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Available Policies - Enterprise Mobility Manager 2.1.0 - WSO2 Documentation
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In WSO2 EMM, administrators can define policies, which include a set of configurations. WSO2 EMM policies are enforced on EMM users' devices, based on the policy hierarchy, when new users register with EMM and also when a policy is edited. The EMM policy functions will vary based on the mobile OS type (i.e., iOS or Android) of the device. For more information on managing policies, see Managing Policies.

WSO2 EMM policies

The policies that are available on each mobile OS are given below: 

√  - feature is available on the mobile OS.

X - feature is not available on the mobile OS.


Passcode policy

Define a password policy for the devices.

Restricts the usage of the camera, Wi-Fi, VPN other functions on Android and iOS devices. Windows only supports device restrictions on the camera.

Other restrictions


Restrict apps, device features and media content available on an iOS device.

This is specific only to the iOS platform.

Example: restrictions on allowing Siri, AirDrop etc.

Encrypt storageEncrypt data on the device, when the device is locked and make it readable when the passcode is entered.X


Ability to configure the Wi-Fi access on a device.

 For more information on the Wi-Fi policy for Android, click here.
  • You are able to configure the Wi-Fi settings for the WEP, WPA/WPS 2PSK and 802.1 EAP security types. 
  • The 802.1 EAP security type works only for Android 4.3 and above.
  • WSO2 EMM supports the following EAP methods: PEAP, TLS, TTLS, PWD, SIM, and AKA.
  • If you want to provide the identity of the user that access the Wi-Fi through their Android device, you can provide [user] as the value for Identity and it will provide the username used by the user to enroll their Android device with WSO2 EMM. This setting is only applicable for the following EAP methods: PEAP, TLS, TTLS, and PWD.


Ability to configure settings for connecting to your POP or IMAP email accounts.XX
AirPlayAbility to configure settings for connecting to AirPlay destinations.XX
LDAPAbility to configure settings for connecting to LDAP servers.XX
CalendarAbility to configure settings for connecting to CalDAV servers.XX
Calendar SubscriptionAbility to configure settings for calendar subscriptions.XX
APNAbility to specify Access Point Names ( APN ).XX
Cellular NetworkAbility to specify Cellular Network Settings on an iOS deviceX X
VPNAbility to specify the VPN and per app VPN settings.X
Work-Profile Configurations

Ability separate the personal and work related data on your device via the managed profile feature.

For more information on how it works, see Data Containerization for Android Device.

Application restrictionsAbility blacklist and whitelist applications on the Android platform.XX
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