Mobile Device Manager (MDM) Gateway Server resides in the perimeter network and is used for communication between the managed Windows Mobile devices, the company network, and MDM Device Management Server. Generally, MDM Gateway Server is not domain-joined with the company network and can be accessed within the company local area network (LAN) through MDM Device Management Server. For encrypted information transfer between the managed device and MDM Gateway Server, you must install a certificate on MDM Gateway Server. For trusted IPsec communication, you must also install certification authority certificates on MDM Gateway Server.

For the certificate related procedures, you must export certificate requests from MDM Gateway Server back into the company network. You must also export certificates from the company network onto MDM Gateway Server. You must perform this transfer securely.

Before you can install MDM servers and complete your MDM deployment by following deployment procedures in this guide, you must plan your deployment and configure your IT environment following the steps and guidelines in the MDM Planning Guide. MDM Planning and Deployment Checklistsspecifies the permissions and roles required to complete the steps in this procedure.

Gateway Certificates