Scripted Event Documentation - Enable AVD Shortpath
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Global Scripts Overview
NetApp VDS includes a library of pre-defined scripted events that can be used directly in VDS environments and/or duplicated and used as the building blocks for custom scripted events.
For this application, this article covers both the install/enable and uninstall/disable action.
Global Script Use
Built-in scripted events such as this one are pre-populated, checking the "global" filter checkbox will display them.
Global Scripted Events such as this one are read-only. They can be used as-is or the "Clone" function can be used to create a customer copy for editing and use.
The Clone button is found in the action menu on the Scripted Events page.
Enable AVD Shortpath
This script package enables/disables the native AVD feature RDP Shortpath by executing the (relevant) command with Powershell:
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Terminal Services" /v fEnableScreenCaptureProtection /t REG_DWORD /d 1
reg delete "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Terminal Services" /v fEnableScreenCaptureProtection /f
Microsoft documentation on this AVD feature can be found here:
=== Add Manual activity
In order for a script in the repository to take any action, an activity must be created to associate that script with a selected trigger. In this example activity runs when the VDS admin manually triggers the script.
VDS scripted events offers many other types of activity triggers such as Create Server which could be used as an alternative to the Manual event type. Using Create Server would simply execute this script on all newly created VMs in VDS. Create Server and other triggers are documented and can be explored here.
Navigate to the Scripted Events section in VDS
Under Activities click + Add Activity
In the opened dialog window enter the following information:
Name: Name this activity
Description: Optionally enter a description
Deployment Select the desired deployment from dropdown
Script: Select the install (or uninstall) script from the dropdown. This could be the global script or customer script you’ve cloned and customized.
Arguments: Leave blank
Event Type: Select
Target Type: Select the
Checkthe box for each VM that should receive this uninstall.