Creating an Ubuntu 20.04 cloud template & cloud-init configuration in Xen Orchestra

AaronDocumentation, How-To, NetworkingLeave a Comment

I had a need in my home lab to quickly deploy a bunch of thin clones of Ubuntu’s cloud image. I chose to use the cloud images Ubuntu provides instead of building a custom template. Xen Orchestra has had support for cloud-init since 2015. Quick Walkthrough Here is the short version of how this works: Download the current 20.04 ubuntu … Read More

Setting Environmental Variables with Intune and proactive remediations

Jóhannes Geir KristjánssonEndpoint Management, How-To, Intune, Powershell, Proactive Remediation, WindowsLeave a Comment

As you may have noticed by now, there doesn’t seem to be any nice built in way to set environmental variables in intune 🙁 The Problem Setting a user environmental variable using powershell is an easy task to accomplish, you basically just run the following: This works just fine, but won’t take effect until the user either reboots or signs … Read More

Setting A Default Outlook Signature in Outlook using Intune Proactive Remediations

Jóhannes Geir KristjánssonEndpoint Management, Intune, Powershell, Proactive Remediation, Windows1 Comment

So you have already figured out how to dynamically generated outlook signatures, but now you want to make sure that people actually use them. but without preventing the use of other signatures your users might have. Well it just so happens that I have a solution for you! To do all this, we create a new Proactive Remediation in Intune. … Read More

Updated Modern Driver/BIOS Management with CMG Support

CharlesEndpoint Management, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Powershell, Task Sequence2 Comments

Hello, This is a long and overdue update on a solution I started working on last year to allow my organization to use the modern driver management solution without the need of the custom webservice. I also wanted the solution to use the built-in task sequence steps as much as possible to allow other administrators to customize the solution to … Read More

Create a new WinPE boot image

Adam CookEndpoint Management, How-To, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM4 Comments

Introduction In this post I’ll show you how you can create a new boot image in ConfigMgr. There’s plenty of good content out there already on this, but I was interested to write this because I didn’t see many PowerShell examples out there until I came across Michael Niehaus’ post on Build your own Windows PE image. A fantastic post, … Read More

Keeping Up with Distribution Points

Brett AndersonEndpoint Management, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Powershell, Scripting3 Comments

Distribution Points are great, but they can often be a huge annoyance. Getting content distributed is one thing, but then making sure it STAYS distributed, and old things are getting cleaned up, and making sure all the content hashes are correct, etc. It’s easy to feel like you’re constantly drowning in a sea of DP warnings and errors. Luckily, there’s … Read More