How to deploy Sapho to AppConfig-based systems

Audience: System administrators installing and configuring Sapho Server

Deploying Sapho with AppConfig to Enterprise Mobile Application Management providers, such as AirWatch and MobileIron, is a very simple task. The only thing you have to do is insert the autoconnect_url configuration item into your AppConfig XML to point to the base URL of your Sapho Server.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<managedAppConfiguration>
  <version>1</version>
  <bundleId>com.sapho.app</bundleId>
  <dict>
      <string keyName="autoconnect_url">
          <defaultValue>
              <value>https://sapho.your-company.com</value>
          </defaultValue>
      </string>
  </dict>
</managedAppConfiguration>

If you need more information about setting up the AppConfig XML file for your mobile management solution, please refer to the links below:

Sapho also offers deep integration with AirWatch. To learn more about this integration, check out this video tutorial.

Per-app VPN

If your Sapho Server sits behind your corporate firewall, you will need to provide the Sapho App with a secure connection based on a per-app VPN. This security configuration is fully supported by Sapho. The AppConfig community sets app tunnel standards for Per-app VPN connections and each MDM provider offers a platform-specific solution: