Intune – User vs Device Targeting

Following on from my previous post looking at User vs System deployments in this one I will look at another confusing part, Intune targeting. An important note – with very few exceptions, there is no right or wrong way to target, this is my opinion and your scenario may differ Before starting, I would recommend … Read more

Intune – Comparing System vs User for everything!

One thing which often causes confusion in Intune is the option to “Deploy in User Context”, or System vs User. This and 32/64 bit (which you can read about in Rudy’s blog here) cause the most issues in deployments. This post will look at the differences between them and use cases for each. The first … Read more

Packaging and publishing Intune apps using Winget and Azure Devops CI/CD Pipeline – packaging as code

Introduction Application packaging can be one of the most time and resource intensive parts of managing a modern desktop estate, especially if you look after multiple customers. Winget gets us part of the way there (see my previous scripts here and here), but they all use the community repository which could be a security concern … Read more

Managing Winget using Intune and ADMX Import

One of the new announcements from the Microsoft Technical Takeoff was the management of the Winget App Installer via GPO (this video) With the new ADMX import functionality, why not import these new GPOs and use Intune to manage the App Installer on your machines. Update – 1st November 2022 – The policy locations are … Read more

Microsoft Ignite 2022 – Intune & AAD Key Updates

Last Updated: 14/10/22 If you want to see the sessions I’m watching, I’ve shared the list here: Update: Video Links now added at the bottom I will include these in the newsletter as well, but this is a running list: Book of news: New Intune product family and branding New Intune advanced … Read more

Automating App Deployment with Winget and Intune

Update 28/06/23 – Version 4.0 now lets you use a command line parameter to specify install and uninstall group names There are some incredible community tools out there for app deployment via Winget and Intune, but as I’m sure you’ve noticed, I prefer a more hands-off script so decided to make my own. I also … Read more

Bulk Deleting from Intune

I’ll be the first to admin, my dev tenant goes between two stages, messy or a disaster. When creating new scripts (especially my copy policy script), I’ll be testing them and end up with duplicate policies, faulty policies or if I have a runaway script, potentially many many duplicate applications. Every now and then it … Read more