The Workspace ONE Getting Started pages include the wizards to configure the components required to set up Workspace ONE, set up mobile single sign-on, configure the Workspace ONE catalog, and add applications for adaptive management.

Run the wizards in the following order to set up Workspace ONE.

  • Enterprise Connector & Directory. The VMware Enterprise Systems Connector service is installed and the\ Active Directory is configured to import users and groups from your company's directory into Workspace ONE.

  • Mobile Single Sign-on. Mobile single sign-on is set up to allow users to automatically sign in to Workspace ONE and select mobile applications that are enabled for them.

  • Workspace ONE Catalog. The application catalog is enabled in AirWatch, and you can customize the colors and add your logo to the Workspace ONE pages that display.

Figure 1. Workspace ONE Getting Started Wizards

Apple Push Notification service (APNs) is the messaging protocol created by Apple to manage mobile devices. It requires that the MDM provider has a valid APNs certificate configured. Configuring APN is a prerequisite to managing iOS devices. To set up a secure push connection from Apple see Generating and Renewing an APNS Certificate guide in

To set up auto-discovery, follow the directions in the Auto Discovery configuration page. Configuring auto-discovery is not required to configure and use Workspace ONE.

The Getting Started wizard might alert you if existing, potentially conflicting configurations are already enable in AirWatch or the VMware Identity Manager service. If this occurs, or the getting started wizard only partially completes the steps, features can be configured manually. The Getting Started Wizard does not replace the ability to configure or edit any individual setting, but significantly automates the initial setup for most customers