Microsoft Intune Configuration Check List

Make most of Microsoft Intune

Check list to make most of Microsoft Intune MDM and MAM features/

In this post, I have cover the Intune MDM and MAM features that can help enterprises to improve user experience and security. I have seen multiple MDM setups where its utilisation becomes limited to email profile deployment and password policies. I hope this checklist will help to enhance the capabilities and make most of the Microsoft Intune/EMS.

Please note that this checklist might not complete due to fluid nature of the cloud services, I will keep adding link of the existing resources that might help you to kick start with design, deployment and Testing. I will keep revising this list on frequent basis, please review latest Microsoft Documentation for new Intune features.  
·        Identity
o   Configure Azure AD & AD Connect : Required to provision users and assign licenses

·         Device and Application Management
o   Intune Standalone vs Intune Hybrid with SCCM Integration
o   Recommended to configure Intune Standalone to avoid delays with SCCM/Intune Sync
o   Leverage latest feature of Intune Standalone
o   Intune Hybrid support ending on 1st Sep 2019.

·         Unified Device Management and Platform Integration
o   iOS Device Enrollment
o   APN certificate
o   Apple Business Manager (aka Apple Deployment Manager)
o   Apple Volume Purchase Program
o   Android Device Enrollment :
o   Android Enterprise (Android for Work)
o   Samsung Knox
o   Mac Device Enrollment
o   Apple Configurator Profile
o   Windows Device Enrollment :
o   Windows AutoPilot
o   Windows Store for Business

·         Device configuration and compliance policies for all device Platforms:
o   Password Policies
o   Device Profiles and Configuration
o   Security Policies i.e. Minimum OS version, block jailbroken device.
o   Compliance Policies Threat level

·         Configure Intune MAM policies:
o   To protect Enlightened iOS and Android Apps
o   Windows 10 Information Protection Policies

·         Configure Azure AD Conditional Access
o   Exchange Online
o   Exchange On-Premises
o   SharePoint
o   Skype Online
o   Office 365 Apps - Sharepoint, OneDrive, Teams, OneDrive etc.
o   Identify Exchange Active Sync Users and lock down Exchange Active Sync
o   Enforce Device Enrolment or Application requirements i.e. Outlook App

·         Deploy Profiles:
o   VPN Profile
o   WiFi Profile
o   Email Profiles

·         Applications & Services
o   Deploy Apps for public store to users with App Configuration Policies
o   Enforce mobile devices to use approved apps or enroll device.
o   Define Compulsory Apps and Option App
o   Deploy Corporate Apps to users : Outlook, Word, OneDrive, Skype, Teams etc.
o   Configure Apps Configuration Policies to pre-populate information : i.e. Server, User email etc.
o   Configure NetScaler to provide seamless experience to Mobile Users - Provided ability to users to configure Citrix Receive with Email !

·         Network & Security
o   Configure & Deploy SCEP & NDES Infrastructure
o   Deploy Certificates to Mobile Devices
o   Deploy WiFi Service with Certificate based authentication (seamless experience to users)
o   Configure Mobile Threat Mgt Solution with Intune Integration
o   Provision Mobile Threat client on Mobile Devices
o   Configure compliance polices
o   Configure Wi-Fi hotspot for Mobile Devices
o   Configure Cisco ISE Intune Integration (Optional)
o   Provision & Deploy VPN solution for Mobile Devices
o   Configure Firewalls to allow access corporate systems hosted on-premise.

Please stay tuned for more updates to above list with useful links to get started quickly! Please feel free to email your feedback or message on Twitter.


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