How to set up MAC OSX Compliance Policy for Microsoft Intune Client with SCCM

Nicolas PilonConsole, Intune, SCCMLeave a Comment

Microsoft Intune is a mobile device management tool that supports a variety of operating systems. Obviously, Intune supports the popular operating system Mac OSX. Since November 2015, companies that use standalone version, it’s possible to install the Intune client on MAC OSX devices. With the latest release of SCCM 1602, hybrid environment can enrol MAC OSX. The Microsoft Intune client allows the deployment of policies, SCEP certificates, VPN and WiFi profiles. It’s also a new way to inventory your MAC. Before enrolling a Mac OSX in Intune, a compliance policy must be configured to apply a minimum of security control. This post will explain how to set up a SCCM Mac Compliance Policy for Microsoft Intune client. MAC OS X Pre-Requisite Before you begin, ensure that you configure your Microsoft Intune infrastructure correctly. This post is also part of the complete MDM installation guide blog series. Once, Microsoft Intune is configured, we will check if SCCM is … Read More

Referenced Configuration Items Not Available in SCCM

Nicolas PilonApplication, Intune, SCCMLeave a Comment

Are you importing your applications in SCCM when it’s time to copy applications from one environment to the other? In some company, SCCM is installed twice, one for development and one for production. SCCM in a development environment provides flexibility but it adds additional cost to maintain both environment. Using the import application wizard in SCCM can ease the process and save time to copy applications from one to another environment. In the best of worlds, it is best to keep environment identical much as possible, but it is very difficult to get there. The problem is that you can end up with missing features and import applications that require these requirements. Did you ever receive this Referenced Configuration Items Not Available error message at the end of Import Application Wizard? [su_note note_color=”#cbcbcb” radius=”8″]Error: Provider Exception: Referenced configuration items are not available [/su_note] This is because one of your Referenced Configuration items not available in the destination … Read More

Configuring SCCM 2012 Intune Integration

Benoit LecoursIntune, SCCM64 Comments

Download and own all parts of the blog series in a single PDF file. Use our products page or use the download button below. This blog post won’t be updated, only the document will be. [purchase_link id=”3885″ style=”button” color=”gray” text=”Add to Cart | Mobile Device Management guide” price=”yes”]   In Part 1 of this series, we prepared the Intune environment for mobile device management. We also make sure we got the Intune subscription account. In Part 2, we configured Active Directory and create users in Intune. In Part 3, we will prepare our Configuration Manager server in order to link it to Intune using the SCCM connector. This will allow Configuration Manager and Intune to sync data. There’s 3 main steps to do so : Create Configuration Manager Collection Create the Windows Intune subscription in the console Add the Windows Intune Connector Site System Role Create SCCM Collection We need to create a new collection that contains users that will be … Read More

Mobile Device Management with Intune and SCCM 2012

Benoit LecoursIntune, SCCM10 Comments

Managing Mobile devices is a challenge that all SCCM admins will face in the near future. With the rise of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), businesses need to have control over every asset used by their employees. With the various mobile operating systems (iOS, Windows Phone, Windows RT, Android), this task can be overwhelming but it’s not as complicated than it looks. You just need to understand the main concepts and apply the right method to each operating systems. Mobile Device Management has been introduced with SCCM 2012 SP1 and many enhancements have been made with the R2 release. Microsoft has also released new features in the past weeks which make the solution even better. It’s simply the most complete solution if you manage your devices through SCCM 2012 and have to manage mobile devices. We’ve compiled the full list of features in the Features List section of this post. A Microsoft … Read More