Hybrid Mobile Device Management (MDM) and why you should plan for migration now !

Hi , Microsoft recently  posted a service change announcement in the Office Message Center to customers using Hybrid Mobile Device Management (MDM). Maybe you are one of those type of customers that need to take action as you are using SCCM + Intune in hybrid mode and this impacts you . MC146431 - Plan for Change: Move to Intune on Azure for your Mobile Device Management Since launching on Azure over a year ago, Intune has added hundreds of new customer-requested and market-leading service capabilities, and now offers far more capabilities than those offered through hybrid Mobile Device Management (MDM). Intune on Azure provides a more integrated, streamlined administrative experience for your enterprise mobility needs. As a result, we see that most Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) customers choose Intune on Azure over hybrid MDM. The number of customers using hybrid MDM continues to decrease as more customers move to the cloud. Therefore, on September 1, 2019, we will retire the hybrid MDM service offering. Note: This...
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Enterprise Mobility : In the land of NDES – Where one eye is King and you need to watch your CRL Delta files

I was doing a EMS POC and deployment of certificates on mobile devices was a requirement. So I needed to setup an NDES server with a separate Subordinate CA for MDM , NDES Server and SCCM Certificate Registration Point (CRP). Big deal I thought as I did it a already multiple times. At my customer we worked close with the server team and setup the infrastructure which was working fine at first sight. After a reboot of the NDES server I was struggling to get the Network Device Enrollment Service (NDES) up and running again as it would throw me an error 500. The event log of the NDES Server told me the following: The Network Device Enrollment Service cannot retrieve one of its required certificates (0x80070057). The parameter is incorrect. The Network Device Enrollment Service cannot be started (0x80070057). The parameter is incorrect. When the service starts, it searches for two certificates that are used by the service : 1. The service searches in the...
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