Initial Configurations

Initial Configurations


This exercise prepares you for the transition to Windows 10 Modern Management with Workspace ONE UEM. Make sure that you complete each procedure in this section before going to the next exercise.


Before you can perform the procedures in this exercise, you must satisfy the following requirements. For more information, see the VMware Identity Manager Documentation and VMware AirWatch Documentation.

  1. Check whether you have the following components installed and configured.
    • Workspace ONE UEM v9.5 or later, with admin credentials
      • Directory Services configured
      • VMware Enterprise Systems Connector that can reach the AirWatch Cloud Messaging (AWCM) server
      • (If SAML enabled) Staging Organization Group and account with standard single user devices enabled
    • Active Directory with users available to add to the Workspace ONE tenant
    • SCCM 2012 R2 and later that meets the following criteria:
      • Admin credentials to the SCCM Console
      • Read Only Analyst for basic functionality
      • Privilege to create and deploy SCCM applications in order to build and deploy a custom enrollment application
      • At least one SCCM Device Collection with at least one Windows 10 client
    • PowerShell with Admin rights
    • Google Chrome 42.0 or later
  2. Verify that your device meets the operating system and software requirements.
    • Windows Pro, Enterprise, or Education device.
    • Clean Windows operating systems domain-joined to the same domain as the SCCM server
    • Windows 10 and Windows Server tested
    • 2 CPU and 4 GB RAM
  3. Complete the Environmental Details Worksheet.

Logging In to the Workspace ONE UEM Console

1. Launch Chrome Browser

Launch Chrome Browser

On your desktop, double-click the Google Chrome icon.

3. Authenticate In to the Workspace ONE UEM Console

Authenticate to the AirWatch Administration Console
  1. Enter your Username. For example, admin. Record this value in the Environment Details Worksheet.
  2. Enter your Password. For example, VMware1!. Record this value in the Environment Details Worksheet.
  3. Click the Login button.

Note: If you see a Captcha, be aware that it is case sensitive.

Enabling User Group Mapping

2. Enable Fixed Organization Group

  1. Select Override.
  2. Select Fixed Organization Group.

Retrieving API Details

Retrieve API details from the Workspace ONE UEM Console to facilitate the connection with SCCM.

1. Navigate to API Settings

  1. In the Workspace ONE UEM Console, select Groups & Settings.
  2. Select All Settings.

2. Retrieve the API Key

  1. Select System.
  2. Select Advanced.
  3. Select API.
  4. Select REST API.
  5. Right-click the API Key.
  6. Click Copy.
  7. Record the API Key in the Environment Details Worksheet.

Retrieving the Organization Group ID

Finding your Group ID

In the Workspace ONE UEM Console,

  1. Click on your Organization Group name.
  2. Copy your Group ID value.  For example, copy the Group ID yourid1234. Then, record this value in the Environment Details Worksheet.

Logging In to the SCCM Console

1. Launch the SCCM Server

Log in to your SCCM server.

2. Launch the Configuration Manager Console

  1. Launch the SCCM Console from the taskbar.
  2. If the Configuration Manager dialog box appears, click OK.

3. Explore the SCCM Console

Take a minute to explore the SCCM console. The main components of SCCM are as follows.

  • Assets and Compliance — View all the users and devices managed by SCCM.
  • Software Library — Deploy applications at a high-level.
  • Monitoring — Check status and log files.
  • Administration — Perform updates, migrations, update-readiness, and co-management.

Gathering Environment Details

The exercises in this operational tutorial require the entry of a number of environmental details.  To simplify configuration, and minimize the potential for error, complete the Environmental Details Worksheet.

The examples in the worksheet are the values used in the operational tutorial and are based on a test environment. Your environment details will differ.

Environment Details Worksheet
Field Description Example Entry
Workspace ONE UEM Log-In Details
Workspace ONE UEM Tenet URL for your Workspace ONE UEM environment  
Username Admin username admin  
Password Admin password VMware1!  
AirLift Integration Details
WS1 API URL URL for your Workspace ONE UEM environment    
AirwatchAPIKey API Key copied from the Workspace ONE UEM Console    
SCCM Server SCCM server address sccm-01a.corp.local  
SCCM Site Code Three-character alphanumeric site code for the SCCM environment HOL  
SCCM Domain Active Directory Domain integrated with SCCM CORP  
SCCM Username Admin username administrator  
SCCM Password Admin password VMware1!  
SCCMCollectionname Name for the Windows 10 device collection create in SCCM Win10  
Workspace ONE Enrollment Details
Organization Group Workspace ONE UEM group Windows 10 device enrolls into  
Staging User User used to stage Workspace ONE UEM enrollment StagingUser  
Staging User Password Password used for the staging user VMware1!  
Enrollment URL URL for your Workspace ONE UEM environment  
Group ID Group ID value from the UEM console yourid1234