Enhance Intune Management Extension (IME) Logging

Everyone working with Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM) and using the Intune Management Extension (IME) has seen these log files: Here we find all relevant information about the processing of the Intune Windows Agent. We get deeper understanding what the agent is actually doing and it is the location to start troubleshooting Intune related error regarding…

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PowerShell Helpers to convert Azure AD Object IDs and SIDs

If you work with Azure AD and especially in my case with Intune and Azure AD you have probably seen Object IDs in the Azure AD portal on the user objects, group objects, or in the Intune log files. Here a portal screenshot of a demo user: Here a screenshot of the Intune Management Extension…

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How to completely change Windows 10 language with Intune

In this article we dive into a way to completely switch the language of Windows 10 in a scripted way with the help of Intune and without the need for explicit language cab files. The new language setting will include the Welcome screen and New user defaults as well. This approach is beneficial for further…

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Get back your Intune PowerShell Scripts

In this very short post I will show how you get your uploaded Intune PowerShell scripts again. If you work with Intune and especially with Intune PowerShell scripts to configure Windows 10 devices you probably looked at this dialog and wondered why you are not able to edit or download your already uploaded script again.…

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Cleanup Windows Autopilot registrations

How to cleanup Windows Autopilot device registrations via PowerShell script and Microsoft Graph.

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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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Deploying Win32 app BGInfo with Intune

Deploying BGInfo to quickly find your test devices or provide easy VM access during trainings with more visibility of the available user permissions.

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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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Part 2, Deep dive Microsoft Intune Management Extension – PowerShell Scripts

Because of the popularity of my first blog post Deep dive Microsoft Intune Management Extension – PowerShell Scripts, I’ve decided to write a second post regarding Intune Management Extension to further explain some architecture behind this feature and upcoming question from the community. A deeper understanding helps to successful troubleshoot the feature. Table of content for…

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Deep dive Microsoft Intune Management Extension – PowerShell Scripts

Microsoft made a big step forward in the Modern Management field. Limitations like custom configurations or even Win32 App installs can be addressed now. Microsoft developed an EMS agent (aka SideCar) and released it as a new Intune feature called Intune Management Extension. This agent is able to manage and execute PowerShell scripts on Windows 10…

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