DIY Windows Provisioning – a Solution Example

Some time ago I created a custom solution to provision Windows workstations and in this blog I wanted to share how that solution works. This is not a community solution but simply an example of what can be possible with a little creativity and technical know-how! I work for an American company with a global … Continue reading DIY Windows Provisioning – a Solution Example

Get Group Membership for Intune Managed Devices with PowerShell

Just a quick one - Microsoft just added the Device group membership report to Endpoint Manager (service release 2206) which is pretty handy: We can also get group membership with PowerShell. The function below lets you pass either a device name or Azure AD Id and it will return the group and transitive group membership. … Continue reading Get Group Membership for Intune Managed Devices with PowerShell

Enhance Update Compliance Reporting with Azure Automation

In my last blog I provided an Intune Proactive remediations script that can be used to gather additional Windows Update information from your managed Windows devices and send the data to an Azure Log Analytics workspace to enhance your Windows Update reporting together with Microsoft's Update Compliance solution. In this blog, I will provide an … Continue reading Enhance Update Compliance Reporting with Azure Automation

Enhance Update Compliance Reporting with Microsoft Endpoint Manager

If you're using Windows Update for Business in Microsoft Endpoint Manager you're probably also using Microsoft's Update Compliance solution for reporting. Update Compliance contains some useful data and I know the team are working on additional improvements. A while back I created my own "Update Compliance" solution in part because I wasn't happy with the … Continue reading Enhance Update Compliance Reporting with Microsoft Endpoint Manager

Beware of Changing Regional Format after Intune Enrolment

Today I discovered an interesting bug with the Microsoft Intune Management Extension that hopefully you never have to come across. It surfaced on devices that were deployed with Windows Autopilot using a US-English base image, but because they were intended for use in the UK not the US, our deployment process installs the UK language … Continue reading Beware of Changing Regional Format after Intune Enrolment

Script Viewer for Microsoft Endpoint Manager

It's been a while since a published a community UI tool - I used to have fun doing that back when I had time...😆 This one is something I created a while ago actually but as I needed to use it a few times I decided to finish it off and publish it. It's a … Continue reading Script Viewer for Microsoft Endpoint Manager

Disable BIOS Updates when Updating HP Drivers with Windows Update for Business

I've been using Windows Update for Business for some time with the option to enable driver updates for all my managed workstations. Until recently, I've not had any show-stopping issues with doing driver updates that way, but a recent BIOS update on some HP devices did cause some issues - devices were asking for a … Continue reading Disable BIOS Updates when Updating HP Drivers with Windows Update for Business

User-Context Detection Rules for Intune Win32 Apps

Today I had to create a Win32 app in Intune that sets a registry key in the current user context to toggle a setting in the OS. Somehow I thought I'd have it done in a jiffy, but I stumbled on a couple of unexpected issues along the way.... First, as the app simply runs … Continue reading User-Context Detection Rules for Intune Win32 Apps

Why you may want to add a full synchronization schedule on ConfigMgr collections synced with AAD groups

Let me start with a little story behind the reason for this post 🙂 This morning I was happily working away when my VPN connection dropped. I noticed the icon of the VPN software disappear from the notification area and I immediately recognised the behaviour - the VPN client was getting an upgrade. As it … Continue reading Why you may want to add a full synchronization schedule on ConfigMgr collections synced with AAD groups

Create an HTML Report for Proactive Remediations Issues and Errors

Have you ever wanted to get a quick overview of issues or errors or remediations occurring in your Intune Proactive remediations scripts? I wrote a script that will gather this info for you and generate an HTML report. You can optionally send the report by email and even set up automation to send it out … Continue reading Create an HTML Report for Proactive Remediations Issues and Errors