The AirWatch Protection Agent provides extra functionality for Windows Desktop devices. Enable the AirWatch Protection Agent before enrolling your Windows Desktop devices to ensure the full protection and security by AirWatch.

To enable the AirWatch Protection Agent:

  1. Navigate to Groups & Settings > All Settings > Devices & Users> Windows > Windows Desktop > Agent Application .
  2. Enable Publish AirWatch Protection Agent.

    To ensure the AirWatch Protection Agent remains up to date, enable Protection Agent Automatic Updates. If a new version of the AirWatch Protection Agent is seeded into the AirWatch Console, end-user devices automatically update to the latest version.

  3. Choose the Device Ownership Type(s) that require the AirWatch Protection Agent based on your choice.
  4. Select Save.