ConfigMgr – Create Office 365 Package through Console

Today I would like to show you, how you can easily create and deploy an Office 365 Application within Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Console.
Within the ConfigMgr Console navigate to the “Office 365 Client Management” Dashboard, and click on “Office 365 Installer”:
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ConfigMgr 1602 – All devices are part of the same server cluster

Hi folks,

we are on the way, it will finally happen: We will be able to serve Clusters with System Center Configuration Manager and it’s update functionality. With the new released current branch 1602, a new feature called server cluster maintenance coordination was added to ConfigMgr, it comes close to a Cluster Aware updating solution. You will find it on the General Tab of a collection named “All devices are part of the same server cluster”:
ConfigMgr Cluster Aware Updating
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ConfigMgr – Detect User Centric App-V available Installations

If you are using System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM or ConfigMgr) together with Application Virtualization from the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack, you also might use the option to deploy the software to users. No clue until now, but what, if your deployment is an Available, and Users are installing the Software from the Application catalog website, how do you update the App-V package for those users who have installed the App-V Package? Continue reading

Implement Microsoft Windows Store for Business and Windows 10 Mobile

Today I would like to show you how the newly available Microsoft Windows Store for Business works, and how you implement it for your Windows 10 Mobile users.
The most interesting part for Businesses with the new Store is the fact, that end users do not longer need a Microsoft Account (which is the former Live-ID or MSN Account long time ago), instead they can download and install applications from the store with their Organizational or what I would call them with the Azure Active Directory Account.
To activate the Business Store for your Azure Tenant, you will need to have an Account with the Global Administrator permission (Source). With this account, you can go on to this Location and sign-up for the Business Store. Continue reading

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