Friday, July 31, 2015

Corporate iPad management

This blog will cover how to manage corporate iPad; iPads owned by the company/school.

Once all prerequisites have been setup, enrolment is very quick as easy as turning the device ON.

Device Enrolment steps
  1.  Unbox and turn on
  2. Select language
  3. Select Region
  4. Connect to the Internet
    1. At this stage the onboard MDM agent will check in with Apple servers to see if the device is part of the Apple Device Enrolment program.
    2. NOTE: Devices not added to this DEP program must be enrolled manually: see below
  5. Open Safari and navigate to the URL https://account.manage.microsoft.com
  6. Enroll corporate-owned devices with the Device Enrollment Manager (Microsoft Intune account specifically created and can enrol 2000 devices) 
  7. The Company portal page will ask you to Enrol the device and install the APN certificate.  Run through this process until finished.

Processes 


How to reset the PIN?

If the user forgets their PIN; Administrator can reset by logging into https://manage.microsoft.com
Select Groups> all Corporate-Owned Devices> identify iPad via mobile number
Select Groups> All Mobile Device> Right click iPad and Reset PIN

 

References


Apple Deployment Programmes Volume Purchase Programme for Business Guide 


Deploy apps to mobile devices in Microsoft Intune
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/library/dn646972.aspx#BKMK_PrepareFiles

Microsoft Intune Account portal
https://account.manage.microsoft.com

Microsoft Intune Manage portal
https://manage.microsoft.com

Apple Volume Purchase Program portal
https://vpp.itunes.apple.com

Mobile Application Management with Intune (Dated 2014 Video)
https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Europe/2014/EM-B312

Apple DEP portal
deploy.apple.com

Apple ID management
https://appleid.apple.com/

Apple DEP
Apple Customer ID
Apple Configuration
MDM solutions
Microsoft Intune
Silent device enrolment (Device Enrolment Program)
Policy management
Locking down devices.

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