Product Documentation

XenMobile options device policies

Mar 04, 2015

You add a XenMobile options policy to configure Worx Home behavior when connecting to XenMobile from Android and Symbian devices.

  1. In the XenMobile console, click Configure > Device Policies. The Device Policies page appears.



  2. Click Add. The Add a New Policy dialog box appears.


    Select XenMobile options

  3. Click More and then, under XenMobile agent, click XenMobile Options. The XenMobile Options Policy page appears.


    XenMobile options page

  4. In the Policy Information pane, enter the following information:
    1. Policy Name: Type a descriptive name for the policy.
    2. Description: Type an optional description of the policy.
    3. Click Next.
  5. Under Platforms, select the platform or platforms you want to add.

    If you selected Android, configure these settings:


    XenMobile options for Android

    1. Traybar notification - hide traybar icon: Select whether the traybar icon is hidden or visible.
    2. Connection: time-out(s): Type the length of time in seconds that a connection can be idle before the connection times out. The default is 20 seconds.
    3. Keep-alive interval(s): Type the length of time in seconds to keep a connection open. The default is 120 seconds.
    4. Prompt the user before allowing remote control: Select whether to prompt the user before allowing remote support control.
    5. Before a file transfer: In the list, click whether to warn the user about a file transfer or whether to ask the user for permission.

    If you selected Symbian, configure these settings:


    XenMobile Options for Symbian

    1. Connection time-outs: Type the length of time in seconds that a connection can be idle before it times out. The default is 20 seconds.
    2. Keep-alive interval(s): Type the length of time in seconds to keep a connection open. The default is 120 seconds.
  6. After you finish configuring the settings for one or more platforms and then click Next, the Assignment page appears.
  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Click Save to save the policy.