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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Is it possible to pre-install apps on an iPad?

We're giving away iPads (for real, and no you can't have one) as part of a promotion to our referral network. But the plan is to ship it pre-installed with our sales presentation apps and sign-up ...
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Best approach for enterprise integration

I found information from Apple regarding managing a business with a large number of iPhones and iPads. It looks to me like Apple just builds the libraries, and expects vendors to build applications ...
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What size should a background image be for Apple Configurator to place it on iOS devices?

I'm looking to set up some custom backgrounds for iOS and using Apple Configurator to drag an image into the lock screen tab of the preferences and the tool crops the image for me. So, considering ...
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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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How can I prevent iOS 7 from downloading to iOS 6 devices?

I would like to prevent devices from downloading iOS 7 while using networks we control. We have MDM capability and firewalls, but I'm not sure what the the minimal ports and destinations that should ...
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Can I install apps on iPhone/iPad from iTunes without syncing?

Simple question: Can I install an application that was downloaded to my iTunes into my iPad/iPhone without syncing it with the computer? I am abroad and without access to wi-fi, only network cable, ...
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iPad Controls and Locks

Is there a way to lock kids out of settings and the controls for iPads? We have had issues where they change the screens, upgrade to iOS7, lock the device and other problems. We have a sync cart and ...
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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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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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Converting Unmanaged to Managed devices in iOS 7 OTA

iOS 7 introduces the concept of enrolling Apple devices with MDM providers out of the box, so when the iPads are being sent out by Apple to companies, they can be enrolled into an MDM program and the ...
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Manage Apple devices for small company

What's the best way to manage 10-20 Apple computers for a small company? All the devices are purchased and owned by the company. We want to be to reassign computers from one person to another, and ...
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How to deploy machines with Apple IDs?

We have about 10 Macs at not big Digital Agency. Currently I am doing some research and preparing some deployment plan, and don't know what to do with those Apple IDs. There is no any centralised ...
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Purchasing hundreds of consumer App Store apps for employees

The question is very simple as the topic suggests. (How) Can a company buy multiple "licenses" of publicly available apps on the App Store (for example paid Angry Birds app) and distribute those to ...
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Prevent iOS Users from updating iOS Version Using Apple Configurator

I have a scenario, where my employees are give iPads and iPhones to help with their daily tasks. There are numerous custom business applications installed on this device. The problem occurs when ...
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How to change Exchange email account settings on 50 iPhones, remotely?

We have the following situation. A customer of ours got re-branded and has therefore now a new domain name. On the email server (Exchange 2010) we added the new domain and for every user we created a ...
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iOS Enterprise developer Account: apns certificate for push notification [closed]

I have used the iOS development account for creating apns ssl certificate for sending push notification to iOS device for development purpose.I can get the device token using objective c sample code ...
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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 ...
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Updating Enterprise apps on iPads enrolled in Apple's MDM server?

So I'm running into a weird issue here when trying to update an internal Enterprise app to a newer version with Apple's MDM server. Profile Manager runs on 10.9.2 and Server.app 3.0.3 and we've tested ...
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VPP license transfer

Is there any way to transfer licenses bought through Apple's VPP from one iDevice to another? (aka. I don't want to make apps a gift to the employee) And what are the prerequisites if such a thing ...
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How do apps installed via Mobile Device Management behave?

What happens if a user installed an app manually (from AppStore or Enterprise App) and later on MDM tries to install the same app? Does MDM app installation fails (because the app is installed ...
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Small-Business iPhone Deployment

I have a friend who has managed to successfully lobby his employer to switch the company-issued "feature phones" to iPhones. He has been peppering me with questions on how to set these phones up with ...
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Can an MDM system (e.g. GOOD) report on iOS app usage?

If a company uses an MDM system (like GOOD or MobileIron) to deploy apps to their iPads and iPhones does iOS provide the MDM system data about when the app is used, so it will show up in their usage ...
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Have any organizations moved their work Apple ID to two-step authentication?

We are writing the policy of a small company to create 100 Apple ID for their employees. Half will work primarily on iPads and the other half on Macs. We have decided to try to use two-step ...
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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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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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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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Unable to deploy home folder mobility settings through an Apple MDM server

I have setup the latest Apple MDM server (Mavericks 10.9.2/Server 3.0.3) with Profile Manager and I'm able to push out configuration profiles to test Macs. One of my goals is to push out profiles ...
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iOS Enrollment of device with a PIN code sent by e-mail

In my company, we would use the Apple MDM software linked to Active Directory. We would use the self enrollment system of iOS devices proposed by OS X Lion Server. The main problem is that to log-on, ...
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Locking down iOS devices

I have around 200 iOS devices that I have to keep track of in an internal network (they never leave the network) and there are several things I need to do on them. Completely disable certain ...
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How to globally set WiFi to use device management identity certificate for all users?

I'm using Apple's Profile Management service in Mountain Lion, and discovered through serendipity that an enrolled device can authenticate on EAP-TLS to our WPA2-Enterprise Wifi using the Device ...
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When is the Apple MDM Push Notification Token Generated? [closed]

I know that in order to receive a push notification, an iOS app must register with the APN service, where it will receive this token, which it will then forward to the server that needs to send push ...
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Forcing VPN on demand to “on”

When we install an iOS configuration profile for Cisco IPSec "VPN on Demand" (using certificate based machine authentication), a switch appears in the Settings > VPN Settings page: "Connect On Demand ...
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Has anyone tricked the Apple Configurator to work with non VPP redemption codes? [closed]

I wonder if anyone has had success or failure in attempting to use the Apple Configurator with normal gifted app redemption codes. The FAQ clearly states that you must be in the Volume Purchase ...
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Internal iOS update server for iPads (any/all iOS)

Is it possible to setup an internal update server for iPads similar to the likes of OS X Server's update service (SUS)? Current issues: Bandwidth concerns Do not want to jailbreak iOS updates
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Getting iPads ready with paid apps and customized settings for a large amount of personnel?

Suppose I would like to have over 20 iPads. Is it possible to get the same settings to them fast? One iPad would have a lot of paid apps, I am trying to find out how I can get it so that everyone is ...
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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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How can I remove Tapjoy's signing certificate?

I clicked "Accept", but it's nowhere to be found in Settings - General - Profile (the only thing there is my Straight Talk Prepaid APN which I put in a while back myself). It looks like this: [1] ...
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Per-App VPN - Safari Domains Not Configuring

I am publishing a profile for Per-App VPN with Safari Domains. When the profile is giving me the following errors: my-iPad profiled[2634] <Notice>: (Note ) MC: Checking for MDM installation... ...
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MDM iOS 7 Open In Management integration for our App

We have a mobile app to display corporate SharePoint documents on iOS device, our customer is asking us how to integrate with AirWatch/MobileIron MDM/MAM thus only those managed apps would be ...
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What are the restrictions on apps using MDM profiles?

I saw this app http://www.mobile-spy.com/iphone.html#sms and the only way I could think they might be providing support for their functionality on a non jailbroken device is to use Mobile Device ...
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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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The server “serverName” did not accept the certificate

I'm trying to install a profile that I've created on an iPad. I have the Trust Profile for the device installed and verified. The problem arises when trying to enrol the iPad. Below is the output ...
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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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Unable to conform activation

I am trying to get our home devices supervised, starting with an iPhone 3GS running 6.1.3. I'm using a Mac OS X Server (iMac - OS X 10.9 and Server v3) and Apple Configurator 1.4.2. First step, ...
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Pushing offline viewable content to iPads for Enterprise

We have rolled out a small deployment of iPads to our Enterprise using iPCU and with a little sweat I'd say we were pretty successful. Our company is pretty large and our demand for iOS solutions is ...
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What arguments are available for the mobileiron URI scheme on iOS?

This concerns the MobileIron MyPhone@Work Client, I noticed a mobileiron:// URI scheme is available on iOS. I was thinking of using this with a webclip, that directs a user to the right server for ...