2. The iPhone Configuration Utility

The iPhone Configuration Utility (iPCU) can be the central point for creating and managing iOS devices for a small company up to a business with hundreds or thousands of devices. This free utility from Apple not only lets you set up applications and provisioning; but with a nice amount of granularity, you can specify exactly what a user can and cannot do with his device.

It also offers you more security options than are offered in iTunes or available natively on the device. In this chapter, we’ll go over where you can get the iPCU, how you can use it, and the features it offers. In the following chapters, we’ll explore a lot of detail on what the iPhone Configuration Utility can do for you and your iOS devices. ...

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