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Microsoft Windows Intune 2.0: Quickstart Administration by David Overton

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Configuring computer groups

All computers belong to groups that assist with managing them. Policy settings, reporting, and alerts can be viewed or changed by groups, so it is important to consider the groupings and configure them appropriately for these tasks. One very nice feature of Windows Intune is that a PC can belong to multiple groups and therefore, you can have multiple group hierarchies, one for reporting, one for policies, and so on.

By default, PCs are assigned to two groups: the All Computers and the Unassigned Computers groups. To manage the computer’s membership to groups, we need to do the following:

  • Choose a group structure
  • Create the group structure
  • Assign PCs to groups

Choosing a group structure

For smaller organizations, I would ...

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