automated actions in XenMobile to program a reaction to events, user or device
properties, or the existence of apps on user devices. When you create an
automated action, you establish the effect on the user's device when it is
connected to XenMobile based on triggers in the action. When an event is
triggered, you can send a notification to the user to correct an issue before
more serious action is taken.
For example, if
you want to detect an app that you have previously blacklisted (for example,
Words with Friends), you can specify a trigger that sets the user's device out
of compliance when Words with Friends is detected on their device. The action
then notifies them that they must remove the app to bring their device back
into compliance. You can set a time limit for how long to wait for the user to
comply before taking more serious action, such as selectively wiping the
The effects that you set to happen automatically range from the
- Fully or
selectively wiping the device.
- Setting the
device to out of compliance.
- Revoking the
- Sending a
notification to the user to correct an issue before more severe action is
This topic explains how to add, edit, and filter automated actions