Microsoft Details Enterprise Management Support In Windows On ARM (Windows RT)

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Microsoft today detailed the support for Enterprise management in Windows On ARM devices. Windows on ARM or Windows RT based PCs/tablets won’t be able to run native code apps written by 3rd party vendors, instead it will rely on Windows Store or WinRT-based applications. But Microsoft has built Windows RT with industry-leading management capabilities that support BYO or company-deployed WOA PCs.

Also you can allows WOA PC’s to join the management infrastructure and also configure a set of policies for the following,

  • Allow Convenience Logon
  • Maximum Failed Password Attempts
  • Maximum Inactivity Time Lock
  • Minimum Device Password Complex Characters
  • Minimum Password Length
  • Password Enabled

Read more on it here. 

  • Password Expiration
  • Password History

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    does it allow the device to join the domain?

    • Anonymous

      Doubtful.  That’s a feature of Win8 Pro I believe.  Looks like this stuff works through an alternate set of applications.

    • Emi Cyberschreiber

      the table says no. its Windows 8 and Windows RT with almost the same features. and then Windows 8 Pro with stuff like join the domain

    • CX1

      Apparently enterprise users prefer larger tablets with less battery life.