Client profile updating utility
Once these three settings are defined, the security profile can be deployed.
Realistically, you will want to configure at least one of the other optional payloads to get measurable value out of your configuration profile. Click the New button on the toolbar or select the File menu and click New Configuration Profile.
Once the i PCU is downloaded and installed, run it.
It will open to a clean user interface with the Library – Devices section selected.
Future articles will cover creating more advanced profiles.
A configuration profile is an XML file that contains settings to deploy to an i OS device.
Don’t be fooled by the i Phone reference in the name; the i PCU will create profiles for both i Phones and i Pads.
Profiles created with newer versions of the i PCU can be deployed to devices with older i OS versions.
Luckily, Apple has created the i Phone Configuration Utility that will do it for us.As before, when I click the Organization textbox, the changes appear in the summary area. Use them to help keep track of whom and for what a profile is used. I will enter in “il” for Organization along with “A basic i OS configuration profile” for Description.The final piece of required information is Security.The i Phone Configuration Utility, or i PCU for short, is a program that uses a simple GUI to create, manage, and deploy XML configuration profiles to i OS devices.It is free and available in both Mac OSx and Windows versions from Apple’s website at apple.com/support/iphone/enterprise/.
Change the profile name to whatever friendly name you want.