ConfigMgr 2012 SP1/R2 RTM: Support for Hybrid Mobile Device Management Ending Soon

Applies to: Microsoft Intune, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Support for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager RTM ended on July 12th, 2016. Subsequently, support for these releases connecting to the Microsoft Intune service via hybrid MDM (e.g. managing mobile devices… Read more

HOTFIX: Devices enrolled in Mobile Device Management may be incorrectly decommissioned in System Center Configuration Manager

If you’re using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager current branch, Heartbeat Discovery Data Records (DDRs) sent by devices enrolled in mobile device management may not be processed on the site server. When this occurs, errors that resemble the following are recorded in the DDM.log file on the site server and the DDR file is rejected:… Read more

HOTFIX: Mobile devices aren’t listed in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

Hi everyone, I just wanted to let you know about a new hotfix that we released for ConfigMgr 2012 SP2, ConfigMgr 2012 R2 SP1 and ConfigMgr 1511. The hotfix addresses the following problem: In a Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager environment in which the Microsoft Exchange Server connector is configured for use with Microsoft Exchange… Read more

How Microsoft MDM technologies can help prevent ransomware and other infections on employee devices

Over the years, we’ve seen ransomware continuously dominate the threat landscape. Its prevalence is largely attributed to the fact that malicious hackers find this to be a very lucrative revenue stream. 2014 saw exponential infections from ransomware, with families such as Ransom:JS/Krypterade, Win32/Crowti, Win32/Reveton, and Win32/Teerac garnering more than 4 million infections. The start of… Read more

Now Available: Update for Windows Phone 8.1 Extension and Hotfixes

Author: Cory Ferro, Program Manager, Enterprise Client and Mobility Two critical issues were recently discovered that impact customers who use Microsoft Intune with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager or System Center 2012 R2 Configuration…(read more)… Read more

KB: Windows Phone 8.1 devices managed by ConfigMgr 2012 are blocked from device enrollment and app installation

If an enterprise owns and distributes Windows Phone 8.1 devices for management by Microsoft Intune or System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, users of these devices may be blocked from device enrollment and application installation if the devices were previously enrolled and then retired. This can occur if the device was previously un-enrolled and removed but… Read more

Updates for Managing Mobile Devices with Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune

Author: Yvette O’Meally, Senior Program Manager, Enterprise Client and Mobility We recently shipped Cumulative Update 4 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. However you may not be aware that Cumulative Update 4 contains several fixes…(read more)… Read more

KB: Windows Phone 8.1 users can install two versions of the Company Portal

When Windows Phone 8.1 users try to install the Company Portal from the Microsoft Store in enterprises that manage both Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 devices, they may see the signed version of the Company Portal as an available app in addition to the regular Store version. This can cause Windows Phone 8.1… Read more

EMM Webcast with Brad Anderson and Michael Wallent

Quick reminder: This Tuesday is episode 2 of the ongoing “ Success with Enterprise Mobility ” webcast series. This episode will focus on how to effectively integrate your existing System Center Configuration Manager expertise with Microsoft…(read more)… Read more