“Discovered apps” node in Microsoft Intune on Azure console

In the new Microsoft Intune on Azure administration console, there is a new “Discovered apps” node available for each MDM enrolled device. There’s been some recent confusion around what we should expect to see in here. The Discovered apps node is a direct reflection of the devices discovered apps at the last Hardware Inventory time…. Read more

Intune on Azure Migration Blocker Guidance

A couple of months back, the Intune Support team posted a list of technical blockers that may result in a delay for your Intune tenant to be migrated to the Intune on Azure portal. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/intunesupport/2017/03/17/intune-migration-blockers-for-grouping-targeting/ The blog post has been very popular, as many customers were not aware of configuration issues causing delays in migration…. Read more

Getting Started with Microsoft Intune for Education

HUGE announcements in the Education space yesterday, with the very exciting release of Microsoft Intune for Education. Intune for Education offers a streamlined management UI for IT Pros in Education, as well as integration with your schools Student Information System (SIS) to create/manage your groups. Getting started is quick and easy. First, browse to https://intuneeducation.portal.azure.com… Read more

Install Firefox v52 Extended Support Release to continue managing Intune Silverlight console

With version 52 of Mozilla Firefox released, the default installation has disabled support for NPAPI plugins. This means you will no longer be able to administer Microsoft Intune via the Firefox browser. https://support.mozilla.org/t5/Problems-with-add-ons-plugins-or/Why-do-Java-Silverlight-Adobe-Acrobat-and-other-plugins-no/ta-p/31069 Thankfully, Mozilla do have an Extended Support Release (ESR) version. So to continue to use Mozilla Firefox to manage Microsoft Intune Silverlight,… Read more

Setting up Wi-Fi Profiles with Certificate-based Authentication on Android via Intune Hybrid and the Case of the Missing Wi-Fi Certificate

I was recently at a customer that was having trouble getting their user certificate to be used for the corporate Wi-Fi profile on Android devices. When checking the user certificates in settings the user certificate only showed up under “user” while “Wi-Fi” was empty. After a device is enrolled, it begins to download policy. Once… Read more

Connecting to Exchange Online with PowerShell

Really quick one for y’all today. Working with Intune, I’ve found myself becoming a bit of an Exchange SME. Blocking email, authentication types, EAS vs EWS, the list goes on. Anyway, I find myself having to query Exchange Online configuration all the time. Here’s a three line PowerShell script that will connect you to your… Read more

Restrict iOS/Android E-mail to Outlook using Conditional Access for MAM

One of the most common discussions I have with customers is how does an IT Pro ensure that corporate data is only being accessed by approved, managed email applications. Intune Mobile Application Management (MAM) provides a rich set of Data Loss Prevention (DLP) features that ensures no corporate data is leaked outside of the corporately… Read more

Blocking Apps on iOS with Intune

A very (very) common ask from our customers is whether or not we can whitelist/blacklist apps on iOS devices. From iOS 9.3, Apple made this option available for all Supervised devices, exposing it via the SDK and Apple Configurator. Microsoft Intune now supports the ability to allow/block individual apps via the Show or Hide Apps… Read more

Enrolling a Mac into Microsoft Intune

Mac management with Intune is something that I’m asked about fairly regularly. While our support today (at time of post) is limited, it’s very simple to offer this to your users. For those without a Mac handy, I wanted to show you the enrollment process for a Mac device. Firstly, you need to make sure… Read more

PowerShell to query Intune Health Dashboard

A couple of months ago, we moved the Intune health status data from the http://status.manage.microsoft.com dashboard into the Office 365 Health Dashboard. We believe the experience is much better, having health information targeted at your tenants region and wrapped up into the overall Office 365 portal. It also means we can use the Microsoft Online… Read more