In my blog of a couple of weeks ago I wrote to you that ConfigMgr is alive and kicking and ready for the future, and so it is! The first week of November we were as Enterprise Mobility MVP’s invited at the MVP Summit to attend 4,5 days full of System Center Configuration Manager and […]READ MORE
Enhanced OSD support in Parallels Mac Management 4.0 for ConfigMgr 2012
Last year I wrote several blogs about a great plugin for Configuration Manager 2012 R2, Parallels Mac Management for Configuration Manager. While I was in Denver for BriForum presenting about the 3.5 version, the new version 4.0 was released with some great new features related to OS Deployment of Mac OS X images.READ MORE
Mobile Application Management support arrived in ConfigMgr 2012
A couple of months ago I wrote a series of blogs about the Mobile Application Management Policies in Microsoft Intune. With the release of Configuration Manager 2012 R2 SP1 lot’s of new features arrived in Configuration Manager. Both Microsoft Intune and Configuration Manager 2012 have the same Mobile Device Management features now. More on the […]READ MORE
Busy times while Ignite is going forward. Yesterday the Configuration Manager team released Cumulative Update 5 for Configuration Manager 2012 R2. This bundle of updates/fixes will fix issues in the following areas; Reporting Software Distribution and application management Site servers and site systems Client Operating system deployment Endpoint Protection The new version of Configuration Manager […]READ MORE
Custom MDM RBA Roles for Configuration Manager 2012 R2
Together with some customers of mine we are testing and implementing Microsoft Intune connected with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 (hybrid scenario). Regardless of the fact the Configuration Manager 2012 R2 is managed by the Configuration Manager admins they want to be able to give certain employees (admins) of their company only permissions to manage only […]READ MORE
Objects appearing in Microsoft Intune in Hybrid scenario with ConfigMgr
While writing my last blog I realized myself that in Microsoft Intune, where the Mobile Device Management Authority has been set to Configuration Manager, objects of devices and users were also appearing in Microsoft Intune. Correct me if I am wrong, but earlier this was not the case. Let’s see why those objects are now also […]READ MORE
Conditional Access for Exchange Online via Configuration Manager and Intune
Yesterday announced and today a new Intune Extension for Configuration Manager 2012 R2 was available. The extension enables us to set up conditional access for customers using Exchange Online, you are able to restrict Exchange ActiveSync for users that have their devices enrolled. Let’s see how this works together with Exchange Online.READ MORE
Quick ConfigMgr 2012 R2 content troubleshooting tips
Last week I had a couple of content related issues at a customer after a Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 to Configuration Manager 2012 R2 upgrade. What happened is that one day all the content was nicely distributed to the distribution points and after enabling Content Validation on the Distribution Points almost half of the packages […]READ MORE
Client Push checks for hardcoded OS Versions before installing
A for your info blog. 😉 As I guess many IT-Pros are using the new Windows 10 builds daily to test the new great Operating System. Same here, I know we are not really supposed to do that but in a way it is eat your own dog food 😉 and you are able to […]READ MORE
What is the difference between MFA via Microsoft Intune and via Office 365?
Earlier this week I described how to enable Multi Factor Authentication for Microsoft Intune via Office 365. In a (Twitter) conversation with EMS Technical Evangelist Simon May I learned that there are some differences between the MFA implementation for Microsoft Intune and Office 365. Let’s have a look at what the differences are.READ MORE
Coming up; Speaking at IT/Dev Connections conference
This Friday I will be leaving for Las Vegas where the IT/Dev Connections conference will be held in the Aria Hotel. Next week I will be presenting a session together with fellow Enterprise Client Management MVP Greg Ramsey about the Company Portal(s) of Windows Intune and Configuration Manager 2012 R2. Learn when and how to use […]READ MORE
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About Peter Daalmans
Peter tries to speak every year on several events like TechDays Netherlands, ExpertsLive, IT/Dev Connections, BriForum, Midwest Management Summit, TechEd Australia, TechEd New Zealand and in 2017 Peter had the honor to speak at Microsoft Ignite. See more here.
Author of four books about Configurtion Manager and Microsoft Enterprise Mobility +Security