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  1. Support the "always on" feature in the VPN policy configuration for VPN V2 (instead of requiring a seperate CI item)

    Support the "always on" feature in the VPN policy configuration for VPN V2 (instead of requiring a seperate CI item)

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    noted  ·  1 comment  ·  Certs, Email , VPN, Wi-Fi  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Custom category list

    The delivered categories for mobile application software organization in the portal are not relevant to our business. It would be helpful if we could create our own category names so we don't have to put everything under Other.

    24 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Apps config and deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    1 comment  ·  User Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Allow installs to be repaired

    Too often it seems that "one or more agents are not installed properly" on my client computers. The client computers don't seem to be aware of this though, as trying to install the software on them reports that the software is already installed.

    It would be nice to be able to "repair" an install of Intune without having to go through the whole process of uninstalling and re-installing the agents.

    20 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Intune PC client  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Add device name and linked user to malware email notification

    You have got to add the ability to send an email every time a user gets malware. The email needs to have the Computer name and Linked User in it. Right now I can only see the Malware name.

    19 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Windows-specific  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Provide an Operations Manager management pack for Intune

    Provide an Operations Manager management pack for Intune. The inability to provide any Operations Manager monitoring for Intune is a significant gap in the Microsoft story and directly opposed to the stated direction that Microsoft will have a management pack for all products. The cloud based solutions need to be able to be monitored!

    19 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    It’s been a while since I worked on a management pack – I wrote the docs for the SMS 2003 MP – so my memory isn’t all that great. But I’m pretty sure management packs are to tell you what’s happening on your server infrastructure. And with Intune, well, you don’t have any servers; we have all the servers and they are in the cloud. So . . . .what would you be monitoring? I think the problem you are trying to solve is knowing when the service is down, and I think what you’re asking is for the service alerts to show up in the Ops Mgr console, since that’s where you’re already looking for issues. Is that accurate?

    Also, just curious, are you using Intune standalone, or attached to Configuration Manager?

  7. Ability to search apps from the store instead of pasteing URL

    Like some other MDM's it would be helpful if admin could just search the app from the app store (inside intune) and select it. App metadata should be inserted automatically too.

    18 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Apps config and deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. No option to disable hotspotting

    Data use by employees is a big concern. Our employees currently need managers approval before we turn on hotspotting.

    I don't see an option to manage hotspotting in InTune. This is definitely something that needs to be added as it can lead to very high cellular bills if employees use it when they aren't supposed to be.

    16 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Telecom Expense Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Integrate access to portal in Office 365 Apps menu.

    When you click in the Office 365 menu box (Top Left) it would be great to have the Intune Company portal as an option.

    15 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Company Portal (all platforms)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We need clarification :-)

    First: Are you saying when you click the “waffle” icon in the upper left corner of an O365 app like Mail, Calendar, etc that you would want to see Company Portal listed along with all the other apps? (and yes, we really call it the waffle here.)

    Second:
    We have some Intune features built into O365, without you even needing to buy Intune. Let’s call this “Intune Lite” even though we don’t really call it that.
    We also have a “better together” story with )365 and an Intune subscription. Let’s call that “Intune Full”.
    Intune Lite can’t deploy apps – you need Intune Full for that.
    Since the Company Portal is primarily for distributing company apps, would you want it listed if you have only Intune Lite? Or would you want it only if you have Intune Full?

    Please keep the comments coming!

  10. Simpliy enrollment process - provide better user experience

    It would be great if we can reduce the steps necessary for enrollment in Intune somehow. Having all this user interaction is not good. Instead of having to confirm various user dialogs it would be great if a user can trigger the enrollment process - e.g. by specifying username and password - and the devices enrolls without a need for the user to confirm anything else.

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    1 comment  ·  Company Portal (all platforms)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Enrollment is a process that varies widely among platforms and enrollment methods. This suggestion is pretty vague, so I doubt we’d ever be able to call it “complete” – I’d encourage you to spin up more specific feedback on particular elements and move your votes to those. However, I did want to let you know that with the updates we’re releasing the week of Nov 6, we now have:

    New enrollment status page for Windows 10 enrollments
    You can now configure a greeting that appears when your users enroll Windows 10 devices. Use the Enrollment Status Screen to configure a custom message and a hyperlink to be displayed to your end users when they enroll their Windows 10 devices. The Enrollment Status Screen will also give end users a view into the progress of policy settings that are being applied to their device.
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/intune/whats-new

    Hopefully you can make the experience…

  11. Give the ability for a provider to manage multiple tenants via a single portal.

    Give us back the multi-account portal.
    why would you remove the ability for a provider to manage multiple tenants via a single portal.

    14 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Azure Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Change font in Outlook for iOS and Android

    Required in order to change to our house styles.

    13 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Company Portal (all platforms)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi, Joe, before Intune could manage something like this, Outlook would have to permit an MDM system to manage fonts. I checked, and they don’t. If you go to https://outlook.uservoice.com/, you can submit a suggestion to that team to make it something that could be set via policy, and then if they do that, Intune could set it, either in the UI or using an OMA-URI. Most Outlook-related requests would need work on both sides.

    If you file that, come back here and past the Outlook request URL, so anyone who wants to vote this one up would know to go vote that one up, too.

  13. When adding an app you need to download an attachment

    When adding an app it triggers a download that you have to open to get the upload wizard. That is problem one.

    Problem two is that every time you finish adding an app, the window closes and if you want to add another app you have to download and open the same file every time.

    Solution: figure out a way to not have an extra download and to add an option for "save and new" so the window doesn't close if you want to add multiple apps.

    Very annoying to have to continuously reopen that window.

    13 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Apps config and deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Asked around on this one and confirmed, we have to have the separate app to upload other apps for security reasons. But it shouldn’t have to download the new app every time, just when there’s been a version change.

    If you are using Chrome or Firefox, I’ve been told downloading every time is the default behavior, but you can download the setup.exe and save it, to launch when needed.

    If you use IE, it’s supposed to launch off the locally stored cache.

    It’s definitely on our list of things we know are painful for customers.

  14. Join appconfig.org

    Please join http://appconfig.org like all other EMM.

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  15. Hardware Inventory for Mobile Devices Enrolled by Microsoft Intune and Configuration Manager

    At the moment the inventory we get from our more than 900 WP8 Phones is very limited.
    See also; https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn469411.aspx

    Please implement a feature that we can see the following:

    Wi-Fi MAC
    Subscriber Carrier
    Phone Number (for company phones not only the last 4 digits. we need the complete number)

    Phone Number2 (for DUAL SIM phones)
    International Mobile Equipment Identity or IMEI (IMEI)
    Free Storage Space
    Total Storage Space
    Serial Number
    Model (f.e. Lumia 925)
    Manufacturer (f.e. NOKIA)
    Current Operator Name
    Data Roaming Enabled

    13 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Mobile Device Management (general)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Microsoft Certified Trainers(MCT) should have easier access to Intune while teaching classess that demo Intune

    I was asked by Intune support to post here. I am a Microsoft Certified Trainer that teaches the 20697-2 Windows 10 course. That course has a lot of Intune content. The course calls for teaching Azure, Office 365 and Intune. There is more Intune material in the course than any of the other cloud topics. As an MCT it is pretty easy to get access to Azure and Office 365, but VERY difficult to get access to Intune without having to go through support. And even after getting access, it is only for 30 days. Which means that when I…

    13 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Company Portal (all platforms)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi, John, I totally hear you. I was an MCT before I came here, back in the old days of newsgroups – maybe we ran into each other in the virtual cafe. I’ve had conversations with the training group, and with the engineering group about the overall difficulty of labbing in the cloud environment. It’s not just the subscriptions, though that definitely a pain point. It’s also being able to reset to a clean environment without having to build it all from scratch every time. I don’t have anything to report, but know that I bring it up every chance I get.

  17. The status after applying the StartLayout configuration policy by Windows10 is displayed as "Not applicable".

    Currently, the content of XML set by StartLayout configuration policy (* 1) is reflected immediately in Windows10 device. However, we would inform you the inappropriate behavior that the status (* 2) after applying the policy does not become "Succeeded" instead of continues to be displayed as "Not applicable" when you check from the management screen.

    * 1 Microsoft Intune> Device configuration> Profiles> Create profile> Device restrictions> Start
    * 2 Microsoft Intune> Device configuration> Profiles> Created StartLayout policy> monitor> Device status> [Deployment Status] in the item list

    In addition, we confirmed that the event is reproduced as well by applying sample…

    13 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Mobile Device Management (general)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Intune admin console fails to load in Edge browser - states that it needs Silverlight when newest version installed

    Title says it all.

    Runnign Windows 10 enterprise latest build, fully updated.

    Just downloaded Silverlight and installed it again to ensure it was up to date.

    Still getting the error that states you must have Silverlight installed.

    Come on guys.....this is silly.

    12 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Silverlight Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Yup. Edge decided not to support Silverlight. Intune admin console still uses Silverlight. We’re working on a change but nothing to report yet. I’d merge this into “replace Silverlight with HTML version” but you’re already a supporter for that one in the Ideas forum.

  19. Provide a way to backup the entire Intune Configuration

    It would be great if there was a method to backup the entire Intune configuration in Azure.

    12 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Azure Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. GUI for Windows 10 Custom Polices

    Create a GUI interface with easy to use point and click interface to allow customization of Windows 10 policies for OMA-URI settings. Also have the ability to export/import these custom policies for easier administration.
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt126215.aspx

    There is no reason why a person should need to manually type these in values in.

    12 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Windows-specific  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We understand that having full UI would be preferable, but the reality is this is the best we could do with the time and resources we had. We know that importing and exporting would also be better, and we’d like to do that when we get a chance. In the short term, it was important to get something, even though it’s not ideal. On the plus side, it’s now possible to copy and paste the URI paths instead of manually typing them in. We’ll watch this one and see how much traction it gets with the rest of the community – having lots of votes definitely gets more attention.

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