Choose between Microsoft Intune standalone and hybrid

When speaking with customers and partners, the most common discussions is around choosing Intune standalone (cloud only) or hybrid (ConfigMgr). It’s an important decision, as it’s not particularly easy to change your mind once device deployment has begun. We’ve recently published a TechNet article that aims to make your decision easier. The document includes an… Read more

Intune Device Group Mapping

A feature that has recently been released, allows you as an IT Pro to publish a list of categories in which an end-user performing a device enrollment may choose a category to tag a device. This allows devices to be automatically added to Intune groups, based on the end-user selection. Specific policies/apps/profiles can be deployed… Read more

Intune Mobile Application Management Compatible Apps

One challenge many Intune admins face is keeping on top of which apps do/don’t support Mobile Application Management (MAM) policies. With the general availability of MAM without enrollment, this gets even harder to manage. The MAM team have recently released a new portal that will show you all of the MAM enabled apps, and what… Read more

Australian Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP) reseller ID’s

Hi Aussie MDM admins! I thought it would be handy to put together a list of Authorized Apple DEP resellers, and their DEP reseller ID’s. If you know of anymore, or need me to update/fix any of the list items below, please use the comments below! Matt Reseller Apple DEP reseller ID Link Telstra 1A586DA0… Read more

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… Read more

Configuration Manager 1511 (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 1511 Supported Configurations https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt589499.aspx Here is the page outlining supported… Read more

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… Read more

Automate your Monthly Maintenance Windows

  Hi All, A lot of customers I visit create their maintenance windows on  a monthly basis to patch servers, which is a boring and mundane task. I've dabbled in creating scripts with the help of some other PFE’s in the past but I recently created a very nice Dynamic PowerShell script that allows the… Read more

Creating Intune Trial via Office 365 Portal

Late last month we disabled the old Intune Account portal (http://account.manage.microsoft.com) and replaced it with the o365 portal (http://portal.office.com). See http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoftintune/archive/2015/09/01/intune-and-ems-subscriptions-now-available-in-the-office-365-portal.aspx for the formal announcement. Since the change, there has been some confusion around how to create an Intune trial tenant. This guide should clear up each step required. First, browse to the Microsoft Intune… Read more

Where is The System Center Configuration Manager Cmdlet Library

      Hi all, just a quick post today.  I found it difficult to find the location of the latest cmdlet updates for the Configuration Manager  PowerShell module while doing a general search on the web. What we now have is The System Center Configuration Manager Cmdlet Library which checks for library updates on… Read more