Product Documentation

Configuring Connections to Device Manager

Oct 08, 2015

You can configure settings in App Controller enable a connection between App Controller and the XenMobile MDM component, Device Manager. Device Manager enables you manage mobile devices, set mobile policies and compliance rules, gain visibility to the mobile network, provide control over mobile apps and data, and shield your network from mobile threats. App Controller works with Device Manager to help provide managed apps to your unified app store. To configure connections to Device Manager, you need to configure App Controller settings in Device Manager first. For more information about Device Manager, see Device Manager.

Before you test the connection, you configure the following settings in App Controller:

  • Device Manager IP address or fully qualified domain name (FQDN)
  • Port on which App Controller and Device Manager communicate
  • Shared key that you configured on Device Manager
  • Instance path with is the path for service providers that use the Multi-Tenant Console or XenMobile MDM Cloud Edition. The default path is /zdm.

You can make the connections between App Controller and Device Manager secure. You can also require user device enrollment with Device Manager.

After you configure settings in App Controller, test the connection in App Controller and Device Manager.

To configure connections to Device Manager

  1. In the App Controller management console, click the Settings tab.
  2. In the navigation pane, click XenMobile MDM.
  3. In the details pane, next to XenMobile Device Manager Configuration, click Edit.
  4. In Host, enter the Device Manager IP address or FQDN.
  5. In Port, leave the default of 80 or enter your own.
  6. In Shared Key, enter the key you configured on Device Manager.
  7. Select Allow secure access to secure the connection between App Controller and Device Manager.
  8. Select Require Device Manager enrollment to require that all user devices are enrolled and managed by Device Manager.
  9. Click Test Connection to test the connection to Device Manager.

    If the test fails, make sure your settings in App Controller and Device Manager match.

  10. Click Save.