SCEP configuration (iOS device profile)

With the SCEP configuration you enable devices to request certificates from a Certificate Authority using the Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol (SCEP).

Setting/Field Description
URL The web address of the Certificate Authority server.

Use the variable %_SCEPPROXYURL_% to refer to the server URL that is configured on the SCEP tab of the System setup page.

CA name A name that is understood by the Certificate Authority. The name can, for example, be used to distinguish between instances.
Subject The name of the entity (for example person or device) that will receive the certificate.

You can use placeholders for user data or device properties.

The value that you enter (with placeholders replaced by the actual data) must be a valid X.500 name.

For example:

  • Enter CN=%_USERNAME_% to specify a user.
  • Enter CN=%_DEVPROP(serial_number)_% to specify a device.

For information on available placeholders, see Placeholders in profiles and policies.

Type of Subject Alternative Name Optionally, configure a Subject Alternative Name (SAN). Select one of the available SAN types.
Value of Subject Alternative Name If you have selected a SAN type, enter the SAN value.
NT user login name
Challenge The web address to obtain a challenge password from the SCEP server.

Use the variable %_CACHALLENGE_% to refer to the challenge URL that is configured on the SCEP tab of the System setup page.

Retries The number of retries if the server sends a response of type pending.
Retry delay The number of seconds between retries.
Key size The size of the public key in the issued certificate.

Make sure that the value matches the size configured on the SCEP server.

Use as digital signature If you select this check box, the public key can be used as a digital signature.
Use for encryption If you select this check box, the public key can be used for data encryption.