin: NVIDIA GPU Display Driver - February 2024. Learn more


  • Pluralsight course “Proxmox VE Fundamentals”. Learn more
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