Marius A. Skovli's Blog

"Enterprise Mobility, more than just infrastructure!"




14th May 2017

ConfigMgr and Flexera Software CSI (3. Party Patch Management): Install the CSI Plugin

This is a quick and dirty how-to guide as I have a couple of customer who have asked for the same – how to Install the CSI Plugin in order to Connect the Flexera CSI to your ConfigMgr/WSUS/SUP infrastructure where you get the ability to monitor 3rd party vulnerabilities and remediate any threats by patching […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Software Updates, WSUS  |  Comment

11th May 2017

Set Desktop and Lock Screen wallpaper with Intune in Windows 10

This is a quick blog post to show you can set this fairly easily using Intune. Intune requires you to point to a URL for the wallpaper which at first seems a bit odd, but it actually makes a lot of sense when you have solutions like OneDrive. What am I talking about? Well, find […]

Category: Azure AD, Cloud Services, EMS, Intune, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Intune, Office 365, Windows 10, Windows Intune  |  3 Comments

25th Apr 2017

How to manage Bitlocker on a Azure AD Joined Windows 10 Device managed by Intune.

When joining a computer to AAD either manually or by using a provisioning package, Bitlocker will be enabled automatically if your device has the necessary prerequisites. However in the case that Bitlocker is disabled this is how you enable Bitlocker, save the Bitlocker Key Protector to ADD (also known as the recovery key) and recover […]

Category: Azure AD, Client, Conditional Access, EMS, Enterprise Mobility Suite, Intune, Microsoft Intune, Windows 10, Windows Intune  |  1 Comment

10th Apr 2017

Windows 10: Upgrade the edition with Intune in the new Azure Portal

Most professional PC’s delivered today is delivered with Windows 10 Pro (out of the box) which is a really good Operating System, covering most use-cases. However in the world of BYOD and CYOD (Bring your Own / Choose your Own Device) companies, enterprises, goverments, schools etc. often want to upgrade to either Enterprise or Education […]

Category: Cloud Services, EMS, Intune, Windows 10, Windows Intune  |  Comment

6th Apr 2017

Windows 10 1703 Creators Update: First impressions

Windows 10 creators update is out and I wanted to create a quick blog of the initial experience installing and enrolling it into one of my Azure Active Directory (AAD) test tenants. The initial installation is more or less the same as before, but we know for a while that Microsoft will improve the OoBE […]

Category: EMS, Home, Intune, Microsoft Intune, Windows 10, Windows Intune  |  Comment

25th Apr 2016

Conditional access with ConfigMgr+Intune and On-Premises Exchange

Conditional Access in either a Cloud-only or Hybrid scenario is a great way to control data by saying we do not allow you to access Corporate Email without enrolling the device to a Corporate MDM solution where Data Protection Policies will be applied. This is in my opinion the best compromise where we let the […]

Category: Conditional Access, Config, Configuration Manager, Configuration Manager 1511, Configuration Manager Current Branch, EMS, Enter, Enterprise Mobility Suite, MD, MDM, Microsoft Intune, SCCM, System Center Configuration Manager  |  2 Comments

10th Apr 2016

Microsoft Azure AD Connect not syncing at a cycle

Recently I had a customer who had implemented the latest version of Azure AD Connect (v. 1.1.119.0) which was available in February 2016. In this version Microsoft changed a lot the make it easier to administrate and convenient to use. They also added some great new features like! Reduction in the sync interval to keep […]

Category: Azure AD, Azure AD Connect, Cloud Services, EMS, Enter, Enterprise Mobility Suite  |  Comment

4th Apr 2016

Community Web page to help corporate users enroll their devices!

Guidence on how you can enroll your device and gain access to your corporate data and applications: This web page is created by the community for the community to help corporate users to efficiently enroll their devices into an Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Solution. Businesses can use this webpage as an How-To for their users and […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Configuration Manager Current Branch, Enterprise Mobility Suite, MDM, Mobile Device Management  |  Comment

26th Mar 2016

Create Boundaries in ConfigMgr based on your DHCP-Scope using PowerShell

Sample script at the end for this article. I was recently at a customer that wanted to add new boundaries based on their DHCP-Scopes. This would be a very easy task if they only had a few, but they had well over a two-hundred scopes so I decided to create a PowerShell script to do […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Configuration Manager 1511  |  4 Comments

19th Mar 2016

Upgrade SCCM 1511 to 1602 when Service Connection Point is set to Offline, on-demand

Last week Microsoft announced 1602 for SCCM Current Branch Production Environments: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/configmgrteam/2016/03/11/now-available-update-1602-for-system-center-configuration-manager/ Receiving updates to your System Center Configuration Manager Server(s) is today more important than ever in order to have your SCCM environment keep track with Windows 10 and the ever fast paste with Cloud development where new features are added constantly. To make […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Configuration Manager 1511, Configuration Manager Current Branch  |  6 Comments