Use SCCM compliance settings to detect the ESU activation for windows 7 and server 2008

As you already know that, Windows 7 and windows server 2008/R2 has reached their end of support lifecycle on January 14, 2020, however you can purchase the extended security updates (ESU) for windows 7 and server 2008/R2 through volume licensing to make sure these devices are protected. For more information about how to purchase the…
SCCM remote control failed to do Handshake in Server. An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host Error 80072746

You can use Configuration Manager remote control to remotely administer, provide assistance, or view any client computer in the hierarchy. You can use the remote control to troubleshoot hardware and software configuration problems on client computers and to provide support. Configuration Manager supports the remote control of all workgroup computers and domain-joined computers that run…
Download SCCM ConfigMgr and Intune slide decks and videos from Ignite 2019

Microsoft Ignite is an event to learn innovative ways to build solutions and migrate and manage your infrastructure. You connect with over 25,000 individuals focused on software development, security, architecture, and IT. Explore new hands-on experiences that will help you innovate in areas such as security, cloud, and hybrid infrastructure and development. For those of…
Automate Microsoft Teams DID number assignment

Teams calling is a feature that allows you to provide your users with a Direct Inward Dialing number facility or DID. This allows your users to communicate effectively with customers and business partners who are external to your company. This also allows your customers and business partners to reach you directly using Public Telephony whereas…
Use powershell to create Azure AD dynamic security group for Azure AD joined (AADJ) devices only

Recently, we had a requirement from customer, that they wanted to deploy applications /apply device configurations etc. from Intune to Azure AD Joined devices ONLY but not other devices like BYOD intune enrolled devices. (MAM/MDM) With intune, you can target apps ,device configurations, profiles ,deployments to both user groups OR device groups but not to…
How to create device based Azure AD group with OSType and OSVersion using powershell for intune

Friend of mine had asked for help to create device based dynamic group with deviceOSType=iOS ,and deviceOSversion less than 12.4.1. The reason for this group was to limit anything below iOS 12.4.1 for iPhone devices and MDM managed devices only to have a collection. So that ,we can exclude them from VPN to restrict users…
Check Microsoft office activation status using SCCM Compliance Settings

I did detailed blog post on 'how to get  office 365 proplus activation status' with help of extended MOF file and inventory changes. With this method ,you will get the activation details such as user email address, shared computer activation etc. For more information, please refer http://eskonr.com/2018/10/how-to-get-office-365-proplus-activation-status-and-excluded-apps-etc-using-sccm-configmgr/ . This method requires extension of MOF files…