VPN Boundary Type and Understanding Its Options

Nic WendlowskyEndpoint Management, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM3 Comments

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Like many, I was very excited that the new Configuration Manager 2006 release included a huge improvement for remote devices by adding a new VPN Boundary type.“Finally! I don’t have to constantly bug my Network Engineers as to which IP pools are being used for which VPN appliances.” Create A New Boundary In the Admin Console, navigate to the Administration … Read More

Allow OneDrive Syncing on AAD joined Devices

Jóhannes Geir KristjánssonEndpoint Management2 Comments

The Problem So I was walking on the beach and noticed that OneDrive wasn’t syncing anymore on my AzureAD joined laptop. I later learned that my endpoint administrator, Adam Gross, had enabled Allow syncing only on computers joined to specific domains in the OneDrive admin portal. which effectively blocked my AzureAD device 🙁 Which resulted in this message on my … Read More

Manage Distribution Point Content Using PSCMContentMgmt

Adam CookEndpoint Management, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Powershell, ScriptingLeave a Comment

Introduction I recently wrote PSCMContentMgmt which provides a simple and effective workflow for managing your MEMCM distribution points. Here are some of the things you can do with it: Query content objects which are distributed to distribution point(s) or distribution point group(s) Compare content objects distributed to distribution point(s) or distribution point group(s) Find content objects in a “distribution failed” … Read More

Getting Reboot History and Optimizing Legacy Functions

Nic WendlowskyEndpoint Management, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, PowershellLeave a Comment

The other day, I logged on to a jump server and, while investigating an unrelated issue, I noticed the BG Info background showed the Last Reboot as March 1st, 2020. “That can’t be right,” I thought. “We have weekly maintenance windows to reboot these servers.” As I opened an old stand-by function from my stash (originally posted here: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Get-RebootHistory-bc804819 in … Read More

Enrolling and Autopiloting New and Pre-existing Devices into Intune with ConfigMgr – EDU

Andrew ArsenaultEndpoint Management9 Comments

Months after we issued students and faculty 600+ unmanaged off the shelf laptops (no AD, no Azure AD, no Intune, no ConfigMgr) to get them off and running temporarily during this pandemic, my co-worker and I were tasked with figuring out how to bring these machines under some form of management. We did not have these machines in ConfigMgr or … Read More

Bulk Updating Autopilot enrolled devices with Graph API and assigning a Group Tag based on Purchase OrderID

Jake ShackelfordEndpoint Management, Graph, Intune, Powershell, Scripting3 Comments

The Problem For any new machines ordered from a vendor such as Dell that get enrolled into Autopilot you get the basic device info enrolled but nothing defining that would let it get auto-enrolled into a dynamic group easily. Purchase Order ID is included in every order we receive from Dell however I don’t want to have to add that … Read More

Setting ACL using Intune Endpoint Analytics Proactive Remediations

Jóhannes Geir KristjánssonEndpoint Management, How-To, Intune, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Microsoft, Powershell, Proactive Remediation, Scripting, WindowsLeave a Comment

Namaste y’all! In todays Siri dictated blog post, I will show you how you can configure access control lists (ACL) for a directory using Intune Proactive remediations. The issue I was facing was that regular users do not have modify permissions to the public desktop on their corporate devices, meaning that the user is unable to remove annoying shortcuts that … Read More

Dynamic Outlook Email Signature Using with Intune Endpoint Analytics Proactive Remediations

Jóhannes Geir KristjánssonAzure, Documentation, Endpoint Management, How-To, Intune, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Microsoft, Office, Powershell, Proactive Remediation, Windows3 Comments

Howdy y’all! Since you have already read señor Shackelfords blog post on setting up Endpoint Analytics Proactive remediations, we can skip the intro and dive right in. In this blog post we will be get familiar with a somewhat novel idea that proactive remediation’s can be used for. Which, as the title of this post suggests, is the creation of … Read More

Intune/Autopilot Proactive Remediation

Jake ShackelfordDocumentation, Endpoint Management, How-To, Intune, Microsoft, Powershell, Proactive Remediation, Scripting, WindowsLeave a Comment

What is Proactive Remediation? Proactive remediations are a pair of scripts used to detect and remediate a problem on a machine. The first script runs a query on your endpoints that returns an exit code of success or failure. We call this first script the detection script. On a successful exit code it is reported as “Without issue” in the … Read More

Modern BIOS Management with the Administration Service

CharlesEndpoint Management15 Comments

2021-04-27 update: The solution now works over CMG. Please see this post for details. If you haven’t seen my first blog post about modern driver management, the quick summary is that the solution uses packages created with the Driver Automation Tool and the administration service to retrieve information on these packages and identify the most suitable driver package to apply … Read More