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. 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… Read more

I Wrote An App – Azure Status Alerts

While studying for the 70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions exam (of which I passed!), I found it very easy to get distracted. The major distraction was my attempt to write a very basic .NET Azure Web App. My app is a very simple one. It has three functions: 1. Manage Subscribers I’m using… Read more

The Ultimate Intune Setup Guide – Stage 4: Enable ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Management

  Now that we’ve setup our Intune cloud services, it’s time to integrate the service with our on-prem Configuration Manager 2012 R2 hierarchy. In my lab environment, I’ve got a single Primary Site with all roles installed on the one site server. In a multi-tier hierarchy, the Intune connector roles can only be installed at… Read more

The Ultimate Intune Setup Guide – Stage 3: Sync accounts from on-prem

  So far in this series, we’ve signed up to the Intune service and configured our public domain. In this post we’ll sync our on-premises Active Directory accounts to the Azure AD instance that Intune will use. This allows our users to logon to their Intune based services with their corporate credentials. I highly suggest… Read more

The Ultimate Intune Setup Guide – Stage 1: Sign-up

  My Configuration Manager labs have taking a massive hiding over the last 12 months, with lots of very unsupported hacks going on. I have been on some Azure training of late, and thought it would be a great idea to rebuild my Azure labs as I originally built them when Azure was in it’s… Read more

Associating your Intune DirSync Directory with your Azure tenant

Cloud identity is one of the core features and benefits of using the Azure platform. Fortunately, Microsoft Intune uses the same back end to store your users cloud identities. This guide is for admins who have setup and configured DirSync for Intune, and want to retroactively add that synchronized domain to their organizations Azure tenant…. Read more

The Ultimate Intune Setup Guide – Stage 2: Configure Your Public Domain

We started The Ultimate Intune Setup Guide by signing up to the Intune service in the previous post.  This post we’re going to configure the Public DNS required for your public Intune service to work for your clients. Step 1 – Add your public domain to the Azure Management Portal First, open your browser and visit… Read more