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Generating an MDM APNS Certificate - Enterprise Mobility Manager 2.2.0 - WSO2 Documentation
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Follow the instructions below to generate the MDM Apple Push Notification Service (APNS) certificate:

The MDM APNS certificate will be referred to as the MDM certificate in the EMM Console.

  1. Go to the Apple Push Certificate Portal at and log in with your customer account details.

    You do not need to have an enterprise account for this purpose, all you need is your Apple ID. If you don't have one, create your Apple ID.

    1. Click Create Certificate and agree to the terms and conditions.
    2. Upload the encoded .plist file you received via email from WSO2.
    3. Download the generated MDM signing certificate (MDM_Certificate.pem). The MDM signing certificate is a certificate for 3rd party servers provided by Apple.
  2. Note down the USERID (TOPIC ID) from the MDM signing certificate (MDM_Certificate.pem) as it will be used later in the configuration. The MDM signing certificate can be decoded to obtain the USERID by executing the following command:

    openssl x509 -in MDM_Certificate.pem -text -noout
  3. Remove the password from your private key file (e.g.,customerPrivateKey.pem).

    openssl rsa -in customerPrivateKey.pem -out customerKey.pem 
  4. Merge the customer key file that was derived in the latter step, with the MDM signing certificate to generate the MDM Apple Push Notification Service (APNS) Certificate.
    For example, merge the customerKey.pem file with the MDM_Certificate.pem file to generate the MDM_APNSCert.pem file.

    cat MDM_Certificate.pem customerKey.pem > MDM_APNSCert.pem
  5. Open the MDM Apple Push Notification service (APNs) Certificate (MDM_APNSCert.pem) and ensure that there is a line break between the contents of the two files.
    The content will look as follows:-----END CERTIFICATE----------BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY-----
    Therefore, add a line break to separate the 2 certificate after 5 - (dash lines) so that the content will look like what's shown below:
    -----END CERTIFICATE-----
  6. Convert the MDM_APNSCert.pem file to the MDM_APNSCert.pfx file. You will need to provide a password when converting the file. Thereafter, follow the steps mentioned under iOS Platform Configurations.

    openssl pkcs12 -export -out MDM_APNSCert.pfx -inkey customerPrivateKey.pem -in MDM_APNSCert.pem

What's next?

Next, you need to generate the APNS certificate.

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