Disable Copy Paste in Microsoft Virtual Desktop

In this blog post, I will show you how to disable copy paste in Microsoft Virtual Desktop.

By default, users can copy-paste inside and outside the MVD environment.

In some cases, companies don’t like this to happen, and this post will show you how to disable it.


Microsoft Virtual Desktop is a hosted desktop as a service solution from Azure.

Install MVD PowerShell module

To install the MVD PowerShell module on a Windows 10 or Windows Server machine, open the PowerShell console and run the following cmdlet.

Install-Module -Name Microsoft.RDInfra.RDPowerShell

Connect to MVD using PowerShell

The following cmdlet will connect you toAzure MVD and ask you to authenticate.

Add-RdsAccount -DeploymentUrl "https://rdbroker.wvd.microsoft.com"

The command below will disable copy paste.

Note: Change TENANTNAME and Pool name with your details.

Set-RdsHostPool -TenantName TENANTNAME -HostPoolName POOL_NAME -CustomRdpProperty redirectclipboard:i:0

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