Direct traffic through a designated proxy server for Wi-Fi connections. Choose from multiple proxy connections to properly route traffic depending on your organizations needs and add proxy exceptions as needed.

  1. Navigate to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles and select Add. Select Apple macOS, and then select whether this profile will apply only to the enrollment user on the device ( User Profile), or to the entire device ( Device Profile).
  2. Configure the profile's General settings.

    These settings determine how the profile deploys and who receives it. For more information on General settings, see Add General Profile Settings.

  3. Select the Proxies payload from the list.
  4. Choose Network Proxies for systems running macOS 10.11, or choose Global HTTP Proxy for legacy support on systems running macOS 10.9 and 10.10.
    • For Network Proxy settings, choose:

      Setting Description
      Auto Proxy Configuration Choose this and enter the Proxy PAC File URL to automatically configure the device to PAC file settings.
      Web Proxy (HTTP) Choose to enable this and enter the Host Name and optionally enter the Port used to communicate with the proxy. This tells the device to use this proxy for any HTTP traffic.
      Secure Web Proxy (HTTPS) Choose to enable this and enter the Host Name and optionally enter the Port used to communicate with the proxy. This tells the device to use this proxy for any HTTPS traffic.
      FTP Proxy Choose to enable this and enter the Host Name and optionally enter the Port used to communicate with the proxy. This tells the device to use this proxy for any FTP traffic.
      SOCKS Proxy Choose to enable this and enter the Host Name and optionally enter the Port used to communicate with the proxy. This proxy establishes a TCP traffic connection to a device.
      Streaming Proxy Choose to enable this and enter the Host Name and optionally enter the Port used to communicate with the proxy. This proxy is configured using a RTSP if needed for applications such as AirPlay.
      Gopher Proxy Choose to enable this and enter the Host Name and optionally enter the Port used to communicate with the proxy. Gopher proxy enables Gopher-based content.
    • For Global HTTP Proxy settings, choose:

      Setting Description
      Proxy Type

      Select the type of proxy. Select Manual for proxies that require authentication, or Auto to specify a Proxy PAC URL.

      Proxy PAC File URL Only required if the proxy type is Auto. This option appears when Auto is selected.
      Proxy Server

      Enter the URL of the Proxy Server. This is required if you selected Manual as the proxy type. This option appears when Manual is selected.

      Proxy Server Port Enter the port used to communicate with the proxy. This is required if you selected Manual as the proxy type. This option appears when Manual is selected.
      Proxy Username/Password If the proxy requires credentials, you can use look-up values to define the authentication method. This is required if you selected Manual as the proxy type. This option appears when Manual is selected.
  5. Enter Proxy Exceptions as needed.
  6. Enable or disable Passive FTP Mode (PASV).
  7. Select Save & Publish when you are finished to push the profile to devices.