Can Windows devices be managed with Relution?

With Relution Version 5, Windows 10 devices can be enrolled and managed. Supported Windows versions are Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Professional and Windows 10 Education. To enroll a Windows 10 device, a new enrollment must be created in Relution.

Subsequently, the enrollment for a Windows 10 device is listed under “Enrollments” in the “Sent” status.

Is a Microsoft account required to enroll Windows 10 devices?

Windows 10 devices can be managed in Relution without a Microsoft or Azure AD account. The only requirement for enrollment is a local user in Relution, which can be defined when creating an enrollment in Relution.

How to get the enrollment information?

Enrollment information can be sent either by email or SMS. For example, the user assigned to the enrolled device will receive the following email from Relution with all relevant information:

The enrollment link in the email will automatically take you to the enrollment process on your Windows 10 device.

What are the enrollment steps on a Windows 10 device?

After creating an enrollment for a Windows 10 device in Relution, the following process must be run on the device:

    1. In "Access work or school account", click "Register with device management only".

    2. First, enter the e-mail address of the Relution user stored during enrollment. Then enter the corresponding MDM server URL (see e-mail). No Microsoft ID is required for enrollment. The manual entry of the MDM server URL can be automated, provided that necessary CNAME DNS records have been configured for this purpose.

    3. Enter the enrollment code from Relution.

    4. the device is enrolled.

    5. After that, the device is enrolled and can be managed with Relution.

How do I see in Relution if a Windows 10 device has been successfully enrolled?

The enrolled Windows 10 device is now displayed in the inventory list and the device details can be viewed.

Can Windows 10 devices be configured with Relution?

Enrolled devices can be configured via policies. With Relution 5, the following configurations can be applied to Windows 10 devices:

  • Email accounts
  • Exchange account management
  • Configuration of global proxies
  • Password policies
  • VPN and WLAN settings
  • Windows update management
  • Configuration of device certificates

Restrictions can be used to restrict device functions. With Relution 5, the following functions, among others, can be prohibited on Windows 10 devices:

  • Adding non-Microsoft accounts
  • Automatic updates of apps from the Microsoft App Store
  • Camera function
  • Connections such as Bluetooth or data roaming
  • Removal from MDM profile on the device
  • Reset device to factory settings
  • VPN and WLAN

On what technical basis do the configuration and control of Windows 10 devices take place?

Windows 10 devices are controlled via so-called Configuration Service Providers (CSP). These provide access to certain settings in the Windows system. The CSPs receive configuration guidelines from Relution via an XML-based SyncML format.

Can apps be installed and uninstalled on Windows 10 devices?

Modern Windows Apps can be natively uploaded to the Relution Store and installed and uninstalled via actions on enrolled Windows 10 devices. For supported app formats .msix, .msixbundle, .appx, .appxbundle as well as conversion from all other formats to MSIX using the Microsoft MSIX Packaging Tool, see Insight Windows Apps for Windows 10 devices with Relution

Can actions be applied to enrolled Windows 10 devices?

Enrolled devices can be controlled via actions. With Relution 5, the following actions can be applied to Windows 10 devices:

  • Reboot device
  • Refresh device info
  • Wipe device

Will Relution’s Windows 10 support be expanded?

With Relution 5, the management of Windows 10 devices was introduced. The range of functions for configuring, restricting and securing Windows 10 devices as well as installing applications will be continuously expanded from now on.

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