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Questions tagged [apple-configurator]

For questions about Apple Configurator, a macOS program which lets you manage a large number of iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Apple TV devices owned by your company, school or another organization.

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Retrieve Wi-Fi configuration file off of a working iPad

I'm trying to set up a new iPad at work, and in order to get it onto the network I need the Wi-Fi configuration file, but I cannot find it anywhere. It is on all of the other iPads, so I am ...
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Connect macBook to Configurator

If an iOS device is removed from DEP, then we can re-assign the device in DEP using apple configurator? is the same possible in the case of MacBook? if no, what is the alternative way to do that? I ...
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Can't update apps from Apple Configurator 2 (apps are already up to date)

I attach an iPhone running iOS 12.2 to a mac running macOS 10.14.4 (Mojave) with 33 apps pending updates (as seen from App Store in the update tab in the iPhone). I choose the device, then "update" in ...
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what version of AppleConfigurator 2 is compatible with AppleTV 3rd gen?

I have a 3rd generation AppleTV and am trying to configure it with AppleConfigurator2. My version of AppleConfigurator2 (2.7.1) is unable to detect the device. What version of AppleConfigurator2 is ...
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LSCOLORS format

I want to configure my .bash_profile and I've seen this post about BSD based ls configuration: https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/apple-mac-osx-terminal-color-ls-output-option/ I just don't know what is ...
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Same IKEv2 .mobileconfig profile works on macOS, but fails on iOS

I have an IKEv2 VPN server, and run my own CA. Clients authenticate using certificates. I have prepared a .mobileconfig profile (using Apple Configurator) that sets up the IKEv2 configuration, and ...
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iOS - fully automate testing process with backups - is it possible?

The Story: We have hundreds of devices running UI and unit tests. The tests are written using XCTest framework, and run on our applications, as well as system (Safari/Settings) and third party ones. ...
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Provisional Enrollment Failed. [MCCloudConfigErrorDomain - 0x80EF (33007)]

Trying to provision a brand new iPad with Apple Configurator 2. At some point our company will be deploying 2000 of these iPads, but I get various errors like the one listed in the title. I have no ...
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Configure 3rd-party apps using MDM or Apple Configurator on iOS?

I am using MDM to configure e-mail accounts on iOS devices using Mail/Exchange ActiveSync payload. Is there a way to configure 3rd-party iOS apps like OneDrive and DropBox using MDM or Apple ...
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DNS Setup on a Per-SSID basis?

I manage a number of iOS devices. These devices are supervised via Apple Configurator. When they connect to a specific SSID, I want the devices to use the servers specified by DHCP (If needed, I can ...
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How to manage company Macs?

What is the "Apple" way of managing Macs in company environment? I've red about macOS server and Apple Remote Desktop which seems to share some management features. The later seems a bit dated, at ...
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Block Specific Apps on macOS

Is there a way to block a list of specific apps on macOS? I have looked up solutions such as Cisdem, but there are some holes in the way it works that I don't like. Unless you also block Activity ...
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Possible to preload apps in supervisor mode and prevent them from being uninstalled?

I don't have a Mac or a personal Ipad to experiment with. I am trying to prevent a user from removing certain apps (not all apps). Can I stop the user from removing individual apps on a supervised ...
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apple configurator 1.7 downgrade ios from 10 to 10 [duplicate]

I am using apple configurator 1.7.2. Accidentally someone upgrade IOS to version 11 as image for every no ipod touch. Is any way I can go back to version 10? I need it for run older application which ...
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iOS 11: How to change DNS settings for cellular/mobile data?

Is it possible to change DNS for cellular internet? How can it be done without a jailbreak? I've tried Apple Configurator, but didn't find suitable settings.
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How do I restrict a novice user from installing configuration profiles on their devices?

I noticed some novice users installed some spam configuration profiles which installed some email inboxes on their iOS devices such as 'Daily Bible Verse' or 'WEATHER ALERTS' with a email address ...
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Apple Configurator 2 won't prepare

Using Apple Configurator 2. I connect an IPad and hit prepare. It says that the device has already been prepared. I erase the device, it restarts and goes through all the steps for setup (even though ...
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Adding iOS 11 devices to DEP using Apple Configurator

Until now, only iOS devices purchased direct from an Apple sales channel could be added to the Device Enrollment Program (DEP). But at WWDC June 2017, Apple announced that any device running iOS 11 or ...
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How to supervise an unsupervised iOS device keeping the users Data?

I'm pretty new to the whole Apple story, so i'm not sure if this is possible at all. The story is that we have unsupervised corporate-owned iPhones at work. Now we are about to enroll an MDM (...
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Trying to use a data-only SIM card in an iPhone 7 running iOS 10

So, I recently got an Android tablet (Samsung Tab E 8) from my carrier (Virgin Mobile in Canada) and it came with a nano sim card on a $15/month 3GB data plan. I’d way rather use this in my iPhone 7 ...
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iOS VPN On Demand with multiple VPNs

I have 2 VPNs that I have created on demand profiles for. One is for an OpenVPN server that connects when my iPad is on cellular and disconnects otherwise. The other one automatically connects only on ...
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Provision Apple ID details with Apple Configurator

I have about two dozen iDevices, wild mixture of all OS versions, we use for app/web development/testing. In order to ensure a "clean slate", I want to reprovision them periodically using Apple ...
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Apple Configurator 2 - How to edit an installed Configuration Profile? [duplicate]

I wish to modify an existing Configuration Profile installed on an iPhone, but I do not have a disk copy of it, nor can I download it again from the source (no longer available). Using Apple ...
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Apple Profiles - Apple Configurator 2

I've been looking for hours now on how to edit a profile on Apple Configurator but to no luck. There are some similar responses, but none of them were of too much help. I am trying to edit a profile ...
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cfgutil no longer works via ssh after upgrading to Sierra

I use the cfgutil from Apple Configurator with iOS devices on an OSX host via SSH. After upgrading to Sierra, I get a NSCocoaErrorDomain message and it fails. It works fine at the terminal, however. ...
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AMRestoreErrorDomain error 14 when “restoring” iPad with Apple Configurator 2.

I've run into an issue provisioning an iPad with Apple Configurator 2. I was in the process of redeploying an iPad from a former employee to a new employee, and noticed that I couldn't find Safari on ...
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Using applescript with Calendar in El Capitan

I've been trying for weeks to script an ipad restore process for Apple Configurator 2. My script works fine when ran within Script Editor, and it also works as a stand alone application. The problem ...
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Is it possible to use a Mac's USB ports remotely through VNC/Remote Desktop?

A little background: my organization, a hospital, is in the process of rolling out more iOS devices throughout the enterprise and we are provisioning them through Apple Configurator (w/ Cisco Meraki ...
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Configurator Stalled: How to force it to continue or quit?

I connected an iPad to the Mac and ran configurator as usual, updating from a back up, however it stalled out at the "Restoring Default Data" step. I tried clicking the Stop button, and now it says it'...
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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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Unable to install profiles to Apple TV 4th gen

I'm trying to add a configuration profile to my Apple TV via Apple Configurator 2, as documented, however when I add the profile I get this error: An unexpected error has occurred with “Apple TV”. ...
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Apple Configurator Unable to conform Activation when preparing Ipad

Hi, I have been trying to prepare two ipad2's via Configurator 1.7 on a mac with Yosemite and am constantly getting the error "unable to conform activation", further details show that "could not ...
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Apple Configurator refreshes as soon as it finished

I've got several iPads which I manage with Configurator. Since the 9.2 update when I plug in an iPad and refresh it, as soon as Configurator finishes refreshing the device, it starts over. The ...
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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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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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Apple Configurator 2: Where are the Blueprints?

Apple Configurator 2 is scriptable with Automator, Apple-Script and Shell. Nowhere it is though possible to invoke the blueprints I have defined in Configurator. I can rebuild the contents of those ...
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How do I create a profile in Apple Configurator 2?

I'm trying to create a device profile with certificate settings for an iPhone. I have read the docs on profiles for Apple Configurator 2 but still can't figure out how to create a new / default ...
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Apple configurator on Yosemite

Ok I need to install Apple Configurator because a colleague of mine is developing some kind of app and as far as I understood he needs it to put the app on his phone to test it. I am running Yosemite ...
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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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How do I create a home screen button with a tel:// URI?

I can create a home screen button with a tel:// uri using Apple Configurator, but this requires installing a profile on the phone and is not that straight forward. What I would like to do is create a ...
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( Performance advantage )2015 Macbook pro 13" 8GB vs 16GB model? [closed]

I m planning to buy Macbook pro 13" 2015 model for day to day development purpose. I m confused b/w 8GB and 16GB version.!! Does 16GB version gives much performance advantage over 8GB version?? Any ...
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Is there a way possible to make iPad sleep / wake at specific time intervals using Apple configurator?

I would need to control an iPad's sleep/wake at specific time intervals. I know using Apple configurator helps disabling all hardware buttons and touch events too... But my motive is to make the iPad ...
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How can I prevent iTunes from auto starting when I plug in an iOS device?

i know we already have topics about it, but i did not found my solution. So i don't want to start iTunes, when i plug in iDevices. We have like 300 iPads, and i am using the configurator. iTunes ...
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How do I remove Supervised mode on the iPad so I can attach it to another computer?

I can't really figure out a way to connect to another machine once the device is in Supervised mode. Supervision Mode seems to embed itself into the operating system. I am getting this error every ...
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How to set static IP details for WiFi using Apple Configurator?

I am using Apple Configurator 1.7.1 (550) on 10.10.2 (Yosemite). Is it possible to prepare a device and assign the static IP address for a WiFi? I am able to successfully prepare and supervise the ...
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How do I “NOT require” a passcode in Apple Configurator

Since apparently I can't set a passcode automatically with configurator I'd like to not have a passcode required (I'm okay with the user setting one themselves as long as it'll get wiped when I reset ...
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Is it possible to set the unlock passcode with configurator profiles?

I'm managing a half dozen devices with Configurator. I'd like to set the unlock passcode on all of the devices to friend. Is this possible using profiles or some other method in Configurator? If so, ...
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Pushing an Apple ID for App Store to IPads with Apple Configurator

Is there a way to push an Apple ID to the iPads with profiles via Apple Configurator? I have several 100 and would like to push it so we do not have to enter it manually for each.
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How to disable Wi-Fi and bluetooth using Apple Configurator?

How do I disable Wi-Fi and bluetooth on my supervised devices using Apple Configurator? I see options for deploying SSID setup uniformly but not the ability to disable. We're attempting to use ...
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Jailbroken, supervised iPhone. Is it bricked?

I received this iPhone 4 from work, and they don't have access to the Mac used to supervise it anymore. According to this Apple support article, device supervision can be removed by using "Erase All ...