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

Intune Newsletter – 3rd November 2023

November is here and I have seen my first Christmas TV advert so the countdown has definitely begun and after the clock change here, it is feeling a lot more like winter! We have some excellent content this week from this incredible community. Community Content We start this week with an excellent look at the … Read more

Intune Newsletter – 27th October 2023

Welcome to the spooky Halloween special Intune newsletter, full of creepy content and haunting videos (maybe) Community Content We start this week with Rudy Ooms digging into the Intune DLLs again, this time discovering some clues pointing to a new version 2 of Autopilot… https://call4cloud.nl/2023/10/there-will-be-blood-autopilot-version-2/ Next, for anyone doing app packaging, PSADT is a great … Read more

Intune Newsletter – 20th October 2023

Welcome to another exciting newsletter, bristiling with amazing content! Community Content We start with a look at the new “config refresh” functionality and how to enable it in your tenant from Peter van der Woude https://www.petervanderwoude.nl/post/scheduling-automatic-policy-refreshes-for-windows-devices-without-requiring-a-check-in/ Nicklas Ahlberg also looks at Config Refresh and how to deploy it in this post https://www.rockenroll.tech/2023/10/17/windows-11-config-refresh/ There is a … Read more

Intune Newsletter – 13th October 2023

Welcome everyone, the weeks are really flying by at the moment. Fortunately the incredible content from this community is keeping up! Community Content We start this week with an excellent guide from Niklas Rast on how to deploy and configure Defender for Endpoint on your iOS devices https://niklasrast.com/2023/10/10/securing-ios-devices-with-defender-for-endpoint-a-comprehensive-guide/ Intune can link to third party connectors … Read more

Teams missing from M365 apps in Europe – This is why

If you are in Europe and have noticed that Teams is no longer installing with your M365 apps, this isn’t a bug, it is due to the European Competition ruling: https://blogs.microsoft.com/eupolicy/2023/08/31/european-competition-teams-office-microsoft-365/ The fix is to deploy the Teams Machine wide installer onto your devices: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/msi-deployment To make things easier, I have created a script which … Read more

Intune Newsletter – 29th September 2023

Welcome once again to another Intune newsletter full of exciting content! Community Content We start this week with the next part of the Intune Starter series from Florian Salzmann, this one looking at configuring and using Autopilot https://scloud.work/windows-autopilot-setup/ Next, in a follow-up to last weeks post (well worth reading), Peter van der Woude looks at … Read more