In order to start managing your mobile devices or Windows 10 desktops with Miradore Online, the devices need to be connected to the service with a process that is known as enrollment. Basically, the device enrollment process means installing an agent or an MDM profile on the device.
Miradore Online supports multiple different device enrollment methods. This article lists which device enrollment methods are available for different device platforms.
The enrollment method that is applicable or most suitable for your needs depends on your devices' operating system versions, your current Miradore Online plan, the level of management that is needed, and also on the ownership of the devices (company-owned vs. employee-owned).
Before you start
The management of iOS devices requires the use of the Apple Push Notification service (APNs). To access the service, an installation of a company-specific certificate is required. Please see here on how to create an Apple Push Certificate.
The use of Android Enterprise features requires Miradore Online Enterprise Plan or active trial.
Basic device enrollment methods
The below table lists the basic device enrollment methods.
|Enrollment methods by platform||iOS 4 and newer||Android 4.0 and newer||Windows Phone 8.0 - 8.1||Windows 10 desktops|
|Enroll devices one-by-one (email, SMS)||√||√||√||√|
|Mass enrollment (email)||√||√||√||√|
|Mass-enrollment using configuration file||-||√||-||-|
|Android Enterprise Work-Managed Device||-||√*||-||-|
|Android Enterprise Work Profile||-||√*||-||-|
|Mass-enrollment using Apple configurator||√||-||-||-|
|Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP)||√||-||-||-|
* This enrollment method requires Miradore Online Enterprise Plan and it is supported for Android 5.0 and newer devices. For more information, check Android Device Management.
When enrolling a Windows Phone, or performing self-service enrollment, credentials are needed. Miradore Online generates the enrollment credentials and that includes a one-time-only valid username and password. The username format is ***@online.miradore.com and the password is four characters long. The enrollment credentials are included in the enrollment email message that is sent to the user.
Create enrollment credentials in Miradore Online
Administrators can create enrollment credentials in the Users view in Miradore Online.
What happens after successful enrollment?
- Inventory information is collected from the device and is sent to Miradore Online.
- The Device page is generated based on the device inventory. It can be accessed from the Devices view.
- The enrollment status is set to Completed in the Enrollments view.
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