A Password Expiration Script

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Script Introduction This post will go through the steps required to create and deploy a password expiration script to run daily and send an email to all users whose passwords will expire in a set number of days. Scheduled tasks are the recommended implementation for this password expiration script. There are probably other ways to implement this script; however, this … Read More

FSLogix App Masking Rules for M365 Apps

GrantEndpoint Management2 Comments

I’m deploying Azure Virtual Desktop currently for a client and they want a “general shared desktop” pool that will have a bunch of core apps including Microsoft 365 Apps installed. However, not every user will be licensed for Visio or Project, and only a very select few users are allowed to use Publisher, and fewer still allowed MS Access (They’ve … Read More

Microsoft Teams Cache, a burden to us all

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Microsoft Teams Cache, we’ve all been there in the last year and a half. Microsoft Teams is working fine, then it’s not. What happened? I restarted Teams and it’s still acting weird. Well, Teams is an interesting app when it comes to its cache. It relies heavily on it. I personally do not know all the ins and outs of … Read More

Get rid of the “Continue connecting?” prompt for your policy-configured wifi networks

AaronEndpoint Management1 Comment

As of Windows 11, we noticed that we were getting prompted to continue connecting to a network that we’d never had a problem with before. It’s already defined in group policy, so this new behavior is puzzling and annoying. The certificate in question is for the NPS/Radius server our network uses to validate credentials for the wifi. I really had … Read More

Removing The Built-in Teams App in Windows 11 with Intune

Jóhannes Geir KristjánssonEndpoint Management, Intune, Proactive Remediation1 Comment

Intro So you’ve started rolling out Windows 11 to your endpoints, and your users got confused and upset over the consumer teams apps that is installed? Understandably you wish to do something about this. No worries mate, Intune Proactive Remediations to the rescue! The Solution The code below fixes two things. It removes the chat by writing the registry key … Read More

Installing The Configuration Manager Client During Autopilot

Jóhannes Geir KristjánssonEndpoint Management3 Comments

Hey siri, write a blog post for me. Deploying the Configuration manager client is usually pretty simple. the procedure is well documented. However there are issues if you plan on installing the CM client during Autopilot using the officially suggested methods Mixing LOB and win32 applications will result in autopilot breaking, so you should use win32 apps exclusively, which somewhat … Read More

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

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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