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Getting Started with Windows VDI by Andrew Fryer

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Chapter 3. Putting the D in VDI – Creating a Desktop Template

This chapter is all about the desktop, because VDI is only as good as the desktop, and a good desktop design will make life easy for our users, while keeping our management efforts to a minimum. Desktop design is a well-established discipline, and there are many tools available for it; however, there are special considerations for deploying virtual desktops, and if our VDI is to be a success, we must understand them. Many of these tools are free or are already included in both the Windows client and server OS. So, we will review these tools to see what they do and then use one of them to create a semiautomated process to create a more sophisticated Virtual Desktop Template and deploy ...

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