Category Archives: Microsoft Intune

Blockers For Migrating Intune Tenants

Over the last few weeks I’ve had a few ad-hoc conversations around the requirements for making sure the transition to the new AAD groups and portal goes smoothly, and a post on the topic has just appeared over on the Intune Support blog. In the post they mention six things to clean up to ensure a faster, smoother transition. While the removal of the Silverlight requirement is a big improvement from a browser compatibility perspective, the consolidation of management portals

Intune Preview Portal Updates For February 2017

For those of you with recently created Intune tenants that have access to the Intune preview functionality within the Azure Portal, more capabilities have been added to test out. The one which I’ve had many people tell me was on their wish list is non-managed devices can access assigned apps, making it easier for MAM without device enrolment scenarios to become more user friendly for app location and installation use. Ability to restrict mobile device enrollment Intune is adding new enrollment

Intune Updates February 2017 – Part 2

The What’s New In Intune page over on docs.microsoft.com has just been updated, and the following updates were covered across new capabilities and notices. These include a new guided experience for Windows 10 Company Portal, group migration impact on iOS policies, the new MDM server enrolment address for Windows devices, the upcoming Android Company Portal app changes and the ability to associate multiple management tools with the Windows Store for Business instead of only one. New Capabilities New guided experience

Outlook for iOS Add-In Notification from Intune team

Another announcement from the Intune team about what’s required to make sure that the Outlook add-ins announced last week interact with Exchange and Mobile Application Management policies. Read on for the full details included in the email… Last week, the Outlook team announced add-ins for Outlook on iOS. This add-in feature set already exists in Outlook on Windows, web and Mac (in Office Insiders). Since add-ins are managed via Exchange, users will be able to copy and share data and

Intune Updates February 2017 – Part 1

We are still in early February, but a few updates have rolled out late last month and early this month, below you will find a summary of these, which include app updates, and portal updates. I’ve received notification that one of my Intune tenants is going to be migrated early so that I can test things out without having to keep spinning up new trial tenants. New Capabilities In-console reports for MAM without enrollment New app protection reports have been added for both enrolled

Intune Groups Migrating to Azure AD Groups Email Notification

For those of you not actively monitoring your tenant administrator email accounts, it’s worth reading the content of a message that was just sent out to advise of some changes that are coming through as part of the migration process.   Intune Groups Migrating to Azure AD Groups   Dear Tenant Administrator, Microsoft Intune is a Mobile device management, mobile application management, and PC management solution from Microsoft. Intune is the mobility solution in Enterprise Mobility & Security (EMS) or

Changes to Access Work Or School in Windows 10 Insider Preview

One of the things that Windows 10 Azure Active Directory join with Intune auto enrolment is that it has protected me from some of the changes that were taking place in the Windows Settings UI for Access Work Or School. With the Anniversary Update there were some changes that made it harder to figure out what was happening, especially around clarity in joining Azure AD versus just performing a device enrolment. With the current Insider preview builds, steps have been

Pointing to “manage.microsoft.com” will no longer work for enrollment

For those of you not actively monitoring the Office 365 Message Center, you might have missed the plan for change message that was posted on January 27. Below you will find the details of the message. If you need more details, take a look at Enroll Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile Devices and Enroll Windows PCs As Mobile Devices. Pointing to “manage.microsoft.com” will no longer work for enrollment MC91971 Published On : January 27, 2017 Expires On : March 27,

Microsoft Intune January 2017 Updates

This month’s Intune updates have just been published, and includes updates for Android, iOS and Windows 10. Take a look below at the full update announcement from the Intune team. New Capabilities Android 7.1.1 support Intune now fully supports and manages Android 7.1.1. Resolve issue where iOS devices are inactive, or the admin console cannot communicate with them When users’ devices lose contact with Intune, you can give them new troubleshooting steps to help them regain access to company resources.

January Updates To The Intune Preview In Azure

As we get closer to Intune moving over to the Azure portal, there are a few updates that have already worked their way in since the initial preview release last month. The best way to check out all of the new capabilities is a with a new trial tenant, as opposed to waiting for your production or existing test tenants to be updated. As you’ll see in a few of the screenshots below, this is the path I had to


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