AVD Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Multi-Session | Enterprise for Virtual Desktops

Let’s check how to create AVD Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Multi-Session | Enterprise for Virtual Desktops. The Azure AD dynamic groups are required to deploy policies and applications to AVD session hosts using Intune.

Azure AD join and Intune support are also coming soon, as per the latest blog post from Microsoft. You can read more details in the following post – Azure Virtual Desktop Azure AD Join Support with Intune Management | Endpoint Manager | WVD.

I have a post about creating WVD Azure AD dynamic device groups for Windows 10 single session operating system with DisplayName properties. You also can create Intune assignment filters to have more flexible logic for app and policy assignment – MEM Intune: Create Assignment Filters For Azure Virtual Desktop Single Session Windows 10.

AVD Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Multi-Session

Let’s create Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Enterprise for Virtual Desktops. This dynamic Azure AD device group is based on operating system type.

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AVD Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Multi-Session | Enterprise for Virtual Desktops
AVD Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Multi-Session | Enterprise for Virtual Desktops
  • Select Security – Group Type from the drop-down option.
  • Enter Group Name “WVD-Devices-Multi-Session” (any name is fine).
  • Enter Group Description “WVD-Devices-Multi-Session” (any description is fine).
  • Select Dynamic Device as Membership type.
  • Click on Add Dynamic Query under Dynamic Device Members.
AVD Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Multi-Session | Enterprise for Virtual Desktops
AVD Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Multi-Session | Enterprise for Virtual Desktops

Hover over the properties column so that you get an option to select Azure Active Directory, dynamic device groups, for Windows 10 multi-session based on Device OS Type.

On the Dynamic Membership Rules blade, select deviceOSType property column drop-down options.

AVD Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Multi-Session | Enterprise for Virtual Desktops
AVD Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Multi-Session | Enterprise for Virtual Desktops

From the operator column, you can select the option names “Equals” to select the hostname of Azure Virtual Desktop (a.k.a WVD) session hosts.

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AVD Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Multi-Session | Enterprise for Virtual Desktops
AVD Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Multi-Session | Enterprise for Virtual Desktops

The device OS type is equal to “Windows 10 Enterprise for Virtual Desktops”. You can enter the device OS type as shown in the below screenshot in the value column.

AVD Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Multi-Session | Enterprise for Virtual Desktops
AVD Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Multi-Session | Enterprise for Virtual Desktops

Click on SAVE and CREATE button to complete the process of building Azure AD dynamic device group creation.

Dynamic Query – Windows 10 Enterprise for Virtual Desktops

You can use the following Azure AD device dynamic query to create Windows 10 multi-session AAD dynamic groups.

(device.deviceOSType -eq "Windows 10 Enterprise for Virtual Desktops")

Result

You can check the members of the dynamic device group from the Members tab in Azure AD Device group. You can also validate Azure AD Dynamic Group Rules | Intune.

AVD Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Multi-Session | Enterprise for Virtual Desktops
AVD Azure AD Dynamic Device Group for Windows 10 Multi-Session | Enterprise for Virtual Desktops

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