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Azure Backup Mail Report Script

Jocha previously released a very popular mail report-script for Windows Backup. A downside with the new Azure backup-agent is that it did not offer mail reports… until today!

Detect and Elevate a PowerShell session

We’ve set out to help a customer with automation within their IT department.
Some daily tasks require an elevated prompt, there is no way around it. But it’s not obvious how to check if the current prompt is elevated, or how to elevate the session. So here is a how-to…

Disable Windows 10 Automatic locking screen

We’ve been upgrading a customers environment… for one of their workstation configurations they didn’t want the computers to lock on idle, which is enforced by default.

Breaking into a Windows System

Do you ever get that sinking feeling, when you’ve forgotten the root password to your test lab?  Again?

I hate it too!  So I decided to figure out a way around it, using a work around…

Windows 8 can’t find WSUS updates

A customer of mine recently started deploying Windows 8 in their environment. MDT was set up and the deployment was working fine, but after deployment the Windows 8 machines wouldn’t connect to the WSUS server.

When trying to connect to the WSUS-server through the Control Panel I got an error message.

Enroll in Azure AD with error 8018000a

Enroll in Azure AD with error 8018000a

The 801800A issue is usually caused by a Windows client thinking it has a enrollment to Azure AD in progress. It will not “time out” so you will have to manually fix this…

Office365 Safe Attachment Delay Report

Office365 Safe Attachment Delay Report

Recently the Helpdesk have been getting cases about slow delivery times due to Office 365 ATP Safe Attachments. We have created a script to retrieve the data from Exchange Online, and then used Power BI to visualize it.

SCCM Baselines: Update Compliance

SCCM Baselines: Update Compliance

There are numerous of ways to measure update compliance in an enterprise. Some prefer to just compare the compliance of a Software Update Group against a collection. The issue I’ve found with this is that when you release updates the compliance falls down to 0%…

Resetting Password for Specific OU

Resetting Password for Specific OU

I created a powershell-script which will reset the password of all users in a specific Organizational Unit.

I prefer to set unique high-end passwords for all users. If you prefer a more ‘user friendly’ approach simply…

Remove Orphaned ADMX GPO values

Remove Orphaned ADMX GPO values

A downside with the ADMX files is that when you update them, and the new files replace settings and values you end up with orphaned settings in your GPOs. In our example we had two orphaned registry values from a previous OneDrive ADMX.

Disable Windows 10 Automatic locking screen

Disable Windows 10 Automatic locking screen

We’ve been upgrading a customers environment… for one of their workstation configurations they didn’t want the computers to lock on idle, which is enforced by default.

MDT 2013 Set Computername with VBS

MDT 2013 Set Computername with VBS

Back in 2012 I wrote an article about dynamically setting a computer name during a Task Sequence. Here is my updated and improved script. I’m currently setting up a deployment solution running SCCM with MDT 2013…