Workspace ONE UEM Auto-Discovery provides the siouerver URL and group ID for end-users based on their email address. Configure WADS to query Workspace ONE UEM Auto-Discovery to simplify enrollment for your end users.

You can also enable the Windows Workplace Web enrollment method. This enrollment flow enables the ability to display the optional enrollment screens during workplace enrollment on Windows Phone and Windows Desktop devices. These screens include device ownership type, welcome messages, and asset number prompt. This flow allows for a similar enrollment experience across platforms while gathering additional information from the end user if needed.

To enable Workspace ONE UEM Auto-Discovery and Enrollment:

  1. On the server hosting the Auto-Discovery Install, open Windows Explorer and navigate to EnrollmentServer.
  2. Right click the EnrollmentServer virtual directory, then select Explore.

    WADS_AWAD_EnrollmentServer

  3. Open and edit the Web.config file to customize the settings.

    WADS_AWAD_WebConfig

  4. Edit the following configuration file to customize your WADS setup to meet your enrollment needs.

    Key Value Notes
    WebEnrollmentEnabled True Enabling this option displays the optional enrollment screens, such as device ownership type, welcome messages, and asset number prompt, to the end user during workplace enrollment on Windows Phone 8.1 and above.
    WebEnrollmentEnabled False Disabling this option prevents the optional enrollment screens during workplace enrollment on Windows Phone 8.1+ and only uses workplace for enrollment.
    UseAirwatchAutoDiscovery True Enabling this option allows for the Windows Auto-Discovery Service to query Workspace ONE UEM Auto-Discovery for registered email domains and returns the server URL and group ID for the end user. This option eliminates the need for the end user to have to enter the Group ID. If enrolling Windows Phone 8, consider setting this value to true, otherwise this key is optional. WADS must reach discovery.awmdm.com on port 443.
    UseAirwatchAutoDiscovery False End users are asked to enter group ID if set to false, unless enrolling Windows Phone 8.1 with Web enrollment enabled. Consider setting the option to true when possible to simplify enrollment for end users.
    DeviceServicesUrl N/A

    Enter the URL of the Device Services server. This URL can be found by navigating to Site URLs in the Console. Groups and Settings > All Settings > System > Advanced > Site URL. Do not enter HTTPS:// in the installer text boxes.

    For example, if the Device Services URL listed in Site URL is https://ds16.airwatchportals.com/deviceservices, enter ds16.airwatchportals.com in the installer text boxes.

    DeviceManagementUrl N/A

    Enter the URL of the Device Management server. This URL can be found by navigating to Site URLs in the Console. Groups and Settings > All Settings > System > Advanced > Site URL. Do not enter HTTPS:// in the installer text boxes.

    For example, if the Device Management URL listed in Site URL is https://ds16.airwatchportals.com/devicemanagement, enter ds16.airwatchportals.com in the installer text boxes.

    Level Error Default value, catches all errors and information
    Level Verbose Switch to Verbose when troubleshooting, provides more logs