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Configuration Steps for an On Demand iOS VPN using AirWatch

Configuration of on-demand VPN profile

Login to AirWatch MDM portal

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

URL - https://techp-ds.awmdm.com/
User name - xyzpqr
Password - ******

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

Adding a p12 and server certificate in the device through MDM. 

Go to Devices → Profiles → Add → Add Profile → Apple 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 p12 and Server certificate to your device.
You can add multiple certificates in a single profile. Click on the (+) button to add or (-) to delete.

Add a VPN profile to the device.

Go to Devices → Profiles → Add → Add Profile → Apple iOS 
Give a name to 'General' and fill up respective fields.

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

Connection Info

Fields

Values

Fields

Values

Always On

False

(Make it false, otherwise device will be in supervised mode)

Connect Automatically True
Connection Name* VPN Configuration

Connection Type*

IKEv2

Credential

Certificate #1

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

Credential

Certificate #1

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

Dead Peer Detection Interval

Every 10 minutes

EAP Authentication

Certificate

(select 'certificate' here)

Enable EAP

True
  True

Local Identifier*

Client_Key1

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

Machine Authentication

Certificate

(select 'certificate' here) 

Per-App VPN Rules

True

(This field is mandatory, in order to activate On-Demand VPN)

Remote Identifier*

10.140.220.222

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

SA Parameters 

IKE2
&
Child

 AES-256

 SHA2-256

 2

 1440

Safari Domains

*.box.com

(add the domain names, for which VPN will be on for On-Demand)

Server Certificate Common Name

10.140.220.222

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

Server Certificate Issuer Common Name 

VPN Server Root CA

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

Server*

10.140.220.222

(Host Machine IP or Host Name)

TLS Maximum VersioniOS 11

OS Default

TLS Minimum VersioniOS 11

OS Default

After browsing *.box.com from the managed iOS device, VPN On-demand profile will be enabled.

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 p12 file here.

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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