Apple's Xsan, or storage access network allows macOS with Thunderbolt to Fibre Channel capabilities to quickly access the shared block storage. Configure a payload to manage Xsan directly from the UEM console.

To configure an Xsan:

  1. Navigate to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles and select Add. Select Apple macOS, and then select ( User Profile) to apply the enrollment to the user's device.
  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 Xsan payload.
  4. Configure Connection Info for Xsan including:
    Setting Description
    XSAN name Enter the name of the storage system.
    Authentication Secret Enter the authentication key for the server.
    File System Name Servers Enter the Hostname or IP address of the file system name servers. Use the + button to add additional file system servers as needed.
  5. Select Save & Publish when you are finished to push the profile to devices.