Windows Intune – part 4. – Adding domains. (survival guide)

Hi all

I didn’t write for last month and half. Why? I had some very positive tremors in my life, and good news is on the way. Just watch my LinkedIn profile Smiješak

At 3rd April I will have presentation about Private Cloud based on System Center 2012 tools at MS NetWork 3.0 conference. More info about conference can be founded here www.msnetwork.ba

At the end of April I will have another one presentation. This one will be at WinDays 13, and I will speak about System Center Configuration Manager 2012 and Windows Intune. More info about WinDays 13 can be founded here www.windays.hr.

Link to both conference can be founded at right side of my blog (under logos).

I’m still working a lot with Windows Intune, so my today post is describing how to add your personal domain to Windows Intune.

First log in to https://account.manage.microsoft.com (portal for adding/manage users and groups)

Then go to Domains on your left side and click “Add a domain”.

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New window will open and in this window you must specify domain you want to add in your Windows Intune subscription

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Click “Next”. Now you have to add host record in your DNS server. Host record varies and it is different for every domain and Windows Intune subscription. TTL time must be 1 hour. Here is example.

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After you done that. Don’t click “verify”! Wait, about 30 minutes and then click “Verify”. In most cases your domain will be verified and you will have your domain added to Windows Intune (as I have my marak.biz domain). In rare cases you will have to wait up to 72 hours to verify your domain (as you can see in disclaimer).

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If you don’t have time to wait. You can click “cancel” you will not lose changes you made. Your domain will be prepared and waiting for verification.

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Have nice day

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Windows Intune – part 3. – Adding users. (survival guide)

Windows Intune supports integration with Active Directory, Office 365 and Windows Azure AD. Office 365 and Windows Intune use same user database (if you have same @domain.onmicrosoft.com). Today I will describe how to add users in Windows Intune.

Adding users without any connection is simple. When you log on to https://account.manage.microsoft.com go to Manage – Users and then click New. UserManage

Here you can choose between adding one by one (or only one user) or add multiple users at once (Bulk add.)

If you choose to add one user you will be redirected to this screen.

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Required data is only user name and display name. You can also choose domain if you added your domain to Windows Intune before. If you want to add additional details you must expand screen (on triangle), and then you will have same options as screen above.

After you fill desired and required data click next. Then you will be redirected to next screen. Here you can assign role and you must add location (country for this user)

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Choose Windows Intune group and press next. Type user mail address to send it username and password for Windows Intune access.

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Click create to finish user creation.

For bulk add go to Manage – Users – New, and choose Bulk add. Next screen will be opened.

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Download both file, blank and sample .csv. Create your .csv file from blank based on sample and then upload file. When you press next verification will check if everything is OK. If you receive error you will be able to see where error occurred and why

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If everything is OK you will have screen like this

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Set Sign-In status and location

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Set group to Windows Intune. On next screen set email address. All usernames and passwords will be sent to this email address. Press create.

Now you have users added in Windows Intune . About Active Directory synchronization and Windows Azure AD I will write later.

Windows Intune is available in Croatia

Finally Windows Intune is available in Croatia. You can sign up for try in next 30 days

Windows Intune offers unified solution for managing your laptop, PC and different mobile devices.

More about Intune can be found here

You can manage up to 5 devices per user