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Device Management Profile for Mac

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Information Technology provides a device management (DM) profile to secure and manage Apple Macintosh (macOS) systems. The Mac DM Profile helps with Apple security, patching, and device configuration as one part of the University's overall device management strategy to secure our faculty, staff, and other University-owned systems.


To be eligible for Mac DM Profile enrollment, you must be a current faculty or staff member of Pepperdine University with a University-owned computer. To enroll your Mac, follow the instructions listed below for Mac Ventura and Monterey operating systems.

To find out which operating system your Mac is running:

  • From the Apple menu, choose About this Mac
  • A window will open with the Mac operating system name and version number

If your University-owned Mac is running an earlier version of macOS—Big Sur, Catalina, or earlier—please contact Tech Central at 310.506.4357 to schedule an upgrade.




Mac DM Profile Installation Instructions

  MacOS 13 (Ventura)

Use the following steps to enroll your University-owned Ventura Mac with the device management profile:

  1. Open Safari and go to
  2. Sign into CAS with your Pepperdine credentials.
  3. Click "Continue" and "Allow" to download the profile
    Continue Ventura confirmation screen
    Allow downloads screen
    This notification will appear once the profilehas been downloaded.
    Profile installation notification screen
  4. Open "SystemSettings/System Preferences" > "Privacy & Security" > "Profiles" and double-click on the "MDM Profile," then "Install."
    MDM profile download installation screen
    Ventura installation verification screen
  5. Once it is installed, other profiles will automatically install.
  MacOS 12 (Monterey)

Use the following steps to enroll your University-owned Monterey Mac with the device management profile.

  1. First, log in with your WaveNet credentials to begin the Mac DM Profile enrollment process:
  2. Leave the "Asign to user" field blank and click enroll.
    Assign to User screen
  3. Click Continue.
    Continue Monterey screen
  4. Once prompted, click Allow.
    Allow Monterey screen
  5. After following the enrollment steps, go to the Apple menu, select System Preferences, and select the Profiles tool.
    Launchpad Monterey window
  6. Click Install.
    Install Monterey screen
  7. Confirm the installation by clicking Install again when prompted.
    JAMF MDM profile confirmation
  8. Enter your Mac username and password, then click Enroll or OK.
    User-Password screen
  9. Close the Profiles window. Your computer is now set up with the Mac DM Profile.


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