Could Apple TV application support Application Configuration as well?

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I have checked the Documentations and Forum for half a day or so. It looks to me that Pushing App Config function is not supported for tvOS platform (but is supported for iOS) in Hexnode. Is that true? I have searched and found that maybe Jamf is able support this function for tvOS:

Our requirement is to install our own app and set as single app mode for hundreds of Apple TVs among various countries & regions, and apply different configurations based on UDID after installation.

If in hexnode, this requirement cannot be fulfilled by pushing app config files, is there any way to communicate between the application in Apple TV and hexnode MDM? Here’re some ideas I can come up with:

1. Hexnode send background notifications to Apple TV for our app to receive and handle

2. Hexnode get screenshot of the Apple TV after installation so we can get see the UUID in app UI, thus we know the mappings of UDID and UUID.

3. Hexnode get the app logs of Apple TV to capture the printed UUID string

Much apprieciate if anyone could help.

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  • Hi @alex-zhang, thank you for reaching out on Hexnode Connect!

    As a workaround, you can use the Deploy Custom Configuration under Policies > Apple TV to deploy .plist files containing the app configuration to your tvOS devices. To obtain the .plist file, you may reach out to the app developer.

    We greatly appreciate your requests and suggestions with the Hexnode Community and looking forward to more.

    Chris Wheeler
    Hexnode UEM