Enterprise Mobility: iPhone Configuration Utility 3.0: Seven New Features, Plus One That's Missing

 
 
By P. J. Connolly  |  Posted 2010-07-15
 
 
 

iPhone Configuration Utility 3.0: Seven New Features, Plus One Thats Missing

by P. J. Connolly

iPhone Configuration Utility 3.0: Seven New Features, Plus One Thats Missing

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.

Restrictions Get Granular

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.

More VPN Options

CardDAV Configuration

Contact synchronization can now be set up in the iPhone Configuration Utility, down to the user ID level.

CardDAV Configuration

Web Clips

Web Clips can now behave as full-screen applications in iOS 4, allowing access to ASP Websites or Web-based services.

Web Clips

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.

SCEP to MLou

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.

Mobile Device Management

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 ...

Put a Brake on Exchange Synchronization

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.

Another ActiveSync Feature Remains at Loose Ends

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