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Renewing an expiring Apple Automated Device Enrollment token

Updated on May 3rd, 2022

ADE token (previously Apple DEP token) is used to secure the communication between Apple Business or School Manager and an MDM server, such as Miradore.

Each token is valid for one year.

You can check the validity period of your current token on the Infrastructure diagram page in Miradore. Hover your mouse cursor over the Apple Device Enrollment Program icon and you will see when the token will expire.

Apple DEP token validity period is shown in Miradore.
Each token is valid for one year.

How to renew your ADE token

  1. Go to System > Infrastructure diagram page on your Miradore site.
  2. Hover your mouse over the Apple Device Enrollment Program icon and click the green Renew button.

    How to renew Apple server token for Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP/ADE) deployments

  3. Log in to Apple Business Manager or Apple School Manager with the same Apple ID that you used to generate your current token. Notice that the account must have either an Administrator or Device Enrollment Manager role.
  4. In the Apple Business/School Manager, open Preferences, select the MDM server whose token you wish to renew, and then Download Token.

    Download Apple server token from Apple Business/School Manager.

  5. Notice that downloading a new server token (.p7m file) will reset your existing token.

    Downloading a new server token will reset your existing one.

  6. Upload the new token to Miradore using the green Upload server tokens button.Uploading Apple DEP server token to Miradore
  7. After you have uploaded the token, you will see a confirmation of successful renewal.
    Server token renewed successfully.

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