MDM Internals

  • Charles Edge
  • Rich Trouton


Mobile Device Management, or MDM, is a device management software that comes built into tvOS, macOS, iPadOS, and iOS. MDM allows an administrator to control and secure devices by establishing policies and monitoring the adherence of a device to those policies. MDM is often referred to as “agentless” technology. There is no such thing as “agentless” management and so in this chapter we go through what the agents are, how they work, and why some of those weird requirements for MDM to communicate are…requirements.

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© Charles Edge and Rich Trouton 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles Edge
    • 1
  • Rich Trouton
    • 2
  1. 1.MinneapolisUSA
  2. 2.MiddletownUSA

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