9. SCEP: A Background
So far, we haven’t really talked much about certificates and profiles beyond installing them on a device, and how you need them for enterprise application distribution. We’re going to change that, because although certs and profiles can be some of the biggest pain points an IT administrator faces, they’re also really useful, and Apple has done quite a bit of work to make adding them into your iOS device much easier.
All the installation methods we’ve looked at thus far have limitations that we’ve not been able to reconcile. When you want to encrypt your profiles to include passwords or internal certificates that you don’t want installed on just any device, you’ve had to physically connect your iOS device to a ...