Microsoft Endpoint Manager

Collect your drivers and export them to a share

Last week I saw a really interesting Tweet from Adam Eaddy mentioning his blog where he had published a automated way to build Configuration Manager Driver Packages automatically by collecting drivers from a remote PC. The script worked great, but I missed the nice folder structure to keep the drivers nice and ordered. I tweaked his script a bit, so it would fit my needs. This PowerShell script collects the drivers (in a nice manufacturer\model\version\arch structure) and copies them to a network share.

Upgrading SCCM 2012 R2 to ConfigMgr 1602

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A customer wanted to upgrade his current Windows 7 Enterprise devices to Windows 10. Right now he was running SCCM 2012 R2, so before I can start creating a Windows 10 task sequence first there some ConfigMgr upgrading has to be done. I started by downloading the SCCM 1511 bits, Windows ADK 10.0 (not the 1511 version!) and the HP WinPE 10.0 driver pack (since the customer is running HP devices only).

When all the bits were downloaded, the upgrade process can start!

The April Intune Update

The Microsoft Intune team is always working on new features and service enhancements. This month they are introducing some new features that allow you to manage apps and devices with a higher level of control: Block contact sync from Outlook app to device (for iOS): New Mobile Application Management (MAM) controls allow you to prevent a user from syncing Outlook contacts to the native address book on iOS devices, and� provide you with the ability to remove contacts that have already been saved to the native address book when you perform a selective wipe of the device.

Moving MDM from Intune to Office 365 *update*

For years I’ve been a Office 365 user and earlier this year and every few months (of sometimes weeks ) new features arrive in the Office 365 Management Portal. Since a couple of months it’s possible to do some (basic) MDM stuff with Office 365. Since I’m a big fan of Microsoft Intune I prefer to use Intune to do my Mobile Device Management, but sometimes the MDM capabilities will do.

New features for Windows Phone, iOS and Android coming this week!

Earlier today Microsoft has announced this months Intune features that will be released between May 19 and May 26  The following new Intune standalone (cloud only) features are in this release: Ability to extend application protection to your existing line-of-business apps using the Intune App Wrapping Tool for Android (Intune App Wrapping Tool for iOS made available in December 2014) Ability to assign help desk permissions to Intune admins, filtering their view of the Intune admin console to only provide access to perform remote tasks (e.

New Intune Features Are Coming This Week

Microsoft is releasing their next service update for Microsoft Intune as we speak. This service update will introduce several new features for Android devices plus much more. New Intune standalone (cloud only) features that will be made available as part of this update include: Management of Office mobile apps (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) for Android tablets. (Management of Office Mobile app for Android phones made available in February 2015) Ability to restrict access to Exchange on-premises for Exchange ActiveSync clients on Android devices Ability to create WiFi profiles with pre-shared keys (PSK) for Android devices Ability to resolve certificate chains on Android devices without the need to deploy each intermediate certificate individually Deployment of .

New February 2015 Intune features

Somewhere between today and February 11th Microsoft will release some new Intune features! New Intune standalone (cloud only) features that will be made available as part of this service update include: Management of the Office Mobile app (access, view, and edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents) for Android phones Management of the OneNote app for iOS devices. Management of Office mobile apps (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) on iOS devices made available in December 2014  Ability to browse and install apps on Windows Phone 8.

March 2015 update for Microsoft Intune

Also this month Microsoft will update Intune with some new features… New Intune standalone (cloud only) features that will be released as part of this service update include: Ability to streamline the enrollment of iOS devices purchased directly from Apple or an authorized reseller with the Device Enrollment Program (DEP) Ability to restrict access to SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business based upon device enrollment and compliance policies Management of OneDrive apps for iOS and Android devices Ability to deploy .

New February 2015 Intune features

Somewhere between today and February 11th Microsoft will release some new Intune features! New Intune standalone (cloud only) features that will be made available as part of this service update include: Management of the Office Mobile app (access, view, and edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents) for Android phones Management of the OneNote app for iOS devices. Management of Office mobile apps (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) on iOS devices made available in December 2014  Ability to browse and install apps on Windows Phone 8.

New MAM capabilities in december update of MS Intune

Microsoft will be rolling out some new features to Intune this week….they arrive somewhere between December 9th and December 12th 2014. New features that will be released to Intune standalone (cloud only) as part of this service update include: Ability to restrict access to Exchange Online email based upon device enrollment and compliance policies Management of Office mobile apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) for iOS devices, including ability to restrict actions such as copy, cut, and paste outside of the managed app ecosystem Ability to extend application protection to existing line-of-business apps using the Intune App Wrapping Tool for iOS Managed Browser app for Android devices that controls actions that users can perform, including allow/deny access to specific websites.