For iOS apps, you can
select a per app VPN to support the iOS feature Per app VPN.
With this feature, apps can be configured to automatically connect to VPN when they
are started. You can also configure settings for the app that will be deployed on
the device during the app installation.
- To be able to select a per app VPN, you need to define a Per app
VPN configuration in an iOS configuration profile. See
Per app VPN configuration (iOS device profile).
- To define settings, you need to know the required parameter and the
On the menu sidebar, under CONFIGURE, click
Apps and then click Apple iOS.
On the Apps page, click the blue triangle next to the
required app and then click Edit.
On the Edit iOS link or Edit iOS
package page, click Show next to the
Settings and VPN field.
On the Edit settings and VPN page, select the required
configuration from the Per app VPN list to define the VPN
the app is supposed to connect to.
To add managed settings, click Create parameter.
In the Configuration parameter dialog, configure the
In the Parameter field, enter the required
parameter, for example, SMC_URL.
In the Value field, enter the parameter value,
for example, smc.sophos.com.
In the Type list, select the parameter type:
Integer or Real.
The set of managed settings is displayed on the Edit
Settings and VPN page.
On the Edit settings and VPN page, click
The selected per app VPN will be used when the app connects to VPN. The settings
will be provided to the devices during the app installation.