SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 – New Intune Features: Block Apps natively and deploy a iOS custom profile

Hi there,
finally I got time to check, which new Features was brought to us System Center 2012 configuration Manager guys with the R2 SP1 update. My interests were on the iOS and Windows Management. And for both of them, some nice Features were added.

Blocking Apps
The availability of blocking Apps is now supported through the normal configuration, rather than using OMA-URIs as before (https://blog.hosebei.ch/2014/11/10/sccm-2012-r2-windows-phone-8-1-black-listing-apps-and-vendors/). You can create a Configuration Item with the specific Settings: Continue reading

SCCM 2012 R2 – Remove old Hotfix packages – Quickpost

Hi Reader, here is martin 🙂
have you installed the new Service Pack for your infrastructure?
Was you lazy as me when you have installed the Hotfixes for R2, you did not delete the old ones?
Now you have more than 10 Packages in you Config Manager Hotfix Folder?
You don’t want to delete them manually thorugh the console?
Just use this small PoSh command to remove all Hotfix Packages (mind to delete the Folder on your CM Installation):

Get-CMPackage | where{$_.pkgsourcepath -like "*SMS_S01\hotfix*"} | Remove-CMPackage Continue reading

SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 – No longer Need of Company Portal for Windows Phone 8.1

Hi all, here’s Martin serving some new Informations about the Intune Integration in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager R2 SP1.

With the newly available Service Pack 1 for SCCM 2012 R2, there is no Need to create a self-signed Company Portal for the Windows Phone 8.1. For old Windows Phone 8.0 you will still need the signed Company Portal, but who really does still use Windows Phone 8.1? Continue reading

SCCM 2012 R2 + Microsoft Intune – Exchange Conditional Access

Hi, here is Martin with a Blogpost about the new Feature that has been shipped to the Microsoft Mobile Device Management Solution Intune: Conditional Echange/Sharepoint Access. This means, you are now able to restrict the Access to Exchange Online, On-Premise Exchange and SharePoint Online to Devices, which has to be Intune enrolled.

Update: Intune in combination with SCCM currently only allows you to restrict the Access to Exchange Online.
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SCCM 2012 – Display special lock Screen when OSD was unsuccessful

Hi, here’s Martin again with a blog about how to Display a Special Lock Screen, when the Operating System Deployment Task Sequence Fails. When you are using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, you might want to have an easy solution to see, if a OSD was successful or not. Normally you see this Picture after a Windows 8.1 OSD:
Windows 8.1 Normal Lock Screen
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SCCM 2012 R2 – Create your own Windows Phone 8.1 App and deploy it with SCCM/Intune

Hey, here’s Martin.

Today I decided to create a simple App to demonstrate how you can deploy our own Apps within System Center 2012 Configuration Manager R2 connected to Microsoft Intune.

Before you begin: Be sure that you have a Code Signing Certificate for windows mobile Devices.

Everything starts with Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows, you can get it for free from Microsoft. Continue reading