eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: iPhone Configuration Web Utility

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: iPhone Configuration Web Utility

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: iPhone Configuration Web Utility - Web Utility

The Web utility can be installed in Windows XP/Vista (With .NET 2.0 installed) or Mac OSX v10.5, and the Web page is on port 3000. There is also a standalone configuration application available for Mac OSX.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: iPhone Configuration Web Utility - General

A proper naming scheme for the identifier is essential, as the iPhone tracks its installed profiles by this tag, and proper configuration will likely require several tailored policies.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: iPhone Configuration Web Utility - Signing Cert

Profiles are stored and delivered in an unencrypted XML file, but administrators can sign the package with a certificate or key so the users know they can trust the file.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: iPhone Configuration Web Utility - Passcode

Administrators can require a passcode on the device and set the level of complexity and the maximum number of failed login attempts. Users will set the passcode when the policy gets installed.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: iPhone Configuration Web Utility - Wireless

Administrators can define multiple Wi-Fi networks for the iPhone, while also setting the security policy including iPhone 2.0's new Enterprise security support. However, the Web Utility will not add pre-shared keys to the profile.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: iPhone Configuration Web Utility - Cisco VPN

We could deliver multiple Cisco VPN configurations in one iPhone profile, using either shared secrets or certificates for authentication.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: iPhone Configuration Web Utility - Email

IMAP and POP3 configurations are on a different tab from Exchange support. The fields marked "[set on device]" are to be filled in by the user when the profile is installed-

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: iPhone Configuration Web Utility - Exchange

Exchange setup is very simple, and the user only needs to know their e-mail username to get going. We'd like to see more controls for content push and data synchronization here, though.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: iPhone Configuration Web Utility - Credentials

Administrators can add certificates that may be needed for the iPhone: for VPN, for Wi-Fi Security or for other applications.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: iPhone Configuration Web Utility - Carrier Controls

You can change the way the device connects to AT&T's network, if you dare. You should not dare.

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