Configuring proxies is critical when it comes to device management. Proxies protect and add privacy to the Network connection, but you and your technology team should pay attention to the domains the proxy server is blocking in order to not harm the connection with the MDM server.
The more advanced and robust the proxy, the more difficult the Wifi Authentication can be in Apple devices.
The APNs servers use load balancing, so your devices won't always connect to the same public IP address for notifications. The entire 18.104.22.168/8 address block is assigned to Apple, so it’s best to allow access to this range of ports.
If you use the Mosyle Business solution, it’s also required to allow the MDM Server wildcard:
Make sure your proxy ports are correctly scheduled, ensuring any necessary ports won’t be blocked during school hours.
We strongly recommend to use FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name) rather than the IP address. Ensure the following domains are configured:
Proxy Auto-Configuration (PAC) File on iOS devices is recommended since it will make the network connection run smoothly. If your organization doesn't have a Proxy Server, you can configure it using Mosyle Business.