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Mobile device management (MDM) is an industry term for the administration of mobile devices, such as smartphones, tablet computers and laptops. MDM is usually implemented with the use of a third party product that has management features for particular vendors of mobile devices.

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How to remove personal information from iMac Pro with MDM (after attempting remote erase)

When I was working for a university they bought me a 2017 iMac Pro to use for work from home, which came with some sort of MDM profile linked to the university. When I left several years later, my ...
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MacOS 12.3.1 Full Disk Access problem

We use an MDM solution to manage devices. A .mobileconfig 'profile' grants all the necessary access for Ivanti File Director, that works perfectly fine when the rights were granted on an earlier ...
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Manage Corporate and BYOD iOS devices with Intune

We have several corporate iPhones which are intended to be managed through ADE (Apple Business Manager). The company's M365 domain has been registered w/ABM so all accounts are 'managed apple IDs'. ...
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How to deliver older app version to customers?

My company distributes an app on the regular AppStore. Some customers host the backend on-premises and are not updating the backend as often as we update the app. We've told our customers that if they ...
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This Apple ID cannot be used to make purchases

I just wiped my iPad using Apple Configurator 2, and linked it to my MDM which is ManageEngine. I am enrolled in ABM and have purchases enough licences of the app I want to install. I can see the apps ...
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Remove DEP notification MacBook

I've just bought my first MacBook and I found out that it is enrolled in MDM/DEP. The guy I bought it from had it completely sealed up with original packaging so I never thought it would have problems ...
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How to Sign In to Your Work or School Account Using a Managed Apple ID with MDM?

I am trying to sign in using my managed work Apple ID on an iPhone through the settings under VPN & Device Management. When I input my email address, I get "Sign-In Failed", "Your ...
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Can't understand this apple documentation: Handling NotNow Status Responses on iOS

I'm looking at Apple's documentation for managing an organization's devices remotely. On the page that addresses "NotNow" responses, it says Avoid receiving a NotNow status response on iOS ...
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Kerberos SSO Extension vs Nomad KERBEROS ticket granting method

We manage our network access control via Kerberos authentication. I configured Kerberos SSO Extension via Airwatch and pushed the profile on my MacBook. The issue is that our firewalls don't see it: ...
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Kerberos and macOS: kinit unable to reach any KDC in realm AD.DOMAIN.COM, tried 10 KDCs

In our organization, we have 25 Active Directory Domain Controllers. For our big sites, we have 2 DC per site. We have about 50 MacBooks, with the rest being Windows laptops that doesn't have the same ...
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Boot macOS from an external SSD on a managed device

I have a MacBook Pro managed by my company and would like to boot a clean version of macOS on it using an external SSD. Unfortunately, when setting up the external OS, I still need to setup the ...
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What sort of privacy can be expected with Apple Business Manager enrolling a company Mac in a MDM?

I got a new Macbook that is managed by a company with Apple Business Manager. Other than working for this company, I want to use this device for my private stuff too, like freelancing. This would mean ...
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Apple TV custom screensaver / persistent display not possible? (MDM)

I have a use case that would benefit from an Apple TV that, when idle, displays an informational status board that changes day-to-day, but that also allows the user to use a few apps as normal using ...
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How to turn off “macOS MDM Enrollment”

I have a MacBook Pro that I bought on eBay. There’s an annoying message that pops up every few minutes “macOS MDM Enrollment” is the title. I’ve tried several different methods posted on this site to ...
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Error 4041 during iPad factory reset

I have an iPad that is having issues during a factory reset. I start the process by plugging it into my Mac while the iPad is powering up so that it enters Recovery mode. Once in Recovery Mode, I see ...
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Remote iOS Upgrade Through MDM Bypassing Welcome Screens

I administrate an MDM with over 95 locations and 16,000 iOS tablets, distributed globally. I have remote access to upgrade iOS to any devices centrally, but also the local admins can push to their ...
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DEP Enrollment with Virtual Machines

I have a company-provided 2019 MacBook Pro that is enrolled in Apple DEP and has Jamf as the MDM provider. (OS Version is Big Sur, 11.6.2) For a side project I created several virtual machines with ...
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Creating conditional script for softwareupdate command

Looking to create a script that runs a function if there are software updates available. Currently I am just using this: softwareupdate -ia && myFunction This creates my desired effect, but ...
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How can I disable the studentd process?

When I see a studentd process in Activity Monitor or a studentd directory in ~/Library I ask myself what is studentd? 2019 Macbook Air running Catalina (10.15.7) In the linked answer I learned that it ...
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Can I generate redemption code in Apple Business Manager for my own app?

For example I've created the app, set distribution method to 'Apple Business Manager' and my app has passed the review. Can I generate redemption code for my own app and share it with somebody?
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Fail to save/open documents to/from Desktop/Documents folder in Apple Apps

Since upgrading to macOS Big Sur 11.5.2 we have one office where all Macs show the following problem: None of the Apple apps (Number, Pages, Mail, TextEdit etc.) can save or open files to or from the ...
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Can unmanaged apps be updated with an InstallApplication command (or otherwise)?

On Apple's device management docs for the InstallApplication command, it states: If the app is a managed app, this command updates it. Presumably this means that if the app is not managed, then it ...
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Why can't I find "Self Service.app"?

I am trying to find this Self Service.app but it is no where to be found. Not on Spotlight, not on /Applications. Everywhere I read about it, it is assumed as a given that it should be there when the ...
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Get .app path from a bundle ID? [duplicate]

Say I have a bundle ID com.apple.Safari, how do I get the path to the app bundle (.app) (/System/Volumes/Data/Applications/Safari.app) from that? I need this for my script to automate a task.
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iPhone MDM and private Data (Inventory vs. Private Device)

I'd like to ask if there is a difference how my personal data is managed on an iPhone. Private Device (enrolled manual MDM): Separate APFS volume, restrictions for the company which data can be ...
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Management requests on my MacBook Pro

I have a MacBook Pro and all the time, I keep receiving this message about enrollment.(For anyone wondering if it’s stolen, I don’t think so because it belonged to my friends grandmother who had ...
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Why password in not working for DEP Enrolment?

Hello Developers, I am trying to create Admin Account for the mac Device, while doing DEP enrollment I am applying a profile to create an Admin user, Profile got applied successfully. the problem ...
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Is there an equivalent to Microsoft LAPS for MacOS?

I am looking for a way to randomize local administrator accounts on MacOS. For Windows, there is a solution called LAPS, which randomizes the local admin passwords (so that every system cant get ...
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Can I use Chrome Enterprise deployment to secure extensions on my child's Mac?

I want to 'force install' some extensions on my son's Mac (to limit access to sites), and was looking at Chrome Deployment documentation. I'm at a loss on the last step ... is there a way to install ...
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How to stop an AppleScript from repeating itself

I have an AppleScript that addresses issues with out-of-sync Active Directory passwords on macOS. It resets the secure token on a given account by disabling and then re-enabling the token. I run it ...
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How to get info about System Device Profiles (MDM) on MacOS?

I need to get information about System Device Profiles (MDM or enrollment), such as Details: Description, control the computer, Allows and other. But I need to get it from some FileInfo in order to ...
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Is MDM Password History stored on device or on server?

I was wondering if the password history is stored on the iOS device or on the server when the password history policy is implemented through MDM (specifically, Exchange ActiveSync)? I have done a lot ...
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Are passwords in my keychain readable by enterprises MDM tools?

So, our company is starting to push MDM (VMWare Workstation One) around... I understand they want to be safe... But I'm worried about my safety. Question: Is my keychain still safe after MDM is pushed ...
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How to run Applescript via bash from JAMF?

this apple script code works fine from the Script Editor app: tell application "Finder" to delete ((POSIX file "/Applications/Symantec Solutions/Symantec Endpoint Protection.app") ...
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Is it possible to automate changing some security settings in Catalina?

I realize the user would have to enter their password, but beyond that step could the process of adding a program to Accessibility, Full Disk Access and Screen Recording be automated in some way? ...
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MDM iPad stuck on Awaiting Final Configuration

I've had to rebuild a new MDM as the old hardware had died. On a new Mac Mini, I've setup Server OS and have begun adding devices into the Profile Manager ready for enrollment. I've added an iPad into ...
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How can I bundle different installers from third party vendors to ease end-user installation process

I have to deploy a few packages to all our users working from home (private iMacs/Laptops) Is there a way to bundle multiple installers and Java JRE for them? What about authorizations and custom ...
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is it possible to automate device enrollment process using Intune MDM?

We are trying to give our staff an enterprise app using Intune MDM. Here are the steps we followed: https://www.robinhobo.com/how-to-enroll-an-apple-device-with-ios-13-user-enrollment-mode-in-...
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Remote Management and Verizon

I recently bought a MacBook Pro from a third party brand new in the box. I go to set it up and I get to a screen that says "Remote Management" It says Verizon can remotely install apps and ...
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How to disable Camera and Screen Share for all applications (globally) in mac Using MDM?

We know that using MDM we can handle Privacy Preferences Policy Control in mac. I am able to disable Screen Sharing and Camera feature for the Particular Application. Is there any way by which we ...
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How to download roblox without being caught by auburn school district iPad 6th generation

How do you download roblox without it saying it is restricted
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How can I make a script containing passwords secure?

I have made a simple script : sysadminctl -adminUser AdminUserHere -adminPassword AdminPasswordHere -addUser NewUserNameHere -fullName "Full Name Here" -password NewUserPasswordHere Now the system ...
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Can Apple MDM see what youtube videos I have watched?

So I was just interested In how Apple MDM works and what my device manager could see. However i am not sure whether they can see what youtube videos I Have watched at home not on my school network. I ...
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iPad - share and lock geolocation

I work for a small/medium size city and we want the garbage collectors to use an application on iPad during their collect to fill a little survey on what they collect. Aside of this application, we ...
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Apps installed on iPhone when installing on iPad

My employer uses the Blackberry UEM client to control our BYOD devices. I was enrolled in this program until they changed their BYOD management policies. I then dis-enrolled my device. I was not ...
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How to unregister an iPad from Lightspeed Systems MDM?

So I bought a iPad generation 5 from a school and it had Lightspeed Systems on it I went to the school the admin and everyone else that could remove it and they said “We can’t do anything for you ...
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Remote Management Wizard Not Showing On First Use

I have a new MBP bought through Apple Business and registered in Apple Business Manager. ABM is integrated with Azure Intune. On first use the Remote Management interface popped up but failed to ...
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Which settings in System Preferences are global for all users?

Some things in System Preferences obviously apply to only one user: Desktop Picture Appearance accent colour and highlight colour Dock size While others obviously apply to all users: Startup Disk ...
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When MDM certificates expire, can I still use my iPhone?

My dad gave me an old iPhone 7 from his employer. When the MDM certificates expire, will I still be able to use my phone? I asked him to un-enroll my phone, but he couldn’t find it in his system.
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Suggestions for obtaining session persistence when using load-balanced MDM servers (iOS)

It is not uncommon these days to have multiple back end servers and use some form of load-balancing between then. When using such a configuration for MDM servers (that support the Apple MDM protocol),...
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