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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 registering on the MDM server. (now I'm getting ahead of myself)

Now I'm curious what arguments are available.

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  • I believe this question is a bit too localized for this site.
    – Gerry
    Aug 30 '12 at 9:29
  • "Ask Different" is a terrible title for this site then. Aug 30 '12 at 9:51
  • Maybe MobileIron has some support channels or a community where such questions would be better suited?
    – Gerry
    Aug 30 '12 at 9:59
  • Sure, right before asking my question here, I opened a ticket with them. Aug 30 '12 at 11:14
  • The URI scheme isn't mentioned in their knowledge base or guides, so I figured I might post it here, as this site has questions on MDM as well. Aug 30 '12 at 11:23
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The scheme is an open one. Apps register with iOS when they get installed, and if there is no app to take an arbitrary://link then it will just fail or go to mobile Safari.

I believe Apple maintains a list of helper prefixes, but doesn't publish it.

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In fact, the outcome if more than one app on the device tries to register the same URL schema is undefined.

Excerpt from here:

Note: If more than one third-party app registers to handle the same URL scheme, there is currently no process for determining which app will be given that scheme.

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