Intune Newsletter – 3rd May 2024

Welcome to this weeks community Intune newsletter and a special congratulations to the new MVPs this week, all of them so well deserved!

Community Content

We start this week by looking at the new native Dell BIOS configuration introduced in the 2403 release from James Robinson

If you have found the export of autopilot devices to csv from the portal a bit lacking, try this script from Daniel Bradley

If you like the idea of Autopatch, but don’t have the required licenses, check out this custom approach from Lucas Magoni including the scripts to get you started

Jannik Reinhard has released the first of a two parter looking at everything Security Copilot. This one covers getting started with it

Passkeys are a very welcome addition to Entra. Learn about them here with Jon Towles

Windows now has Personal Data Encryption as an extra layer on top of Bitlocker to further protect your data. This post from Peter van der Woude covers setting it up and how it works

Removing pre-installed Office apps can be a nightmare! Fortunately Jose Schenardie has a guide here!

Next, Michael Meier continues the Power BI series, this one covers viewing your EPM requests in a Power BI report

A short, but very useful post from Michael Niehaus showing how to stop the start menu from loading on first login

Curtis Cannon looks at the different ways to view Windows update status across your estate including in-built reports, Graph and MDE

We now have two posts from Simon Skotheimsvik, starting with how to use Universal Print for macOS, now included with A3 and A5 education licenses!

Simon’s second (and very comprehensive) post shows how to combine Cloud PKI, RADIUSaaS and Unifi for Wireless authentication

Learn how to quickly report on non-compliant devices with PowerShell and Graph using this script from Harm Veenstra

For those of you managing AVD as code, this post/script from Johan Vanneuville shows how to create a remote app using Terraform

Learn how to utilise device control to further protect your data on removable devices in this post from Linnea Ängström

Rahul Jindal covers how you can protect the personal profile on Android devices using MDE here

Video Content

Now onto the video content, starting with three videos from one of the new MVPs, Steven Weiner (congratulations!), starting with a look at the recent autopilot offline JSON change and the options available to you including grabbing your own hardware hash.

Steve’s second video shows how to use Group Policy to enrol existing devices into Intune (the allowed hybrid join)

The next part covers using Co-Management if you have SCCM setup already

We also have a new Unpacking Endpoint Management video with Danny Guillory Jr, Jóhannes Geir Kristjánsson and James Robinson

Next, find out what’s new in the Intune 2403 and 2404 releases with Nickolaj Andersen, Mattias Melkersen Kalvåg and Peter van der Woude

Learn all about Device Query in this video from Sujin Nelladath

Thsi video from Andy Jones looks at EPM and the new Support Approved functionality

Microsoft Content

And now for the Microsoft content, starting with the all-important what’s new in the 2404 release from Scott Sawyer

That’s it for this week, have a great weekend!

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