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. http://azurestatusalerts.azurewebsites.net/ 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 5: Enrol Your Devices (Windows 8.1)

  Now that we’ve got our ConfigMgr and Intune environments speaking nicely to each other, we can start to enrol some devices. I’ve previously enrolled Windows Phone 8.1, iOS and Android devices. I finally wanted to show that you can also enrol a full Windows 8.1 installation. First, logon to your Windows 8.1 machine and… Read more

The Ultimate Intune Setup Guide – Stage 5: Enrol Your Devices (Android)

  Now that we’ve got our ConfigMgr and Intune environments speaking nicely to each other, we can start to enrol some devices. We’ll enrol a Windows Phone 8.1, an iOS Device and an Android Device. Android Enrollment Android enrollment is almost as easy as enrolling your Windows Phone 8.1 device. First, start by opening the… Read more

The Ultimate Intune Setup Guide – Stage 5: Enrol Your Devices (iOS 7)

  Now that we’ve got our ConfigMgr and Intune environments speaking nicely to each other, we can start to enrol some devices. We’ll enrol a Windows Phone 8.1, an iOS Device and an Android Device. Apple iOS 7 Enrolment In this scenario, an end user is going to enrol their own device. We can use… Read more

The Ultimate Intune Setup Guide – Stage 5: Enrol Your Devices (Windows Phone 8.1)

  Now that we’ve got our ConfigMgr and Intune environments speaking nicely to each other, we can start to enrol some devices. We’ll enrol a Windows Phone 8.1, an iOS Device and an Android Device. Windows Phone 8.1 Enrolment On your Windows Phone, display all apps and select Settings Under the default System view, select… Read more

Enable Windows Phone management via Intune without Symantec Certificate

  As part of my mega-post The Ultimate Intune Setup Guide, we enable the Mobile Device Management capabilities in ConfigMgr. One of the supported devices that we didn’t enable was the Windows Phone 8.1 management. The reason for this is the requirement of the Symantec code signing certificate, which needs to be purchased before we… 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