ConfigMgr / MEMCM / SCCM

Reports missing in the Configuration Manager Console

You may have seen No Items Found when looking at the Monitoring > Reporting > Reports node in the Configuration Manager console TL;DR One of the more common reasons for your reports to be missing is an expired certificate on your SQL Server Reporting Services Web Service If this is the case, you will have …

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Microsoft Edge stops receiving updates after the Windows Update workload is moved to Intune

Many organisation are moving workloads to Intune from Configuration manger using Co-management. One of the more popular workloads to move is Windows Updates. After you move this workload to Intune, you may observe that your clients stop receiving updates for Microsoft Edge. If you deployed Microsoft Edge using ConfigMgr 1910 automatic updates for Edge were …

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Office 365 updates stop working when workloads are switched to Intune

The following post will highlight a scenario where Office 365 Updates stop working for clients that have the Office C2R Apps workload moved to Intune. This was a “Think and write it down blog” so my apologies for the structure (or lack of it) – I hope you can still follow my train of thought. …

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Deploy Service Announcement Toast Notifications in Windows 10 with MEMCM

You may have seen that many apps these days use “Toast Notifications” to inform the user of an event or to ask them to do something. If you have moved your workload to Intune for Windows Update Policies you would have encountered them for sure. UWP and Desktop Apps can leverage the ToastNotification and ToastNotificationManager …

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Using MEMCM to fix legacy GPO settings that prevent co-managed clients getting updates from Intune

Background Co-management has really opened the playing field as we consider moving workloads to the cloud. I did a blog series on co-management before, check it out! https://byteben.com/bb/co-management-series-merging-the-perimeter-part-1-what-is-co-management/ Generally speaking, as we move workloads to Intune, similar workloads are prevented from being applied to the clients from MEMCM. There are caveats to this, but I …

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How to Deploy Fonts with MEMCM

I have been releasing a lot of “Quick Tips” on Twitter recently. This post falls into that category. It isn’t necessarily a deep dive but something that has been requested a few times. In this post I will show you how to deploy SYSTEM Fonts using MEMCM (ConfigMgr) Background Prerequisites Scripts MEMCM Application Observe the …

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Deploy custom Microsoft Teams backgrounds, easily, with PowerShell and Intune

This one has been in my blog queue for a while. @stuffygibbon did a shout out on Twitter so I thought I’d bring this post forward and show you how you can deploy a PowerShell script from Intune to install a custom background for your Microsoft Teams users! Custom Backgrounds for Teams? Microsoft announced a …

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Enable IE Mode and use a Site List in Edge Chromium with Microsoft Endpoint Manager

In this two part mini series we will look at enabling IE Mode in Edge Chromium using both Microsoft Intune and Microsoft Configuration Manager. I won’t be deep diving how IE Mode works in this post (although I was tempted) but I have posted links to the Microsoft Docs throughout if you want to dig …

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Using ConfigMgr #MEMCM to Pin and Un-Pin OneDrive Known Folders

First blog post of 2020 using the new #MEMCM tag! One of the things asked for recently was the ability for users to “choose” to keep OneDrive “Known Folders” available offline. This isn’t necessary for a user on their Primary computer – the OneDrive files will already be local but when the user logs on …

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Co-management Series “Merging the Perimeter” – Part 8: Monitoring Co-management

In the final part of the series we will look at the different ways of monitoring Co-management. Part 1: What is Co-management? Part 2: Paths to Co-management Part 3: Co-management Prerequisites Part 4: Configuring Hybrid Azure AD Part 5: Enabling Co-management Part 6: Switching Workloads to Intune Part 7: Co-management Capabilities Part 8: Monitoring Co-management …

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