The Wipe Protection settings page lets you configure options that let you exert more control over how and when managed devices can be wiped to avoid mass wiping devices.

  • Current Setting – Select whether to Inherit or Override the displayed settings. Inherit means use the settings of the current organization group's parent OG, while Override enables the settings for editing so you can modify the current OG's settings directly.

Managed Device Wipe Protection

Setting Description
Wiped Devices Enter the number of Wiped Devices that acts as your threshold for triggering wipe protection.
Within (minutes) Enter the value for Within (minutes) which is the amount of time the wipes must occur to trigger wipe protection.

Select a message template to email to administrators.

Create a message template for wipe protection by navigating to Groups & Settings > All Settings > Devices & Users > General > Message Templates and select Add, Next, select Device Lifecycle as the Category and Wipe Protection Notification as the Type. You can use the following lookup values as part of your message template.

  • {EnterpriseWipeInterval} – The value of Within (minutes) on the settings page.
  • {WipeLogConsolePage} – A link to the Wipe Log page.
To Enter the email addresses of administrators who must be notified. These administrators must have access to the Wipe Log page.
  • Child Permission – Select the available behavior of child organization groups that exist below the currently selected organization group. Inherit only means child OGs are only allowed to inherit these settings. Override only means they override the settings, and Inherit or Override means you can choose to inherit or override settings in child OGs that exist below the currently selected OG.