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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
Change Windows 11 Context Menu with Intune
Windows 11 has brought some changes to the Windows Explorer, including the way the context menu looks. By default, the context menu is reduced to the really necessary functions. This is sufficient for most users. However, if you often need functions that are not in the reduced view, then this can be a hindrance in the workflow. In this blog I want to show you how to get back the Windows 10 context menu with the help of Intune.
Introduction of the Intune App Creator with help of Chocolatey
Anyone who has worked with Intune and deployed an app knows that this is a bit of work. You have to download the sources, create the IntuneWin file, create the app in Intune. To simplify this I have created the Intune App Creator. With this application you can search within the >9,000 Chocolatey and automatically add this app to your Intune app portfolio with just one click.Read More »
Introduction of the Intune Device Troubleshooter
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If you follow my blog, you know that there are two things I really like: helping people with their problems, and automating or simplifying processes. In this blog, I want to introduce you to my new tool, the Intune Device Troubleshooter. This is a PowerShell UI application that will help you to check the status of your devices, as well as support you to trigger remediation scripts to fix issues add-hock on single devices. It also provides you intelligent recommendations what you should check at a single device to determine and possible issue. So let’s get started and look at the features of the tool.
Detect anomalies in your Intune environment with Azure Cognitive Services – Part 2 Application Installations
In one of my previous blog posts I explained how you can use Azure Automation and Azure Cognitive service to monitor the compliance state of your environment and notify you if there are major deviations today. In this part of the series I want to show you how you can apply this to the deployment of your applications and also get notified if the installation of an application suddenly fails abnormally often.Read More »
Automatically create assignment groups when a app is created
When creating a new app in MEM and not assigning it to AllUser/AllDevices this is always some work to create own group for available/required and uninstall assignments for each app. You know I love automation. To save time and automate this work I will describe in this blog how you can create a runbook that takes this work completely over.Read More »
Use Endpoint Analytics to clean up the disk
I have already written several blog posts about endpoint analytics. In the Microsoft Tech Community the question came up how to clean up the disk using Intune. This is a question that is difficult to answer generically as it is always very specific. Through more and more applications and data moving to the cloud and the storage is also becoming cheaper and cheaper, the amount of storage needed on a workplace devices and the problems with full hard disks are no longer as present as in the past.
In this blog I will show you how to free up disk space on your clients with an high disk usage. So let’s get started.Read More »