Configure Profile Manager in macOS Server
Profile Manager lets you specify how apps and books are distributed, how clients are configured, how to administer devices, and how to deliver the configurations to users and devices.
Before you can use Profile Manager, click the On button in the Server app’s Profile Manager pane, then do any of the following:
To get to the administration portal, follow the Profile Manager link in the Server app’s Profile Manager pane.
The administration portal is a website where you manage app assignments, configure settings for devices, manage enrolled devices and device groups, manage users and user groups, and execute or monitor tasks on enrolled devices.
To specify settings and assign them to users, devices, and groups, and to manage enrolled devices, click Open in Safari next to Profile Manager in the bottom of the window.
When Profile Manager opens in your web browser, sign in with your administrator name and password.
To enable remote device configuration, click Configure under of the following, then make sure the devices are enrolled:
Apple School Manager
Apple Business Manager
Device Enrollment Program (you must have an existing account)
After a device is enrolled, you can update its configuration over the network without user interaction and perform other tasks. For information about how users interact with Profile Manager, click Open Profile Manager, then choose Help from the User menu.
To assign apps and books purchased through Apple School Manager, Apple Business Manager, or Volume Purchasing, click Configure under “Volume Purchase for Apps and Books.”
For information about how to assign apps and books purchased through Apple School Manager, Apple Business Manager, or Volume Purchasing to devices, users, or groups, click Open Profile Manager, then choose Help from the User menu.
To use the Apple Push Notification service (APNs), click Configure under “Device communication push notification certificate,” then sign in with your Apple ID and password.
To sign profiles using a certificate, select “Sign configuration profiles,” then choose a certificate from the Certificates pop-up menu.
If the certificate isn’t available in the menu, choose Import from the Certificates pop-up menu and import a certificate.