Creating a KNOX MDM profile

18 March 2024

ID 160806

A KNOX MDM profile is a profile that contains links to apps for their quick deployment and initial configuration on mobile devices.

To create a KNOX MDM profile:

  1. Sign in to the Samsung KNOX consoleKNOX Mobile Enrollment.
  2. Select the MDM profiles section.
  3. Click Add.

    The New KNOX MDM Profile Wizard starts.

  4. At the MDM server connection step, select Server URI is not required for my MDM service and click Next.
  5. At the MDM profile info step:
    1. Enter general information about the KNOX MDM profile: Profile name and Description.
    2. Click the Add MDM apps button and enter the path to the APK installation file.

      The installation file for Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Android is included in the Kaspersky Security for Mobile distribution kit. Beforehand, place the APK installation file on the Kaspersky Security Center Web Server or on another server that is accessible for downloading from the device.

    3. Enter the settings for connecting the device to Kaspersky Security Center in the JSON user data field in the following format: {"serverAddress":"","serverPort":"12345","groupName":"MOBILE GROUP"}.

      The device must be connected to Kaspersky Security Center to activate the app, configure the device, and send commands.

    4. Select the Add Knox agreements check box.

      To install Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Android via KNOX Mobile Enrollment, the mobile device user must accept the terms of the Samsung License Agreement. You can view the terms of the Samsung License Agreement in the section named End User License Agreements, Terms of Service, and User Agreements. You can also add other legal documents of your company that are necessary for deploying a KNOX MDM profile by clicking the Add user agreement button.

    5. Clear the Bind Knox license to this profile check box.

      Samsung KNOX license information is delivered to the mobile device together with the policy when the device is synchronized with Kaspersky Security Center.

  6. Click the Save button.

As a result, the new KNOX MDM profile with the Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Android app will be added to the list in the KME console.

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