Learn about the necessary client requirements for installing Intune.
- [Instructor] In this video, we'll explore the client requirements for installing the Intune management software onto a Windows device. In a later video, we'll cover how to enroll other types of mobile devices. You know that Intune can manage both computers, such as laptops and desktops, as well as mobile devices, such as phones and tablets. If the device is a laptop or desktop, then we will need to install the Intune client software onto the PC and manage the device using old school or traditional management.
This is the only option for Windows seven and Windows eight PCs. For mobile devices and later PCs, running Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, we can use a process called enrollment, which uses the modern open mobile alliance device management or OMADM protocols in Intune. There is a wide variety of features that are provided by Intune management. These include software update management, which allows you to keep your PCs up to date with updates.
Implement policy, for example, ensuring that all PCs have a properly configured Windows firewall. Antimalware Protections, so that your PCs are protected from malware, app deployment for deploying software to manage PCs, and software license management so that you can track software license availability and usage. You can install Intune on the following Windows versions: Windows Vista, Windows Seven, Windows eight and 8.1, and Windows 10.
You can see from the table, Intune is used for pro, education, and enterprise versions of Windows. The minimum hardware requirements for installing the Intune client software include networking with internet connectivity, the processor and memory requirements as required by your operating system, and at least 200 megabytes of available disk space as required. You need to have local administrative permission to install the client software, and your PC needs to have the Windows Installer 3.1 installed and you must uninstall any version of configuration manager or Microsoft systems management server or SMS from your system.
Intune provides comprehensive malware protection for your devices in the form of the Intune endpoint protection component. If you already have an existing third party anti-malware tool, you can keep this or uninstall it and allow the Intune Endpoint Protection component to be installed. In the next video, we will see how to correct and deploy Intune client.
- Understanding cloud identity and authentication
- Managing Office 365 users and groups
- Assigning administrative roles
- Configuring password expiration policy
- Exploring Service Health for Office 365 and Intune
- Managing users and devices in Intune
- Deploying Intune clients
- Setting up mobile device management
- Managing Intune policies