What is Profile Manager?

Profile Manager provides administrators with a configuration profile editor, a user portal where users can download configuration profiles, and a mobile device management (MDM) server for automatic profile distribution and management.

Before you begin

To complete this tutorial, you need a few things:

  • A Mac (the server) to run Profiles Manager service

    This tutorial uses “myserver.local” as the server’s host name.

  • A user name and password on the server

  • An iPad (the client) with iOS 8 or later installed

  • The server and the client on the same Wi-Fi network

  • An Apple ID to set up push notifications

Go to Lesson 1: Remotely manage an iPad.