“A number of schools that have upgraded their iPad deployments to iOS 7 say that installing the new OS removed the supervision profiles they had installed on the devices,” John Paczkowski reports for AllThingsD.
“This rendered those iPads unsupervised, depriving administrators of their remote-management privileges and eliminating the filtering protections they had established to protect students from inappropriate content they might stumble upon outside school,” Paczkowski reports. “Some [schools] have gone so far as to adjust their network settings to block over-the-air iOS 7 updates. ‘When we first caught wind of the bug, I tweaked our DNS to stop iPads from checking for software updates,’ a school administrator who declined to be named told AllThingsD. “That helped us to keep a lot of our iPads running iOS 6.1.3. We plan to maintain those settings until Apple addresses the issue.'”
Paczkowski reports, “‘Some business and education users have reported that their supervised devices have reverted to unsupervised when they upgrade to iOS 7,’ Apple spokeswoman Trudy Muller told AllThingsD. ‘We are aware of this issue, and will have a fix this month.'”
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