Send Webhook

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

GroundControl can send HTTP notifications as part of a deployment. This may be used to send data to an asset management system, for example. Note webhooks are sent from our server, not the Launchpad, so expect requests to originate from the cloud. Timing: You may send webhooks during any of these three times: At the very beginning of a deployment, before … Read More

Add Dynamic Config Profile

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

“Add Dynamic Config Profile” is an advanced feature that allows you to deploy configuration profiles. But unlike the Configuration Profile Workflow action, Dynamic Config profiles allow attribute substitution. Because of this, profiles may be personalized by launchpad and device(s) during deployment. For example, the following text, when used here, will add a Web Clip to the iOS device to check the warranty status of the … Read More

Set Timezone

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

The Set Timezone Workflow action allows you tell devices to turn off “Set Timezone Automatically” and set a static timezone. This is especially useful if devices are provisioned in one location but shipped to other timezones. Previously, Set Timezone required Restoring from a backup. While this is no longer a requirement, you will need to start off with an erased device in order for this action to … Read More

Set Wallpaper

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

Set Wallpaper allows you to easily import a JPG or PNG image and use that as your device lock screen and home screen.  But we didn’t stop there. You can enter text and we will embed that into the lock screen for you, which is a great way of generating a digital asset tag on the device. Set Wallpaper also … Read More

Supervision Options

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

When supervising an erased device with GroundControl, users can set 2 options: Allow/disallow pairing to other hosts Show/skip setup screens To configure these options, go to the workflow edit screen and select Options under the Supervise action. When an action that requires supervision is added to a workflow (Set Name, for example) the supervision action will also be added automatically to … Read More

Power Off Device

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

The Power Off action, when added to a Workflow and deployed, will power off the device.  Any other actions in the Workflow will deploy prior to the Power Off action.

Remove from Device

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

Select the “Remove from Device” action to choose the configuration profiles and/or WiFi profiles you want to be removed from the device when the Workflow is deployed. You can filter the view of .mobileconfig files from which to choose. To select a configuration file to be removed from the targeted device using this workflow, simply click on its name, and press Save.  (This action will not delete … Read More

Add Configuration Profile

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

Select “Add Configuration Profile” to add an existing profile or upload a new configuration profile. Configuration Profiles are XML documents used to manage iOS configuration. These can be created from Apple Configurator or MDM. If using Apple Configurator profiles, navigate to File> New Profile. Customize your profile, save to your Mac and upload to GroundControl. You can also upload profiles created in … Read More

Set Language and Locale

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

“Set Language and Locale” sets the Language, dialect and Locale, providing the ability to repurpose a single iOS backup for worldwide use. Select this item to proceed to the language selection window:   You must enter the codes (e.g. en_US) in the text boxes. You may also use data from Attributes. Apple uses a variation on ISO codes for language and locales. For more … Read More

Set Name

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

Set Name is a flexible and powerful way to name devices automatically. In the Device Name field, you can enter fixed text to name devices, and/or add attributes to dynamically name and number devices: Device and Launchpad attributes at are available from the pulldown menu, including Built-In attributes, Sequential numbers (up to 4 digits), and custom attributes created by an administrator. You can select multiple … Read More