Deploy Intune settings catalog automated from scratch with Graph API

I show in this blog how to create a device configuration profile based on the settings catalog in Intune. A while ago Icreated a profile with power settings and deployed the profile to all devices including a filter.

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We all know WordPress. It is a good platform for running websites with almost every purpose. Since the start of this blog, I also used WordPress.

In this blog post I show how to deploy an AVD session host with the Trusted Launch, secure boot and vTPM. This option is now Generally Available.

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Install Winget applications using Microsoft Endpoint Manager

In this post, I will show how to install applications with Windows Package Manager (or Winget), within Microsft Endpoint Manager. This is all done by one single executable package which accepts the application name and version.

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AVD Automation Cocktail – Deploy AVD with Terraform Cloud

Welcome (back) to the AVD Automation Cocktail. In the past cocktail series, I showed different AVD deployment strategies and languages. During the time I got some requests about automation with Terraform.

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How to enable AVD scaling plans automated

In this article, I explain how to configure AVD scaling plans automated with the Az.Avd module. This is one of the options to save costs on AVD.

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Manage Windows Updates for AVD using Microsoft Endpoint Manager

In this article, I explain a way how to manage Windows Updates for Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD). To achieve this goal I use update rings in Microsoft Endpoint Manager.

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Manage AVD automated with Microsoft Endpoint Manager

Welcome to a brand new series called Operation North Star. In the upcoming series, I will show how to manage AVD environments with Microsoft Endpoint Manager.

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Using VM templates for AVD sessionhost automation

In automation using templates is key! Using templates makes life easier. No new information I guess. If you run tasks in DevOps, Terraform, or other engines you want to reuse code blocks.

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How to deal with AVD session hosts version management

A Shared Image Gallery is a great way to distribute images over multiple environments. This great feature is also its disadvantage. When using a Shared Image Gallery in combination with several environments with even more host pools you will lose sight fast.

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Move AVD session hosts to a new host pool with REST API

Azure Virtual Desktop is growing and becomes available at new (metadata) locations more and more. In this article, I will explain how to move AVD session hosts to a new AVD host pool.

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