How to deploy Microsoft Store apps (offline) using Microsoft Endpoint Manager

Microsoft Endpoint Manager (ConfigMgr & Intune) allows us to configure and deploy the Microsoft Store apps. For more information, please read through ConfigMgr  and Intune . In my recent engagement with customer, there is need to deploy Microsoft store app (offline) using Configuration Manager as there is no integration with store for business. Online: This…
Use PowerShell to audit the Conditional Access Policies and alert via email

Conditional Access in Azure Active Directory needs no introduction. To read more information about Conditional Access, please refer to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/conditional-access/overview In my recent assignment, there was an ask to back up the conditional access policies every day and also notify through email for a list of conditional policies that are created or modified in the…
SCCM Right click tools–find missing updates of a client

Managing software updates and creation of custom reports in ConfigMgr is OCEAN. You have so much data to visualize based on your needs. One of the very common requirements or reports is, find out the missing/required updates of a device that is managed by SCCM. If you have not moved the device management solution to…
Using PowerShell script to extract the status messages for SMS provider, Site and client in Configuration Manager

Over the last couple of years, I have been using this method to extract the status messages for various components in Configuration Manager such as SMS provider, Site server and client. These status messages critical and useful when it comes to troubleshooting the components, clients etc. Status messages are similar to Windows NT Events and…
SCCM Report for Missing Boundaries and Troubleshooting

Note:If you are running Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager 2002 and later, this post is not applicable. In 2002 and later builds, the boundary group information is available as default value for client devices and you dont need to extend the custom MOF file. For more information about boundary groups in build 2002 and later,…
SCCM Configmgr Powershell script to install software updates on remote clients

Problem: Few weeks ago ,colleague of mine was trying to perform patch management on bulk number of clients (servers) as monthly patching ,as part of it he made sure the maintenance window was in place,deployment was set rightly for software updates deployment. Maintenance window started ,patches started installing and after a while ,he logged in…