2 Easy Steps to Use Intune Geofencing for Managed Devices

Background While using Microsoft Intune, you might want to limit access to Apps depending on where the device is located. You can now use Intune geofencing with managed devices using Named locations in Azure Active Directory. But the question is, can you really call this Intune geofencing? No, not really. Intune geofencing doesn't exist as such, but we can use features that are similar but broader in scope. Named Locations allow you to specify countries and regions that you want to manage. In previous versions of Intune, you had access to locations for Compliance Policies but were limited to network…

How to get more time in your calendar using Microsoft Intune

I just posted a blog post about how to get more time in your calendar using Microsoft Intune and the Settings catalog. This could be something for you and your team if you feel that there are too many meetings and you want some time to breathe. It covers the steps you need to take to configure this for your team and also some arguments why this is a good idea. I hope you find it interesting! https://www.agdiwo.com/en/how-to-get-more-time-in-your-calendar/ If you want to read more about Microsoft Intune and the Settings catalog, check out this post!

How to Easily Monitor OneDrive KFM Migration Status

Table of Contents Introduction Right now, there are a lot of projects going on about moving data to the cloud. Since more business is getting into Microsoft 365, it is an excellent opportunity to utilize more of the licenses you are already paying for. A typical scenario where this is true is when companies move the known folders for their users to OneDrive. There are many ways of performing this move, and you usually want to use OneDrive Known Folder Move (KFM) to keep folders backed up. Usually, in a "legacy" environment, you configure these folders to store data on…

6 Challenges with BitLocker Management in MEMCM

I just posted a blog post about BitLocker Management in MEMCM on another site. This could be something for you, if you are in the process of implementing BitLocker Management in your environment. It covers the six most common challenges you will face during the deployment. I hope you find it interesting! https://www.agdiwo.com/en/bitlocker-management-in-memcm/ If you want to read more about BitLocker, check out this post!

How to Use SCCM Applications with AutoInstall

Introduction SCCM is a powerful tool that allows you to install operating systems and SCCM Applications with AutoInstall based on your company’s needs. During Operating System Deployment (OSD) you want the device to install everything the user needs based on their department or role. An useful tool in this scenario is to utilize SCCM's ability to install applications based on variables.In this post, I will show you how to find SCCM applications with autoinstall enabled in your environment. I will also show you how to enable this option in the console and how to use them with computer variables. It…

How to Get Started With Desktop Analytics Quickly

Getting Started Prerequisites Desktop Analytics has a few requirements that you need to fulfill before you get started.Most of these should be easy, but some might be more difficult, such as the license requirements.In this post, I will show you how to get started with Desktop Analytics. Technical An active Azure subscriptionSystem Center Configuration Manager 1902 with roll-up 4500571 or later (Recommended but not required)Devices running Windows 7, 8.1 or 10You need an Office 365 subscription, but this might change in the future Windows 10 Licenses Windows 10 Enterprise E3 or E5; or Microsoft 365 F1, E3, or E5Windows 10…

How to Export Drivers with Powershell

Introduction When you have a new computer model that you want to use with SCCM, there is a step that you always should do. You need to export drivers with PowerShell. I am talking about preparing SCCM with the drivers used for that specific computer model. New models might work with old drivers, but you should always have a package for the specific model. There are multiple sources of drivers, the most common are the manufacturer's website, but they don’t always work. Sometimes we need a specific driver, or the model doesn’t have a prepared package.If that is the case,…

Top Highlights in SCCM TP 1908

Introduction Microsoft released SCCM TP 1908 this week, and I will highlight the most important features in this post. Most features result from UserVoice feedback which is great for us, so don't forget to use the send feedback button! New Features Run Task Sequence with High Performance Power Plan There is a new option to run a task sequence using the power plan High Performance. This means you no longer have to configure it manually using command-line inside the TS. If the computer restarts this is reapplies the High Performance settings automatically. You can find the new property by choosing the TS and selecting…

How to Find Delivery Optimization Status In Windows 10

Introduction Have you ever wondered how to find Delivery Optimization status in Windows 10, or if it is enabled at all? It is simple to find out, but let’s start by looking at what Delivery Optimization is and what it does. Where to Find the Delivery Optimization Status Getting updates to your devices can be a challenge, and it is especially true in remote sites with low bandwidth. In the old days, we downloaded updates from a central site, such as Microsoft Update or System Center Configuration Manager, before being installed on your computer. This caused issues with delivery speed, mostly…

How to Enable Windows Sandbox Using Powershell

Introduction Microsoft recently released Windows 10 1903 on MSDN and should release it on VLSC at any moment now. I will show you how to enable Windows Sandbox using Powershell and give you some suggestions on how to use it. Windows Sandbox is a feature in 1903 that allows you to create a sandbox container using virtualization technology. This container is running an instance of Windows 10 where you can install applications, browse the Internet, and test many things. Windows will immediately delete the container when you close the Windows Sandbox window, which means it is great for testing. This is…