How to configure Apple Volume Purchase Program

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This article describes how to configure an Apple Volume Purchase Program (VPP) account in Miradore Online.

1. Navigate to System > Infrastructure diagram and choose the Apple Volume Purchase Program item. Then click the Configure button which opens a wizard for configuring your VPP account.

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2. Sign-in to Apple Business Manager and navigate to Settings > Apps and Books and press Download token to download authentication tokens. 

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If you need to configure a new location go to Locations and press Add a new location. It is recommended to give the location a descriptive name that it can be easily linked to your Miradore site afterwards.

Go back to the configuration wizard and press Next.

3. Upload the downloaded authentication token file (.vpptoken) to Miradore Online by pressing the Upload tokens button. This finalizes your VPP configuration.

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If your account is currently being managed by another Miradore Online site or MDM solution, you need to accept the configuration and give Miradore Online permission to manage your account.

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4. In the last screen of the wizard, you'll see a notification which tells you whether the application was successfully added. You may exit the wizard by clicking Close.

 

Renewing the VPP token

Apple VPP token is renewed every year. You may check the expire date of the token from the Infrastructure diagram in Miradore.

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The token renewal is started from the same place than where it is configured at the first time: System > Infrastructure diagram.

To renew the token with Apple Business Manager:

  1. In the first step of the wizard, press the button and sign-in to Apple Business Manager with your Apple ID.
  2. In the Business Manager, navigate to Settings > Apps and Books.
  3. Choose the location that equates your Miradore Online site and download the token (.vpptoken) for server authentication by clicking Download.
  4. Go back to Miradore Online and upload the token with the wizard.

To renew the account-based token from the VPP:

  1. Login to Volume Purchase Program with your Apple ID. Please notice, that the ID must be the same that is originally configured for VPP in Miradore Online.
  2. In the service, navigate to Account Summary from the dropdown button in the upper right corner of the screen.
  3. Click Download Token to get the token (.vpptoken) for server authentication.
  4. Upload the token to Miradore Online with the wizard.

 

 

 

More information

About Apple Volume Purchase Program

How to invite users to Apple Volume Purchase Program

How to manage Apple Volume Purchase Program licenses


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