- Resolves an issue that could cause AirPrint devices to not appear when managing printers with a configuration profile.
- Devices will correctly prompt users to change their password after the defined Maximum passcode age from the Passcode Payload has passed.
- When MDM defines a network via a Wi-Fi settings payload and disables the MAC address randomisation option, the Private Address feature can no longer be enabled manually by users.
- If the Global HTTP Proxy payload is configured to not allow direct traffic as a fallback, devices will no longer allow direct traffic when the PAC is unreachable.
- When a Private Address is enabled for a wireless network, the hardware MAC address will no longer appear in ARP traffic.
- Always-On VPN configurations without the CellularServices service will now connect to VPN over mobile.
- Third-party file provider applications will no longer display “Content Unavailable” in the Files app.
- Third-party VPN apps reconnect successfully following a network transition.
iOS 14 includes new features such as per-account VPN, single sign-on enhancements and other device management improvements.
- The Installed Application MDM query minimises impact on device load by specifying an array of items to return.
- iOS 14 introduces a new Wi-Fi privacy feature. When an iPhone connects to a Wi-Fi network, it identifies itself with a randomised MAC address. The MAC address randomisation behaviour only generates a new MAC address once for each Wi-Fi network that a device joins. A new random address will only be generated for a known network following “Reset Network Settings”, “Erase All Content and Settings” or “Reset All Settings” actions. For networks defined by a Wi-Fi settings payload, this can be disabled with the DisableAssociationMACRandomization option.
- The Setup Assistant settings payload allows for a list of setup items that can be skipped following automated enrolment and future updates.
- Managed apps can now be identified individually as unremovable by the user.
- Fonts installed via a configuration profile will only be visible to apps implementing the Font APIs introduced in iOS 13.
- Devices now return correct DeviceCapacity values to the DeviceInformation MDM query.
- Web Clips installed by MDM will open in the specified app without prompting for user approval.
- Reinstalling an Exchange ActiveSync payload on a device will not cause a prompt for authentication.
- A device can be updated successfully to iOS 14 via MDM while in Single App Mode.
- Apple Configurator can now modify the home screen layout for iOS devices.
- For an account configured with the Exchange ActiveSync payload, the server returned via AutoDiscover will be ignored if a server is specified in the profile with the Exchange hostname key.
- You can upload a file from a managed source to a managed domain in Safari.
- The ListAvailableUpdates MDM command is only valid on supervised devices.
- Exchange accounts on iOS 14 configured for OAuth with Microsoft cloud-based services (such as Office365 or outlook.com) will be upgraded automatically to use Microsoft’s OAuth2 identity platform (v2.0).
- Emails for Exchange calendar invitations that contain notes will no longer result in the “This message is only partially downloaded” message.
- The sending account will not be auto-updated from a managed to an unmanaged account when composing a new email.
- Fixes an issue in Mail where new messages may not appear in the Inbox.
- Mail no longer prompts repeatedly when the account password has changed.
Bug fixes and other improvements
- If an IKEv2 VPN payload omits any values in Dynamic SA parameters, the defaults in iOS 14 will be set to:
- CryptoTokenKit now includes support for persistent tokens. Persistent tokens allow third-party extensions to use cryptographic items stored on a Smart Card or networked hardware security module (HSM).
- Safari displays a warning when connecting to websites that use TLS v1.0 or v1.1.
- Addresses an issue that could cause a device to become unresponsive when initiating an AirPlay mirroring session with an Apple TV.
- Fixes an issue that prevented VPN connections from reconnecting.
- Resolves an issue that could cause the Contacts app to quit unexpectedly if more than one source account is set up.