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To add a cellular device policy for iOS

Feb 27, 2015
This policy allows you to configure cellular network settings on an iOS device.
  1. In the XenMobile console, click Configure > Device Policies.


    Select device policies

  2. Click Add.

    The Add a New Policy page appears.


    Select cellular device polilcy

  3. On the Add a New Policy page, click More and then under Network Access, click Cellular.

    The Cellular Network Policy information page appears.


    Cellular policy information pagw

  4. In the Policy Information pane, enter the following information:
    1. Policy Name: Type a descriptive name for the policy.
    2. Description: Optionally, type a description of the policy.
  5. Click Next. The iOS Platform information page appears.


    iOS cellular policy information page

  6. On the iOS Platform Information page, enter the following information: Under Attach APN:
    1. Name: Type a name for this configuration.
    2. Authentication type: In the list, click Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP) or Password Authentication Protocol (PAP). The default is PAP.
    3. User name: Type a user name used for authentication.
    4. Password: Type a password used for authentication.
    Under APN:
    1. Name: Type a name for the Access Point Name (APN) configuration.
    2. Authentication type: In the list, click CHAP or PAP. The default is PAP.
    3. User name: Type a user name used for authentication.
    4. Password: Type a password used for authentication.
    5. Proxy server: Type the proxy server network address.
    6. Proxy server port: Type the proxy server port.
  7. Under Policy Settings, next to Remove policy, click either Select date or Duration until removal (in days).
  8. If you click Select date, click the calendar to select the specific date for removal.
  9. In the Allow user to remove policy list, click Always, Password required, or Never.
  10. If you click Password required, next to Removal password, type the necessary password.


    Policy removal settings

  11. Next to Choose delivery groups, type to find a delivery group or select a group or groups in the list to which you want to assign the policy. The groups you select appear in the right-hand Delivery groups to receive app assignment list.


    Policy assignment page

  12. Expand Deployment Schedule and then configure the following settings:
    1. Next to Deploy, click ON to schedule deployment or click OFF to prevent deployment. The default option is ON. If you choose OFF, no other options need to be configured.
    2. Next to Deployment schedule, click Now or Later. The default option is Now.
    3. If you click Later, click the calendar icon and then select the date and time for deployment.
    4. Next to Deployment condition, click On every connection or click Only when previous deployment has failed. The default option is On every connection.
    5. Next to Deploy for always-on connection, click ON or OFF. The default option is OFF.
      Note: This option applies when you have configured the scheduling background deployment key in Settings > Server Properties. The always-on option is not available for iOS devices.
    Note: The deployment schedule you configure is the same for all platforms. Any changes you make apply to all platforms, except for Deploy for always on connection, which does not apply to iOS.


    Deployment schedule

  13. Click Save to save the policy.