Renew an ABM server token

When you set up Automated Device Enrollment for each of your customers, you generated an ABM server token to connect your customer's ABM account to Device Management for Apple. You need to renew ABM server tokens yearly.

Requirements

  • Access to the MDM server that the previous ABM server token was generated for. If you can't access it, you can create an ABM server token for another MDM server. However, you must move all the devices from the old MDM server to the new one and users must re-enroll their devices.
  • Ensure the Apple Push Notification Service (APNS) certificate for the customer is valid. If it needs to be renewed, see Renew Apple Push Certificate.

Renew ABM Server token for a customer

  1. In the left-hand navigation menu, click Configuration > Device Management for Apple > Auto-Enrollment.
  2. Select the row for the ABM server token you want to renew.

  3. Select Renew ABM server token.
  4. Click Download public key and then click the link to sign in with your customer's account.

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  5. In Apple Business Manager, follow these steps:
    1. Select the account name and select Preferences.
    2. Select your MDM server name listed under Your MDM servers
    3. Select Edit.
    4. Under MDM Server Settings, upload the new public key you downloaded from Device Management for Apple.
    5. Select Done and Download MDM Server Token.
    6. Select Download MDM Server Token from the pop-up window and save to your device.
  6. In the Device Management for Apple wizard, select Next.
  7. Click browse, or drag and drop the new ABM server token from your directory and upload it to Device Management for Apple.

    The ABM server token is renewed.

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Updated: Jul 08, 2024