Learn Powershell in 5 Painless Steps – Loops (Foreach, For, While) – Step 4

Learn Powershell in 5 Painless Steps – Loops (Foreach, For, While) – Step 4

DevOps = Developers + Operations.  What if you’re in Operations and don’t have a developer at your disposal?  That should never stop you from making your job easier and more efficient.  Powershell is a scripting language from Microsoft that is already on your Windows PC and Servers and more recently, open sourced to the OSX and Linux communities. …

Learn Powershell in 5 Painless Steps – Input (Console, File, Applications) – Step 3

Learn Powershell in 5 Painless Steps – Input (Console, File, Applications) – Step 3

DevOps = Developers + Operations.  What if you’re in Operations and don’t have a developer at your disposal?  That should never stop you from making your job easier and more efficient.  Powershell is a scripting language from Microsoft that is already on your Windows PC and Servers and more recently, open sourced to the OSX and Linux communities. …

Learn Powershell in 5 Painless Steps – Output (Console, File, XML/CSV) – Step 2

Learn Powershell in 5 Painless Steps – Output (Console, File, XML/CSV) – Step 2

DevOps = Developers + Operations.  What if you’re in Operations and don’t have a developer at your disposal?  That should never stop you from making your job easier and more efficient.  Powershell is a scripting language from Microsoft that is already on your Windows PC and Servers and more recently, open sourced to the OSX and Linux communities. …

Learn Powershell in 5 Painless Steps – Storage (Variables, Arrays, Hashtables) – Step 1

Learn Powershell in 5 Painless Steps – Storage (Variables, Arrays, Hashtables) – Step 1

DevOps = Developers + Operations.  What if you’re in Operations and don’t have a developer at your disposal?  That should never stop you from making your job easier and more efficient.  Powershell is a scripting language from Microsoft that is already on your Windows PC and Servers and more recently, open sourced to the OSX and Linux communities. …

Create a dynamic device group based on registered owner or primary user UPN?

Create a dynamic device group based on registered owner or primary user UPN?

Most of our users have the UPN say *@abc.com, but about 10% have the *@xyz.com. Basically the goal of the dynamic group is to add devices where the registered owner or primary user have the UPN *@xyz.com. Is there a way to do that?   I found a close reply here, where the solution was…

Microsoft recommended block rules for DLLs

Microsoft recommended block rules for DLLs

Has anyone has experience working with the DLL rules.   Currently we have implemented Microsoft recommended block rules and noticed it is blocking a lot of application dlls. The blocked dll is frhook.dll.   Our initial thoughts would be that these dlls would be included within the microsoft allowed dll’s, however I think that might not…

What’s new in Microsoft Endpoint Manager – 2207 (July) edition

What’s new in Microsoft Endpoint Manager – 2207 (July) edition

Microsoft Endpoint Manager’s July 2207 service release includes two key security and user improvements, including the return of several capabilities in Windows Autopilot and support for enhanced security options for Automated Device Enrollment (ADE). I hope you appreciate these enhancements, and the behind-the-scenes stories as deployment wraps up for the month. I look forward to…

Microsoft simplifies Endpoint Manager enrollment for Apple updates

Microsoft simplifies Endpoint Manager enrollment for Apple updates

Apple hosted the WWDC 2022 conference announcing several updates within the endpoint management space. Microsoft is building on those updates and is committed to providing support in Microsoft Endpoint Manager for iOS 16 and macOS 13 Ventura in the months following these fall releases. This commitment demonstrates our continued efforts to simplify endpoint management for IT…

Watch and learn: The “Mechanics” of cloud-based update management

Watch and learn: The “Mechanics” of cloud-based update management

Today, we published the second episode of the series on Managing Windows updates from the cloud, a topic fundamental to Windows management. The ways we work have undergone monumental changes in recent years, dramatically altering how organizations fundamentally think about user productivity and experience. In this new era of work, we are constantly innovating in…

What’s new in Microsoft Endpoint Manager – 2206 (June) edition

What’s new in Microsoft Endpoint Manager – 2206 (June) edition

Microsoft Endpoint Manager’s June (2206) release includes capabilities intended to empower admins by reducing the time it takes to administer and manage devices while improving end user experience. Here are my three favorite additions. We’re providing even more macOS management capabilities including the first of many device actions for macOS and in-service configuration of Office…