Adding Jamf School as Your MDM Server in Apple School Manager

Adding Jamf School as the MDM server in Apple School Manager involves the following steps:

  • Obtain your Public Key from Jamf School.

  • Create a new MDM server at school.apple.com and upload your Public Key.

  • Download the server token from school.apple.com and upload the token to Jamf School.

Downloading a Public Key from Jamf School

You can download a public key (.pem) from Jamf School to obtain a server token file from Apple School Manager.

  1. In Jamf School, navigate to Organization > Settings in the sidebar.

  2. Select the Devices (DEP) payload, and then click Device Enrollment Program.

  3. At the bottom of the Device Enrollment Program pop-up dialog, click Download your Public Key.

The public key (.pem) is downloaded.

Obtaining the Server Token File

You can obtain the server token file from Apple School Manager by uploading the Jamf School public key (.pem) certificate file. Apple School Manager also allows you to select which devices you want Jamf School to manage.

  1. Sign in to Apple School Manager at https://school.apple.com.

  2. Navigate to Settings > Device Management Settings.

  3. Click on Add MDM Server.

  4. Enter a name for the server.

  5. Upload the public key (.pem) you downloaded from Jamf School.

  6. Click Save.

  7. Select the Jamf School server you just added.

  8. Click Edit.

  9. In the Default Server settings, select the checkboxes next to the devices you want Jamf School to manage.

    Note: It is important that you do this step before adding devices to Apple School Manager.

  10. Click Download Token to download the server token file.

Uploading the Server Token File to Jamf School

  1. In Jamf School, navigate to Organization > Settings in the sidebar.

  2. Select the Devices (DEP) payload, and then click Device Enrollment Program.

  3. At the bottom of the Device Enrollment Program pop-up dialog, drag and drop the server token file you downloaded into the Upload DEP token field.

  4. Click Apply.

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