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

Understanding Devices Ownership and Wipe option in SCCM 2012

Benoit LecoursSCCMLeave a Comment

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 prepared our Configuration Manager server in order to link it to Intune using the SCCM connector. In Part 4, we enrolled an Apple iOS devices in SCCM. In Part 5, we enrolled an Android device in SCCM. In Part 6, we enrolled an Windows Phone device in SCCM. In Part 7, we created a compliance setting on a mobile device. In Part 8, we will cover some SCCM 2012 … 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