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How to enroll Mac devices in Hexnode MDM

Before enrolling a Mac device, please make sure that you have configured the APNs certificate in your server. For more information, refer Configuring APNs certificate.

Hexnode MDM supports devices with macOS version 10.7 and later. Mac devices are enrolled in the same way as iOS devices. There are four methods of enrollment for Mac device.

  1. Enrollment without authentication
  2. Enrollment via Email/SMS
  3. Active Directory based enrollment/Self enrollment
  4. DEP enrollment
Notes:

  • Make sure that you’ve enabled Parental Controls for your device. You can do it manually from your Mac.
  • Go to System Preferences > Users & Groups > Check Enable parental controls option > Click the lock to prevent further changes.

Enrollment without authentication

Users will be able to enroll their device without any enrollment credentials.

  1. Open Safari browser.
  2. Enter the enrollment URL.
  3. Click Enroll. The MDM profile gets downloaded.
  4. To install the MDM profiles click Continue and click Install.
  5. Enter the Mac administrator’s username and password.

Email/SMS enrollment

User can enroll their devices with the enrollment credentials send via enrollment mail. The mail contains username and password for enrollment.

  1. Open Safari browser.
  2. Enter the enrollment URL.
  3. Click Enroll.
  4. Enter the username and password received in the enrollment request mail.
  5. Click Authenticate The MDM profile gets downloaded.
  6. To install the MDM profiles click Continue and click Install.
  7. Enter the Mac administrator’s username and password.


 
The profiles will install and the device will get enrolled in Hexnode MDM

AD based Enrollment/ Self enrollment

Here, the macs are enrolled by the user’s own Active Directory credentials of their company. The admin may only provide the enrollment URL to the users.

  1. Open Safari browser.
  2. Enter the enrollment URL.
  3. Click Enroll.
  4. Select the domain.
  5. Enter the Active Directory credentials.
  6. Click Authenticate.
  7. To install the MDM profiles click Continue and click Install.
  8. Enter the Mac administrator’s username and password.
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