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About Sophos Mobile
About Sophos Mobile Admin
Key steps for managing devices with Sophos Mobile
You can create reports of the items managed by Sophos Mobile.
Enroll devices
When you enroll a device with Sophos Mobile, the device registers with the Sophos Mobile server, and you can monitor and control it.
Manage devices
Device groups
On the People page, you manage your Sophos Mobile user accounts.
A policy contains settings you can apply to a device or device group.
Compliance policies
Task bundles
With a task bundle you can bundle several tasks in one transaction.
App groups
In Sophos Mobile you create app groups to define list of apps for policies.
Add work documents
You can upload work documents to Sophos Mobile to make them available to your users.
Mobile Threat Defense with Sophos Intercept X for Mobile
Sophos Intercept X for Mobile is a Mobile Threat Defense (MTD) solution for your Android device, iPhone, or iPad.
Intune app protection
Duo Security integration
You can connect Sophos Mobile with the Duo Security authentication software. This allows Duo Security to identify trusted devices by their Sophos Mobile management status.
TeamViewer remote control
TeamViewer is a third-party remote control tool. TeamViewer integration allows you to launch a remote control session with an Android device, iPhone, or iPad from within Sophos Mobile without having to use a session ID or password.
Create administrators
Sophos container
Migration to Sophos Central
The migration assistant moves your data from Sophos Mobile to Sophos Central.
Migrate from Exchange Server to Exchange Online
When you move from a local Exchange Server to Exchange Online in Microsoft 365, you must update the mail account configuration in Sophos Mobile.
Super administrator
Sophos Mobile licenses
Configure system settings
Manage customers
Manage configuration items
If you’re a super administrator, you can define configuration items like policies, task bundles or apps and then transfer them to customers.
General settings for iPhones and iPads
Configure EAS proxy connection
If you’re a super administrator, you can configure the EAS proxy that Sophos Mobile uses to filter email traffic between the managed devices and your email server.
Configure Network Access Control
Configure portal access
If you’re a super administrator, you can configure settings that apply to all customers for Sophos Mobile Admin and Sophos Mobile Self Service Portal.
Add custom logo
Configure file upload limits
If you’re a super administrator, you can configure file size limits for uploaded apps and documents.
Configure app title
Audit logging
Create system messages
Receive Sophos news
If you’re a super administrator, you can receive news, related to Sophos Mobile, from Sophos.
Download server log files
View system health
If you’re a super administrator, you can view the system health, that is, the status of the Sophos Mobile server and database.
What are the key steps?
Log in as super administrator
Configure system settings
Activate Mobile Advanced licenses
Check your licenses
Create a customer
Switch to the customer
Create an administrator for the customer
Configure settings
Set Android management mode
For Android devices, you can choose between the Android Enterprise and Device administrator (legacy feature) management modes.
Apple Push Notification service certificates
Sophos Mobile needs your organization’s Apple Push Notification service (APNs) certificate to manage your iPhones, iPads, and Macs.
Compliance policies
Device groups
Get started with device policies
The Policies startup wizard helps you create basic device policies for all platforms. You can enhance the policies later.
Create task bundle for Android devices
You create separate task bundles for Android, iOS, and other device platforms you want to manage.
Create task bundle for iPhones and iPads
You create separate task bundles for Android, iOS, and other device platforms you want to manage.
Create Self Service Portal configurations
With a Self Service Portal configuration, you configure the types of devices that users can enroll, the enrollment details, and the device actions they can perform in Sophos Mobile Self Service Portal.
Create test user
Test device enrollment in Sophos Mobile Self Service Portal
Import users
After you’ve tested device enrollment in Sophos Mobile Self Service Portal, you can import your user list into Sophos Mobile.
Use the Add device wizard
Set up Sophos Mobile
Standalone EAS proxy
Load balancing and high availability
Upgrade an existing installation
You upgrade an existing installation of Sophos Mobile by running the installer. The installer detects your installation and upgrades it to the latest version.
Technical reference
Sizing considerations
Architecture examples
Learn how to integrate Sophos Mobile server into your organization’s infrastructure.
Ports and protocols
This section lists the communication details for required and optional network connections.
EAS proxy usage scenarios
EAS proxy architecture examples
Learn how to integrate the Sophos Mobile standalone EAS proxy into your organization’s infrastructure.
Migration checklist
This checklist is a condensed version of the Prepare for migration, Migration, and Post-migration tasks sections. Use it to track your migration status.
Migration overview
Post-migration tasks
Migration issues
The Preview export and Preview import pages of the migration assistant show issues that require your attention.
App reputation support
The app groups web service interface
Sophos Mobile offers a RESTful web service to manage app groups. Third-party app reputation vendors can use this interface to integrate app reputation information into Sophos Mobile.
API description
Legal notices

Sophos Mobile documentation

This is the documentation for on-premise installations of Sophos Mobile.

For Sophos Mobile managed by Sophos Central, see the Sophos Mobile documentation (Sophos Central).