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Enabling auto sign-in with a third party MDM Follow

Overview

Auto Sign-in allows you to automatically install and sign in to the Zoom Rooms Controller app.

This article covers:

Prerequisites

  • Device enrolled in a Mobile Device Management program
  • iOS based Zoom Rooms Controller

Retrieving the activation code

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. In the navigation panel, click Room Management then Zoom Rooms.
  3. Add a new room or locate the existing room in the rooms list.
  4. (Optional) If it is an existing room, under Activation Code, click Regenerate.
  5. Copy and save the Activation Code.

MDM configuration

General configuration instructions

  1. Retrieve the Zoom Room Activation code.
  2. Copy the Activation Code.
  3. Push the the configuration through your Mobile Device Management program, including the following keys
    • For Zoom Rooms Controllers or Scheduling Displays, push the following information:
      • key "ActivationCode" and the activation code you generated as the value
      • key "WorkMode" and the value “controller” or "scheduling display" depending on what this device is used for
    • For the Zoom Rooms computer, push the following information: 
      • key "ActivationCode" and the activation code you generated as the value

Configuring Auto-Sign in with AirWatch

  1. Retrieve the Zoom Room Activation code.
  2. Copy the Activation Code.
  3. In AirWatch, navigate to Apps & Books and choose Zoom Rooms.
  4. Open the Details View.
  5. Click Assign.
  6. Click Add Assignment.
  7. Select Assignment Groups.

    Note: Because AirWatch will push the configuration to all devices in the group and each iPad requires a unique Activation Code, each group should contain only one iPad.
  8. Enable Application Configuration and enter the values as follows:
    Configuration Key Value Type Configuration Value
    ActivationCode String Zoom Room Activation Code
    WorkMode String "controller" or "scheduling display"
  9. Click Add.
  10. Click Save and Publish.
  11. On the App's Details View page, select the devices and click Install.

Configuring Auto Sign-in with Jamf

  1. Retrieve the Zoom Room Activation code.
  2. Open Jamf, click Mobile Device Apps, then click New.
  3. Click App Store app or apps purchased in volume, then click Next.
  4. Enter zoom rooms in the Search field and click Next.
  5. Click Add. Locate the Distribution Method heading and select Install Automatically/Prompt Users to Install.
  6. Click Scope, select Specific Mobile Devices and Specific Users, then click Add.
  7. Select an iPad and click Add. Click Done.
  8. Enter the information below on the App Configuration page:
     <dict>
          <key>ActivationCode</key>
          <string>xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx</string>
          <key>WorkMode</key>
          <string>xxxxxx</string>
    </dict>
    Configuration Key Configuration Value
    ActivationCode Zoom Room Activation Code
    WorkMode "controller" or "scheduling display"
  9. Click Save, then click Done.
  10. Click Mobile Device Apps, observe that zoom rooms are listed.

Configuring in Intune

  1. Retrieve the Zoom Room Activation code.
  2. Log in to Intune.
  3. Click Client apps.
  4. In the navigation panel, click App configuration policies
  5. Click Add and choose Managed Devices.
  6. In the Basics tab of the policy, fill out the following:
    • Name- Enter the description of the policy
    • Platform- iOS/iPadOS
    • Targeted app- Zoom Rooms
  7. Click Next.
  8. In the Settings tab, for Configuration settings format, select Enter XML data.
  9. In the XML property list box, enter the following:
    <dict>
          <key>ActivationCode</key>
          <string>xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx</string>
          <key>WorkMode</key>
          <string>xxxxxxx</string>
    </dict>
    Configuration Key Configuration Value
    ActivationCode Zoom Room Activation Code
    WorkMode "controller" or "scheduling display"
  10. Click Next.
  11. In the Assignments tab, for Assign to, select the scope of the deployment. 
  12. In the Review + create tab, click Create.