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Removing the pre-installed Office 365 ProPlus Suite with Microsoft Intune

Removing the pre-installed Office 365 ProPlus Suite with Microsoft Intune

Today I would like to share a method to remove the pre-installed Office 365 ProPlus suite from Microsoft Intune managed devices managed with you. Scenario Recently I’ve been deploying a lot of Surface Go’s with Windows Autopilot and Microsoft Intune in an environment where these devices are shared amongst firstline workers. Most of the firstline workers have an Office 365 F1 or Office 365 E1 license assigned, which do not include the Office Desktop apps, but instead offer the Office…

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Fast sign-in experience on Windows Autopilot enrolled Shared Devices

Fast sign-in experience on Windows Autopilot enrolled Shared Devices

Consider a scenario where you deploy devices, that are shared amongst multiple users, with Windows Autopilot and the Enrollment Status Page. By default, every user that logs on to the device will go through the account setup phase of the enrollment status page. This can be a lenghty process for some users, that just want to log in and use the device. Especially if you deploy many resources assigned to devices in system context, and only few in user context,…

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Backup and Restore your Microsoft Intune configuration with PowerShell!

Backup and Restore your Microsoft Intune configuration with PowerShell!

Today, I would like to share the release of my MSGraphFunctions and IntuneBackupAndRestore PowerShell Modules on the PowerShell Gallery with you! Even more, in this blog post, I will walk you through on how to get started backing up and restoring your Microsoft Intune configuration. Features First of all, new features will be added to the IntuneBackupAndRestore module on a regular basis. Be sure to check out what Intune configurations are supported for backup and restore actions on GitHub! Prerequisites…

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Introduction to the Intune PowerShell SDK: Native PowerShell support for the Intune API through Microsoft Graph!

Introduction to the Intune PowerShell SDK: Native PowerShell support for the Intune API through Microsoft Graph!

One of the most requested features on the Microsoft Intune UserVoice is to add PowerShell support to manage the service. Microsoft has now released a preview version of the Intune PowerShell SDK. The new Microsoft.Graph.Intune PowerShell module reduces the complexity significantly in enabling automation scenarios for IT Administrators. Connecting with Intune through Microsoft Graph has never been so easy. The past Before the Intune PowerShell SDK was released, authenticating with Microsoft Graph required that IT Administrators had to create app registrations…

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Advanced deployment of web links with Intune

Advanced deployment of web links with Intune

Intune supports a variety of app types app types, including web apps. Unfortunately, the settings you can configure when deploying a web link to Windows 10 devices with Intune are limited. Fortunately, PowerShell scripts can be also be used with Intune to deploy web links to these devices, which take away the limitations described in this post. When deploying a web link to Windows 10 devices that is configured from the Client Apps > Apps pane in Intune, the web…

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Serverless LAPS powered by Microsoft Intune, Azure Functions and Azure Key Vault!

Serverless LAPS powered by Microsoft Intune, Azure Functions and Azure Key Vault!

I’m excited to introduce a Serverless Local Administrator Password Solution (SLAPS ūüėČ) for Windows 10 Intune Managed devices, powered by¬†Microsoft Intune PowerShell scripts,¬†Azure Functions and¬†Azure Key Vault. Building this solution has been quite a challenge, as there were many obstacles to overcome. If you’ve read the article of Oliver Kieselbach: “Deep dive Microsoft Intune Management Extension – PowerShell Scripts“, then you know that all script contents are logged in plain text (including passwords!)¬†to the IntuneManagementExtension.log file. So I had to…

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Deploy any application from Azure Storage with Intune, PowerShell and BITS!

Deploy any application from Azure Storage with Intune, PowerShell and BITS!

Update September 24, 2018 The posted solution has been superseded today, as Brad Anderson from Microsoft has announced Win32 app support for Microsoft Intune. You can now repackage executables (.exe) to Windows Apps (.intunewin) with the Microsoft Intune Win32 App Packaging Tool available at https://github.com/Microsoft/Intune-Win32-App-Packaging-Tool. Check out the blog post at http://www.scconfigmgr.com/2018/09/24/deploy-win32-applications-with-microsoft-intune/ for more information how to deploy these apps. Original blog post: If you are using Microsoft Intune to manage your organization’s devices, you might find it challenging that…

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Invite guest users with PowerShell using a custom email template

Invite guest users with PowerShell using a custom email template

There are many ways to invite guest users to your Azure Active Directory. For example directly from the Azure Portal or by adding a guest to Microsoft Teams, if you have guest access enabled. When you invite a new guest user directly from the Azure Portal, the invitee will receive an email invitation that looks like this: Most of your users probably don’t even know what Azure Active Directory is. It could be that you are trying to educate your…

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Get all Microsoft Teams within your organization

Get all Microsoft Teams within your organization

Update September 24, 2018 During Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft has announced that a list of all teams in your organization is now available directly in the Microsoft Teams Admin Center. #MSIgnite Announcement – A list of all teams in your org is now available directly in the #MicrosoftTeams Admin Center incl. details about members, channels and settings. pic.twitter.com/hvEU9cTk94 — Anne Michels (@Anne_Michels) September 24, 2018 Original post Have you ever wondered how many Microsoft Teams there are within your organization? Do…

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Using GitLab as source control provider for Azure Automation

Using GitLab as source control provider for Azure Automation

When you want to integrate source control in Azure Automation, you’ll quickly notice that you can only choose GitHub as source provider, with Visual Studio Online (TFS) coming soon. There are Runbooks available to configure Visual Studio Team Services as source provider. However, there is no such solution available (yet) for GitLab. That changes today! In my very first blog post I’ll describe how to set up GitLab as source provider for Azure Automation, using the Sync-GitLab Azure Automation runbook…

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