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Citrix® XenMobile™ Mobile Device Management

Book Description

Get up to speed with mobile device management with this fantastic, fully illustrated guide to XenMobile. From security to package deployment, it’s an essential companion for the current trend of BYOD and corporate mobile devices.

In Detail

XenMobile is an enterprise Mobile Development Management solution with a multitude of technologies within it. It offers security and compliance in IT while giving apps and data freedom to users with mobile devices. The rising prevalence of mobile devices into corporate environments has increased the demand of Enterprise Mobility Management solutions, and XenMobile is one of the best tools to use for it.

This concise guide will help you demystify the XenMobile deployment and management process in a very easy way, covering a range of topics including implementation, management, and troubleshooting of related apps. The illustrations in the book will help you further relate to the scenarios discussed.

This book deals with the implementation, management, and troubleshooting techniques of the complete XenMobile solution. It kicks off with a detailed introduction of each component of the XenMobile solution and their role in the bundle. The next chapters deal with detailed pre and post implementation steps with relevant illustrations including remotely managing mobile devices and enrolling and revoking access on mobile devices. Later, you will cover the techniques to effectively manage mobile devices using the XenMobile solution like remote support, device enrolment, and so on.

The book concludes by showing you how to deploy some commonly known policies and showing the basic troubleshooting steps for known device management issues.

What You Will Learn

  • Gain valuable insights into configuring, securing, and supporting mobile devices
  • Learn how to manage mobile devices entering corporate environments
  • Master how to secure corporate data using NetScaler Gateway Deployment
  • Familiarize yourself with the troubleshooting of mobile devices and XenMobile components
  • Understand why BYOD concepts are so important in this environment
  • Discover how to manage applications and package deployment through XenMobile DM
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    Table of Contents

    1. Citrix® XenMobile™ Mobile Device Management
      1. Table of Contents
      2. Citrix® XenMobile™ Mobile Device Management
      3. Credits
      4. Notice
      5. About the Author
      6. About the Reviewers
        1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
          1. Why Subscribe?
          2. Free Access for Packt account holders
          3. Instant Updates on New Packt Books
      8. Preface
        1. What this book covers
        2. What you need for this book
        3. Who this book is for
        4. Conventions
        5. Reader feedback
        6. Customer support
          1. Errata
          2. Piracy
          3. Questions
      9. 1. XenMobile™ Solutions Bundle
        1. Introduction to XenMobile™ Solution
        2. XenMobile™ Solution features
        3. The deployment flowchart
          1. Explanation
            1. Phase 1
            2. Phase 2
            3. Phase 3
            4. Phase 4
        4. Summary
      10. 2. XenMobile™ Solution Deployment Prerequisites
        1. Network settings
        2. Licensing
        3. Certificates
          1. Apple Push Notification Service certificates
          2. Security Assertion Markup Language certificates
        4. Opening ports
        5. Active Directory settings
        6. Database requirements
        7. Server sizing requirements for hardware/hypervisor
          1. Citrix® NetScaler® Gateway
          2. XenMobile™ Device Manager
          3. App Controller
        8. Summary
      11. 3. NetScaler® Gateway VPX Deployment
        1. Downloading the NetScaler® Gateway software
        2. Importing the virtual appliance
          1. Configuring NetScaler® VPX
          2. Command-line-based configuration
          3. Graphical user interface-based configuration
          4. Adding licenses
          5. Configuring NetScaler® Gateway
          6. Assigning certificates
          7. Authentication settings
          8. Enterprise Store Settings
        3. Summary
      12. 4. XenMobile™ Device Manager Deployment
        1. Downloading the XenMobile™ DM software
        2. Installing XenMobile™ DM
        3. Installing the XenMobile™ DM database
        4. Configuring XenMobile™ connector and certificate
        5. The XenMobile™ Device Manager admin console
        6. Integrating Active Directory
        7. Summary
      13. 5. XenMobile™ App Controller Deployment
        1. Downloading XenMobile™ App Controller
        2. Importing the virtual appliance
        3. Configuring XenMobile™ App Controller
          1. Command-line-based configuration
          2. Graphical user interface-based configuration
        4. Configuring certificates
        5. Configuring App Controller with NetScaler® Gateway
          1. Publishing access to an app through NetScaler® Gateway
        6. Configuring App Controller and Device Manager
          1. Configuring Device Manager
          2. Configuring App Controller
        7. Summary
      14. 6. XenMobile™ Remote Support
        1. Installation prerequisites
          1. Downloading the Software
        2. Installing a Remote Support application
        3. Adding the Device Manager connection
        4. Summary
      15. 7. Device Enrollment and Revoking Access
        1. Enrolling devices
          1. Enrolling iOS devices
          2. Enrolling Android devices
        2. Revoking device access
        3. Device wipe
        4. The Self-help portal
        5. Summary
      16. 8. Managing Applications
        1. Deploying application from the XenMobile™ Device Manager console
        2. Application deployment from XenMobile™ App Controller
        3. Summary
      17. 9. Deploying Policies
        1. XenMobile™ policies
        2. Creating the passcode policy
        3. The device-jailbroken detection policy
        4. The Application Access Policy
        5. Summary
      18. 10. Troubleshooting
        1. Installation issues
          1. LDAP integration issues
          2. Remote Support issues
        2. Summary
      19. Index