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TOPIC: Block iOS Update

Block iOS Update 07 Apr 2016 13:54 #2251

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We are trying to block our users from updating their devices. Does anyone currently know of a way to do this?

Thanks!

Block iOS Update 11 Apr 2016 13:12 #2252

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We add an entry on our DNS servers for the apple update server. It stops the clients from updating while ONSITE only - if they go home they will get the update.

Block iOS Update 11 Apr 2016 16:08 #2253

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Thanks rcbradford!

Unfortunately the majority of our devices are taken home with students or in partner districts whose networks we don't have control over. I just didn't know if there was a way via a profile or something that I was missing.

Thanks again for the suggestions! :)

Block iOS Update 12 Apr 2016 09:21 #2258

  • Pierre-Nicolas Rigal
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Supervised devices have "Web content Filter" profile where you can define a blacklist.
I'm not sure if iOS internals are respecting this profile, and if blocking mesu.apple.com would then block updates.
I'll ask our Apple contact.
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