There is a way to get started with Windows Intune and Configuration Manager without creating a paid Microsoft Developer Account and buying a Symantec Certificat.
If you would like to try out Windows Intune with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 for Windows Phone 8, Android, IOS and Windows 8 PC’s for 30 days, this is what you will need.
- One free Microsoft Live Account
- One free 30 days Windows Intune Trail Account
- One free regular Apple account
- One free Apple Push Certificat
- One trail or paid Configuration Manager 2012 R2 installation
- Download Support Tool for Windows Intune Trail Management of Windows Phone 8, see “Instructions”
- DirSync between Intune account.manage.microsoft.com and you Active Directory is required
- ADFS is NOT needed in this configuration
Intune subscription and configuration login: http://account.manage.microsoft.com
Intune configuration login: http://manage.microsoft.com
If you would like to change the PoC to a production environment, you will allso need these:
- One paid Microsoft Phone Developer account – Cost is approx 90$ a year.
- One Symantec Code Signing Certificates for Windows Phone Private Enterprise – 299$ a yea
If you would like to install your own Microsoft Store apps on Windows 8 or 8.1 without showing them to the public inside the store, and making the installation forced, this can be done by the term “Sideloading”.
The Windows Intune Team have written a blog regarding the Support Tool for Windows Intune Trail Management of Windows Phone 8 HERE
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