Microsoft Endpoint Manager – Intune – Policy Sets & Guided Scenarios

Howdy all! When working through Intune to setup configurations to be deployed to managed devices administrators may need to decide which configurations should be prioritized and applied as a standard across various device types. Historically this is achieved by uniquely assigning each item to respecitive groups and letting Intune deploy the assignments accordingly. In some … Continue reading Microsoft Endpoint Manager – Intune – Policy Sets & Guided Scenarios

Microsoft Endpoint Manager – Intune – Role Based Access and Scope Tags

Intune provides robust capabilities for managing devices but it could be that it is important to your organization to implenet controls on what types of administrative actions can be performed against groups of devices or configuration objects. Intune offers just this through Role Based Access and Scope Tags. The video linked below walks through these … Continue reading Microsoft Endpoint Manager – Intune – Role Based Access and Scope Tags

Visual Studio Code – “The IDE you wished you had started using earlier”

I recently presented at Ignite The Tour Johannesburg and my topics were relating to managing your Azure Environment using better tools and also some tips and tricks. This was a revolutionary step to say none the less as I was going to have to present a tool that I wished I started using earlier - … Continue reading Visual Studio Code – “The IDE you wished you had started using earlier”

Azure Sentinel Daily Task: Investigate Incidents

This is part of a continuing series in relation to the Suggested Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Tasks for Azure Sentinel, which outlines tasks for security analysts. In this article, I'll talk about investigating incidents as part of a daily regimen for an Azure Sentinel analyst. There's deeper discussions and training that's required to get a … Continue reading Azure Sentinel Daily Task: Investigate Incidents

Newly Expanded Azure Sentinel Feature for Closing Incidents

Working with Azure Sentinel daily I see new features added regularly. I deliver a weeklong workshop and POC for Azure Sentinel and it's rare that I don't discover something new myself during each workshop and then have to learn it and teach about it on-the-fly. But that's a good thing. As with everything in Azure, … Continue reading Newly Expanded Azure Sentinel Feature for Closing Incidents

Intune – “Steps for Windows 10 Automated MDM Enrollment into Microsoft Intune”

Business Case I recently had a scenario at a customer where we needed to very quickly enroll machines into Intune but in an automated way without user intervention. After a few days of testing and troubleshooting please find my tips below. In the current scenario Co-Management has already been set up in MEMCM. This is … Continue reading Intune – “Steps for Windows 10 Automated MDM Enrollment into Microsoft Intune”

Hyper-V On-The-Go – Sending Files to Your VMs (Part 2)

In a previous blog I discussed methods for sending files to the VMs in your portable lab. Those methods included the following: ISO transferPowerShell Cmdlet transferDirect VHD TransferNetwork Transfer I covered the ISO method and discarded the Network method for practicality reasons. In THIS (albeit foreshortened) blog I will be discussing the Direct VHD Copy … Continue reading Hyper-V On-The-Go – Sending Files to Your VMs (Part 2)

Hyper-V On-The-Go – Sending Files to Your VMs (Part 1)

I was playing around with learning Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) recently, trying to get it up and running in one of my labs. During the initial installation, it turned out there were several files and patches I needed to install as prerequisites. I have a pretty firm rule about not allowing my lab VMs/VNets direct … Continue reading Hyper-V On-The-Go – Sending Files to Your VMs (Part 1)