MDM Profile Settings

The MDM Profile Settings allow you to configure when the MDM profile will be automatically renewed for computers and mobile devices. The MDM profile contains the device identity certificate, which is also renewed for a duration of two years when the MDM profile is renewed.

Configuring MDM Profile Renewal for Computers or Mobile Devices

  1. Log in to Jamf Pro.

  2. In the top-right corner of the page, click Settings images/download/thumbnails/81555019/Icon_Settings_Hover.png .

  3. Click Global Management.

  4. Click MDM Profile Settings images/download/thumbnails/81555019/MDMProfileSettings.png .

  5. Click Edit images/download/thumbnails/81532686/edit.png .

  6. Configure when MDM profiles are automatically renewed for computers and mobile devices using the following settings:

    • When the built-in certificate authority is renewed—By default, the MDM profile and device identity certificate on all computers or mobile devices will be renewed when Jamf Pro's built-in certificate authority is renewed.

    • days before the MDM profile expires—This option allows you to specify the number of days before the MDM profile expires to renew it. To change the number of days, choose 90, 120, or 180 from the pop-up menu. The default is 180 days.

  7. Click Save images/download/thumbnails/81531754/floppy-disk.png .

Note: The automatic renewal of the MDM profile will occur when the next MDM command is issued or when the computer or mobile device next checks in to Jamf Pro, as specified in the Mobile Device or Computer Inventory settings. For more information about renewing Jamf Pro's built-in certificate authority, see the Renewing Jamf Pro JSS Built-In Certificate Authority (CA) Knowledge Base article.

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