The active or inactive status marks applications as available or unavailable for versioning features such as retire and roll back.

If you try to version an application and it is the wrong status, then you may not make the expected version of an application available to your device users.

  • Active – This status enables the application for assignment in retiring and rolling back scenarios and other management functions.
  • Inactive – This status disables the application for assignment from any management functions. You must manually set this status using the Deactivate option in the actions menu. You can manually reverse this status using the Activate option from the actions menu so you can deploy multiple versions of an application.

For more topics about the management of applications in AirWatch, see Manage Applications Overview.