Enterprise Mobility: iPhone Configuration Utility 3.0: Seven New Features, Plus One That's Missing
iPhone Configuration Utility 3.0: Seven New Features, Plus One Thats Missing
by P. J. Connolly
Restrictions Get Granular
New options in the Restrictions tab of the iPhone Configuration Utility allow more control over the use of bundled applications such as Safari.
More VPN Options
This release of iPhone Configuration Utility allows for central authentication setup for Cisco AnyConnect and Juniper SSL VPNs, as well as those supported in earlier releases.
Contact synchronization can now be set up in the iPhone Configuration Utility, down to the user ID level.
Web Clips can now behave as full-screen applications in iOS 4, allowing access to ASP Websites or Web-based services.
SCEP to MLou
SCEP profiles for iOS devices can now use name types beyond those found in X.500 certificates, including DNS and URI formats.
Mobile Device Management
Mobile Device Management in iOS 4 allows the iPhone Configuration Utility to set basic parameters for what functions are controlled by an MDM server.
Put a Brake on Exchange Synchronization
Administrators can limit the backward synchronization of Exchange e-mail with iPhone Configuration Utility 3, but theres still something missing ...
Another ActiveSync Feature Remains at Loose Ends
Shortly after the iOS 4 release, Apple pushed out a policy fix that allows a longer interval between ActiveSync tasks, but this policy still cant be defined in an ICU device profile.