Michael Lecomber

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SCCM | Report Manager URL is empty

I had just completed writing a custom report when i went to import it and found i couldn’t access my report manager URL. I just received an IIS error but i could access the main reporting directory. I first tried the simple step of removing the role and re-adding it again but still no luck. […]

Group Policy | Deploy Chrome Extensions

With Google Chrome becoming more popular with people in business, there may come a time when you want to deploy a Google Chrome extension to a large amount of users without them individually going to the Chrome Webstore. To do this follow the steps below: Go to the Chrome Webstore and add the extension to […]

Windows 10 | Disable ‘Nearby Sharing’

Trying to disable all the options and settings within Windows 10 can be a little tedious sometimes as settings and methods to configure these settings can be split across different areas and different management platforms. One of the issues i came across was trying to disable the ‘Nearby Sharing’ feature within the action pane in […]

SCCM | Powershell Detect in User Context

When deploying applications to users there always comes a time when you need to detect an application is installed whilst in the user context. It becomes abit of an issue when checking files and folders exist in the users profile as by default SCCM runs with administrative privileged and not as the user. I’m sure […]

Powershell | Configure Focused Inbox O365

One of the most annoying features Microsoft has enabled was the Focused Inbox within O365. Although you can configure transport rules to send mail directly into the focused folder it does open a possibility for missing, potentially, important emails. Managing this feature is relatively straight forward but does have its limitations. You can configure Focused […]

Powershell | Connecting to Skype Online with MFA

We’ve recently migrated to Office 365 and have started to use Skype online as our new IM software. As with everything Microsoft, there allowing less and less configuration option through Group Policy and moving towards Intune and application specific policies through Azure itself. With Skype, Exchange, Security & Compliance and some of the other tools, […]

SCCM | Export Index from a Multi OS ISO

Downloading a new ISO from Microsoft, your realise that the ISO actually contains multiple versions, for example Windows 10.ISO contains Education, Enterprise, Pro, Education N, Enterprise N and Pro N (N usually meaning the Korean version). I’ve notice two cons for deploying a Multi OS image: Applying updates can take longer as it needs to […]