Next, to enroll a device, access Profile Manager on a browser running on the device you wish to enroll (using the web address You should see the page below:

If you’re using a self signed certificate, the first thing we need to do is to convince your Mac to trust the profiles pushed out by the server. To do so, click the Profiles Tab and you should see a Trust Profile for your server (the organisation name is shown).

Click install, and you should be fine to continue with the enrollment.

For those using an externally authorised SSL certificate (and for everyone else once the Trust Profile is installed), click the Enroll button in the Devices tab to proceed with the enrollment. A file called ota_profile.mobileconfig will be downloaded to the Mac from the server. Double click the downloaded file to continue.


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