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Introduction to Email Profiles in Configuration Manager

Updated: April 1, 2014

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

noteNote
The information in this topic applies only to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.

Email profiles in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager is an optional extension for Windows Intune that allows you to provision devices with email profiles and restrictions by using Exchange ActiveSync. This enables your users to access corporate email on their devices with minimal setup required on their part.

Before you can create, deploy, manage, and monitor email profiles, you must install the Email Profiles Extension for Windows Intune to your System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager site. For more information, see Configuring Email Profiles in Configuration Manager.

For general information about planning for, and configuring Configuration Manager extensions, see Planning to Use Extensions in Configuration Manager.

You can configure the following device types with email profiles:

  • Devices that run Windows Phone 8

  • Devices that run Windows Phone 8.1

    WarningWarning
    To support Windows Phone 8.1, you must install the optional Windows Phone 8.1 extension. For information on how to install the extension, see Planning to Use Extensions in Configuration Manager.

  • IPhone devices that run iOS 5, iOS 6 and iOS 7

  • IPad devices that run iOS 5, iOS 6 and iOS 7

In addition to configuring an email account on the device, you can also configure synchronization settings for contacts, calendars and tasks.

When you create an email profile, you can include a wide range of security settings, including certificates for identity, encryption and signing that have been provisioned by using Configuration Manager certificate profiles. For more information about certificate profiles, see Certificate Profiles in Configuration Manager.

See Also

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For additional resources, see Information and Support for Configuration Manager.

Tip: Use this query to find online documentation in the TechNet Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. For instructions and examples, see Search the Configuration Manager Documentation Library.
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