Mobile Device Management (MDM). A server platform that a company can deploy to centrally manage portable network-connected devices such as the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Also applies to MCX/OS X management since Apple Store apps are now as much a part of OS X as they are for iOS.

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Device enrollment returns 500 error in OS X Server

I'm currently working with OS X Server (Yosemite) to try and create profiles for certain devices. It appears that I have configured the server correctly, and I have assigned a domain to it. When I ...
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How do I put my device in supervised mode from Windows/Linux?

I'd like to configure an always-on VPN on my iPhone and as always Apple's absurdity gets in the way. Specifically, they require to put the device in supervised mode, which requires Apple Configurator ...
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Jailbreak Detection in Apple Profile Manager

Am I able to detect if a phone has been jailbroken if it is managed/supervised by Apple Profile Manager?
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How to connect Profile Manager to LDAP

I'm trying to setup a MDM solution using Profile Manager on OS X Server on El Captian. It works so far with local users. Now, I want to open this up for all the users of an ActiveDirectory server. I ...
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MDM iPad - Mass update without downloading update X times

This is a difficult one. I'm going to update around 30 iPads (iOS 8 to 9.2.1) on location with a bad internet connection. Because of the speed and wifi signal I want to download the iOS update only ...
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iOS 9.2.1 mdm iPad

How do I remove an mdm profile on an iPad? The Remove button not there. I need help. I have AirWatch latest.
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How do you give supervisor powers to SimpleMDM?

I have an iPhone iOS 9 it has been place under supervision via Apple Configurator. I cannot seem to transfer supervisor powers to SimpleMDM. How would I go about doing that?
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iOS MDM: Managed and private instance of apps?

When installing and configuring an app via MDM for managed iOS devices, can a user install a second copy of the app for personal use (with different data and settings)? If not, what will happen if ...
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Apple Configuration and invalid profile

I am trying to configure Wi-Fi on an Apple TV 2 with WPA2 Enterprise. The Apple TV asks for a profile so I am trying to configure one. I set up the mandatory "General" settings the certificate of ...
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iPad profile from Cisco Meraki invalid

I just setup a bunch of iPads to get a profile from our Cisco Meraki MDM server and I am getting an error as follows in the Event log: name: Profile name, error: The profile "Profile Name" is ...
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iPad DEP asking for credentials - Cisco Meraki MDM

I have been using Cisco Meraki for my MDM and it has been working great. I just bought a bunch of new iPads and am setting up DEP for the first time. I have done all the steps required: Added the ...
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How does iOS distinguish between 'managed' and 'unmanaged' apps under MDM?

MDM pushes a configuration profile listing managed apps, presumably using only their BundleIDs? iOS takes this information and makes logical decisions/rules for that application. I know that for an ...
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How to remove MDM from iPad iOS 9.1

I bought an iPad, the user had removed the iCloud in front of me. But he did not remove the MDM profile from the iPad. She did the full reset on the iPad, however the MDM profile is still there how ...
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Sudoers file plist

Using OSX server profiles to configure our fleet of Active Directory connected Macbooks. When our laptops are not connected to the internal network (or via VPN), their AD group membership is lost. ...
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MDM that can control wifi and bluetooth

My boss just come up with an idea of having a mobile device management that can control the flow of data (access) from bluetooth and wifi to the iOS devices. I've actually configured a Profile ...
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How does App.io work?

I was recently asked whether it was possible to run an iPad app on a Windows PC. After searching online with Google for a long period of time, I came to hear about App.io which is apparently something ...
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Is there any place to download Apple Configurator 1.3?

I would like to use Apple Configurator for our Store iPads, but I can't upgrade my iMac to 10.8 (min. Requirement for AC 1.4) right now. Where can I get 1.3 or any other version that I could install ...
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iPhone app install- automation

I am trying to automate the installing procedure of iPhone apps (i.e) installing apps for around 5000 phones. For this I am planning to deploy an MDM server in Windows Server 2008 containing Active ...
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Is it possible to disable Personal Hotspot on iPhones with a configuration profile?

The company I work for is having an issue with users racking up huge data bills with iOS hotspot tethering. Is there a way we can push a profile that will disable this feature? I have looked through ...
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Is it possible to track installed apps usage on iOS devices using MDM profiles?

I need to track not enterprise distributed apps, but all other apps installed on the device. I need the information on when each app was launched, and for how long it was opened. As I see so far, it ...
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Can enterprise App Read its MDM Configuration file?

I have the following situation - There is a school which distribute number of iPads to students, which deploy in-house app for student. Basically the app will display the PDFs, Images and Videos form ...
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Can iPad SSL/TLS traffic be inspected during DEP enrollment?

I am planning for hundreds of iPad devices that should enroll into MDM using a DEP certificate setting but the network in use inspects SSL/TLS traffic using man in the middle technique in order to ...
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Using Configurator 2, Prepare Device Without Changing iOS Version

I essentially have an updated version of this question: How do I prepare a new device in Configurator without updating the device iOS? I have an iOS 9.0.2 device. I want to Prepare and Supervise it ...
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How to update 100 iPad's?

Last year, I had to update 100 iPad to iOS 8. I did them one at a time and it took forever. We use AirWatch as our MDM. Is there a better way to update them all?
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Apple Configurator 2: Apply Blueprint one by one

I have 48 iPads here and if I apply a blueprint to all of them at once, the network to the MDM server is jammed. If I apply the blueprint one by one to each iPad, every thing goes smoothly. Is there ...
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What's the easiest solution for MDM without a dedicated OSX Server?

I am the go-to support for whole lot of iOS devices in my family and have previously used Apple Configurator to apply new settings (such as VPN, email accounts, certificates) to new and existing ...
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Where does Apple Configurator store ipsw downloads?

Every time Apple releases new iOS software, it's a bit of a rush to get things downloaded and the servers can be slow in delivering the bits. I would like to know where the Apple Configurator Version ...
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iOS administration: Fleet Management / remote setup / remote control **without jailbreak**

I have a fleet of more than 10 iOS devices (iPhones 3GS, 4, 4S, iPad2...) to manage, setup, etc. Often, users are very lost with configuration and usage (device configuration, e-mail, calendar sync, ...
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Automate Profile Manager iOS apps distribution

I am asking for a guide for the following: Imagine you have a system, which Builds an app from sources with Enterprise provisioning profile and gives a link to the build to a user through a web ...
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reset iPad restrictions passcode with profile manager

Is there a way to reset the "restrictions" passcode on an iOS 8 device with profile manager? I can reset the lock screen passcode from the device pull-down menu, but see no way to reset restrictions ...
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Remotely manage Gatekeeper

I've been searching high and low for some service that will do this. Looking for something that can be installed on multiple machines, that has a nice dashboard that can tell me at the very least ...
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How can I delete multiple users from OS X Yosemite?

My tech put Yosemite on 39 iMac computers in my elementary computer lab last week. I have 800 students who come through it every week, and I need to delete the last 4 year's users (approx ...
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iPad 2 company installed monitoring malware

A company I used to work for installed tracking malware on my iPad 2. It monitors my emails, Facebook, changes my passwords, etc. I did a complete reset at an Apple Store, it is still there. The Apple ...
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Can I remotely change home or lock screens on iPads?

Is there a way of remotely changing multiple iPad's locks/homescreens to the same custom image all at once over the air (not via USB)? I currently compile profiles with Apple Configurator, but ...
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Apple Server MDM Enrolment App?

Some MDM solutions have apps like Airwatch and MobileIron for user enrolment. I have found that it works quite well and would love to implement this is my environment. Is there an iOS App available ...
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Need to re-enroll 200-250 iPads worldwide, help?

Due to a bug with postgresql when updating Server.app to 3.2.2 I now have to re-enroll almost 250 iPads worldwide manually. These are all supervised and "enrolled" with the old server setup. ...
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Manage and update many machines with the same settings

I have a small renderfarm of mac minis and they should all have exactly the same settings, get the same updates, etc. etc. I'm sure there is a solution for this and I would love to stop repeating ...
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IPAD Application not upgrading on IOS 8.1.3 but is upgrading on 8.1.2

The issue described below is specific to Airwatch however the same issue is occuring through ITunes. There seem to be an issue upgrading through ITunes. THe icon is greyed out on the IPAD and ...
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What does installing a “device enrollment challenge” do on an iPad?

I work for a large faceless corporation, and they're rolling out some new software for email. As part of the install, it's asking me to install a "Profile" which contains a "Device Enrollment ...
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MDM Multiple Domains

I have a Server running Mavericks, all works fine. My domain is server.myawesome.com, of which Im managing all my devices successfully using profile manager. Is it possible to run a second Domain for ...
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Updated OS X Server to 3.2.2, now Profile Manager is disabled and gives me “Error reading settings”

Updated to OS X Server 3.2.2 from the previous version, and installed the Security Update 2014-005 at the same time. Now Profile Manager is disabled and when I go to administer it in the Server app I ...
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Apple's Profile Manager (MDM) and Guided Access

I have a few hundred iPads that are suddenly unable to enter Guided Access mode locally on the iPads. When we triple-click and triple-click is set to Guided Access, nothing happens. When I add ...
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Allowing MDM users to not only enroll devices (/mydevices) but also assign them to certain groups?

So I would love to allow one of our users access to not only add their own devices (as they do now by going to server/mydevices), but also decide which group the device should belong to. The user has ...
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Does Profile Manager for iOS Need to be Accessible over the Internet?

We're replacing our BlackBerry handsets with iPhones, and we'll be using OS X's Profile Manager for MDM deployment and management. I've done some exploratory research and I'm happy with the general ...
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When using a redeemed code through Volume Purchase, who owns the copy of a B2B app, ultimately?

I've been looking into various distribution options for enterprise-y iOS apps and one question I can't figure out remains: if my client does a volume purchase and chooses to use redeem codes to hand ...
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MobiControl Device Enrollment Profile Installation Failed with “The request timed out”

I am trying to enroll my iPad to be a remotely controlled device via SOTI MobiControl. The Wi-Fi is internal and is currently not able to access public IPs. After I tap on Install, it times out after ...
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Apple's Profile Manager (MDM) is suddenly unable to updates settings on enrolled iPads

So I just noticed that all new iPads (and old ones that we removed from groups and added to other groups) is no longer able to push settings to the iPads. The iPads are all on very different ...
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Using a Configurator profile to “rotate” Wi-Fi passwords

I am managing design, build/testing and deployment of 3,500 iOS devices into our Enterprise this Fall. We have been using Configurator .mobileconfig profiles to manage Wi-Fi payloads on a WPA2 ...
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How to make available iOS app to different client's MDM

We have developed and Enterprise iOS app and we want to deliver this app to different clients. Each client have thousands of employees and they will manage themselves the deployment of the app in ...
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Configuring alot of iPhones?

I configured a bunch of iPads at my previous job, and I had to do it one at a time. Granted, there were only like 6 of them, but I am wondering what I would do if I needed to configure a whole bunch ...