Windows 365 - User Settings Policies and Scripted Actions

Scripted Actions for Windows 365

This is an overview about how to use scripted actions in the context of Windows 365.

Note: Before you start this topic, be sure that you have read Windows 365 Enable and Configure Cloud PCs.

Note: Nerdio Manager is set up so that you can use the same scripts for AVD and Windows 365 without any significant modifications.

To add a new scripted action:

  1. Navigate to Scripted ActionsWindows scripts.

    Note: Only Windows scripts are relevant for Windows 365 scripted actions.

  2. Select Add scripted action.

  3. Enter the following information:

    • Name: Type the script's name.

    • Description: Type the script's description.

    • Tags: From the drop-down list, select the tag(s). Alternatively, type a new tag.

    • Script Executing Mode: From the drop-down list, select the script's execution mode.

    • Enable Cloud PC: You must select this option to enable this script for Windows 365.

      • Run this script using the logged on credentials: Select this option to run the script with the user's credentials. Otherwise, the script runs in the system context.

      • Enforce script signature check: Select this option to force the script to be signed by a trusted publisher. Otherwise, no warning or prompt displays and the script runs unblocked.

      • Run this script in 64 bit PowerShell host: Select this option to run the script in 64-bit PowerShell host for a 64-bit client architecture. Otherwise, the script runs in 32-bit PowerShell host.

      • Assign to all users: Optionally, assign the scripted action to all users.

      • Assign to all devices: Optionally, assign the scripted action to all devices.

      • Assign to selected groups: Optionally, assign the scripted action to selected groups. (Recommended)

      • Exclude assignments: Optionally, exclude members in the selected groups from applying the scripted action.

        Note: Cloud PC security works with user groups and not with individual users.

    • Script: Type or copy/paste the script.

  4. Once you have entered all the desired information, select OK.

Notes:

  • The script is now enabled for Cloud PC and is submitted to run on the Cloud PCs. This could take quite a long time to finish, possibly several hours.

  • In the Windows Scripts list, the Applied To column is updated with the number of devices this script applies to.

  • Select the number to see the detail log information.

  • In addition, you can navigate to Windows 365Cloud PCs. The Scripts column shows you all the scripts that have executed on the Cloud PC. Select any script to see its detail log information.

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