BYOD – Part 1 – The Love-Hate Relationship

This is a 2 part series and I would like to get to the nitty gritty of BYOD because as IT Pros or leaders who are managing IT in an organization, we have dealt with BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) related questions at least once in our career. Not once, but maybe daily or maybe … Continue reading BYOD – Part 1 – The Love-Hate Relationship

Microsoft Intune Bulk Device Actions

This will be a short blog post, but I want to cover something that is important when you have a large device fleet. This is a useful feature if you haven't seen it yet or not tried it yet, because rather than using a CLI, you can use the Intune Portal to perform bulk actions. … Continue reading Microsoft Intune Bulk Device Actions

Enrolling Linux Devices and Setting Compiance Policies in Intune

My morning coffee hit me in a very different way this morning. I've been sitting on the whole Linux enrollment feature introduced a few weeks ago and this morning I thought I need to do it. This is an early look at the Linux Enrollment and what Compliance Policies are available from Intune. What I … Continue reading Enrolling Linux Devices and Setting Compiance Policies in Intune

Use Intune to Manage Device Firmware Configuration Interface Settings for Autopilot Devices

How handy it will be to manage the UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) settings of the enrolled devices? That's exactly what I'm going to explore in this article. What I will be covering 👇🏾 What is DFCI? (Device Firmware Configuration Interface)Use CasesDFCI LifecycleRequirements and OEM Vendor SupportOEM Vendor SupportIntune to Manage DFCI?Intune Device Configueration ProfileWrapping … Continue reading Use Intune to Manage Device Firmware Configuration Interface Settings for Autopilot Devices

An Attempt to Configure Defender for Endpoint and Endpoint Manager With the Same Device Tag

Most often the device tagging requirements are simple or you do have a set of tags for the devices that are enrolled in Intune and a set of tags for the devices onboarded in Defender for Endpoint. However there can be situations where you need both services to have the same device tagging setup. This … Continue reading An Attempt to Configure Defender for Endpoint and Endpoint Manager With the Same Device Tag

Windows Autopatch – 1. Tenant Onboarding and Device Registration

Windows Autopatch is finally here and this will update your eligible Windows 10 and 11 devices and Office application. This is a IT admin hands off task as opposed to traditional Patch Tuesday and other patching events and internal IT admins can always open support tickets with Microsoft when required. This is Microsoft looking after … Continue reading Windows Autopatch – 1. Tenant Onboarding and Device Registration

How to Easily Configure Google Chrome Policies via Microsoft Endpoint Manager?

I would say this is a long time coming and Admins can take a bit of a rest without looking for the Google Chrome ADMX files and updating the custom OMA-URI content whenever the ADMX updates.The good news is Microsoft Endpoint Manager has the relevant Google Chrome policy settings within the portal! This is a … Continue reading How to Easily Configure Google Chrome Policies via Microsoft Endpoint Manager?

How To Map a Shared Drive Using Microsoft Endpoint Manager Instead of GPOs

Welcome to another MEM how to article. Among Microsoft Endpoint Manager's wonderful capabilities I see this as a big win towards promoting it's modern device management capabilities. This will simply supersede the local AD, OUs and GPMC that used to manage drive mappings to user sessions. Update [03 Sep 2022] Microsoft have recently announced the … Continue reading How To Map a Shared Drive Using Microsoft Endpoint Manager Instead of GPOs