How to monitor Microsoft 365 endpoint URLs using PowerShell

Microsoft 365 endpoints are the set of destination IP addresses, DNS domain names, and URLs for Microsoft 365 traffic on the Internet. To optimize performance to Microsoft 365 cloud-based services, these endpoints need special handling by client browsers and the devices in our edge network. These devices include firewalls, SSL Break and Inspect and packet…
Exploring Azure AD Continuous Access Evaluation (CAE) in real time

Microsoft Azure Active Directory and Office 365 uses open standards and protocols such as OpenID Connect (OIDC) for authentication and OAuth 2.0 for authorization. In Azure Active Directory, when a client application like Outlook connects to a service like Exchange Online, the API requests are authorized using OAuth 2.0 access tokens. By default, these access…
Managing windows updates using Configuration Manager and Group policy

When a Configuration Manager client is installed and configured to use the software updates agent, it will automatically configured with a local Group Policy setting that specifies the Configuration Manager software update point. The Group Policy setting used is the intranet Microsoft update service location, specified as a Windows Update computer administrative template. The following…
Using Configuration Manager to perform Network Connectivity Tests for Microsoft Teams

Introduction: I was recently working on project performing the network assessment for teams call quality issues. The network assessment is being done using the free tool provided by Microsoft which is Skype for Business Network Assessment Tool (can be downloaded from Microsoft site). The Microsoft Network Assessment Tool provides the ability to perform a simple…
What is new in Configuration Manager 2010 reporting

Microsoft has released update 2010 for Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager , the last build for this year with some great and enhanced features, for a complete list, please refer to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/configmgr/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-2010 This build version is currently available for you to install via opt-in method (fast-ring). You can download the script from and run it on…
Get a list of devices based on iOS enrolment type – dynamic groups in Azure Active Directory

A year ago, Apple announced a new method of iOS/iPad device enrolment which is called User Enrollment. This enrolment method is available in iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 Catalina and later OS. with user enrollment, we can use federated authentication¬†to link Apple Business Manager to your instance of Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). As…
Update rollup available to resolve Client issue downloading ccmsetup content from cloud DP (CMG)–KB4575790

Microsoft has released another update rollup (KB4575790) to fix client setup content download issue from CMG distribution point. The following listed issues and the rollup update is available in updates and servicing node only if you have installed the recently released update rollup KB 4578605 for Configuration Manager 2006 build. If you have not installed…