Certificate for IOS device
If you want to manage your IOS device into Airwatch platform, you need generate an apns certificate. This certificate permit at Airwatch to securely communicate with your devices. Airwatch use certificate to send notification to the device.
Generate IOS certificate
From the platform Airwatch, click on Groups & Settings and on All Settings.
From the Devices & Users, click on Apple then on Apns For MDM. Click on Override for generate new certificate.
Click on Generate new certificate for generate new certificate. You need download Airwatch Certificate request. Click on MDM_APNsRequest.plist for download the file.
When the file is downloaded and if you have an Apple ID, click on GO TO APPLE.
Apple Portal appear, enter your apple ID credentials and clik on Sign In. You can see all certificate generated, this portal also allows you to generate new certificate. From the Apple portal, click on Create a Certificate.
Check the box “I have read and agree to these terms and conditions” and click on Accept. With the Browse button, click select the previously downloaded file. Click on Upload to upload and generate certificate. You can now Download the certificate with Download button.
Certificate can now be imported into Airwatch portal. From Airwatch, click on Next to validate Step 1 and go on Step 2.
Click on Upload button to upload APNs Certificate, you need enter Apple ID and click on Save.
Certificate has now been created and uploaded. You can nox enroll your IOS device, if you generate new certificate (not renew certificate), you need re-enroll your device. Certificate has valid for one years, you need renew certificate before this expiration date. You can found the expiration date and creation date into the Airwatch console. When you renew certificate, you need use the same Apple ID, otherwise you need to re-enroll your device.