Use IMEI Numbers with SCCM and Intune to identify Corporate Devices

Nicolas PilonIntune, SCCM1 Comment

Last January, Microsoft released an update for Intune standalone environment in which you can import international mobile equipment identity (IMEI) numbers for mobile device platforms that have an IMEI number to help identify corporate-owned mobile devices. Once enrolled in Intune, devices with imported IMEI numbers are tagged as Corporate, which can be used for applying policies that are different than those applied to Personal devices. What happens if you use an Intune hybrid environment? SCCM has no built in tool to add a list of IMEI numbers and switch device owners from Personal to Company when devices are enrolled. In this post, we will configure SCCM to identify devices based on a list of IMEI numbers and change their ownership from Personal to Company. Before starting, you can read the difference between both ownership attributes. Preparing the Collection The first step is to extract all IMEI numbers of your corporate-owned devices. The idea is to create a list of … Read More

Deploy the SCCM 2012 Console using the Application Model

Nicolas PilonConsole, SCCM3 Comments

The installation of SCCM 2012 console can be either manually or automatically. Manual installation remains a good choice if you have a small team. Using role-based access control in SCCM 2012, you can delegate administrative tasks to your team and allow more users with different level of access to the SCCM 2012 console. At this point, you would rather go the automatic way. This post will explain you how to save time by using the Application Model in SCCM 2012 to automatically deploy the console to all your devices. We won’t cover the pre-requisites needed to install the SCCM 2012 console on a device. Make sure your devices are compliant. Step 1 | Create a Collection To regroup all the devices of users that will be using the console, there’s two possible types of collection to trigger the installation, either user or device collection. Users Create a user collection if your goal … Read More