Set up Ivanti EPMM

To set up Ivanti EPMM for testing your AppConnect app, do the following high-level steps:

1. Login to the Admin Portal.
2. Enable AppConnect on Ivanti EPMM.
3. Configure the AppConnect global policy.
4. Create an AppConnect container policy.

These instructions are for Ivanti EPMM

Login to the Admin Portal

Ivanti provides you with the following information about your test Ivanti EPMM:

the URL for accessing the Ivanti EPMM’s Admin Portal

The Admin Portal is a web portal for configuring Ivanti EPMM. The URL has the format:<app partner name>

a user ID and password for accessing the Admin Portal

You also use this user ID to register a device with Ivanti EPMM.

a port number for Ivanti EPMM, used when you register a device with Ivanti EPMM.

The port number is typically four or five digits.

To login to Ivanti EPMM:

1. Open a browser to the URL for accessing the Ivanti EPMM’s Admin Portal.

Use the URL of your test Ivanti EPMM, appended with /mifs. For example:

2. Enter your Username and Password.
3. Click Sign In.

You are now in the Admin Portal.

Change your password when prompted.

Enable AppConnect on Ivanti EPMM

To enable AppConnect on Ivanti EPMM:

1. In the Admin Portal, go to Settings.
2. Select Additional Products > Licensed Products.
3. Select AppConnect For Third-party And In-house Apps if it is not already selected.
4. Click Save.

Configure the AppConnect global policy

An AppConnect global policy is necessary for your AppConnect app to work properly.

To configure an AppConnect global policy:

1. In the Admin Portal, select Policies & Configs > Policies.
2. Select the row that says Default AppConnect Global Policy for the Policy Name.
3. Click Edit in the right-hand pane.
4. For AppConnect, select Enabled.

The display now shows all the AppConnect global policy fields.

5. In the AppConnect Passcode section, for Passcode Type, select Numeric.
6. In the AppConnect Passcode section, select Passcode Is Required For iOS Devices.
7. Click Save.

Do not select Authorize in the field Apps Without An AppConnect Container Policy in the section Data Loss Prevention Policies in the AppConnect global policy. You will authorize the app with an AppConnect container policy instead.

Create an AppConnect container policy

An app is authorized only if an AppConnect container policy for the app is present on the device.

To create an AppConnect container policy:

1. In the Admin Portal, select Policies & Configs > Configurations.
2. Select Add New > AppConnect > Container Policy.
3. Enter a name for the AppConnect container policy.

For example: My App’s Container Policy

4. In the Application field, enter the bundle ID of your app.

For example: com.MyCompany.MySecureApp

5. Click Save.

The dialog box closes and the new AppConnect container policy appears in the list.

6. Select the AppConnect container policy you just created.
7. Select Actions > Apply To Label.
8. Select iOS.
9. Click Apply.
10. Click OK.