The Microsoft Store for Business enables you to acquire, manage, and distribute applications in bulk. If you use
Workspace ONE UEM to manage your Windows 10+ devices, integrate the two systems. After integration, acquire applications from the Microsoft Store for Business, distribute them, and manage their updated versions with Workspace ONE UEM.For information on Microsoft Store for Business processes, refer to https://technet.microsoft.com/itpro/windows/manage/windows-store-for-business.
Microsoft Store for Business Offline and Online Licensing model Requirements Workspace ONE UEM supports the offline and online licensing models in the Microsoft Store for Business. This topic describes the requirements for the offline and online licensing model .
Comparison of the Online and Offline Licensing Models of the Microsoft Store for Business Online and offline models of the Microsoft Store for Business offer different capabilities. Select the model depending on how you want to manage your deployment. Capabilities include what system manages licenses, where app packages are stored, and what system authenticates to resources.
Configure Workspace ONE UEM to use Azure AD as an Identity Service Before you can use Azure AD to enroll your Windows devices, you must configure Workspace ONE UEM to use Azure AD as an Identity Service. Enabling Azure AD is a two-step process which requires the MDM-enrollment details to be added to Azure.
Configure Azure AD Identity Services Integration To configure your Azure AD Identity Services Integration, use an Azure admin account to sign up with the store and to activate the VMware Workspace ONE UEM management tool.
Import Public Applications Acquired from the Microsoft Store for Business You can import public applications acquired from the Microsoft Store for Business to Workspace ONE UEM console. The process is the same for the online and offline license models. For the offline license model, plan to import these applications when your corporate network is not busy. Due to the number of applications concerned, the import process can use more bandwidth than other Workspace ONE UEM systems.
Deploy Public Applications acquired from the Microsoft Store for Business You can assign public applications acquired from the Microsoft Store for Business to apply them to devices with the flexible deployment feature. You can assign online and offline licenses depending on your license management strategy.
Reclaiming and Reassigning your Applicaton License When you assign Microsoft Store for Business applications to devices, the assignment process claims the corresponding licenses before the system initiates the installation of the application. The details view provides you with the list of user devices and the associated, claimed license.You can also delete the application assignment to reclaim and reassign the licenses. Synchronizing the offline and online licenses in the application details view provides you with the corresponding users of the licenses.