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To create an iOS Mail policy

Mar 06, 2014
  1. In the Device Manager web console, on the Policies tab, under iOS, click Configurations.
  2. In the New Configuration menu, click Profiles and Settings > Mail.
  3. In the Email Configuration Creation dialog box, enter the policy identifier (name), display name, company name, and an optional comment.
  4. Click the Email tab and then enter the following information:
    1. Account description. A user-visible description of the email account, shown in the Mail and Settings applications.
    2. Account type. Allowed values are POP and IMAP. Defines the protocol to be used for that account.
    3. Path prefix. If you selected IMAP as the account type, enter INBOX or whatever the path prefix is for your IMAP mail account.
    4. User display name. The full user name for the account. This is the user name in sent messages, and so on.
    5. Email address. Designates the full email address for the account. If not present in the payload, the device prompts for this string during profile installation.
  5. Click the Incoming Mail tab and then enter the following information:
    1. Email server hostname. The incoming mail server host name (or IP address).
    2. Email server port. The incoming mail server port number. If no port number is specified, the default port for a given protocol is used.
    3. Username. Designates the user name for the email account, usually the same as the email address up to the @ character. If not present in the policy and the account is set up to require authentication for incoming email, the device will prompt for this string during profile installation.
    4. Authentication type. Select the authentication scheme for incoming mail.
    5. Password. The incoming email server's account password.
    6. Use SSL. Designates whether the incoming mail server uses SSL for authentication.
  6. Next, select the Outgoing email tab and then enter the following information:
    1. Email server hostname. The incoming mail server host name (or IP address).
    2. Email server port. The incoming mail server port number. If no port number is specified, the default port for a given protocol is used.
    3. Username. Designates the user name for the email account, usually the same as the email address up to the @ character. If not present in the policy, and the account is set up to require authentication for incoming email, the device will prompt for this string during profile installation.
    4. Authentication type. Select the authentication scheme for incoming mail.
    5. Password. Password for the outgoing mail server. Use only with encrypted profiles.
    6. Outgoing password same as incoming. Select if the both incoming and outgoing email passwords are the same.
    7. Use SSL. Designates whether the incoming mail server uses SSL for authentication.
  7. Next, click the Policy tab and then select any of the following options:
    1. Authorize email move between accounts. If not selected, then messages may not be moved out of this email account into another account. Also prevents forwarding or replying from a different account than the message was originated from.
    2. Sending email only from Mail application. If selected, only the iOS mail application can send email.
    3. Disable mail Recents syncing. If selected, this account is excluded from address Recents syncing.
    4. Enable S/MIME. If selected, this account supports S/MIME
  8. Click Create.