Apple Configurator 2 Updated With New Features, Including Support for Restoring Firmware on 2019 Mac Pro

apple configuator 2 iconApple Configurator 2 has been updated to version 2.12 with several improvements, including support for restoring firmware on the 2019 Mac Pro.

The release notes:

• Added support for restoring firmware on the 2019 Mac Pro
• Allow access to websites using TLS 1.0 and 1.1
• VPN: Configure Provider Designated Requirement for Custom SSL connection type
• VPN: Configure network options for Cisco, Juniper, Pulse, F5, SonicWall, Aruba, CheckPoint, and Custom SSL connection types
• Send all traffic through VPN
• Exclude local networks

Apple Configurator 2 makes it easier to deploy iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Apple TV devices in an institution or enterprise. The app can be used to configure large numbers of devices with specific settings, apps, and data for students, employees, or customers.

Apple Configurator 2 is free on the Mac App Store.

Top Rated Comments

VictorTango777 Avatar
9 months ago


This interesting kooky tool. I dont know why you still can't use it to DEP enable Macs but you can with iOS devices. Apple makes fantastic consumer software...but some of their enterprise offerings are really adhoc and messy.

This is what happens when people fail to consider scale. They think that because they use a Mac at home, supporting a thousand Macs will be the exact same experience. Or people who think that since they use Siri and voice dictation in their quiet room at home, it will be the exact same experience when you have dozens of people in the same area all talking to their devices at the same time. Even on Star Trek, they conveniently show only one person talking to the computer in any one location.

After all these years, the iPhone and iPad Reminders app still has no options for automatic sorting. It seems that Apple engineers never bothered to test the application with more than one item in a list.
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B4U Avatar
9 months ago
Or, just fix iTunes 12.6.5.3 already?
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Butler Trumpet Avatar
9 months ago
I shudder just thinking about Apple Configurator.
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RogueWarrior65 Avatar
9 months ago
Ugh. Stupid, seriously broken tool. Since I refuse to use Catalina, the damn thing wouldn't initialize an iPad mini 5 and I actually had to use iTunes for Windows to do a factory restore. WINDOWS, DAMMIT!!! What kind of world do we live in when the only way to make something work is to use effing WINDOWS?!?!
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