Kent Agerlund's Blog

22nd Sep 2015

IT Devconnections Enterprise Mobility and Identity BOF

During the BOF last week @ #ITDevCon i briefly talked about creating a couple of managed apps using PowerShell in ConfigMgr. Below are a few examples, open PowerShell ISE aas administrator and magic happens #Import Module Import-Module $env:SMS_ADMIN_UI_PATH.Replace("\bin\i386","\bin\configurationmanager.psd1") $SiteCode = Get-PSDrive -PSProvider CMSITE Set-Location "$($SiteCode.Name):\" #Create the Word Application New-CMApplication -Name "Word" #To create a […]

Category: Configuration Manager, ITDevconnections, Mobile Device Management  |  Comment

14th Sep 2015

Install and Configure on-prem mobile device management (MDM) with ConfigMgr vNext TP3

This guide is written by Panu Saukko and Kent Agerlund (both Microsoft Enterprise Client MVP’s). These are the steps we used in our demo environments to configure the new on-prem MDM feature in system Center Configuration Manager vNext Technical Preview 3. In the article you will notice that we used two different environments and you […]

Category: Configuration Manager, MDM, Mobile Device Management, Windows 10  |  3 Comments

6th Sep 2015

Managing Windows 10 using On-premises MDM in System Center Configuration Manager vNext

There is a new management agent in town…. the built-in Windows 10 management agent. With that agent you are able to deploy applications (with some limitations in TP3), gather inventory data and deploy configuration items.  in this post I will describe how to you can create configuration items to control various settings. If you want […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Windows 10  |  Comment

26th Aug 2015

Links from the ConfigMgr Visualization session @ SCU in Basel

Standard ConfigMgr reporting -Introducing to reporting in Configuration Manager – -Channel 9 – Custom reports Add custom code and color scales like Excel – Power Views and Power Queries Download Power Queries for Excel – Getting started with Power Queries –  – Download Power View – Getting started […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Event, System Center Universe  |  Comment

25th Aug 2015

Cloud App discovery

A new feature in AD premium allows you to gather information about existing SaaS applications in your environment. The feature is called Cloud App Discovery and is part of your AD premium subscription. Here are the steps you need to take in order to get it working. Additional information can be found at Microsoft Technet […]

Category: Azure AD, Cloud Services  |  Comment

7th Aug 2015

Deploying WIFI profiles with pre-shared secret to Android devices using ConfigMgr

Today I have spend some time creating and deploying WIFI profiles to Android devices and would like to share my experiences. To get started with Android and WiFi profiles I used this TechNet article is almost correct, but there a few bugs in the XML example (as I see it, authentication and encryption). To […]

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11th Jul 2015

ConfigurePXE blocks contentdistribution after SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 upgrade

Just finished another SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 upgrade, this time with a very “interesting” outcome. The site was a single primary site with close to 100 distribution points. The upgrade process went somehow smooth, primary site server was upgraded without any issues, except the management points had to restart before the SMS bootstrap service would […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Site Systems, Tips and tricks, Troubleshooting  |  Comment

1st Jul 2015

Windows Phone 8.1 devices keep prompting for sign in to the Company Portal

I have been working on another mobility project the last couple of months. this project started as a hybrid SCCM/Intune project using “old” SCC 2012 R2 platform, a couple of weeks ago we migrated the platform to the latest service pack in order to get all of the new hybrid mobile features in place. The […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Mobile Device Management, Tips and tricks, Troubleshooting, Windows Intune  |  Comment

21st May 2015

Working with managed applications within Configuration Manager 2012 R2 SP1

First, let’s define a managed application. In essence it’s a special policy that enable you to control settings in the application or browser like data encryption, can the user save the document as a new file etc. To successfully deploy a managed application you need to mix the application deployment with an application management policy. […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Mobile Device Management, Security, Software distribution, Tips and tricks  |  Comment

21st May 2015

Windows Mobile Phone 8.1 support gone after upgrading to Configuration Manager 2012 R2 SP1

One of the many changes in the newly released SP1 is support for Windows Phone 8.1 After the upgrade only there will only be support for Windows Phone 8.0. Navigate to the Administration workspace, select Cloud Services, right click your Intune connector, Configure Platforms, Windows Phone. Notice that Windows Phone 8.1 is not enabled.   […]

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