Questions tagged [iphone]

The iPhone is a line of Internet and multimedia-enabled smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc.

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What are some “must have” iPhone/iTouch apps for IT people?

I just got my iPhone, and am on an app-downloading spree. Help me build my list of apps! I'm marking this question as fun so that we can also include apps that aren't necessarily useful for IT ...
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How do I create the identity certificate required to setup Mobile Device Management on an iOS device?

I'm trying to provision an iOS device to be managed using the Apple MDM capabilities. Using the iPhone Configuration Utility, I'm trying to create a configuration profile. Under the Mobile Device ...
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Connect an iPhone to OpenVPN

Is there a way to connect an iPhone to our company OpenVPN server?
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How to start setting up a VPN server for smart phone clients?

I have a Ubuntu Lucid Lynx VM which I've been tinkering with. I want to set up a VPN and I am happy to learn how to do it on my own but the vastness of options makes my head spin, so I'm just looking ...
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Meeting availability using iPhone/iOS calendars

Our management team all use iPhones with the built-in iOS calendar app. We're looking into getting Microsoft Exchange for everyone here, but that'll take us some weeks to plan and roll-out across the ...
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Windows computer Name -> IP resolution on iphone?

We have iphones in our network and they can't resolve computer names. We want to access internal sites through internal names (http://server), however we can't. Is there any solution to this? Thank ...
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iphones and exchange, what am I missing?

I am trying to get iphones to play with our exchange 2010 server. I have opened ports 25 and 993 on the firewall, and I can get the account to validate, but I cannot send or receive email from it. ...
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Syncing Tasks from MS Exchange to iPhone

iPhone doesn't ship with an application to manage tasks or to-do lists, so when you sync your phone with an Exchange server, your Tasks don't make it over. What options exist for syncing Exchange ...
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How do I setup a SENT and TRASH folder with Dovecot?

The IMAP mailbox that Dovecot sets up has no SENT folder or TRASH folder. How do I set those up? Is there a way to place them outside of the INBOX hiearchy? I want to make sure that these folders work ...
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Analyze HTTP logs, looking for iOS

I am currently using AWStats to analyze the apache logs for a server that redirects links, etc from iOS apps to the app store (so we can track clickthrough). In AWStats, however, all of this traffic ...
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Best way to authenticate users to the proxy in mobile devices

As example, in Forefront TMG I can have a wpad entry in the DNS and computers discover it and autoconfigure the web proxy. When the user tries to go to the Internet he is promptped for the ...
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VPN endpoint for my IPhone?

For my company I need to setup a VPN endpoint so that my users can securely login to my network. Can anyone recommend a good server side software product/solution that can allow my Iphones to ...
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What are some TCP tuning tips for a service hit by iPhone clients on mobile networks like 3G?

I am a developer that has the good+bad situation of designing a network service that will be hit very hard by iPhone clients. The iPhone app has over 10MM downloads in the past year and now I'm ...
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Is this user agent string related to Safari?

Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 7_1 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/536.26 (KHTML, like Gecko) GSA/3.2.1.25875 Mobile/11D167 Safari/8536.25 What's that "GSA" part? I've tried to figure it out, but ...
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How to set up Exchange ActiveSync + iPhone?

If you inherited an already configured server which is running Exchange Server 2003: where would you locate the settings on the server that you would need to configure Exchange on iPhone 2.0?
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What is the best way to manage shared contacts between MS Exchange and iPhones

We are currently running: Exchange 2003 Office 2007 We have exchange public folders that contain business contacts. Our business phones are iPhones, the iPhone does not support public folders. What ...
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iTunes Sync erasing Exchange calendar / contacts

We have had a handful of instances where corporate iPhone users will be syncing Calendar/Contacts/etc in their iTunes settings, and we would like to prevent this. Unfortunately, when they sync their ...
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On SBS2003: Unable to access OMA, receiving 1503 and 3005 Events

On my SBS 2003 Server, I've been trying to access OMA unsuccessfully all day. When I first checked, the OMA mapping was missing, so I recreated the Vdirs per http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883380. ...
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How can I remotely wipe an iPhone owned by our company?

We have a number of user's in our company who are using iPhones that have been provided by our company. How can I remotely wipe out all data on an iPhone owned by our company?
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L2TP server allows connections through firewall for iPhone/iPad, but not windows

Our L2TP server (running Windows 2008 RRAS) is behind a NAT firewall. I've already verified that it is passing NAT-T. The firewall rules are all set up correctly to pass GRE, IKE, L2TP and there are ...
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How to make iPhone Cisco VPN client work with ASA with certificate authentication

I have an ASA that's providing IPsec VPN services using certificate authentication (no xauth, just the certs). It works perfectly with the Cisco IPsec VPN Client. Now I'm trying to let iPhones connect....
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How to detect an iPhone connecting a network?

I've noticed through watching Wireshark that when an iPhone connects to a wifi network, it sends out a few IGMP/MDNS packets to 224.0.0.251 (LAN broadcast, I think). Is there any easy way to watch ...
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Is the US Department of Defense ip address 6.3.6.0 valid? (reported by Apple products)

I've recently seen a lot of this IP address. A geo ip lookup tells me it is US Department of Defense Network in Arizona so why do some routers (here and here) default to this address? The real ...
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SSL Certificate on Apache Not Working on iPhone and iPad

I am having a strange problem. I have installed a new certificate from RapidSSL onto Apache on an Ubuntu server for the website http://www.radflek.com/shop/. It seems to work absolutely fine on all ...
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Exchange ActiveSync does not work for one user

One particular user in our system is unable to connect to Exchange ActiveSync via her iPhone. When I try to connect using my own credentials on her iPhone it works (everything begins syncing), but ...
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Exchange 2007 New SSL Certificate Breaks Iphone access

I recently had to acquire a new CA cert for my Exchange 2007 server for OWA and Outlook Anywhere (RPC over HTTPS). Since then, all Iphone access to Exchange accounts has broken. I have tried ...
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Email from IOS with attachments larger than 7.5Mb gets stuck in outbox and constantly tries to resend. Costs us hundreds in data fees

We have an on premise Exchange 2013 server. When sending email with large attachments from ActiveSync accounts on IOS devices, the email gets stuck in the outbox and won't send. It keeps trying to ...
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How to configure an iPhone to download complete email everytime [closed]

We have a user with an iPhone 4s who receives email via POP. His email has been working normally until recently when he reported that the body of some messages do not download. In place of the body ...
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IPSec tunnel between FortiGate and iPhone / iOS - Works except for DNS / Wins

I have configured my Fortigate with a new VPN IPSec tunnel to allow the iOS Cisco client to connect. That works fine. I can RDP to my servers, browse to my servers via IP address, etc. But, the ...
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Simplest VPN setup for iphone on Debian Linux? [closed]

I have a Debian server that I would like to use as a VPN server for my iphone. I don't need multiple users or bullet proof security. All I'm really looking for is good enough protection to make ...
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Exchange Encryped Email with PGP

My organization is currently looking into encrypting our emails internally as well as the occasional message to come outside recipients. The requirements are currently a bit overwhelming and I am not ...
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SMTP errors with iOS devices

I'm trying to diagnose why when an iOS device like an iPhone or iPad is set up to use email with our server for the first time, these errors occur. We choose "Other" from the initial set of choices ...
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Darwin Streaming Server and iPhone streaming

Is it possible to configure iPhone streaming (HTTP Live Streaming) on Darwin Streaming Server?
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Check firmware version of iPhones using Exchange?

I have about 20 users that use iphones that are connected to exchange. They have the device policy that says you have to have a lock code and 10 wrong passwords erases your phone, etc. I am using ...
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Is it possible to prevent a user from installing iOS 6?

We have a number of Apple iOS 5.1.1 corporate-owned, Wifi-only devices with internal applications that aren't ready for iOS 6. Is it possible to prevent a user from upgrading their device to iOS 6? ...
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How can I reliably deliver monitoring system alerts?

Like many people, I use a Zabbix system to monitor my servers. If there's a problem with one of my servers, Zabbix will send a message to the email address of my choosing. (Many - most? - monitoring ...
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Approve Exchange Moderated Messages from iPhone / iPad

We are using SBS 2012. we use email message approval process which works fine on desktop PCs. But when we try to access it from iPad/iPhone's Safari browser, the approve / decline buttons are not ...
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Mobile test device charging station and checkout managment solution [closed]

Alright... here's praying this is the right place for this question. Frankly, I think it straddles the border between a number of different categories, but maybe ServerFault will embrace it as their ...
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process to install ssl on linux machine

Please provide me a way to install ssl certificate on linux machine. Alternatively please do provide me process to install .p12 or .cer file on linux machine. Is it necessary to install the ssl ...
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Simple VPN for iPhone using Windows Server 2008

I have a Windows 2008 server running in country A and I am in country B with an iPhone. Country B censors the internet. Obviously this is not acceptable, I want to make VoIP/Skype calls and access ...
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Smartphone email safety

My boss is confident that Blackberry phones are safe for company use (having it connect to the email server, etc.). He is less confident about iPhones. Regarding connecting to a corporate email server ...
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Why do I have problems downloading some iPhone attachments from Exchange?

Lately I have been getting an increasing number of complaints regarding users not being able to download attachments synced from Exchange with their iPhone. The iPhones in question are either 3G or ...
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How secure is IPsec w/RSA but without XAuth username/passwords?

I'm using pfSense 2.0 and have an IPsec VPN configured (which uses the Raccoon IPsec daemon). I'm connecting to the VPN using my iPhone (iOS 5). However, the iPhone doesn't allowing saving of XAuth ...
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Printing from Android/IOS phone in the enterprise? [closed]

Simple question, possibly complicated answer. What has been your solution for users wanting to print from their Android/iOS devices? Print email attachments, etc directly from the phone to your ...
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iPhone Security for Businesses

After much negotiation with AT&T Business (and tremendous pressure from dissatisfied BB users) we recently switched from BlackBerries to the ubiquitous iPhone. How best can we secure the data on ...
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Can you sync an iPhone with Exchange 2003 without IMAP?

Does the iPhone's Active Sync Rely on IMAP Support? (Currently, I have it blocked) Is support better in Exchange 2007 or Exchange 2010? What are the minimum requirements to set up an Exchange Server ...
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iLO from iPhone

Does anyone know of an iPhone app that could interrogate iLO and present a summary of box's health information? A thin client that talks to another component that in turn talks to the iLO would work ...
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Exchange 2007 iOS 6.1 protection

In case you hadn't heard there is a 6.1 bug that will be causing us headaches http://www.zdnet.com/ios-6-1-banned-from-corporate-servers-due-to-exchange-snafu-7000011064/ I have seen an article on ...
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OpenVPN and the iPad

So it seems that we have to connect iPhones and iPads on our network... Does an OpenVPN client for the iPad exist? If not, does a similar solution (where we control the VPN server) exist?
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iPhone Exchange Calandar Sync Issues

I am having problems setting up OTA sync of exchange calendars with a users iPhone at work. I set up her exchange account on the iPhone. Have it set to push. Contacts and Email loads up pretty much ...