Endpoint Configuration Manager

Intune – Autopilot is getting an update which will remove the personal greeting

As you know, Windows Autopilot allows you to automatically manage Out Of the Box Experience (OOBE) for your end user to directly join the device to your tenant in addition of ensuring naming convention and initial mandatory applications are deployed. As part of the Autopilot feature, you can assign a device to a specific user …

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Windows 11 – Check if your devices are Windows 11

With the release of the new Windows 11, you can check if your devices are ready for it using Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager. To identify which devices are ready or not for Windows 11, connect to your Intune portal (https://endpoint.microsoft.com/) and access the Reports\Endpoint Analytics\Work from anywhere blade Then access the Windows tab to get the …

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Intune – New unified certificate connector for Intune

As you may know you can use Intune to provide user or device certificate capabilities like: Private and public key pair (PKCS) certificates PKCS imported certificates Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol (SCEP) Certificate revocation This requires the use of a certificate connector.Well, until now, if you wanted to provide multiple certificate capabilities you had deploy multiple …

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Intune – You can now format the description of the applications you deployed

As you know Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager can be used to deploy applications (either LOB [MSI, MSIX, APPX…] or Win32 apps [Intune package]). While deploying applications with Intune, the description field of the deployment is a mandatory field and not much look at as this is usually prepopulated by Intune using the application name. Well, you …

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Intune – You can now supersede applications

Well, this has been a long awaited feature in Intune which is now available in preview: deploy application which supersede a previous one. The current state of this feature only applies for Intune package (aka Windows app (Win32)); this is not yet (?) available for MSI applications. You can configure the supersedence during the application …

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SCCM – You can now convert your CGM to a scale set

As you know, Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) has been  feature available in SCCM for quite some time, allowing devices to connect back to SCCM while remotely connected (this was known in past version of SCCM as Internet Mode). As you also know, you can deploy CMG using 2 different mode: ‘classic’ cloud service and (more …

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SCCM – You can now automatically uninstall application when the device is no longer part of the collection

With the release of the 2107 version of SCCM, you can now automatically uninstall application when the device is no longer part of the collection the application has been deployed to. To be able to enable the ‘Uninstall application if the targeted object is no fails out of collection”, you need to deploy the application …

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SCCM – A new version (2107) of SCCM Current Branch has been released and this is what you need to know

If you are using System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch (aka SCCM, aka Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager) a new version – 2107 – has just been released and there few things you need to know. In case you did not follow the previous releases, support for the “Application Catalog Website Point” and “Application Catalog Web …

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Intune – You can now block printing using non-corporate network printers or non-approved USB printer

You can now control which printers your user can print on. Connect to your Endpoint Configuration Manager portal (https://endpoint.microsoft.com/) and access the Devices\Windows\Configuration profiles blade to create a new custom profile   Then you need to configure the following OMA-URI to block printing from non approved printers and define the approved printers. You can configure …

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Intune – Administrators can now locate devices

When you manage a fleet of devices, it is some time important to be able to locate these devices, especially when reported lost or stolen by end-users before requesting a remote wipe. Well, Intune administrators can now request to locate a Windows device from the Endpoint Configuration Manager portal (https://endpoint.microsoft.com/). To locate a device, connect …

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