Microsoft Intune App-layer – Manage your own App

In the first blog of this series we looked at what the features of Microsoft Intune App-Layer protection are, in the second blog we wrapped a custom application with the Microsoft Intune Application Wrapper. So now that we have a custom application and an application enabled for management via Microsoft Intune that we are able to deploy them via Microsoft...

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Microsoft Intune App-layer – Microsoft Intune App Wrapping Tool

In the first blog about the Microsoft Intune App-layer protection, one of the supported features is that you are able to wrap your own applications with the Microsoft Intune App Wrapping Tool for iOS so that you are able to manage those applications with the Mobile Application Management policies. In this second blog in the series, we will have a...

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What is Microsoft Intune App-layer protection?

One of the many many new features of Microsoft Intune releases the last couple of months is the Intune App-Layer protection. In short, with Intune App-layer protection you are able to protect your corporate data with managed apps, in other words Mobile Application Management support is added to Microsoft Intune. But how do we manage apps with Microsoft Intune and...

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Parallels Mac Management for SCCM review (part 1)

At TechEd North America I came across the booth from Parallels and they were advertising with a product called Parallels Mac Management for ConfigMgr. Parallels Mac Management for SCCM was awarded with the “The Best of TechEd award”. So for me worthwhile looking at and of course everything that integrates with ConfigMgr 2012 attracts my attention This blog is a review...

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Enabling Remote Administration on a Mac OS X device with Compliance Settings

In the past three blogs you have seen how to change a user preference, how to change the background and how to change a system preference by changing the logon window text. In this blog I want to show you that you are also able to enable remote administration, including VNC access and that you are able to manage or...

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Managing Mac OS X system preferences in ConfigMgr – Set Logon Window Text

As part of my session at the Configuration Manager Community Event in Bern last Friday I showed a couple of use cases where you could use the Compliance Settings of Configuration Manager 2012 to manage your Apple OS X devices. Check earlier blogs here and here. A couple of them were using the discovery and remediation scripts instead of directly...

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How to set background of Mac OS X with ConfigMgr 2012 R2

While Apple is slightly changing how preferences are stored. For instance, until Mac OS X Mountain Lion the background was managed in the preferences located in file ~\Library\Preferences\com.apple.desktop.plist . You could easily change the background key in this file. With the release of Mac OS X Mavericks this setting is moved to a database file instead of preference file. The...

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How to set user preferences in Mac OS X 10.x with ConfigMgr 2012 R2

Yesterday I presented a session about Mastering Apple OS X with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 at the Swiss Configuration Manager User Group in Bern. Mac OS X support by Configuration Manager 2012 R2 has two ways of supporting Settings Management namely, managing settings through preferences directly or managing it through Shell Scripts. One of the things I showed was the ability...

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Giving away ConfigMgr 2012 R2 books at TechEd NA

Thanks to our publisher Sybex, Santos Martinez and me are able to give away a number of Mastering System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager books during TechEd North America. Yesterday we already signed and gave away some books at the Microsoft Premier Services booth in the Expo Hall. But there are more books to give away Tomorrow at 11am Santos...

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