Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System

Let’s verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System. You can use this method for Windows 11 multi-session and enterprise operating systems. Microsoft Teams on Azure Virtual Desktop supports chat and collaboration.

Microsoft Teams supports media optimization for the Azure Virtual Desktop environment. There are two important things explained in this post. First one: Starting from SCCM 2107, you can create a Configuration Item for Windows 11 operating system.

The second important point is registry key validation for Teams media optimization. Teams with media optimization essential for Azure Virtual Desktop (a.k.a WVD). The comprehensive end-to-end SCCM configuration item creation guide to getting more details about CI and baseline.

Create SCCM CI to Verify Teams for AVD

Let’s create SCCM CI to verify Teams for AVD. I’m going to cover Windows 11 multi-session and enterprise operating systems.

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  • Launch SCCM Console.
  • Navigate -> \Assets and Compliance\Overview\Compliance Settings\Configuration Items.
  • Click on Create Configuration Item for ribbon menu.
  • Select specify the type of Configuration Item that you want to create.
    • Settings for devices managed with the Configuration Manager client
      • Windows Desktop and Servers (custom)
  • Click on the NEXT button continue.
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System

Select the versions of Windows that will assess these Configuration Items for compliance. I have selected the following operating systems.

  • Windows 11
    • All Windows 11 Enterprise multi-session
    • All Windows 11 (64-bit)
  • Click on the NEXT button.
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System

You can click on the NEW button to create the compliance check. Specify details about this setting that represents a business or technical condition assess for compliance on client devices.

  • Name -> MS Teams Offloading
  • Setting Type -> Registry Value
  • Data Type -> Interger

Now it’s time to specify the registry value to assess for compliance on computers:

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  • Hive Name: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
  • Key Name: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Teams\IsWVDEnvironment
  • Value Name: 1
  • Click OK and the Next to continue.
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System

Use Compliance rules to specify the conditions that make a configuration item setting compliance on client devices. The following compliance rules are associated with this configuration item.

  • Click on NEW button.
  • Enter the name -> Verify Teams Offloading.
  • Selected Settings -> Select a Setting for the registry entry created above.
  • Clcik on Select to continue.
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System

Let’s continue:

  • Select the Rule Type -> Value.
  • The Setting must comply with the following rule: MS Teams Offloading
  • Operator: Equals
  • For the following values: 1
  • Enable the option – Remediate noncompliant rules when supported.
  • Click OK and click to the NEXT to continue.
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System
  • Click on the NEXT, NEXT and CLOSE to continue.
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System

Create Baseline for Verify Teams for AVD

You can now create the baseline for verifying the team registry settings for Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD).

  • Navigate to \Assets and Compliance\Overview\Compliance Settings\Configuration Baselines
  • Click on Create Configuration Baseline button from the ribbon.
  • Enter Name -> Verify Teams for AVD.
  • Click on Add button to add Configuration Items.
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System

Select the Configuration Item to verify Teams for AVD (Windows 11 operating system) from the list of CIs and then click on the ADD button.

  • Click OK and OK buttoon to continue.
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System

Deploy Baseline for Windows 11 Operating System

It’s time to deploy Windows 11 operating systems baseline to verify Teams configuration for AVD to Windows 11 Device Collection.

Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System

Remediation Option

The remediation option for the configuration baseline. You can enable the remediation by going through Properties -> Remediate noncompliant rules when supported.

Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System
Verify Teams for AVD using SCCM Configuration Item with Windows 11 Operating System

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