Ben Whitmore

41 posts
18 years experienced IT professional. Currently Senior Technical Analyst in local government business supporting the Datacentre, VSphere, Active Directory, Exchange, XenApp, SCCM/ConfigMgr, Cisco, SAN, AppSense, Mitel VOIP/SIP, O365, Intune MDM/MAM, SFB and more. Often a simple and effective solution seen by the customer requires lots of work 'under the hood' - this is where my skill set puts me.

Intune Android Device Compliance Template

One of the challenges I have found when using Intune for Device Compliance is being able to easily document changes to satisfy internal change control policies. I have created a template in Excel, using Pick Lists where possible, to document the Device Compliance Profiles in Intune This Template is for […]

O365 – How to add a mail.onmicrosoft.com smtp address using PowerShell

So you are on-boarding user mailboxes to Exchange Online and your user does not have a <domain>.mail.onmicrosoft.com smtp address. STOP. Your mailbox migration will fail without it. (Maybe you know this and this is why you are here 🙂 ) If you used the Exchange Hybrid Configuration Wizard, by default, […]

Signing PowerShell Scripts for an SCCM App Detection Method

In this blog post we will look at signing the PowerShell scripts we use in the “App Detection Method” when distributing apps with ConfigMgr. The PowerShell Execution Policy can be modified in Client Settings to allow ConfigMgr to execute unsigned scripts. If your environment needs to be a bit tighter […]

Office 365 Migration – Adding Additional UPNs

In my previous post office-365-migration-user-attribute-discovery-export-powershell/ I described the importance of matching your user UPN with their primary SMTP Address. A scenario I recently came across was where the customer didnt have the correct UPN Suffix registered in their Active Directory Forest. For example, the root domain was contoso.com so all their […]

Intune IOS Device Compliance Template

One of the challenges I have found with using Intune for Device Compliance is being able to easily document changes to satisfy internal change control policies. I have created a template in Excel, using Pick Lists where possible, to document the Device Compliance Policies in Intune. he settings were accurate […]

Intune IOS Device Configuration Compliance Template

One of the challenges I have found with using Intune for Device Configuration is being able to easily document changes to satisfy internal change control policies. I have created a template in Excel, using Pick Lists where possible, to document the Device Configuration Profiles in Intune. This template is a […]

Office 365 Migration – User Attribute Discovery and Export using Powershell

Identity is key. I cannot emphasise this enough as you begin to move workloads into Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Skye for Business Online. One of the first pieces of advice you should have been given is the user UPN should match the primary SMTP address. Here is why:- The […]