Intune Newsletter – 29th March 2024

Welcome all to this weeks Intune Newsletter on an early Easter weekend which does mean an extra long weekend for me! Community Content We start this week with a look at the new Declarative Device Management functionality for your Apple devices from Thomas Marcussen With Windows 10 EOL looming, Nick Benton runs through how … Read more

Microsoft Intune PowerShell app reg and scripts EOL

If you have ever used the original GitHub selection of PowerShell Intune Samples from Microsoft at the URL below, it will have included a hard-coded application registration (multi-tenant) which will be removed from the Microsoft tenant on 1st April and at that point your scripts will stop working. How do I know if I … Read more

Automating Intune corporate device identifiers

If you deal with Teams Rooms devices, you will no doubt have come across device identifiers as a way of specifying certain devices to enroll as corporate rather than personal. This post won’t cover what they are or how to manually add them as that is well covered on the Microsoft site: Instead we … Read more

Winget PowerShell module

I’ve been using Winget for a while now and whilst it’s fantastic, the command line interface sometimes wasn’t ideal, especially as I tend to live in PowerShell and like to be able to manipulate the output a bit. For my winget scripts, I have been using some functions put together for an old Microsoft event … Read more

Intune Newsletter – 17th November 2023

Welcome to the post-Ignite newsletter. I hope all of you who managed to attend in person had a great time! Community Content We start this week with a guide on how to further secure your Android devices using Defender for Android from Niklas Rast A second post from Niklas, this time a requirements script … Read more

Creating a custom Winget Repo

Winget is an excellent tool, but in some organizations you may not want to use the community repo (although all apps are checked), or you may want to host your own internal apps, but deploy and update via Winget. One option is to simply use a custom manifest which I have covered here The more … Read more

Enumerating the logged on user when running as system with Azure AD/Entra joined devices

Sometimes when running scripts in the system context with Intune we need to query the local user, whether that is the registry, or the local drive (Requirements scripts, detection scripts where you can’t switch to current user are a good example) Using the environment variables won’t work at the system level as it will just … Read more

Comparing Package Managers

Packaging, deploying and updating applications can be hugely time consuming, especially when trying to keep on top of the latest zero-day exploit in your apps (I’m looking at you Chrome!) Fortunately there are now a handful of package managers available to take away this pain, especially useful when you have multiple customers with largely the … Read more