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iOS Guide IV: Create a Tag and assign it

Create a Tag

  • Open your Silverback Management Console (e.g
  • Login as an Administrator
  • Navigate to Tags 
  • Click New Tag
  • Enter a friendly name (required)
  • Enter a description (optional)
  • In the Enabled Features Area
    • Enable Profile
  • In the Device Types Area (required)
    • Enable iPhone and/or iPad
  • Click Save

Please refer to our Management Guide Part III: Tags for further information. In this Guide we will create a random Tag and assign it to your first device. 

Configure Passcode Settings

  • Navigate to Profile
  • Enable Passcode Settings
  • Select Minimum Length to e.g. 4
  • Click Save or change additional settings
  • Click Save

Configure Restrictions

  • Navigate to Restrictions. Please refer to our full documentation Restrictions
  • Uncheck Allow Camera
  • Click Save

Configure Exchange Active Sync 

  • Navigate to Exchange ActiveSync
  • Edit the first entry in the overview
  • Enable Active Sync Settings
  • Enter as Label Name e.g. Office365 
  • Enter as Server Name e.g. 
  • Click Save
  • Confirm with OK
  • If you want to edit Profile, click edit
  • If you want to remove Profile, click remove
  • If you want to enable or disable Profile, use the checkbox

By adding or editing a Exchange Profile Active Sync Profile, the tag will be automatically be saved. So please be careful when editing EAS Profile.

Assign the Tag

  • Navigate to Definition
  • Enable Auto Population

With this setting our new Tag will apply by default to all new enrolled iPhone and/or iPad devices. For additional configuration please refer to our full document Auto Population

  • Click Save & Close
  • Confirm with OK

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