How to install volume licensed versions of Project 2016 and Visio 2016 on computer that has office 365 proplus (Click-to-Run)

I have worked on couple of office 365 proplus rollout projects. In all projects ,one of the critical task is to manage MSI based deployments for visio/project 2016 on computer that runs office 365 proplus (Click-to-Run). Click-to-Run is the technology used to install Office 365 proplus subscription based .Windows Installer technology (MSI) was used to…
How to find custom hardware inventory classes imported (MOF) into ConfigMgr database

Configuration Manager site database contains a large collection of information about the network, computers, users, user groups, and many other components of the computing environment. Being SCCM Admin, you need to understand the different categories of the SQL views, what information is stored in each view, and how the SQL views can be joined to…
How to duplicate or export or copy the Intune app configuration policies

Introduction: We can use app configuration policies in Microsoft Intune to provide configuration settings for an iOS or Android app. These configuration settings allow an app to be customized by using an industry standard approach to app configuration and management. The configuration policy settings are used when the app checks for them, typically the first…
Unable to see the intune enrolled windows 10 device in Azure portal – You can’t get there from here

Problem: Recently ,i was looking at customer intune related issue (POC) . Customer had setup conditional access policies (device to be compliant or hybrid Azure AD join) ,intune device compliance policies and also configured Mobility (MDM and MAM). Customer is purely using on-prem domain join and no hybrid azure AD join and no SCCM. They…
How to install SCCM Client from Microsoft Intune for Co-managed and CMG – Notes from the field

I had setup SCCM Cloud Management gateway and Co-management for small customer who would like to extend their SCCM operations to windows 10 devices which are connected to internet. The cloud management gateway (CMG) provides a simple way to manage Configuration Manager clients on the internet. By deploying the CMG as a cloud service in…
Microsoft MVP Award for 2019-2020 (3rd Time)

I am super excited and honored to receive an email from Microsoft about my MVP award renewal for the year 2019-2020 in Enterprise Mobility . I have received the following email on 1st July 2019. This is my 3rd consecutive year MVP award (First year 2017) and glad that, i am still part of great…
Clean up your WSUS database for better performance and SCCM software update compliance

Introduction: With the recent Current Branch updates starting from 1806 , Microsoft is making good improvement on Software updates maintenance but there is lot to come in the near future. Read the Software updates maintenance tasks available in SCCM https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/sum/deploy-use/software-updates-maintenance Many SCCM Admins think that ,installing WSUS ,doing initial configuration and configuring SUP role is…