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Getting Started with macOS Device Management

macOS is a series of graphical operating systems developed for Apple’s Mac family of computers. It is the second most widely used desktop OS, after Microsoft Windows. Hexnode MDM supports a wide range of features for Mac devices. Get to know more on how to get started with Mac right here.

Enroll Mac Devices

Before you start enrolling your Mac, make sure the APNs (Apple Push Notification services) certificate has been configured. If not, follow the link below to learn more about the same.

Configuring APNs…

One of the most preferred methods of enrolling macOS devices is using Device Enrollment Program (DEP). Learn more about enrolling Mac devices by tapping on the link below.

Mac device enrollment…

Configure Restrictions

Set up suitable restrictions on your device and prevent the restricted features from functioning on the device. Hexnode MDM brings in a set of restrictions, which when enabled, prevents the restricted features on the device. Go through the link below to learn more about the basic restrictions and their applications on the device.

Setting up restrictions…

Manage Apps

Choose the apps you wish to push on the device and manage the apps efficiently. You can also install the apps silently onto the device without the user manually initiating installation via Volume Purchase Program (VPP). Follow the link below to learn more about installing apps silently to your device.

Silent app installation via VPP…

Network Security

Ensure the security of your network by configuring Wi-Fi, VPN (Virtual Private Network), Email, Exchange ActiveSync, and LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) settings and protect your device network. Get to know more about configuring network settings by following the links below.

  1. Wi-Fi settings
  2. VPN settings
  3. Email settings
  4. Exchange ActiveSync configurations…
  5. LDAP settings…

Web Content Filtering

You can block or allow the use of specific websites on your device with the web content filtering feature. This feature provides access to only those websites that have been whitelisted, blocking all others.

Blocking websites…

macOS Encryption

Protect the data on your Mac and prevent unauthorized users from retrieving the information stored on your Mac with the FileVault policy of Hexnode MDM. Learn more about setting up FileVault on your Mac by tapping on the link below.

Manage FileVault..


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