How to Deploy Windows 10 Feature Updates with Complete Control

Read the blog below or check out my YouTube video on this process! Introduction If you’ve been using Windows Update for Business for any period of time, upgrading Windows 10 with the semi annual feature updates was particularly challenging as the only way to control them was by deferral. And not only that, the max […]

Imaging from the Cloud – How to setup Powershell Deployment Extension (PSD) for MDT with HTTPS

Johan, Mikael, Jordan and several others have built an awesome open source extension for MDT that enables imaging over the internet via HTTP/HTTPS. Even if you adopt modern management and modern deployment technologies like Autopilot, there are still times where you need a good bare metal process. This solution gives you a modern way to […]

How to PowerShell App Deploy Toolkit (PSADT) with Workspace ONE

Intro In the 2004 release, Workspace ONE UEM has added full app install deferral support for PSADT and other apps that leverage specific exit codes to indicate install “deferral”. My other post outlined a way to sort-of make it work with what was available at the time, but now that is no longer needed. This […]

Workspace ONE Sensors Best Practices

Workspace ONE Sensors enable you to collect any custom piece of information from a Windows 10 client that Workspace ONE UEM doesn’t natively collect. This feature was added in version 1905 of WS1 and enhanced in 1910 with 64bit Powershell support. This feature can be used for all kinds of things, but after working with […]

3 Ways to Deploy Office 365 ProPlus with VMware Workspace ONE

Updated 4/15/20VMware Workspace ONE supports many ways of deploying Office 365 on Windows 10, but it can often be confusing on which one is best. I’ve tried to summarize the Pros and Cons in a table. Method Pros Cons Office CSP – You don’t have to bother with downloading content or passing the configuration.xml to […]

How to Enable the New Intelligent Hub Catalog on Windows 10

Updated 7/27/20 – Several recent release have added support for more features: 2006 – Adds support for WS1 Access as an authentication source. This is required for the full “unified” catalog: Web Apps, SaaS Apps, Win32, and Horizon. 2005 – Hub services branding support After much waiting, the 20.03 console version of Workspace ONE finally […]

How to Enable BranchCache in Workspace ONE

One of key benefits of Modern Management is that you can get out of the “having to manage content” business. In traditional PCLM products, this can take a huge amount of time. Sure, I’ll admit that there can be an odd sense of satisfaction seeing your content distribute across hundreds or perhaps thousands of DPs […]

Workspace One Application Management for Win10 – How Rollback and Uninstall Works

Updated 8/6/20 to reflect more accurate behavior when retiring apps Workspace ONE app management (aka Software Distribution or SFD) has end-to-end lifecycle management of applications. This includes installation, upgrade, inventory, and uninstallation/rollback. The uninstall/rollback behavior is new to many admins, especially ones coming from traditional or “legacy “management platforms. This document will walk through how […]

Even more ways to deploy Kiosk mode with Workspace ONE!

In my last walk through video, I went through how to setup a basic multi-app kiosk PC using custom Kiosk XML. Since then, I’ve worked with other customers to deploy kiosk mode in a few different ways and so I’d like to summarize each in this blog. What is the difference between single-app mode and […]