DEP profile settings (macOS)

General settings

Setting/Field

Description

Name The name of the DEP profile.
Description An optional description of the DEP profile.

Device group

A device group that will be assigned to devices when they are enrolled with Sophos Mobile.

For information on device groups, see Device groups.

Note To simplify device management, we recommend that you use a separate device group for DEP devices.

Task bundle

A task bundle that will be transferred onto the devices when they are enrolled with Sophos Mobile.

The list includes all iOS task bundles that contain no enrollment task.

For information on task bundles, see Task bundles.

Enrollment

Setting/Field

Description

User can skip MDM profile assignment The user is able to skip the setup step that applies the Sophos Mobile enrollment profile.
Assign user to device During the enrollment process with Sophos Mobile, users are asked for their Self Service Portal credentials and then assigned to the device.

Use this option to auto-assign a user to the device.

macOS setup

On this tab, you can disable configuration steps of the setup assistant that starts when the device is switched on for the first time.

Note These settings only affect the macOS setup. If you disable a configuration step, the user is still able to enable the relevant option later. To completely disable a feature, use a Restrictions configuration. See Restrictions configuration (macOS device policy) and Restrictions configuration (macOS user policy).

Setting/Field

Description

Restore from backup Skip restoring data from an iCloud or iTunes backup, or transferring data from an Android device.
Apple ID Skip configuring an Apple ID. The user cannot log in with their Apple ID to access Apple services.
iCloud Analytics Skip configuring iCloud Analytics. Diagnostic and usage data from the iCloud account is not sent to Apple.
Location services Skip configuring location services. Location services are turned off.
Terms and Conditions Skip displaying the Terms and Conditions page.
Registration Skip creating a computer account.
Diagnostics Skip configuring diagnostics. Diagnostic and usage data are not sent to Apple.
FileVault disk encryption Skip configuring FileVault disk encryption. FileVault is turned off.
Siri Skip configuring Siri. Siri is turned off.

Support information

Setting/Field

Description

Department The department or location name associated with the profile.

This name is included in the information that the user can access by clicking About Configuration during device setup.

Phone number The support phone number for your company.

This field is pre-populated with the phone number from the technical support contact details. See Configure support contact.

Note The phone number is stored internally in the DEP profile but is not available to the device user.
Email The support email address for your company.

This field is pre-populated with the email address from the technical support contact details. See Configure support contact.

Note The email address is stored internally in the DEP profile but is not available to the device user.