Category Archives: iOS

February 2016 Updates To Microsoft Intune

The February 2016 updates to Intune are available… Changes and updates to Microsoft Company Portal The following changes have been made to the Company Portal in this release. Android Company Portal app New screens have been added to guide users through the enrollment process and provide more information about why users should enroll and what IT administrators can and can’t see on their enrolled devices. See the enrollment instructions for details. Enrollment error messages are now displayed in the Company

Office 365 Desktop Applications And Azure RMS

A scenario that is being raised more often now that Microsoft is pushing it’s Enterprise Mobility Suite through the SMB channel is whether or not the version of the Office 365 desktop applications included with the Business and Business Premium plans can interoperate with Azure Rights Management Service. The answer is yes, but with an asterisk. What’s the asterisk? The Business and Business Premium desktop applications do allow you to open rights protected content, but they don’t allow you to

Latest downloads from the Enterprise Client Management documentation team

There have been a few updates posted here recently, here are some links to the Intune related ones. Guide for Managing Mac OS X devices with Microsoft Intune MDM This document provides preview details on managing Mac OS X devices using Microsoft Intune MDM. This feature set is currently available only to select customers using an Intune standalone deployment. Please email intunemacbeta@microsoft.com to request this feature be enabled for you. This feature set will also be available to customers using Intune with

Say Hi At Infrastructure Saturday In Brisbane Today

Today I’ll be delivering two sessions at Infrastructure Saturday, the pre and post lunch slots. 11:20-12:20 Leveraging the Enterprise Mobility Suite for Windows 10, iOS and Android 13:00-14:00 Managing Windows 10 with Microsoft Online Service Offerings After all the announcements this week there will be no shortage of new things to discuss, so head along and join in the activities.

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

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

Intune To Support iOS 9 Features Including Managed App Conversion

Today the Intune team blogged that they would have zero day support for iOS9, including the following capabilities and more… Managed App Conversion (more on this below…) App Trust Flow AirDrop as an unmanaged storage location MDM support for disabling iCloud Photo Library App Whitelisting Managed App Conversion is the one that caught my eye, as under current versions of iOS you need to uninstall the applications if they are already installed, and then reinstall them via the links in

Mobile Device Management Design Considerations Guide

And another recent release from the ECM docs team at Microsoft. With all of the different design and configuration options for mobile device management (MDM), it’s difficult to determine which combination will best meet the needs of your organization. This design considerations guide will help you to understand mobile device management design requirements and will detail a series of steps and tasks that you can follow to design a solution that best fits the business and technology needs for your organization.

Managing Access and Help Protect Corporate Email Data on Mobile Devices

In case you missed it, a recent release from the ECM docs team at Microsoft Microsoft offers the Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS), a comprehensive solution for identity, mobile device management, app management, and data protection. EMS provides a layered security model which allows you to manage access to email, data, and corporate applications. This article starts with an overview of how you can provide data protection for your company while making sure that the end-user experience is simple and does not

Microsoft Intune Mobile Apps Deployment Cheat Sheet List V1

This is by no means a comprehensive list, instead it’s the Microsoft apps I tend to deploy via Intune on a regular. If you have any suggestions for additions to this list let me know. Future updates will include a column for Windows 10 (including mobile) and Windows 8.1.


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