Application Fails to Install with Error Code 0x87D00443(-2016410557)

Trying to install an application via Software Center and receveing error code 0x87D00443(-2016410557)? You are probably using the new running apps detection available in Configuration Mangaer Technical Preview 1701 or 1702. The new error code indicates that a the Application cannot install because the deployment type for the Application has been configured to require certain… Read more

Connecting to Exchange Online with PowerShell

Really quick one for y’all today. Working with Intune, I’ve found myself becoming a bit of an Exchange SME. Blocking email, authentication types, EAS vs EWS, the list goes on. Anyway, I find myself having to query Exchange Online configuration all the time. Here’s a three line PowerShell script that will connect you to your… Read more

Start and return data from an Orchestrator Runbook in Azure Automation

  Hi All Last week I presented a session at Ignite 2017 (YouTube link) here on Enterprise Automation-Unplugged. In this session I demonstrated how you can still call an Orchestrator Runbook from Azure Automation and get data returned back. This will allow you to start working in Azure Automation and still keep and make use of… Read more

ConfigMgrDogs top 5 posts of 2016

Configuration Manager 1511, 1602, 1606 (Current Branch) Supported Configurations Update to Supersedence Behaviour for Security Only and Security Monthly Quality Rollup Updates Windows Update Error 80072ee2 (WSUS) Microsoft Intune Co-existence with MDM for Office 365 Changes to Software Updates on Down Level Operating Systems for ConfigMgr Admins… Read more

Update to Supersedence Behaviour for Security Only and Security Monthly Quality Rollup Updates

Further to my recent post about Changes to Software Updates on Down Level Operating Systems for ConfigMgr Admins there has been some changes to how the updates are superseded based on feedback for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2. The official update is explained here… Read more

Deploying an appxbundle with dependencies via Microsoft Intune MDM

When creating a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app, there are three basic dependencies that are included in even the most simplest of apps. If your app is more complex (which it most likely is!), there may be many external dependencies required for the app to run. If you don’t install these dependencies prior to installing… Read more

Windows Update Error 80072ee2 (WSUS)

After installation of a new Windows 7 machine with the newest version of the Windows Update Agent installed, the Software Updates scan initiated from Configuration Manager would fail with the error 80072ee2 (which translates to Connection Timeout)…. Read more

Restrict iOS/Android E-mail to Outlook using Conditional Access for MAM

One of the most common discussions I have with customers is how does an IT Pro ensure that corporate data is only being accessed by approved, managed email applications. Intune Mobile Application Management (MAM) provides a rich set of Data Loss Prevention (DLP) features that ensures no corporate data is leaked outside of the corporately… Read more

Configuration Manager Proxy Exceptions

This post provides a summary of the URLs required for Configuration Manager current branch to provide resources that require Internet access. Because Configuration Manager relies on other components, it can be difficult to find a single source of URLs required. Software Updates rely on Windows Server Updates Services (WSUS) and the Service Connection Point uses Intune… Read more

Changes to Software Updates on Down Level Operating Systems for ConfigMgr Admins

Back in May, Microsoft started on a journey of simplifying and improving servicing for Operating Systems prior to Windows 10. These changes apply to Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. References: More on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 servicing changes A Bit About the Windows Servicing Model Configuration… Read more