Skip Navigation

Create a custom payload profile

Download and install the latest version of the
Apple Configurator
  1. In the
    Apple Configurator
    , create an
    configuration profile.
  2. Copy the XML code for the
    configuration profile. When you copy the text, copy only the elements in bold text as shown in the following code sample.
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" ""> <plist version="1.0"> <dict> <key>PayloadContent</key> <array>
    <dict> <key>CalDAVAccountDescription</key> <string>CalDAV Account Description</string> <key>CalDAVHostName</key> <string>caldav.server.example</string> <key>CalDAVPort</key> <integer>8443</integer> <key>CalDAVPrincipalURL</key> <string>Principal URL for the CalDAV account</string> <key>CalDAVUseSSL</key> </true> <key>CalDAVUsername</key> <string>Username</string> <key>PayloadDescription</key> <string>Configures CalDAV account.</string> <key>PayloadDisplayName</key> <string>CalDAV (CalDAV Account Description)</string> <key>PayloadIdentifier</key> <string>.caldav1</string> <key>PayloadOrganization</key> <string></string> <key>PayloadType</key> <string></string> <key>PayloadUUID</key> <string>9ADCF5D6-397C-4E14-848D-FA04643610A3</string> <key>PayloadVersion</key> <integer>1</integer> </dict>
    </array> <key>PayloadDescription</key> <string>Profile description.</string> <key>PayloadDisplayName</key> <string>Profile Name</string> <key>PayloadOrganization</key> <string></string> <key>PayloadRemovalDisallowed</key> <false/> <key>PayloadType</key> <string>Configuration</string> <key>PayloadUUID</key> <string>7A5F8391-5A98-46EA-A3CF-C0D6EDC74632</string> <key>PayloadVersion</key> <integer>1</integer> </dict> </plist>
  3. In the
    management console, on the menu bar, click
    Policies and profiles > Custom > Custom payload
  4. Click The Add icon.
  5. Type a name and description for the profile.
  6. In the
    Custom payload
    field, paste the XML code you copied in step 2.
  7. Click
Assign the profile to users and groups.