Let’s quickly look into the steps to Intune Assignment filter Windows 11 22H2 devices. In this post, you will learn how to create Windows 11 22H2 filter Rule in Intune. You can also create different Azure AD dynamic device groups for Windows 10 and Windows 11.
You can easily exclude Windows 11 PCs from deployments using the Intune filter rules. The Intune filter rule based on Windows 11 PCs would help deploy relevant policies and apps. There could be many scenarios where you will have to exclude Windows 11 devices from some policies/applications.
Devices are evaluated against these filters to meet the rules you configure. The results of the filter evaluations are logged and reported in the MEM admin center.
You can have a closer look at Intune assignment filters. When you create a policy, you can use filters to assign a policy based on the rules you create. A filter allows you to narrow the assignment scope of a policy.
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Windows 11 22H2 Filter Rule in Intune
Let’s create the Windows 11 filter rule in Intune or MEM admin center portal. The process of filter rule creation is similar to other workflows in Intune. The main difference comes when you build the logic to filter Windows 11 22H2.
- Sign in to the Intune Endpoint Manager admin center https://endpoint.microsoft.com/.
- Navigate to the Tenant administration > Filters.
In the filters click on the + Create button to start the process. Provide the below information for Windows 11 22H2 filters. Click on the Next button to continue.
- Enter the NAME of the Filter -> For Example, Windows 11 22H2.
- Enter the description of the filter policy as an optional setting.
- Select Windows 10 and later as the platform from the drop-down list.
Build Logic for Windows 11 22H2 Filter Rule
On the next page of the Intune filter rule for Windows 11 PCs, you can build the logic for identifying the Windows 11 22H2 devices from Intune. You must build the logic on the currently exposed drop-down list of device properties.
You will need to select the following property and value to create a Windows 11 filter rule using Intune (a.k.a MEM). You can try the following details to create the Windows 11 filter rule using OS version details.
All the Windows 11 22H2 versions will start with 10.0.22621. Also, you can try to add additional validations like Operating System SKU if there is a requirement Get more details of Windows 11 version numbers and builds version for the production release.
- Property – osVersion
- Operator – StartsWith
- Value – 10.0.22621
Note – You have a new Preview Devices option to check whether the Intune filter rules are correctly configured or not.
Scope tags are filtering options provided in Intune to ease the admin jobs. In the scope tag section, select scope tags if required. Click on Next.
You can complete the filter rule creation process by clicking on the Next and Create buttons. The filter is created, and ready to be used. The filter is also shown in the filters list.
How to Use Windows 11 22H2 Filter Rule
Let’s look at the real-time use of the assignment filter rule during the assignment process flow. You can take the following scenario as an example to exclude Windows 11 22H2 devices.
In MEM Admin Center, Navigate to the Devices > Configuration Profiles and select the existing setting catalog policy from the lists to exclude Windows 11 22H2 devices from this policy.
Click on the Edit option from the assignments section, Click on the Edit Filter option from Included Groups section.
You can now select either Include or Exclude Windows 11 devices from this policy. As mentioned before, I wanted to EXCLUDE Windows 11 devices from this policy.
- Click on Exclude filtered devices in assignment from Filters blade.
- Select the Windows 11 22H2 Devices filter rule from the below list of rules.
- Click on the Select & Review + Save button to complete the assignment of the filtering rule.
Ensure that filter and filter modes are correctly assigned to exclude Windows 11 22H2 devices from this settings catalog policy.
Ideally, the policy should NOT get applied on Windows 11 22H2 PCs because we have excluded it using the filter rules. The same can be confirmed from Mode = Exclude & Evaluation Result = Match from the Evaluation Result column by clicking on the View Reports button from the Device Status section of the settings catalog policy.
About Author – Jitesh, Microsoft MVP, has over five years of working experience in the IT Industry. He writes and shares his experiences related to Microsoft device management technologies and IT Infrastructure management. His primary focus is Windows 10 Deployment solution with Configuration Manager, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), and Microsoft Intune.