Category Archives: Azure Active Directory

Windows 10 Enterprise Data Protection policy now available in Microsoft Intune

As announced in last week’s post from the Intune team’s blog post Coming soon: New Intune features including Windows 10 EDP policies, As you can see it’s not being delivered by custom configuration and OMA-URI settings, which means the interface is much easier to decipher. I won’t go into all the details of what’s included in this post, but the important things to see are the protected apps list, the network locations and the ability to allow Azure RMS, an important

Join me on the Powered by MVP: Windows 10 IT Pro Readiness Webcast

Tomorrow I will be co-presenting with Arnav Sharma, who is also MVP for Windows IT Pro, as we do a whirlwind tour of what’s new and updated with Windows 10, as well as some of the coming udpates. Make sure to register here. The MVP Award and the Windows IT Pro teams are pleased to offer a series of *free* live webcasts worldwide to provide awareness and first hand guidance about Windows 10 Enterprise for IT Pros. The webcasts will be delivered

Windows Server Essentials Tech Preview 3 Integration With Azure Virtual Networks Part 1

I’ve previously posted about the Office 365, Azure Active Directory and Intune integration with Windows Server 2016 Essentials Technical Preview 3, now it’s time to start looking at some of the other Azure integration pieces, starting with the Azure Virtual Network integration. Before taking a look at what’s required to get this working, it’s worth discussing what the scenarios might be for leveraging this capability. Simply put, if you need to extend your network into the Azure for the purpose

Windows 10, Azure Active Directory Join and Microsoft Intune Enrolment Part 2

In the last post I covered what the end user AAD Join experience could look like, depending on how the underlying cloud services are configured, and in this post I’ll explain some of the configuration settings that are exposed in Azure Active Directory and Intune. Let’s start with the Azure Active Directory configuration settings. In the Azure Active Directory Configure screen, we have the following options… Users may join devices to Azure AD – Select the users and groups that

Windows 10, Azure Active Directory Join and Microsoft Intune Enrolment Part 1

One of the new capabilities in Windows 10 that I’m a big fan of is the ability to join Azure Active Directory, here I’ll do a quick walk through of what you see on the Windows 10 client, and what needs to be configured in Azure Active Directory and Intune to allow this to occur.   First up, this screen is presented at the end of a Windows 10 Pro or Windows 10 Enterprise installation if the device has network

Windows Server Essentials 2016 Technical Preview 3 Online Services Integration Part 4

We can move on to more of the integration features, where the focus is on reducing some of the requirement to sign in to the web portals for the different online services. One of the important things to mention here is that the Essentials Dashboard is not trying to replace the need to access the different online admin consoles, that would be a monumental task to undertake, and it would need to be updated constantly to take into consideration all

Download Mobile Device Management Design Considerations Guide v2 Now

An updated version of the Mobile Device Management Design Considerations Guide has been released, and you can grab it here. The goals of this guide are to help you answer the following questions: What questions do I need to answer to drive a MDM-specific design for a technology or problem domain that best meets my requirements? What is the sequence of activities I should complete to design a MDM solution for the technology or problem domain? What MDM technology and

Azure Enterprise Mobility Infographic Available For Download

You can download the high resolution of the infographic here to get a visual representation of how Microsoft approaches enterprise mobility by managing identity, devices, apps and data. It shows how Azure Mult-Factor Authentication, AAD Application Proxy, AAD Connect, Office 365, RemoteApp, Azure RMS and Intune work together with other Microsoft technologies to deliver the solution.

Guided Intune Enrollment for Android Company Portal

A few days ago the ECM Docs team at Microsoft released a preview of the Guided Intune Enrollment for Android Company Portal dcoument.  It includes screen by screen representations like you can see below to walk users through the process of enrolling devices.    

Intunedin: back to the future in Czech Republic

The vast majority of the early posts to this site where done from Zlin, a small city in the south east of the Czech Republic, and famous for being the birthplace of Ivana Trump and Bata shoes. This week fate has me back in the Czech Republic for a 4 day train the trainer event for AAD, Intune and RMS… or Enterprise Mobility Suite as the cool kids call that combination. This preview of the material forms the basis of


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