Intune Policy Processing on Windows 10 explained

In this post I will dive into the Intune policy processing on a MDM managed Windows 10 client. Intune is an MDM system and has the ability to deploy so called device configuration profiles to managed Windows 10 endpoints. We will have a look at the architecture, the settings, and the actual processing including the…

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Windows Analytics onboarding with Intune

Successful onboarding without the pitfalls to miss devices and analytics data.

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Enabling BitLocker on non-HSTI devices with Intune

This is a post about enabling BitLocker on non-HSTI devices with Windows 10 version 1809 and standard user permissions. First of all a little background on HSTI. HSTI is a Hardware Security Testability Interface. It is an interface to report the results of security-related self-tests. Its purpose is to provide high assurance validation of proper security configuration.…

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Configure Delivery Optimization with Intune for Windows Update for Business

When using the Modern IT approach and building Microsoft 365 powered devices it is a combination of the following cloud services for Modern Management: Microsoft Azure Active Directory for Identity Microsoft Intune for Management Windows Update for Business for Servicing Windows Analytics to Monitor To support the Windows as a Service strategy with cloud services we rely on the…

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How to disable SMBv1 with Intune [deep dive analysis]

I recently got motivated to research a bit about new MDM settings available in the latest Windows 10 Insider Build (17074) and how to configure them. Settings available in preview Windows 10 versions normally do not have a lot of technical documentation for it or there is even no documentation for a particular feature and…

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Deep dive ADMX ingestion to configure SilentAccountConfig with OneDrive

Since Windows 10 1703 you can use a feature called ADMX ingestion to extend policy settings in Intune. What it basically does is to parse an ADMX file and build a MDM policy of it. In the end you can configure the ADMX settings via OMA-URIs in Intune. More details about ADMX ingestion can be…

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