3. Apps and Provisioning

One of the iPhone Configuration Utility’s jobs is to help you install and manage applications on iOS devices. We aren’t talking about apps from the App Store, but, rather, in-house applications written for your company that will be used only by company-authorized devices. These are also known as enterprise apps.

Enterprise apps differ from App Store products in a number of ways. First, they aren’t vetted or looked at by Apple. There are no rules as to what an enterprise app can or cannot do. They aren’t distributed via the App Store, either. In this chapter, you’ll see how you can use the iPCU to install enterprise apps on an iOS device. (However, we won’t be looking at how you create an app because that’s beyond the ...

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