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Configuring the Qlik Sense Mobile Client Managed app hub list using MobileIron

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Configuring the Qlik Sense Mobile Client Managed app hub list using MobileIron

When you deploy the Qlik Sense Mobile Client Managed app using MobileIron, you can choose to push one or several Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows hub links directly to your users using Managed App Configuration. This can be performed via the App Catalog, or as a PLIST (MobileIron Core only).

MobileIron Cloud

Follow the steps below to configure the Qlik Sense Mobile Client Managed app hub list using the App Catalog mechanism for MobileIron Cloud.

Do the following:

  1. Open your MobileIron Cloud Console.
  2. Go to Apps > App Catalog.
  3. Select the Qlik Sense Mobile Client Managed app.
  4. Click App Configurations.
  5. Select the iOS Managed App Configuration and do the following:
    1. Navigate to the Configuration section.
    2. Enter a JSON string into the mdm variable that identifies an array of named Hub URLs in the following format:

      { "Accounts" : [ { "name": "United Kingdom", "url": "https://sense.uk.example.com" }, { "name": "Brazil", "url": "https://sense.br.example.com" } ] }

      Ensure that the JSON content is properly quoted and well-structured by validating it at https://jsonlint.com/.

    3. Choose a Distribution option.
    4. Click Update.

The Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows hubs that you added now appear in the users' Qlik Sense Mobile Client Managed app list under Select an account the next time that they open the app

MobileIron Core

In MobileIron Core you can configure the Qlik Sense Mobile Client Managed app hub list via the App Catalog, or as a PLIST

App Catalog

Follow the steps below to configure the Qlik Sense Mobile Client Managed app hub list using the App Catalog mechanism for MobileIron Core.

Do the following:

  1. Open your MobileIron Cloud Console.
  2. Go to Apps > App Catalog.
  3. Select the Qlik Sense Mobile Client Managed app and click Edit.

  4. Do the following:

    1. Navigate to the Managed App Configurations section and select Default Configuration for Qlik Sense Mobile.
    2. Enter a JSON string into the mdm variable that identifies an array of named Hub URLs in the following format:

      { "Accounts" : [ { "name": "United Kingdom", "url": "https://sense.uk.example.com" }, { "name": "Brazil", "url": "https://sense.br.example.com" } ] }

      Ensure that the JSON content is properly quoted and well-structured by validating it at https://jsonlint.com/.

      Click Save.

The Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows hubs that you added now appear in the users' Qlik Sense Mobile Client Managed app list under Select an account the next time that they open the app

PLIST

Follow the steps below to configure the Qlik Sense Mobile Client Managed app hub list using the PLIST mechanism for MobileIron Core.

Do the following:

  1. Create a PLIST file in the following format that provides a JSON array of named Hub URLs in the mdm string variable:

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTF PLISR 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd"> <plist version="1.0"> <dict> <key>mdm</key> <string>{ "Accounts" : [ { "name": "United Kingdom", "url": "https://sense.uk.example.com" }, { "name": "Brazil", "url": "https://sense.br.example.com" } ] }</string> </dict> </plist>

    Ensure that the JSON content is properly quoted and well-structured by validating it at https://jsonlint.com/ however the string value MUST be supplied on a single line without any embedded newline characters.

  2. Open your MobileIron Core Console.
  3. Go to Policies & Configs.
  4. Select Add New > Apple > iOS / tvOS > Managed App Config and then do the following:
    1. Enter a name for this Managed App Config that uniquely identifies it.
    2. Enter com.qlik.qliksense.mobile in the BundleId field.
    3. Select the PLIST file you created in the first step above.
    4. Click Save.
  5. Click Actions > Apply to Label to deliver the configuration to applicable registered devices.

The Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows hubs that you added now appear in the users' Qlik Sense Mobile Client Managed app list under Select an account the next time that they open the app