“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

ConfigMgrDogs top 5 posts of 2016

Configuration Manager 1511, 1602, 1606 (Current Branch) Supported Configurations Update to Supersedence Behaviour for Security Only and Security Monthly Quality Rollup Updates Windows Update Error 80072ee2 (WSUS) Microsoft Intune Co-existence with MDM for Office 365 Changes to Software Updates on Down Level Operating Systems for ConfigMgr Admins… Read more

Deploying an appxbundle with dependencies via Microsoft Intune MDM

When creating a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app, there are three basic dependencies that are included in even the most simplest of apps. If your app is more complex (which it most likely is!), there may be many external dependencies required for the app to run. If you don’t install these dependencies prior to installing… 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

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

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