March 22, 2019
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Microsoft published an interesting Lab Set for Modern Desktop Management. Between projects I decided to install the kit and try Labs.
Here are some gotchas:
1. If Azure Account does not have an Azure Subscription in its own directory CMG installer cannot see the Subscription. Even if the account has rights to another subscription. I needed to create a new rial subscription linked to the same AAD to be able to proceed.
2. Even after that CMG provisioning failed. I checked the logs and found that Microsoft decided to not register Classic Compute (yes, CMG still uses Classic model). TO fix that I ran Powershell in Azure Portal and register requred provider:
register-azurermresourceprovider –providernamespace “Microsoft.ClassicCompute”
will see what additional surprises MS prepared…
November 12, 2018
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I installed Cloud MAnagement GAteway in my SCCM environment and ran CMG Connector Analyzer. It failed on the last test with
Failed to get ConfigMgr token with Azure AD token. Status code is ‘403’ and status description is ‘CMGConnector_Un-authorizedrequest’.
A possible reason for this failure is the CMG connection point failed to forward the message to the management point. The management point returned the following error: ‘Un-authorizedrequest’.
it turned out the account I used for the test has MFA and it looks like the Analyzer cannot handle that. So I signed in with a regular non-MFA account and this time the Connector passed successfully: