Restrict iOS apps which can access to Office 365 services (ADFS required)

Merry Christmas everyone!! Today is Christmas and finally got some time to focus on a new article I wanted to write for a while. A lot of my Microsoft Intune customers in Japan are asking me the same question over and over again: how can I restrict the applications which can connect to Office 365?…

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Windows Update for Business explained

* UPDATE * For more details, please visit the official Technet page about Windows Update for Business. Hi Windows lovers and IT pros! Today I want to make a quick jump of what a lot of us was waiting for: Windows Update for Business (WUfB). To be clear, WUfB is not a WSUS in the cloud….

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Capture Win32 applications into a provisioning package using ScanState tool

Hi guys, Today I’m gonna cover how to capture Win32 applications into a PPKG using ScanState tool (available in USMT of Windows 10 ADK). The standard way to capture Win32 applications using ScanState tool is to run the following command: scanstate /apps /ppkg c:\Temp\win32apps.ppkg /l:c:\Temp\win32_scan.log But by default ScanState tool, using the /apps option, will…

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Apply a provisioning package from a SCCM Task Sequence

Hi Windows 10 lovers! Today I’m going to explain you how to apply a provisioning package (PPKG) from within a SCCM task sequence (TS). As a reminder, Configuration Manager 2012 R2 SP1 is a requirement for supported Windows 10 deployment. On the other side, we only support SCCM 2007 for Windows 10 management and not…

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Add a provisioning package in an offline image using DISM

Hi Windows 10 folks! Another article about provisioning package (and you will see more on my blog in the future) to help you understand better how to use provisioning package. In my previous article, I showed you how to create a provisioning package (PPKG) and how to apply it manually. When you apply manually a…

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How to upgrade Windows 10 edition using provisioning package?

Hi everyone! In this article, I would like to explain how to upgrade easily Windows 10 edition without reimaging the computer. To do this, we have to use the new Windows 10 feature: provisioning package (PPKG). To get more information about provisioning package, I let you visit the TechNet page about it. Just to explain…

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How to switch to Windows 10 ADK on ConfigMgr 2012 R2 SP1

This article explains how to replace the Windows 8.1 ADK by the newly release Windows 10 ADK on a ConfigMgr 2012 R2 SP1 server. Prerequisites: Having upgraded ConfigMgr 2012 R2 to SP1 (or SP2) Having download the Windows 10 ADK for the following site   Uninstalling Windows 8.1 ADK First thing you have to do…

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Create custom Windows 10 policy in Microsoft Intune using OMA-URI

Today I want to introduce you how to use the recently added “Windows Custom Policy” for Windows 10 in Microsoft Intune. Before creating the Windows 10 custom policy, there’s some prerequisites on the device side: Windows 10 device is Azure AD joined (see this blog post to Azure AD join your Windows 10 device) Windows…


ConfigMgr 2012 R2 SP1 Query Collection for Windows 10 computers

Hi guys! Windows 10 will be officially available at the end of the month and since Windows 10 is also officially supported from ConfigMgr 2012 R2 SP1, let me quickly share you the query to create a collection containing all the Windows 10 computers. select SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceID,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceType,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Name,SMS_R_SYSTEM.SMSUniqueIdentifier,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceDomainORWorkgroup,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Client from SMS_R_System where SMS_R_System.OperatingSystemNameandVersion = "Microsoft Windows NT Workstation…

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Microsoft Intune supported devices number

Here’s another recurrent question I’m recently hearing: Question: How many clients and devices does Microsoft Intune supports? Answer: There are 2 scenarios of scalability: If you manage PC and mobile devices, Intune supports: 4’000 users 6’000 PCs 7’000 mobile devices If you only manage mobile devices, Intune supports: 25’000 users 50’000 mobile devices