Uploading policy files to the MaaS360 Portal

The Policy Files page displays the policy files (certificates, images, custom OMA settings) and policy settings for devices in the MaaS360® Portal. Administrators can upload content files to policy settings and then apply those settings to devices with this policy.

About this task

From the Policies page, select a policy, and then apply the custom policy file setting that you want to use. Save and publish the policy to apply the content in the policy files on the device.

Procedure

  1. From the MaaS360 Portal Home page, select Security > Policy Management > Policies > More > Policy Files.
  2. Click Upload Content.
    The Upload Policy Files window is displayed.
  3. Enter the name of the content to uniquely identify the policy file.
  4. Choose from the following content types:
    Content type Options
    iOS and macOS
    • Certificate: Authenticates and registers your devices in the MaaS360 system.
    • Webclip image: Uses a specific image or picture file as a web shortcut on iOS or macOS devices.
    • Wallpaper image (iPad, iPhone, iPod): Uses a specific image or picture file as the background image on iOS or macOS devices.
    • Device settings (iOS or OS X): Uploads a policy file (.mobileconfig) that contains VPN, EAS, and wifi policy parameters that you can apply to all devices that are registered for the certificate.
    • Provider configuration: plist file
    • Keychain file: .keychain
    Android
    • Certificate: Authenticates and registers your devices in the MaaS360 system.
    • Webclip image: Uses a specific image or picture file as a web shortcut on Android devices.
    • Wallpaper image: Uses a specific image or picture file as the background image on Android devices.
    Secure Browser HTML
    WorkPlace Persona Policy
    • HTML
    • Overlay image: Uses a specific image or picture file as the lock screen image for devices that are assigned this policy.
    • Phone icon: Uses a specific image or picture file as the phone icon on the lock screen of devices that are assigned this policy.
    • Phone logo: Uses a specific logo on the lock screen of the devices that are assigned this policy.
    • Config file
    Windows Phone and Desktop OS
    • Certificate: Authenticates and registers your mobile devices in the MaaS360 system.
    • Custom OMA settings: Allows administrators to push custom policies as OMA configuration files to Windows Phone devices and desktops. Customers can use this workflow to push custom policy settings without having to wait for the MaaS360 policies user interface to update.
    • Office configuration file: Uploads the Office configuration file to silently install or uninstall Office 365 Suite on Windows 10+ MDM devices.
  5. Click Browse to select the content file from your local drive, and then click Upload Content.
    Make sure that you upload files of allowed size and supported file types.
    The Upload Status window is displayed.
  6. Click OK.
    The uploaded policy file is displayed in the list of policy files.

What to do next

  • Review the following details for existing policy files in the Policy Files page: content type, content subtype, upload version, and the policy file that is uploaded by. This page also displays the time and date the policy file was last updated, and the user groups that are assigned the policy file.
  • For a policy file name, click the hover icon on the Policy Files page to view the list of policies that applied the content file.
  • Edit existing policy files with the Edit option on the Policy Files page.
  • View the update history of the policy file with the History option on the Policy Files page.
  • Delete content in the policy file with the Delete option on the Policy Files page.
    Note: You cannot delete a content file that is already applied to a policy.