Microsoft Autopilot Pre-Provisioning troubleshooting – how to get the logs

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I work a lot with Microsoft Intune, Autopilot and also Pre-Provisioning. Especially with the latter, I often have to troubleshoot for my customers when things don’t work out. Michael Niehaus has written several articles on troubleshooting, including: Troubleshooting Windows Autopilot, a reference – Out of Office Hours (oofhours.com) Windows Autopilot diagnostics: Digging deeper – Out … Read more

Set Windows target release

Especially in test environments, you often need an older release of Windows 10, but how can you set Windows to a target release? Many companies are currently still using Windows 10 1909, and the Enterprise Edition is still supported until 11.05.2022. Unfortunately, I can only defer the feature upgrade in Windows 10 for 365 days. This means that a newly installed Windows 10 1909 updates to 20H2.

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SSTP VPN with Let’s Encrypt certificates

SSTP requires an SSL certificate accepted by the client. If you have an internal certificate authority, you can use this. The only thing that must be ensured is that the client can also reach the blacklist on the Internet. Many fail with this requirement. So why not use another certificate, for example a free one from Let’s encrypt.

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VPN Server with Windows Server 2022 (RAS)

In this article we will show you how to install and set up a VPN server with Windows Server 2022. We will go through the setup step by step.

This article is based on the article VPN Server with Windows Server 2019 (RAS) and has been updated for Windows Server 2022.

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List of different Group Policy Templates (Updated)

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Active Directory group policies, also called Group Policy Object (GPO), are one of my core topics. I have a lot to do with this in various projects and as a Microsoft trainer. As a result, I have accumulated a number of templates and links. This link collection should make your search a little easier. Only templates of the respective manufacturers or projects are listed here. I have deliberately avoided third-party guidelines.

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Windows 11 Installation – First Look

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In this article I show the manual Windows 11 installation and the first insights. The version used is from the Beta Channel, the Windows 11 Enterprise 21H2 (OS Build 22000.194) version. Since Windows 11 is already installed on my test hardware via in-place upgrade, I use a Hyper-V VM for this. It is absolutely necessary to use a VM of the 2nd generation. SecureBoot and the TPM must also be activated in the VM, otherwise the installation will fail.

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BIOS Password managing with Dell Command | Monitor and workspace One

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Today I will write me first English private Blog to share with you my project experience.

My learning since a couple of years are everyone is talking about BIOS passwords as part of security but in real life the most BIOS password will be set one time and never change in the time of using the device. With modern work and more mobility, it would be more and more complicated to change BIOS settings because not all devices are in your own network. I will show you in this blog how you could set a BIOS password on a device by PowerShell and Configuration Service Provider (CSP). All scripts are free, and you could use this own your risk without support.

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