Intune – Detect and block malware

The build in Microsoft Defender AntiVirus on Windows 10 has a nice capability to protect you from malware. This feature is called block at first sight, this feature is introduced since Windows 10 build 1803. It can block non portable executable files like Javascript, Visual Basic script or macro and it can block regular exe.…

Intune – Update Win32 apps

Over time you have deployed maybe several Win32 apps, but those apps need to be maintained or updated. I want to update a Win32 app based on a new version number. I think this can be done in two ways, deploy a new version of the app by adding another (version) app to the Windows…

Intune – Backup, Restore and Document

I came across a few tools which can be handy to use in backup, restoring and documenting your Intune configuration. Backup & Restore I’ve used two tools in order to do a Backup & Restore that satisfied my needs: Backup & Restore via PowerShell Backup & Restore via an Azure application Backup & Restore via…

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Reset VPN Gateway with Azure Automation

At a customer, we had some incidents regarding the VPN Gateway. If the internet lines had a hiccup we had the problem with connection. Resetting the VPN Gateway restored the connection, but it was a manual proces. We needed an automatic solution. First thing i did was finding out if it was possible to reset…

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Getting Started with Azure DevOps – part 2

In the previous blogpost I’ve setup a project within Azure DevOps, connected a repository with an editor (Visual Studio Code) and created a build pipeline. The next step will be to create a release pipeline in order to deploy or update a release. Let’s see how that will work out. Log in to Azure DevOps…

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Getting Started with Azure DevOps – part 1

I’m not going to explain what Azure DevOps is, because it’s easy to find when you search for it. I wanted to take you with me on my journey in order to setup and maintain a cloud infrastructure through Azure DevOps. The Azure Portal is nice but we want to do everything automated with Infrastructure…