Paul Jones - Microsoft Corporation

I am a Technology Solutions Professional for Microsoft. I have been with the company since 2004 and live in Lafayette, LA.

Microsoft Intune Device Categories

Microsoft Intune Device Categories In this blog post, I am going to cover how to use Device...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 01/10/2018

Dynamic Group Membership in Azure Active Directory (Part 2)

Dynamic Group Membership in Azure Active Directory (Part 2) In Part 1 of this series, I covered...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 08/29/2017

Dynamic Group Membership in Azure Active Directory (Part 1)

Dynamic Group Membership in Azure Active Directory (Part 1) In Part 1 of this series, I will cover...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 08/28/2017

Implementing Conditional Access with Exchange Online (updated using Azure Portal)

Implementing Conditional Access with Exchange Online (updated using Azure Portal) I am updating this...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 12/28/2016

Implementing Conditional Access with Exchange Online

Please see updated post using new Azure Portal...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 11/29/2016

Microsoft Cloud App Security - Threat Detection

Cloud App Security provides threat protection for your cloud applications that’s enhanced with vast...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 09/13/2016

Microsoft Cloud App Security - Part 1

Microsoft Cloud App Security (CAS)...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 08/22/2016

How to setup Azure SQL Integrated Authentication

How to setup Azure SQL Integrated Authentication Error: “Could not discover endpoint for...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 02/08/2016

How to publish an internal web application using Microsoft Azure

How to publish an internal web application using Microsoft Azure In this blog post, I will detailed...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 07/22/2015

Advanced Customization of ADFS for Cloud Usage (Part 4 of 4)

Advanced Customization of ADFS for Cloud Usage Written by Kevin Saye This is part 4 of a 4 part blog...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 05/26/2015

Advanced Customization of ADFS for Cloud Usage (Part 3 of 4)

Advanced Customization of ADFS for Cloud Usage Written by Kevin Saye This is part 3 of a 4 part blog...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 05/26/2015

Advanced Customization of ADFS for Cloud Usage (Part 2 of 4)

Advanced Customization of ADFS for Cloud Usage Written by Kevin Saye This is part 2 of a 4 part blog...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 05/26/2015

How To Create Azure Rights Management Template for Users Across Organizations

Azure Rights Management, enables implicit trust between organizations and users in any organization....

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 09/29/2014

How To Update Azure Rights Management Template(s) using PowerShell

Step 1: Connect to Exchange Online using remote PowerShell -...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 09/29/2014

Managing Encryption on Mobile Devices with Configuration Manager and Intune

Managing Mobile Devices Encryption with Configuration Manager and Windows Intune In this blog I will...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 08/04/2014

ADFS needs port 49443

ADFS 2.1 User Certificate Authentication and/or Device Registration Authentication Fails with Server...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 06/10/2014

How to enable password + user certificate authentication in ADFS 3.0

How to enable password + user certificate authentication in ADFS 3.0 posted for Kevin Saye Overview:...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 05/27/2014

Using Configuration Manager Operating Systems Deployment (OSD) with a Shared Network Adapter

Using Configuration Manager Operating Systems Deployment (OSD) with a Shared Network Adapter Written...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 04/22/2014

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2013 R2 Overview

The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) is a portfolio of technologies available as a...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 04/15/2014

Backing up a file system to Azure Storage with PowerShell - 2

Backing up a file system to Azure Storage with PowerShell Overview: As an IT Administrator, I value...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 01/09/2014

How to setup Windows 8.1 Mail App without using a Microsoft Account

With the release of Windows 8.1, it is no longer required to have a Microsoft Account (aka Live ID)...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 10/07/2013

Deploying and Updating Office 2013 or Office 365 Click-to-Run with App-V 5.0 and Configuration Manager 2012

In this blog I will detail how to perform the following with screenshots: Benefits of Deploying...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 08/28/2013

Configuration Manager 2012 – Reporting on Visual Studio Licenses

Posted for Kevin Saye… Reporting on Visual Studio License, via System Center Configuration Manager...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 08/26/2013

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2013 overview by versions

The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) is a portfolio of technologies available as a...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 06/04/2013

Managing Mac OS X with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

I am going to detail some of the scenarios on managing Mac Computers with System Center 2012 R2...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 06/02/2013

Network Access Protection (NAP) with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Network Access Protection (NAP) with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager I am going to document...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 06/02/2013

Steps to make USB Drive Bootable for SCCM

  1. Attach the USB Flash Drive to a Windows Vista/7 2) As Administrator: Open a command window and...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 03/10/2010

Capture User Files and Settings Add the following lines to the Task Sequence under Capture User...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 03/09/2010

How to Enable BitLocker with SCCM OSD

The hardware and software requirements for BitLocker are: A computer running Windows 7 Enterprise,...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 03/08/2010

AppCompat VirtualRegistry

I created the following registry keys: HKLM\SOFTWARE\SHIM1 Name: Version Type: REG_SZ Data: 1.0...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 02/23/2010

SMS Installer

Download: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/systemcenter/dd408384.aspx On your workstation, change...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 02/23/2010

Group Policy Preferences to Deploy SCCM Client with SUP

This scenario is for companies that are using SCCM for Software Updates. Create Group Policy...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 02/09/2010

MDT – Cannot Connect to SQL

You must enabled Named Pipes after installing MDT and Creating a Database. Launch SQL Server...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 12/14/2009

Features that Are Not Supported on the Internet-Based Client Management

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb693755.aspx Features that Are Not Supported on the...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 06/15/2009

Modify Office 2007 Deployment with Config.xml

C:\MSOCache\All Users{90120000-0030-0000-0000-0000000FF1CE}-C\setup.exe /modify /Enterprise /config...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 05/28/2009

How to capture and report on a registry setting from Configuration Manager clients

http://blogs.technet.com/configurationmgr/archive/2009/05/11/how-to-capture-and-report-on-a-registry...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 05/11/2009

Registry Key to MOF Tool

Mark Cochrane (System Center Configuration Manager MVP) released an excellent tool to assist with...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 04/29/2009

SETSPN and IIS Issues with SCCM

Specify a fully qualified domain name (FQDN) for this site system on the intranet. Enables or...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 03/31/2009

Cross-Forest Communications Between Configuration Manager Sites

Cross-Forest Communications Between Configuration Manager Sites Data is sent between sites in a...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 03/04/2009

Support for SQL Server versions

Configuration Manager 2007 support for the different SQL Server versions: SQL Server 2005: ConfigMgr...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 03/04/2009

SCCM Scripts

These SDK Scripts can perform ad-hoc client side tasks. NOTE: If running on x64 machine, you must...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 02/24/2009

System Center Updates Publisher Configuration

These are notes from the SCUP Help File…. To configure the certificate store on the update server...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 02/24/2009

How to Configure Windows Server 2008 for Site Systems...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 02/23/2009

SCCM PXE/WDS with Remote DHCP Server

  Here is a good KB Article on this subject -...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 02/18/2009

SCCM: SQL Reporting Services Custom Reports

Report: List Computers by Manufacturer and Model SELECT SYS.Netbios_Name0, SYS.User_Name0,...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 02/17/2009

SCCM Task Sequence Options

SCCM Task Sequence Options - WMI Query for Manufacturer and Model: This group/step will run if the...

Author: Paul Jones (MSFT) Date: 01/28/2009