Setting-up Out of the box MDM for Office 365

Hi Readers,

As many Organizations are going towards Office 365 or are evaluating it, so we as Messaging & Collaboration Admins/ Architects should have understanding of both on-premise & off premise solutions.

Today I am getting into details about setting up MDM for O365..

Launch O365 admin center http://portal.office.com

  1. Click on Mobile Management

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2. First of all you need to configure APN setting if you want to manage IOS devices.

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3. Setup –> Configure APNs Certificate for IOS devices

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4. Download the CSR file to your Computer & Click Next.

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5. Click on Apple APN Portal link to redirect to Apple portal & login with your apple id.

Click Create a Certificate

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6. Accept Terms of Use to move forward.

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7. Upload the CSR that you have downloaded to generate the Certificate.

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8. Now new certificate for Push Notifications gets created, download it.

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9. Now move back to Office 365 Portal & upload the certificate that you just created.

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10. After installation is completed , you are done with o365 admin side steps.

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You need to add two DNS entries as well:

EnterpriseEnrollmentCNAME –EnterpriseEnrollment.manage.microsoft.com

EnterpriseRegistrationCNAME —EnterpriseRegistration.windows.net

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11. Now You need to setup Device security Policy by clicking Manage device security Policies & Access rules:

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12. Here you get the option to change Organization wide settings

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13. You can change the Manage Organization policy setting to Block if you don’t want unsupported devices to access Exchange.

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14. Now click plus sign & create a Policy/ target it to a security group ,add those members to the security group whom you want to manage from MDM.

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15.  Below are the example settings that I have done for my environmentCapture

16. After this is finished, policy will take some time to Turn on.

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Now all the steps of enrollment needs to be carried on mobile device.

  1. You will receive a email on your  device as below:

Click on the link –> get Started Nowimage1

2. Login to your office 365 account & Device enrollment will start, click Begin.

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3. Click Enroll

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4. In the Next step, click Install

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4. Enter your pass-code

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5.  Click Install so that Profile can be installed.

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6. Click on Trust & the enrollment is finished.

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Now you will be again able to receive the emails on the Mobile Device.

Above steps are for Enrollment of  Iphone 6.

Regards

Sukhija Vikas

http://msexchange.me

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