Copy files via Intune to managed devices

We needed to copy some simple license files to a directory on intune managed devices.

First I used a standard xcopy in a .bat file but this was not working for the full 100% so I switched to a powershell script.
Then packed this script in an intunewim file an deploy this via Intune Win32 app.

I must admin that I did not made the script but can’t remember the source so can not give credits to the creator.

I used this code.

$LogFile = "C:\Windows\Temp\license-copy.log"
$TargetFolder = "C:\Program Files\Spatial\Licenses"
$SourceFolder = $PSScriptRoot

# Delete any existing logfile if it exists
If (Test-Path $LogFile){Remove-Item $LogFile -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Confirm:$false}

Function Write-Log{
        param (
    [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]

    $TimeGenerated = $(Get-Date -UFormat "%D %T")
    $Line = "$TimeGenerated : $Message"
    Add-Content -Value $Line -Path $LogFile -Encoding Ascii

Write-Log "Starting the copy of license file"

# Make sure target folder exists
If (!(Test-Path $TargetFolder)){ 
    Write-Log "Target folder $TargetFolder does not exist, creating it"
    New-Item -Path $TargetFolder -ItemType Directory -Force

# Copy the files
Write-Log "About to copy contents from $SourceFolder to $TargetFolder"
try {
    Copy-Item -Path "$SourceFolder\*" -Destination $TargetFolder -Recurse -Force -ErrorAction Stop
    Write-Log "Contents of $SourceFolder successfully copied to $TargetFolder"
catch {
    Write-Log "Failed to copy $SourceFolder to $TargetFolder. Error is: $($_.Exception.Message))"

Download IntuneWinAppUtil, GitHub – microsoft/Microsoft-Win32-Content-Prep-Tool: A tool to wrap Win32 App and then it can be uploaded to Intune

Create a version.txt file which we use as detection file.
Create a install.ps1 file with the powershell code from above.

Create Directory structure :

Place all the necessary files including the powershell script and version.txt in the \IN directory

Now use Powershell to create IntuneWin application with the IntuneWinAppUtil.

.\IntuneWinAppUtil -c C:\IntuneWin\IN -s C:\IntuneWin\IN\install.ps1 -o C:\IntuneWin\OUT

Now Create an Win32 application and upload the file to Intune

Install commandpowershell.exe -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -File Install.ps1
Uninstall commandpowershell.exe -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -File Uninstall.ps1
Detection rulesFile C:\Program Files\Spatial\Licenses

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