But, now it happens that a customer is asking for learning material on Intune, so I’m more than happy to share the gift.
Furthermore, I hope you benefit from the search I did today, given I’m not a SCCM nor Intune specialist (*).
(*) but becoming one… next mission😉 when Identity and Security are dead…
So, if ever, you need some starting point, as Intune beginner, check this out.
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Design Considerations Guide
Microsoft Official Curriculum (Courses)
Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Intune (in development, classroom)
Microsoft Virtual Academy (Virtual Learning):
I can personally highly advise the “Microsoft Intune and System Center Configuration Manager Core Skills ” course.
Channel 9 (Videos)
Intune videos (NL + EN)
Intune Jumps – 12 Video lessons:
Microsoft Intune Core Skills
Go to https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/virtuallabs
Search for “intune” (but make sure to untick the ‘hot labs’ option, to get a better view)
- Microsoft Intune – Lab 1/7 – Acquire Trial Accounts for Intune Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) Lab Series
- Microsoft Intune – Lab 2/7 – Configure Conditional Access to Exchange Online
- Microsoft Intune – Lab 3/7 – Configure ActiveSync Email Profiles
- Microsoft Intune – Lab 4/7 – Configure Mobile Application Management (MAM) Without Enrolling Devices
- Microsoft Intune – Lab 5/7 – Configure Mobile Application Management (MAM)
- Microsoft Intune – Lab 6/7 – Deploy MSI Applications to Windows 10 Using Intune and Mobile Device Management (MDM)
- Microsoft Intune – Lab 7/7 – Configure Multi-Factor Authentication for Mobile Device Management (MDM)
Search TechNet wiki for
- Microsoft Intune: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- Microsoft Intune Survival Guide
- Microsoft Intune Overview
- Microsoft Intune: List of Public Microsoft Support Knowledge Base Articles
- Microsoft Intune Troubleshooting
- Intune Troubleshooting: Connector for System Center Configuration Manager
- Microsoft Intune for Beginners: http://blog.predica.pl/microsoft-intune-for-beginners/
- Intune Setup Guide from Matt Shadbolt
- Microsoft Intune TechNet Blog
- Check for more at Microsoft Intune Survival Guide > Blogs
Lots, most, if not all of these interesting links have been collected in the Microsoft Intune Survival Guide.
But most important of all, if you notice that info is missing or wrong, please take the time to correct/add it. Or send me a note.
The community will greatly appreciate your effort!
Andreas Kjellman has published an small, but very interesting bit of video on Channel 9.
You can read more in the Azure AD Connect documentation pages00https://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Azure-Active-Directory-Videos-Demos/Azure-Active-Directory-Connect-in-place-upgrade-from-legacy-tools/player
You can read more in the Azure AD Connect documentation pages
Additionally, I strongly suggest to have a look at the discussion/comments on the post.
Having a 2nd server is now supported. This is called a “staging server” and more information can be found here: https://azure.microsoft.com/documentation/articles/active-directory-aadconnectsync-operations/#staging-mode.
It is also possible to filter based on OUs. More information on filtering options can be found here: https://azure.microsoft.com/documentation/articles/active-directory-aadconnectsync-configure-filtering/.
Initially posted by Jeff Ingalls at the FIM 2010 FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/155109068156/10153501281698157/?notif_t=group_activity
Except for an important set of fixed, there are some very interesting features added to MIM 2016
MIM Synchronization Service
This update adds the ability to override the default Synchronization engine behavior of changing run profile GUID after export and import of the server configuration.
This update extends the functionality of the AD MA configuration cmdlets to be able to handle multiple partitions.
This update adds a new cmdlet Add-MIISADMARunProfileStep.
This update adds the ability to fully customize the portal header.
Privileged Access Management (PAM)
Some group memberships may not be removed by the MIM component service after the PAM request expiration period. This hotfix addresses removal of expired group memberships.
Check it out in the detailed content of the KB article (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3134725)
Note-to-self: Normalization of deviance in security: how broken practices become standard [must read]
If you would search the internet you’ll quickly find the original quote… “Normalization of deviance in software: how broken practices become standard”
All credits go to the original post: http://danluu.com/wat/
And to honor the truth completely, the hint was posted by Joe Richards at http://blog.joeware.net/2016/01/04/5683/
Joe has highlighted some important remarks in his blog post. But there is more…
What reasons do people or companies have NOT to implement best practices or ‘forget’ to implement them.
What easily becomes accepted as normal, why not speak up if you think something is wrong…
Just replace the ‘software’ in the article and title by ‘security’ …
Simply must read!
[Or actually, simply must implement, every day.]
Recently I have been working with several customer that experienced a similar situation:
- update FIM with a hotfix fails
- upgrade FIM 2010 to FIM 2010 R2 fails
- during installation of FIM he FIM services won’t start
All of them result in a roll-back of the installation.
Let me spoil the root cause right away (and then explain): using an SQL port number in the installation wizard.
The installation wizard is not able to connect to the database with a port number.
Solution: use an SQL alias
The FIM Sync Service and/or the FIM servers check the registry for the database server and instance and then connect to SQL and start the service.
The use of a port number seems to break the wizard.
Normally the FIM Services and FIM Sync Services CAN use an SQL port…
Easy fix: set an alias in the SQL Server client network utility
Then change the registry to use the FIM SQL ALIAS (as server), you don’t need the instance and port anymore (as the alias will take care of it).
For the FIM Sync:
Check the server and instance configured for the FIM Sync database
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\FIMSynchronizationService\Parameters\Server (use SQL Alias)
for FIM Service
Check the server and instance configured for the FIM Service database
I’ve updated the Wiki article with more detailed info at http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/14551.fim-2010-r2-troubleshooting-syncservice-installation-or-upgrade-failure-and-roll-back.aspx
Check out the MIM 2016 connect site: https://connect.microsoft.com/site433.
“The Identity and Access Management Connect site is used for:
– Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 SP1 Preview (MIM 2016 SP1)
– FIM Sync Connectors
– Azure Active Directory Sync Services”
If you would like to try out this preview in a lab environment, it is available for download on Connect at https://connect.microsoft.com/site433/Downloads
If you do not see this available for download, ensure that “Active Directory Identity and Access Management CTP” is in your Connect programs list, or add this connect program from the directory https://connect.microsoft.com/directory/ . You can provide feedback directly by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in Connect site feedback.
It’s important to carefully check the description of the download: “These CTPs are intended solely for integration testing and to help us gather community feedback on specific changes or scenarios. As such these previews are for evaluation use only, and are not licensed, supported or intended for production use. If you need updates for a production deployment of MIM, please contact your Microsoft support representative to ensure you have the latest hotfix for MIM 2016.”
Microsoft announced “the release of EMET 5.5, which includes the following new functionality and updates:
- Windows 10 compatibility
- Improved configuration of various mitigations via GPO
- Improved writing of the mitigations to the registry, making it easier to leverage existing tools to manage EMET mitigations via GPO
- EAF/EAF+ pseudo-mitigation performance improvements
- Support for untrusted fonts mitigation in Windows 10″
Download is available at: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=50766
More interesting information at:
EMET 5.5 FAQ: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2458544
EMET at the Security TechCenter: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/jj653751