This week I was testing the new Acrobat Reader for iOS and Android on devices where we use App Protection policies to protect the corporate data of my customer. Great to see that Adobe embraced Microsoft Intune so that the Acrobat Reader can be used to read and annotate corporate PDFs when you don’t have […]READ MORE
Enterprise Mobility Tips Episode #006
Recently another pretty cool feature has been added to Microsoft Intune. Now you are able to pre-configure the Outlook app so that for instance the users go not have to enable the Contacts Sync anymore themselves. Besides some general configuration options like, the contact sync, focused inbox, notifications, external recipient mail tips, external images and […]READ MORE
Back in November I wrote a blog about using the by then Preview feature Win32 app. With Win32 app deployment you are able to deploy and install more complex Windows apps to Windows 10 devices. Since I wrote a couple of blogs about how to cope with the Citrix Receiver which is an executable that […]READ MORE
Alert on unauthorized changes in Microsoft Intune via Log Analytics
In my last blog I showed you the new feature that allows you to send all audit events to Log Analytics. It is nice that all events are send to Log Analytics, but if you don’t do anything with it, it is useless. When managing and working with cloud services like Microsoft Intune you want […]READ MORE
Log analytics (SIEM) integration with Intune available.
Some companies are requesting for a long time some integration with Software Information and Event Management (SIEM) software. While delivering an Intune/Azure AD class a new node popped up in the consoles. Under Monitoring in the Intune blade of portal.azure.com a new option Diagnostic Settings appeared. In this option you are able to configure that […]READ MORE
iOS 12.1 allows managed contacts to be written from managed apps to native contacts app
Since iOS 11.3 we had an issue when using Intune MDM and Outlook, managed via App Protection Policies (MAM) together. In this scenario the Outlook app was not allowed to write to contacts to the native iOS Contacts app since the data was considered corporate data when setting viewing corporate documents in unmanaged apps was […]READ MORE
Quick tip – App Config Made easier for Android apps
A quick tip this time, a couple of weeks ago working for my customer I noticed that the App Config configuration designer for Android is exposing configuration options that are available in the apps. Microsoft is supporting Appconfig already for a very long time, but now it is much easier to use it. After adding […]READ MORE
Deploying Citrix Receiver via native Win32 app support in Intune
Last year I wrote a blog about how to deploy the Citrix Receiver (which is now replaced by the Citrix Workspace app) via Intune. Like described in that blog, the executable consists of 10 MSIs that need to be installed on a Windows 10 device when you are not able to use the store app […]READ MORE
RBAC in Azure AD, Intune and scope tags explained
Microsoft Intune has a pretty good RBAC model to allow you to give permissions to users who need to be able to perform an administrative task or role within Intune. A role can be for instance a predefined role in Intune or a custom role. Before digging into the Intune roles, there are also Intune […]READ MORE
New App Protection capabilities added to Microsoft Intune
The App Protection Policies in Microsoft Intune are used to protect corporate data in apps that have the Intune SDK integrated. During the last service update of Microsoft Intune some nice new features were added to the policy set. While accessing a by Microsoft Intune managed app, the device can be checked if for instance […]READ MORE
New in Intune location-based device compliance for Android
Released this week in Intune is location-based compliance. In other words, based on your location your device is marked as compliant or not, based on the location you get access to services in Azure or Office 365 or not. A location can be based on the following IPv4 variables; IPv4 Range (eg. 192.168.1.0/24) IPv4 Gateway […]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