Profiles: An IT Admin’s Best Friend

Profiles – a pain point or a plus? In today’s session, IT experts Ben Toms and James Ridsdale looked at profile flexibility and examined what the JSS offers when it comes to profiles and payloads. They further dove into the difference between Mac and iOS profiles, sharing their experience with everything from how multiple profiles composite the same payload to how execution frequencies work.

The duo took a detailed look at Managed Preferences; Identification; Applying Profiles; Checking Preferences; and Composition. All-in-all the session was a technical deep dive into the world of profiles: why and how they work and why you should care.