Manage devices in Microsoft Defender for Business

In Microsoft Defender for Business, you can manage devices as follows:

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View the list of onboarded devices

Screenshot of device inventory

  1. Go to the Microsoft 365 Defender portal (https://security.microsoft.com) and sign in.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Device inventory.

  3. Select a device to open its flyout panel, where you can learn more about its status and take action.

    If you don't have any devices listed yet, Onboard devices to Microsoft Defender for Business

Take action on a device that has threat detections

Screenshot of a selected device with details and actions available

  1. In the Microsoft 365 Defender portal (https://security.microsoft.com), in the navigation pane, choose Device inventory.

  2. Select a device to open its flyout panel, and review the information that is displayed.

  3. Select the ellipsis (...) to open the actions menu.

  4. Select an action, such as Run antivirus scan or Initiate Automated Investigation.

Onboard a device

See Onboard devices to Microsoft Defender for Business.

Offboard a device

See Offboarding a device.

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