SCCM ConfigMgr Comes with Azure AD Domain Services Support Configuration Manager Endpoint Manager

SCCM ConfigMgr Comes with Azure AD Domain Services Support Configuration Manager Endpoint Manager? SCCM ConfigMgr 1702 Technical Preview version is ready and it will appear in your SCCM 1609/1701 TP console.

Do you have an SCCM CB technical preview in your lab? If not, it’s recommended to have one lab with SCCM CB TP so that you will get early access to all the new features before it gets released with the production release of SCCM CB. Download the new baseline version of the SCCM CB 1610 technical preview here.

Technical Preview Branch releases

Technical Preview Branch releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in a test environment before they are made generally available

The couple of features or updates which I would really like in this SCCM/ConfigMgr 1702 TP version.

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1. SCCM admins have the option to “Customize TS impact message for end-users.”

2. Full parity between Intune standalone and SCCM Hybrid on iOS setting. There are improvements made in the existing functionalities like Android for Work, Conditional access device compliance policy, etc.

SCCM ConfigMgr Comes with Azure AD Domain Services

SCCM ConfigMgr Comes with Azure AD Domain Services Support  Configuration Manager Endpoint Manager
SCCM ConfigMgr Comes with Azure AD Domain Services Support Configuration Manager Endpoint Manager

A list of other features is given below:-

Azure Active Directory Domain Services support – We can install an SCCM/ConfigMgr site on an Azure virtual machine that is connected to Azure Active Directory Domain Services, and use the site to manage other Azure virtual machines connected to the same domain.

Improvements for in-console search – Added several improvements to the in-console search, including searching by Object Path, preservation of search text, and preservation of your decision to search sub-nodes. SCCM ConfigMgr Comes with Azure AD Domain Services Support Configuration Manager Endpoint Manager?

Windows Update for Business integration – We can now implement Windows Update for Business assessment results as part of the Conditional Access compliance policy conditional rules.

Close executable files at the deadline when they would block application installation – If executable files are listed on the Install Behaviour tab for a deployment type and the application is deployed to a collection as required, then a more intrusive notification experience is provided to inform the user, and the specified executable files will be closed automatically at the deadline.

SCCM ConfigMgr Comes with Azure AD Domain Services Support Configuration Manager Endpoint Manager

Reference Links:-

  • Download SCCM/ConfigMgr TP evaluation versions – here
  • Release News – Update 1702 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview Branch – here
  • Detailed features of SCCM/ConfigMgr TP 1702 – here

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Anoop is Microsoft MVP! He is a Solution Architect in enterprise client management with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is a blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. E writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc…

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