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iPad Configuration
30 April 2012
Iowa Grant Schools
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Bud Faurote
Cassville, Wisconsin
• Teacher for 34 Years
• IT Manager for 14 Years
• Title I/ESEA Coordinator for 2 Years
iPad Vocabulary
• iOS: iPad Operating System
• Apps: Application programs for iPad
• VPP: Volume Purchase Program
• Redemption Codes: Used to install paid apps
• Apple ID: ID to purchase from iTunes/App Store
Pencil and Paper Time
• How Many
• What will be included
• Distribution
• Management: Centralized or Decentralized
Configuration Designs
1. Unsupervised
2. Supervised
Three Classes of Management
• OTA: Over the Air
• Cradled: USB
• Content Management
Management Options
1. I Tunes-Mac/Windows
2. iPhone Configuration Utility-Mac/Windows
3. Apple Configurator/Mac
4. Profile Manager/Lion Server
Different Options
• OTA Content Distribution: Apps
• Cradled Policies/Custom Apps: iPhone
Configurator/Apple Configurator
• Cradles Content/App Distribution: iTunes
• OTA App Distribution: Apple ID/iCloud
• Backup/Restore: iCloud/iTunes/Apple Config.
iTunes Management
• It’s Free
• USB Cradled Environment
• Handles DRM material
• Unsupervised
• Can manage multiple devices
• Doesn’t do VPP management
iTunes Summary Page
Apps Page
iPhone Configuration Utility
• It’s Free
• Older Version of Apple Configurator
• Windows and Mac Versions
• Similar Appearance to iTunes Management
• Doesn’t do VPP
• Can’t run at same time as Apple Configurator
iPhone Configuration Utility
Introduction-Device Summary Page
iPhone Configuration Utility
Application Page
Apple Configurator Management
• It free
• Only runs on a Mac…No Windows Version
• Supervise an unlimited amount of devices
• Cradled/USB sync up to 30 devices at a time
• Updates iOS
• Manages apps, profiles, and backups
Apple Configurator-Uses
• Company/Education Labs: Lab Manager
• One-to-One environments: Schools
• Device Distribution: Pre-load apps/profiles
• Backup/Restore
Apple Configurator Do’s
• Update iOS devices
• Rename devices using numbered scheme
• Erase devices
• Backup and Restore devices
More Do’s
• Push any kind of apps to devices
• Track/Revoke VPP codes on devices
• Assign users from directories services
• Load non-DRM’d content to apps on devices
Apple Configurator-Don’ts
• Doesn’t work with Video or Music: DRM
• Don’t have devices plugged in when
Using the Configurator
Three Areas of Preparation
1. Prepare
2. Supervision
3. Assign
Perform an initial setup and configuration when
the devices won’t be checking back into the
computer running Apple Configurator routinely
Allows persistant changes to devices, to layer
new settings when plugged in, add Apps, and
relocating VPP codes to new device or when
device is retired.
Apple Configurator
Start Page
Apple Configurator
Supervise Page
Apple Configurator
Assign Page
Apple Configurator
Apple Configurator
Prepare-Erase Before Installing
Apple Configurator
Apple Configurator
Apple Configurator
Prepare-Unauthorized App
Apple Configurator
Prepare-Installing Apps
Apple Configurator
Prepare-Complete iPad
Purchasing VPP Apps
• Use an Apple ID not associated with the VPP
Program Facilitator to log in to iTunes Store
• Make sure your Mac is authorized with Itunes
• Wise to use a separate Apple ID for each Mac
running Apple Configurator
Backup, Backup, Backup
• The Mac that keeps the redemption codes is
the only record of the valid use of those codes
• Maintain a current backup.
Tale of the Tape
Apple Configurator
• Unsupervised
• Supervised/Unsupervised
• Doesn’t do VPP
• VPP Management
• Does DVM
• Doesn’t do DVM
Final Thoughts….
Guard the Citadel
Good iPad Management
Happy Student
The End
Bud Faurote
Innovative Educator Consulting
[email protected]

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