Andrew Taylor

I am a Cloud Architect specialising in Microsoft Modern Workplace Technologies particularly around Endpoint Management. I am also quite partial to some PowerShell scripting.

Configuring Edge IE Mode in Intune – Site List and Cloud Site List

Andrew Taylor  -  September 27, 2022

With the demise of Internet Explorer (RIP), the Enterprise Mode Site list is now an essential part of any estate where you have vendor websites which are only compatible with Internet Explorer. If you have such websites, you have my sympathies, but you do have options available to you. In this post I’m going to...

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Endpoint Manager Newsletter – 23rd September 2022

Andrew Taylor  -  September 23, 2022

Welcome to this weeks newsletter with a plethora of incredible content for you to peruse at your leisure Community Content We start this week with an excellent run-through and script from Ben Reader to create a managed identity, assign permissions and then use it to authenticate against Graph https://powers-hell.com/2022/09/12/authenticate-to-graph-in-azure-functions-with-managed-identites/ This post from Niklas Tinner lists...

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Review – Feitian K33 Fido 2 Passkey

Andrew Taylor  -  September 20, 2022

With attacks on the rise and people becoming tired of authenticator alerts (which leads to them just accepting anything), now is the time to start looking at alternatives, uncluding Fido2 I was lucky enough to be sent a Fido 2 K33 device from Feitian technologies to give a thorough testing. Whilst I’ve been sent the...

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Endpoint Manager Newsletter – 16th September 2022

Andrew Taylor  -  September 16, 2022

Welcome to this weeks Endpoint Manager Newsletter (and for those of you lucky enough to get to the Workplace Ninja summit, welcome back!) Community Content We start this week with a post from Harm Veenstra with a clever script to read Intune Management Extension logs using the gridview output in PowerShell. Very useful if you...

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Securing Azure AD quickly and programatically

Andrew Taylor  -  September 13, 2022

I like to think of Azure AD as the front door to a house. Whilst you can have a perfectly secure wireless network configured with filtering and all of the other fun bits, if you leave the front door open, they’ll just steal your computer! This is why securing Azure AD should be the first...

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Endpoint Manager Newsletter – 9th September 2022

Andrew Taylor  -  September 9, 2022

Welcome to this weeks bumper newsletter, crammed full of amazing content from the MEM community. Put your feet up, grab your favourite drink and read on… Community Content We start this week with this post from Sandy Zeng looking at the different ways to configure and deploy WHfB and the differences between them. I’m sure...

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Automatically moving group members from Intune Update Rings to AutoPatch

Andrew Taylor  -  September 7, 2022

By now I’m sure you’ve heard about the new AutoPatch service from Microsoft (if you haven’t, read this and watch this excellent video explaining how it works). UPDATED 07/09/2022 During activation, you will be prompted to make sure devices are not currently assigned to a current update ring, easy enough, I’ll just go and unassign...

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Endpoint Manager Newsletter – 2nd September 2022

Andrew Taylor  -  September 2, 2022

Welcome to the first MEM newsletter of September. I hope everyone has had a fab summer! Community Content We start this week with a post which looks at my favourite part of Intune, Proactive Remediations. Joey Verlinden has helpfully put together an excellent list of remediations which you can just grab and deploy. I’m sure...

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Unpinning the Microsoft Store using Intune

Andrew Taylor  -  August 30, 2022

The Microsoft store is a useful app, but realistically, no-one needs it pinned to the taskbar, especially on Intune managed machines where you want everyone using Company Portal. So, how do we remove it? In this post I’m going to run through the 4 different options available to you: Registry PowerShell Script Proactive Remediation Custom...

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Endpoint Manager Newsletter – 26th August 2022

Andrew Taylor  -  August 26, 2022

Welcome everyone to this weeks Endpoint Manager newsletter with another feast of content for you to enjoy. Community Content We start this week with a post from Manish Bangia with a thorough look at the difference between MDM and MAM enrollment. https://www.manishbangia.com/mdm-user-scope-vs-mam-user-scope/ Next, we have two posts from Jannik Reinhard, the first uses Automation runbooks...

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