Last week Microsoft released new features in Windows Intune stand alone. As from now you are able to provision iOS and Windows Phone 8/8.1 devices with Email profiles like we already could via Configuration Manager connected with Windows Intune. (hybrid solution) With this feature you are able to provision devices with email profiles and restrictions […]READ MORE
New features added to Windows Intune standalone and ConfigMgr
So now we have looked at the features and Client in the first blog, looked at the deploying software in the second blog, looked at the Mac OS X Configuration Profiles in the third blog and looked at the “other” configuration items in the fourth blog we are now going to look at deploying an Mac OS […]READ MORE
Cumulative Update 5 for System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager released
Today the Cumulative Update 5 for System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager has been released. So if you did not already update your Configuration Manager 2012 environment to R2 you might want to check if there are bug fixes that you might want to fix. If you already have R2 installed, Cumulative Update 2 has […]READ MORE
Last week I gave you an overview of Parallels Mac Management for SCCM, in this blog I want to look at one of the features that are added by the plugin. Besides the Network discovery and automatic enrollment of Mac OS X clients, the plugin also offers Deployment of software via packages and programs, Deploy […]READ MORE
Cumulative Update 2 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager released
Cumulative Update 2 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager has just been released and can be downloaded here. This update fixes issues in the following areas. Administration Remote Control Mobile Device Management / Windows Intune (update of Windows Phone 8.1 Extension) Client (new client for Linux and Unix) Operating System Deployment Application Virtualization Content […]READ MORE
Quick tip: Distribution Point Configuration Status not fully successful
Last week a customer asked me why the Completion Statistics some of his Distribution Points in the Distribution Point Configuration Status node were not all successful and why one package was still stated as In Progress since early February of this year (like shown in the figure on the left). An easy answer for this […]READ MORE
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 […]READ MORE
Managing Mac OS X system preferences – 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 […]READ MORE
TechDays 2014 Session recordings available
Last month on the 16th of April, Kenneth van Surksum and me presented a session called “Application deployment across several devices with System Center 2012 Configuration”. As from this week the session recordings are available on Microsoft Channel 9, the session from Kenneth and me is also online and can be watched below and downloaded […]READ MORE
Windows Intune is the cloud solution from where you are able to manage your PC’s and/or mobile devices. In this series we are focusing on mobile device management so we will skip the PC side of the Windows Intune. Mobile device management via Windows Intune enables you to manage your devices from anywhere, anytime and […]READ MORE
How to deploy an ConfigMgr 2012 R2 application with RES Workspace Manager 2014?
It’s almost Easter so a quick blog about RES Workspace Manager 2014 and ConfigMgr 2012 R2. 😉 After describing the integration of RES Workspace Manager 2014 with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 application model, how a deployment is initiated and how App-V ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and RES Workspace Manager 2014 are better together. It’s now time to have a […]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