ConfigMgr Windows 10 Multi-Session Support for WVD | SCCM

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Windows 10 Multi-Session Support

Windows 10 Enterprise Multi-Session Support is there with ConfigMgr 1906 version. The WVD enhanced support options are available with the latest versions of SCCM. Let’s have a quick view of ConfigMgr Windows 10 Multi-Session Support for WVD.

Introduction

Windows 10 enterprise multi-session support is only for Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) solution. WVD Windows 10 multi-session is similar to a terminal server, some of these virtual devices allow multiple concurrent active user sessions.

More thoughts on SCCM/Intune VDI and WVD support are explained in the previous post SCCM Intune Support for VDI Devices Persistent Non Persistent.

ConfigMgr now disables user policies on any device that allows these multiple user sessions. Even if you enable user policies, the SCCM client disables those policies by default on these devices, which include Windows 10 Enterprise multi-session.

NOTE! ➡➡ You can’t use co-management with a client running WVD Windows 10 multi-session VMs.

ConfigMgr Client Settings for Windows Multi-Session

You need to enable ConfigMgr Current Branch Client settings for Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) Windows 10 Multi-session VMs.

  • Navigate to \Administration\Overview\Client Settings
  • Open the Client Settings (preferably custom client settings)
  • Client Policy ➡ Enable User Policy for multiple user sessionsYes
  • Click OK to save the settings.
ConfigMgr Windows 10 Multi-Session Support for WVD | SCCM
ConfigMgr Windows 10 Multi-Session Support for WVD | SCCM

Configuration Item for Windows 10 Multi-Session VMs

You can now create Configuration Item (CI) for WVD Windows 10 multi-session VMs.

  • Navigate to \Assets and Compliance\Overview\Compliance Settings\Configuration Items
  • Click on Create New Configuration Item
  • Enter the name of the CI – WVD Windows 10 Multi-Session
  • Select Windows Desktops and Servers (custom)
ConfigMgr Windows 10 Multi-Session Support for WVD | SCCM
ConfigMgr Windows 10 Multi-Session Support for WVD | SCCM
  • Click Next
  • Unselect all the checkboxes options
  • Click on the + symbol near Windows 10
  • Enable the option Windows 10 Enterprise multi-session and higher
  • Click on Next
ConfigMgr Windows 10 Multi-Session Support for WVD | SCCM
ConfigMgr Windows 10 Multi-Session Support for WVD | SCCM
  • Enable the settings that are required for your WVD Windows 10 Multi-session VMS
  • More details about Configuration Item (How to build CI for Windows clients)
  • The following Windows versions are supported:
    • All Windows 10 multi-session
ConfigMgr Windows 10 Multi-Session Support for WVD | SCCM
ConfigMgr Windows 10 Multi-Session Support for WVD | SCCM

Requirement Rules

You can select the Windows 10 enterprise multi-session as one of the operating system from the application requirement rules.

  • Navigate to \Software Library\Overview\Application Management\Applications
  • Select the Deployment Types tab
  • Go to properties of deployment type
  • Click on the Requirements tab
  • Click on the Add button
  • Select Device as Category
  • Select Condition as Operating System
  • Click on the + symbol near Windows 10
  • Enable the option Windows 10 Enterprise multi-session and higher
  • Click OK to save the configuration
ConfigMgr Windows 10 Multi-Session Support for WVD | SCCM
ConfigMgr Windows 10 Multi-Session Support for WVD | SCCM

Enable User Policy on Windows 10 Multi-Session VMs

User policy is disabled by default on Windows 10 Multi-session devices. You can use this “PolicyEnableUserPolicyOnTS” from version 1906 onwards if you want to enable the SCCM user policy for Windows 10 multi user.

Set this property to true to enable user policy on a Windows 10 multi-session Windows Virtual Desktop VMs. If PolicyEnableUserPolicyPolling is set to false, this property is ignored.

NOTE! – If you enable this property, you accept any potential performance impact on these devices. Also, there could be conflicts with some of the policies.

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