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  1. SCEP service without exposing to the Internet

    I suggest enabling the use of SCEP in the configuration without exposing the service to the Internet, because this is not a good idea, because the service has poor authorization.
    Instead of placing SCEP on the Internet, I suggest using a connector for a service running inside a LAN, just like it was done in Microsoft INTUNE or enabling the use of the service under a private APN.
    The proposal is made because we tried to configure the service for mobile phone with Internet access only through a private APN, in which DNS points correctly to the SCEP server from…

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    0 comments  ·  Sophos Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Sophos Mobile (on-premise) can act as a SCEP proxy, avoiding the publication of the SCEP server externally

  2. Want to restrict the (Users Or group of users ) to restrict the settings for wifi access

    Client want to restrict the (Users Or group of users ) to restrict the settings for wifi access

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    0 comments  ·  Sophos Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We released support for this in SMC 9.5. You can find it in the Android app sections, once you open the Google Windows. There are 3 icons on the left side. The second icon is about uploading enterprise apps into Google Play for company distribution

  4. user request to a device location via SSP

    Possibility for a user to request mobile location via self-service portal.

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    1 comment  ·  Sophos Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This feature is already possible. Your Admin might actually have disabled this, in this case, you need to convince them to reenable this feature.

  5. search by serial

    Provision to find a device by its serial number

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    This is already possible with an advanced search after the property:
    serial_number – Android and
    SerialNumber – iOS

  6. Schedule a task in the future

    Hello, is there a way to schedule a task to run in the future? The end goal is to remove the SMC Exchange Profile at a certain time. We require our employees to remove their work email from their mobile devices when getting ready to re-enter the USA. Per the new rules, Customs can require you to open your mobile device and they can download the data if requested. If the user refuses, then they can be help upwards of 18 hours to force you to open it. They can also seize the device and send it back later if…

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  7. User List/User Count Report

    With license renewal coming up, it sure would be nice to run a report that would list and/or count all our users. Seems really silly to count users by hand. WE HAVE THE TECHNOLOGY!!!

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  8. Battery Health

    A possibilty to read out the Battery Health of the iOS Device

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  9. Interface - Devices

    Adding a way to select the number of devices in the view would be nice.

    We are stuck at 20 devices for now. Being able to select 30,50 or even "show all" we really be useful . espaceailly when you want to "mass-deploy" something

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    0 comments  ·  Sophos Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This is already possible. Login as admin into your tenant. Go to Setup > System setup > General tab.
    you have choices of 20, 30, 50 and 100 devices displayed at the same time

  10. Cellular Network Restrictions

    For devices being used for corporate use, an option where the admin checks apps that cannot use cellular data such as YouTube to reduce amount of data used.

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    This is possible for supervised iOS devices. Apps can be marked to get data everytime, while not roaming, never

  11. Android Enterprise Device Owner over admin interface

    Currently its not possbile that the IT set up a new device in the device owner mode for the user. The user need do to this in the self service portal.
    Is it possible that the device owner mode can be activated over the admin interface?

    Thanks and best regards.

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    2 comments  ·  Sophos Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Please create a taskbundle with an enrollment task and a Device Owner Policy. If this is used for enrollment through the admin wizard, the device will be enrolled in device owner mode

  12. New Access features

    Please add an feature in Mobile to block users from access Settings/Accounts & Password. Also add a feature to block accessing mail but can access calendar and contacts. THANK YOU!

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  13. Disable "Forgot password" in Self Service Portal when using AD-Authentication

    Hi,

    The field in the login area of the self service portal does not work when using AD-User-Authentication

    Error: "Zurücksetzen des Kennworts wird nicht unterstützt. Bitte wenden Sie sich an Ihren Administrator."

    Could you please disable it when AD is enabled, so users who want to log in wont get confused.

    Thank you

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  14. IMAP for Android devices

    It would be really nice to set up imap accounts the same way exchange accounts can be setup. I know it's allready available for iOS devices, why not implement it for android devices?

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    1 comment  ·  Sophos Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Google has implemented this in a different way. The Google API does not have any dedicated Email configuration option, check here:
    https://developers.google.com/android/work/requirements/work-profile
    But under sections “3.6. Managed configuration management” any app supporting managed configurations can be configured, including e.g. the Gmail app.
    So you must search an app supporting IMAP, which allows managed configurations. Those can be pushed through the Sophos Mobile including the required configuration

  15. GCM

    Helo Develompentteam,

    this is my first post so i hope i can descript the idea correctly.

    SMC use for the pushing Notification GCM (Google Cloud Messaging) but it gives user that use more and more modificated Andriod Systems in the company that has no Google Services on board.

    So no GCM is availible on the devices.

    In the future a alternative push function without GCM and only based on SMC is the idea.

    I hope Sophos can work on that to make SMC with full functionality attractiv for alternative OS for example lineAge OS.

    best regards

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    Sophos already supports Baidu as alternative push gateway. Please check the system setup for the required configuration. This allows communication to devices with no GCM access.

  16. Set iOS device name via SMC *OR* add SamAccountName to Compliance Email Summary

    Since people get VERY creative when naming their iOS device, it's hard to impossible to link a device name like "miPhone" or "iFon" in the compliance summary to a user without backend login. A great solution would be to set device name = SamAccountName during enrollment, but I guess, Apple has a different point of view on that.

    A nice workaround would be to display the SamAccountName in the compliance report next to device name.

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    If the device name is used or not is configured under Setup > General > iOS. Normally the user name is used, but maybe a box is ticked here

  17. Newsletter

    Einrichtung eines Newsletters damit die Kunden informiert werden, dass eine neue SMC Version verfügbar ist.

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    Sophos Mobile has this feature. Unfortunately, we had a bug in Version 7.1 so the message for upgrading wasn’t delivered this time. Please upgrade to 8.0 to get future notifications

    Another option is to follow the Sophos Mobile channel on Twitter. All updates, including all apps are posted there:
    https://twitter.com/SMCSophos

  18. DEP and assignment into device groups

    upon DEP enrolment have the option to specify a device group name or ID, this would be to have the option for different task bundles to be applied to devices according to the device group specified on DEP enrolment at first device boot.

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    This feature was added in SMC 7.1. In the Apple DEP profiles, both a device group as well as a task bundle can be specified to be executed after enrollment

  19. No "back" link to browse from Mobile to Central

    From out Mobile I cannot go back to central dashboard. I have to log in again...

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  20. Reassigning Devices

    Would love to be able to move a device from one user to another user using the 'People' directory. Currently, if someone trades a physical device the only way we can make that change in the directory is to uninstall sophos from the device and reinstall it under the new name. It seems like a lot of work for something that could otherwise take a few clicks of the mouse to reassign a device.

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    This is already possible. Select the device. Switch to edit mode via the button at the bottom. Now you have an edit icon next to the user name to reassign or unassign a device

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