Join Brien Posey for an in-depth discussion in this video Deploy updates not from Microsoft in Intune, part of Windows 10: Plan and Implement Software Updates.
- [Instructor] Although Microsoft Intune is commonly used to update Microsoft products, it can also be used to apply updates to non-Microsoft products. Right now I'm logged into the Intune classic portal and I'm looking at the dashboard view. What I'm going to do is go to updates. When I do that we can see a number of different choices in this column right here. The very last item on the list is Non-Microsoft updates. I'm going to click on that now and if you look at the list you can see that there are no non-Microsoft updates. I'm going to upload one and I do that by clicking on the upload link.
Now I'll see a security warning asking me if I want to run the software publishing app. I'm going to click yes and then I'm going to be prompted to enter my credentials. I'm going to click on my username and then type in my password. Now I'm taken into the upload update interface. There's nothing that I have to do on the before you begin screen, so I'm going to click next. Now I'm taken to a screen that asks me to specify the update files. Well, I've got an application that I've already deployed called Expert GPS and I've got an update to that.
I'm going to upload that update to Intune. I'll click browse and then I'm going to go out to one of my drives and go to my Expert GPS folder and here's my update, so I'll click open and then next and then I have to enter a description for the update. I'll type Expert GPS and I'll just call this Expert GPS update and the classification is going to be an update.
I'll click next. The architecture is set to any by default, but I can make this 32 bit or 64 bit. Likewise, the operating system is set to any by default, but I can choose a Windows version. I'm going to leave both of these set at any. I'll click next and now I'm taken to the detection rules screen. This gives you a chance to specify rules to detect whether or not the update is already installed. We have a couple of choices. We can use the default detection rules or we can add a detection rule.
We can look to see if the file exists. We can look for an MSI product code. We can look for a registry key. I'm just going to use the default detection rules and click next and now I'm taken to the prerequisites screen. Here we get to decide what types of prerequisites we want to put into place. We have the option of not having any prerequisites, but typically we're going to want to make sure that the software is managed by Intune and that's the default choice. So I'm going to click browse and I'm taken to a screen that lists all of the apps that are managed by Intune.
Here's Expert GPS, so I'm going to select that and click okay and I'll click next. Now I'm asked if I want to provide any command line arguments for the installer. I don't need any for this particular update, so I'm going to click next. Now I'm asked if I want to interpret return codes, I'm going to go with the default of yes and click next. Now I have a chance to review the information and everything looks good, so I'm going to click upload. It looks like the upload completed successfully, so I'm going to go ahead and close this out.
I will refresh the console view. Now I see my non-Microsoft update listed in the non-Microsoft updates folder. That's how you provision an update for a non-Microsoft product in Intune.
- Deploying updates manually
- Monitoring deployments
- Configuring automatic deployment rules
- Analyzing log files
- Approving and declining updates in Intune
- Deploying software from SCCM, WSUS, and Intune