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Intune – You can now use filters to apply policies, applications or profiles on devices

As you know, Intune (aka Endpoint Configuration Manager) is a device management solution allowing you to apply configuration profiles, policies or deploy application on devices. These assignment are done using device groups – usually dynamic ones to target specific OS, enrollment type or manufacturer. Well, while these dynamic groups are quite useful they may be …

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Intune – Changes in option to create device profiles

If you are using Intune / Endpoint Configuration Manager to manage your devices you will notice a change in options available when creating device configuration profile for Windows (10 or later) and macOS devices. You now only have 2 profile types available: Settings catalog (currently in previw); this is a new capability letting you configure …

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Intune – You now have more application deployment options for Intune packages

As you know, you can use Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager to deploy software, either MSI package, LOB exe or store applications. Well, you now have access to more options to manage application deployments – from managing user notifications to application availability and deployment – for the Windows app (known as Intune package too). This makes it …

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Intune / Windows 10 – Unable to turn on BitLocker with conflicting group policy error

Recently I came across an issue turning on BitLocker with the error on a Windows 10 device BitLocker Drive Encryption cannot be applied to this drive because there conflicting Group Policy settings for recovery options on fixed data drives. Also got the error before starting the troubleshooting You can’t create both a recovery password and …

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SCCM – You can now use the Company Portal for software deployment

If you are using System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch (SCCM CB), also known as Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Current Branch, in co-management mode, you can now also use the Company Portal application for the software deployment workload. To be able to use the Company Portal for your software deployment when the Client apps workload …

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Intune – you can now get details about devices in co-management configuration

As you know, you can have System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)/Endpoint Configuration Manager (on-premises) working in some sort of hybrid configuration with Intune?Endpoint Configuration Manager (cloud) using the co-management capabilities. This lets you manage your Windows 10 devices enrolled with Intune with Configuration Manager for some workloads (compliance, software deployment, updates…). Well, you can now …

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Intune – You can now change the primary user of a device also for co-managed devices

You may be already aware that you were able to change the primary user of a device when the device is Intune managed only (see https://t.co/iuo00rAdke) Well good news, you can do the same with co-managed devices too. To change the primary user of a co-managed device, logon to your Endpoint Configuration Manager portal (https://endpoint.microsoft.com/) …

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Intune – Migrate your Windows Defender Firewall GPO’s rules for use with Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager

As you know, you can manage and configure your Windows Defender Firewall with Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager, including rules. But what about if you already had configured GPO’s (Group Policy Objects) to manage and configure Windows Defender Firewall? Until now you had to manually replicate these rules into Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager. Well, good new, you can …

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Intune – You can now get endpoint analytics to help you identify performance and health issues (preview)

As you know, troubleshooting endpoint performance or issues is not an easy task, especially when devices are now more frequently outside of the corporate network. To try simplify this task, Microsoft is introducing a new capability to Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager to provide analytics from endpoints to administrators. With the first release of Endpoint Analytics, you …

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Intune – Administrator accounts do not need anymore to be licensed

Until now, Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager administrator accounts had to be licensed to be able to access the Intune/Endpoint administration portal and manage the service. Well, good news, this license requirement is no longer needed. You can now enable administration access without licensing your administration accounts. To start enabling this access, logon to your Intune/Endpoint Configuration …

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