Chapter 2Set Up Azure AD and MDM

In this chapter, we have three main goals:

  • Checking out the major players and choices in the MDM space
  • Getting started with one of them
  • Getting Azure AD set up and having Windows 10 machines auto-enroll to our MDM service


  • Use a custom domain name (instead of Microsoft’s default one).
  • Connect our on-prem AD and have those users sync to Azure AD.

So, let’s get started.

Comparative Analysis of Different MDM Services

The following services are the biggest MDM services out there:

  • Office 365 with its own “micro” MDM management
  • Microsoft Intune
  • VMware Workspace ONE
  • MobileIron

There are others you might want to check out; I know some organizations using SOTI as an alternative ( ...

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