Whats new in 2209

Every month there is a new service release of Intune with new features and bug fixes. With this blog I would like to start a new series and take a closer look at the new features in new Intune releases. The release that was released on Thursday was the 2209 and these new features I would like to take a closer look at.

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Collect connected Hardware with Endpoint Analytics

To see which devices are using a particular monitor or keyboard, it can be very helpful if you can collect this information. In this blog I will show you how to do this with the help of Endpoint Analytics. You can then use this information to assign a driver to these devices or to trigger a hardware replacement. How you can automatically populate a group based on the output of an endpoint analytics script I explained in this blog post.

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Show user dialog with Endpoint Analytics (Smartphone Replacement Tool)

It is not always easy to reach users via email or other channels. When there are projects running to exchange e.g. smartphones or migrations from files from a network drive to an SharePoint it is hard reach the users and get an answer. Intune provides with Endpoint Analytics a very good on board tool to easily reach users via a user dialog. In this blog I will show how you can use this with the example of a smartphone exchange. The dialog and the method can be adapted to many other use cases.

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How to activate the new options for Passwordless authentication

The best password is the password that is not needed. Statistics show that the more often you have to change the password, the more insecure it becomes. Users write down the password or simply count it up. How about a possibility that is secure but does not require a password. In this blog I want to show you how easy it is to enable passwordless authentication for your organization.

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How to start with creating blog content about MEM

I started blogging about various mem topics some time ago. What I can say after this time is that this was the best decision I made. By creating blog posts I have been able to expand my knowledge a lot, I have met a lot of amazing people and the best of all I could share my knowledge with others and help them. With this blog post I want to explain what you need to start blogging about mem topics and encourage you to do so. You will not regret it.

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Create and Fill AAD Group based on an local attributes

There is often the need to create an AAD group based on a local registry key or another attribute to make more specific accesses, to use this group for access rights to an application or many other usecases. How you can do this with the help of endpoint analytics and azure automation I will show you in this blog post. In my blog I show you how to do this with the example of device manufacture for sure we already have this info in Intune but it is an example how this work. Of course you can also do this with anything else you can read out on a client.

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Check Autopilot enrollment prerequisite

Everyone who has enrolled a few devices with autopilot in his life and has encountered errors knows the problem that it can quickly be very cumbersome to find the problem why an enrolment fails. Especially when it comes to network endpoints that are not reachable it can be very time consuming to find them. To enroll a device with autopilot there are also some prerequisites that have to be fulfilled. To check this before the enrollment I have created a script that helps you to check these requirements.

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Get teams notification for the Top5 apps with installation errors

It is always important as an Intune admin to have an overview of the environment. Intune offers a lot of reports but as we all know you don’t look into them every day. Isn’t it easier to get a daily or weekly message in Teams and see the top failed app installation. I have already released some blogs with the topic of detecting anomalies in Intune with the help of cognitive services. In this blog I want to show you how to send a report that is already available in Intune to Teams using Azure Automation.

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