Intune – NDES Enrollment

I recently changed my Intune Subscription from SCCM Hybrid to Intune Standalone. Within this change, I face an issue with the NDES, respectively the SCEP, enrollment for the certificates.
After I have configured the SCEP profile within Intune, my Windows 10 Clients show th following error Message within the eventlog:

A security error occurred 0x80072f8f (WinHttp: 12175 ERROR_WINHTTP_SECURE_FAILURE)
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Azure AD Connect – Configure the “Enable-ADSyncExportDeletionThreshold” wisely

Today would shed some light on the cmdlet “Enable-ADSyncExportDeletionThreshold” which comes with the Azure AD Connect. If you are using Azure AD Connect to synchronize your On-Premise Active Directory to Azure Active Directory, Azure AD Connect will never execute a batch of more than 500 objects to delete. You can check the current value by using “Get-ADSyncExportDeletionThreshold”:

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Azure AD – Change from ADFS to pass-through Authentication

Since pass-through Authentication is GA and the major limitations are gone, I decided to change my Azure AD authentication against my local AD from ADFS to pass-through provided with Azure AD Connect.
For those who are not that familiar with the concept of pass-through authentication, on this Microsoft Article “How it works”, you will find all the information. The picture below is from this article as well.

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Windows 10 – Remove Windows.old Folder

Long time no see, huh? Now I’m back with a new post about removing the Windows.old folder after a feature Upgrade.
Recently I seen this on twitter, a commented it with: Why don’t you let the automation from Windows 10 let it do. But since then, I was in a project, where the removal of this folder was required, and within the Upgrade Task Sequence. I thought, this is easy, starting the Scheduled Task should do the job…
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Windows 10 1703 – Remove Universal Windows Platform (UWP) Apps

DON’T Do THIS! Use AppLocker instead! Do not remove any apps from the image

Hi reader,

I would like to share my script to remove windows universal apps, which I have tried to make it simple as possible.
First let me explain, that there seems to exist two different types of Apps which reside within the Windows 10 Image. You can list them with Get-AppxPackage and Get-AppxProvisionedPackage (you need Administrator permission to do so):

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ConfigMgr – My Guide for a SCCM driven Windows 10 Installation

In this blog I would like to give an overview of my Windows 10 Installation, since this has changed a lot to previous versions of Windows.
This blog will cover the following topics:

  • Windows 10 Image Customization
  • Windows 10 Unattended File
  • Windows 10 Language Pack (MUI) Integration
  • Optional: Windows 10 with .Net feature

The blog is based on Windows 10 1703:

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