Intune MAM Without Enrollment

At Ignite Australia 2015, I was very proud to be one of the first publically demonstrating the Intune MAM without enrollment features, announced by Satya in November. The Intune MAM without enrollment features allow organizations to protect their Office apps on iOS and Android without the need to enroll their devices in Intune MDM. This…


The Anatomy of a Good SCOM Alert Management Process – Part 1: Why is alert management necessary?

Disclaimer: Due to changes in the MSFT corporate blogging policy, I’m moving all of my content to the following location. Please reference all future content from that location. Thanks. I’ve had the luxury of doing SCOM work for several years now, across many different client types and infrastructure, and one of the constants that I…


The complete guide to Microsoft WSUS and Configuration Manager SUP maintenance

~ Meghan Stewart | Support Escalation Engineer I’ve recently seen a lot of questions about Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) maintenance for Configuration Manager environments so I wanted to take a minute and hopefully address some of them here. Usually the questions are along the lines of “How should I properly run this in a…


Configuration Manager 1511, 1602, 1606 (Current Branch) Supported Configurations

One problem with dropping the year from our product name (it’s System Center Configuration Manager now) is that it can be tricky to search for documentation! One page I visit almost weekly is the Supported Configurations page. Here is the landing page for the ConfigMgr Current Branch (CB) Supported Configurations https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt589499.aspx Here is the page…


UR8 for SCOM 2012 R2 – Step by Step

    NOTE:  I get this question every time we release an update rollup:   ALL SCOM Update Rollups are CUMULATIVE.  This means you do not need to apply them in order, you can always just apply the latest update.  If you have deployed SCOM 2012R2 and never applied an update rollup – you can go…


Microsoft Intune Co-existence with MDM for Office 365

In mid-November 2015, we released a service update to Microsoft Intune. It was a massive update for us, and included a huge amount of new features. You can view the announcement post here. One of the features announced has gone a little under the radar, and that’s co-existence with MDM for Office 365 You can…