How to enable Pre-Boot BitLocker startup PIN on Windows with Intune

This guide will demonstrate how to enable the BitLocker startup PIN for pre-boot authentication on Windows 10 with Microsoft Intune. I will walk through how to accomplish this in a nearly fully automatic way. Let’s start with some facts around BitLocker to understand the technology more precisely. In fact, I think a pre-boot startup PIN…

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Cloud Storage management solution for Intune managed clients

When dealing with modern management we always need a storage space to provide simple files like background images or other configuration files. This article will show an easy way to organize and provide files for modern desktops managed by Intune.

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The easy way to deploy device certificates with Intune

In this guide I will have a look at an easy way to deploy device certificates to modern cloud managed clients. Even without an Microsoft on-premises PKI your devices will get device certificates. These certificates can be used for Wi-Fi authentication for example. Normally if you want to deploy certificates to mobile devices you are…

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On-demand Windows Diagnostic Logs Email Notifications and Cleanup

Use of Azure Logic App to create email notifications with direct download link when new diagnostic log archives uploded to an Azure Blob Storage via DiagnosticLog CSP on Windows 10.

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On-demand Windows Diagnostic Logs via Intune

How-to gather on-demand diagnostic data from Windows 10 1903+ by utilizing the DiagnosticLog CSP via a MDM service like Intune.

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Automation of gathering and importing Windows Autopilot information

Complete process automation of gathering and upload of a device Autopilot information to the Windows Autopilot service with an Azure Automation Runbook.

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Process automation for Intune and Azure AD with Azure Automation

Cloud managed environments benefit from the idea of software as a service, you don’t have to think about upgrading or maintenance of the infrastructure itself. But often we need to automate the tools itself. A very good example here is when an employee quits his job, than we need to trigger a lot of processes…

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Use Delivery Optimization with DHCP Option on Pre-Windows 10 version 1803

The new Windows 10 Peer 2 Peer feature Delivery Optimization was enhanced by the setting to query DHCP option ID 234 to get a Group ID (DOGroupIdSource). It was implemented into the latest Windows 10 version 1803 based on my feedback. I’m a little proud that the idea was well received and my product feedback…

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Gather Windows 10 Autopilot info in Azure Blob Storage during wipe and reload

UPDATE 22/07/2018: New blog post Automation of gathering and importing Windows Autopilot information The Modern Management strategy is based on Enterprise Mobility + Security and additional services like Office 365. Microsoft created a new SKU called Microsoft 365 for this. To complete the big picture we need some additional services: Microsoft Store for Business Windows Analytics Windows…

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