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Configure a Standard VPN for iOS

Log in to the AirWatch MDM Portal

Login to the admin portal of AirWatch MDM to push the VPN profile to your iPhone profile.

You will be logged in to the admin portal of AirWatch.

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**Before you proceed further, please make sure to integrate your respective PKI infrastructure with AirWatch for managing your device certificate(s).
Adding a Device Certificate and server certificate in the device through MDM.

Go to DevicesProfilesAddAdd ProfileApple iOS 

Give a name to 'General' and fill up respective fields.
Select 'Deployment' type

  • Managed: To automatically download those profiles in the device.
  • Manual: To manually download this profile in the device. To download manually , user will get a notification in the 'Hub' app and clicking on this notification will redirect to messages screen of the app. From that screen user can select any of the messages and download the profiles which are available.

Now select a profile, 'Credentials' to add device certificate and server certificate to your device.You can add multiple certificates in a single profile. Click on the (+) button to add or (-) to delete.

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Add a VPN Profile to the Device

Go to DevicesProfilesAddAdd ProfileApple iOS

Give a name to 'General' and fi ll up respective fields.

Select a profile of ' VPN' and click on 'Configure '. These are the configurations need to setup for VPN profile

Connection Info

For example, the following are the values used in Dev/QA testing:

Fields Values
Connection Name* VPN Configuration
Connection Type* IKEv2
Always On False
(Make it false, otherwise device will be in supervised mode)
Server*

c<customer ID>.mcs.skyhigh.cloud
You can get this information from the certificate page.

The following information is required to configure an MCS app in the MDM of your choice.

VPN gateway address: c<customer ID >.mcs.skyhigh.cloud

Local Identifier*

Client_Key1

(This string is CN(Common Name) and SAN-(Subject Alternate Name) of client certificate 

Remote Identifier*

vpn.skyhigh.cloud

(This string is CN(Common Name) and SAN-(Subject Alternate Name) of server certificate 

Machine Authentication

Certificate

(select 'certificate' here)

Credential

Certificate #1

(if there is no certificate, please follow #3.1 Step )

Server Certificate Issuer Common Name

VPN Server Root CA

(This string is CN-Common Name of server root certificate)

Server Certificate Common Name

vpn.skyhigh.cloud

(This string is CN-Common Name of server root certificate)

Enable EAP True
EAP Authentication

Certificate

(select 'certificate' here)

TLS Minimum Version iOS 11 OS Default
TLS Maximum Version iOS 11 OS Default
Credential

Certificate #1

(Select the same 'Certificate' which added in 'Credentials')

Dead Peer Detection Interval Every 10 minutes
SA Parameters
IKE2 & Child
Encryption Algorithm AES-256
Integrity Algorithm SHA2-256
Diffie Hellman Group 2
Lifetime in minutes 1440

 

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Add Your Credentials

Select 'Credentials' from the same profile. (you may have to scroll down the menu on the right)
Click on 'Configure' to add new credentials.
Add your Device certificate file here.

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Save and Publish Click on 'Save and Publish' to save the profile.

Now click on 'Publish' to publish the profile.

Respective devices will get updated with the published profile.

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