Announcing Support for New Features in iOS 14, iPadOS 14, & tvOS 14

September 16, 2020

Kandji is proud to announce release day support for iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and tvOS 14, which are now generally available following yesterday’s special event. Some important new MDM features are included in Apple’s latest release. Support for the following updates are already live in your Kandji accounts: New device information commands New Setup Assistant skip options Non-removable applications New Restriction option New device action for Shared iPad New device information commands The new TimeZone query within the device information …

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Manual Device Enrollment Now Results in macOS Supervision, New from WWDC 2020

September 8, 2020

A lot of big news came out of the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2020, including a new update for macOS Big Sur regarding device supervision, manual Device Enrollment, and User Approved MDM (UAMDM). Automated Device Enrollment (formerly DEP) used to be the only way to supervise your devices, but Apple’s latest update changes that. In this post, we’re going to talk about how manual Device Enrollment with User Approved status now results in device supervision, what this means for IT …

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Guide for Apple IT: Auto Advance for Mac

August 28, 2020

Auto Advance is a great feature that lets IT administrators set up Apple TV devices at scale – And now this feature is coming to Mac. At the World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2020, Apple announced the new Auto Advance for Mac capability, opening up a new way to set up Mac computers at scale. This has big implications for device management, which we’ll explore in this guide along with configuration walkthroughs, common Auto Advance use cases, and some of …

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Kandji Completes SOC 2 Type 2 Audit

August 18, 2020

The Kandji team is proud to announce that we have completed our SOC 2 Type 2 compliance audit. As a device management solution that helps our customers secure their Apple devices and meet compliance regulations, we have always understood that data security is paramount, and have held ourselves to a high standard. This third-party audit is a public declaration that we are committed to following best practices for keeping our customers’ data secure. What is SOC 2 Type 2? A …

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Extensible Enterprise SSO Framework: Kerberos Extension & What’s New with Big Sur

August 14, 2020

Apple’s Extensible Enterprise SSO (single sign-on) framework has big implications for device management and authentication. In this article, we’re going to take a look at how the Kerberos single sign-on extension works, what it can do for you, and how you can configure and deploy it. We’ll also discuss how Kandji’s SSO Extension Profile makes it easy to leverage the Kerberos Extension. Here's an overview of this guide: A Primer on SSO Extensions What’s the Kerberos Single Sign-On Extension? Building …

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Product Update: Enhanced Activity Tracking, Supervision Status Label, Delay App & OS Updates

August 11, 2020

We’re excited to announce several new features to give Kandji admins greater control and visibility over Library Item activities, visibility over which devices are supervised vs. unsupervised, and the ability for end users to delay Auto App and OS updates. In case you missed it, we also recently released the SSO Extension Profile, Kerberos Extension, and more Auto Apps. Library Item Activity Tracking We are committed to giving you maximum visibility over your devices and the activity within the Kandji …

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macOS Big Sur & iOS 14: How to Manage Public Betas & Defer Software Updates

July 16, 2020

It’s beta season again! Our team is working hard to make sure Kandji will be ready on release day, but there’s still some software and service testing that you’ll want to start experimenting with to keep your transition to the latest Apple operating systems smooth. Whether you’re getting ready to update your managed devices to iOS 14 or macOS Big Sur, there are a lot of exciting changes coming – and using public betas is a great way to make …

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