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Getting started with InTune Data Warehouse

Getting started with InTune Data Warehouse

InTune Data Warehouse is a new feature that recently went into Public Preview.  It’s a great new feature from Microsoft that gives you even more reporting capabilities about your environment.    Using PowerBI you can import the dataset that contains the last 90 days worth of data and see historical trends, daily snapshots and create custom reports. In order to take advantage of this new feature you need to carry out the following steps: Open your InTune admin console within…

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August User Groups in Scotland

August User Groups in Scotland

There are quite a lot of good events and user groups happening in Scotland next month and I thought it would be good to share the details of these.   Glasgow SQL Server Meetup The Glasgow based SQL server meetup group will be meeting up in Glasgow City Centre on the 22nd August and will have some talks from local professionals. Scottish PowerShell User Group This new user group will be holding their meet on the 22nd of August also,…

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Free Resources to help IT Professionals start a Cloud career

Free Resources to help IT Professionals start a Cloud career

A year ago Microsoft launch two free resource programs in order to help IT professionals understand the transition they would need to under take transferring their traditional on premise skill set to one that would be suitable for the cloud technology that is a hot topic.   Those two programs were the Microsoft IT Pro Cloud Essentials and the Microsoft IT Pro Career Center. A survey sponsored by Microsoft in 2016 uncovered the fact that by 2020, more than 1 in…

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Upcoming Scottish User Groups

Upcoming Scottish User Groups

Recently I’ve been on the hunt for some user groups to attend and have managed to find a few that look interesting.  I thought I would share the ones I’ve found to help my fellow Scottish IT professionals join in with the community and hopefully learn something along the way.   Edinburgh SQL Server User Group Meeting This SQL user group is meeting in Edinburgh City Centre on the 16th of March.  The topics scheduled to be discussed are based…

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Blogger Recommendations

Blogger Recommendations

Not only do a enjoy blogging about things that I come across during my working life I enjoy reading other IT professionals blogs where I can learn new skills/tips or find out about the latest news within the IT industry.  Below are a list of some of the blogs I have been reading this month and recommend that you check them out also: Harjit Dhaliwal is a Microsoft MVP who focuses on Microsoft technologies such as ConfigMgr, SCOM, Windows Server…

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Interview with MVP Michael Seidl

Interview with MVP Michael Seidl

I got the chance the other day to interview Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Michael Seidl:       Can you introduce yourself to the readers? My Name is Michael Seidl, I am a CDM MVP since 2015, a Senior Consultant in Service Management and Automation and the Founder of SCOOSP, a Self Service Portal for SCO, SMA and Azure Automation. My Blog www.techguy.at is all about System Center and Azure, also take a look at www.scoosp.com and try our…

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Office 365 URL Generator

Office 365 URL Generator

I have recently been working on a project that has seen me pull together a PAC file that helps to separate Office 365 Express Route traffic, Office 365 CDN traffic, internal traffic and general Internet traffic to different proxy servers. It’s been a complicated process and one of the issues was gathering the necessary URLs that are currently associated with Office 365.  Using the script that Aaron Guilmette (https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Office-365-Proxy-Pac-60fb28f7) wrote I was able to pull out the URLs that Microsoft…

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