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05Jan 2017

How to deploy iOS Apps using Codeproof Platform?

The MDM Administrator can deploy iOS apps silently through Codeproof MDM Platform using the following ways.

A. Deploying Apps purchased via VPP or Apple Business Manager.

Apps purchased via Apple Business Manager or Apple VPP account can be installed silently using Codeproof. Here is complete instructions regarding app install using VPP.

B. Deploy Enterprise signed .IPA package.

  1. Log-in to Console, select “Mobile Policy Manager” from top menu.
  2. Expand left side tree, Select a device or group of devices from the left-side tree,
  3. On Right side, select “iOS Security” then go to “Command Center” and select “Install Application” command.
  4. Select PackageType as “ManifestUrl”
  5. Create a manifest file for your .IPA package (sample manifest file can be downloaded from here: https://www.codeproof.com/downloads/howto/app-deployment/samplemanifest.plist)
  6. Update the sample manifest file and enter the .IPA package url.
  7. Select the manifest plist file from your computer and upload it.
  8. In this case, App installation will be silent and end-user confirmation is not required. See below image illustrations.

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C. Deploy apps purchased via iTunes App Store.

  1. Log-in to Console, select “Mobile Policy Manager” from top menu.
  2. Expand left side tree, Select a device or group of devices from the left-side tree,
  3. On Right side, select “iOS Security” then go to “Command Center” and select “Install Application” command.
  4. Select packageType “iTunesStoreId” and enter the iTunesStoreId for your app. (Here are the instructions to find out iTunesStoreId for your app.)
  5. In this case, there will be a “Installation Confirmation Prompt” in the device and end-user has to accept it. Apple also verifies the purchased license in the device. In order to verify app license, Apple ID login maybe needed. See below image illustrations.

 

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App Installation prompt

App Installation prompt

iTunes Store Authentication Prompt

iTunes Store Authentication Prompt

Books App is Installing

Books App is Installing

iBooks App Installed

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