Whats are the key takeaways of this section?what will you learn?

  • What are remote configuration

  • Which settings are included in remote configuration

  • How to capture or apply a device configuration

This feature requires:

  • i3RDM apk v2.6.0 or higher to be installed on the device

  • i3Studio apk v1.4.0 or higher to be installed on the device

  • i3SystemService apk v2.2.0 or higher to be installed on the device

  • i3Whiteboard apk v1.8.0 or higher to be installed on the device

  • i3Ota apk v1.6.0 or higher to be installed on the device

  • i3Store apk v2.2.3 or higher to be installed on the device

What is remote configuration

The remote configuration feature allows to capture certain settings from a device and store them in i3RDM. A configuration can then be used to reset the device to a certain state or it can be used to apply the same settings to one or more devices that are being controlled by i3RDM.

Which settings are included in remote configuration

Remote configuration is able to capture settings from specific applications or general system settings.

  • Dashboard buttons
    (custom input types are only compatible with devices of the same type.)

  • Dashboard theme: dark or light theme

  • Launcher mode: Biz or Edu

  • Restricted mode: the state of restricted mode as well as the configured pin code

  • Motion sensor settings

  • Digital signage configuration
    (Only available on EX and X-ONE devices)

  • Power schedules

  • Lockscreen

  • Whiteboard autosave: enabled or disabled

  • Whiteboard menu position: left or bottom

  • Automatic firmware updates: enabled or disabled

How to capture a configuration snapshot

Navigate to the device details page and click the three dots:

Select “TAKE DEVICE CONFIGURATION SNAPSHOT” and provide a title and description for the configuration.

When you click “Save” the configuration will be requested from the device and will be listed under the configurations menu item.

How to apply a configuration snapshot

A device configuration can be applied to one or more devices from any of these 3 locations. The configuration will be applied immediately to devices that are online. Devices that are offline will get the configuration applied the next time they connect to i3RDM.

Configuration overview

From the configuration overview click the apply button for a configurarion

From the dialog select one or more groups and/or one or more devices to apply the configuration to

Click “Update” to apply the configuration.

Device overview

From the device overview select on or more devices by checking the checkboxes and click the configuration button.

In the dialog choose a configuration and click “Appy configuration”

Group overview

From the group overview select on or more devices by checking the checkboxes and click the configuration button.

In the dialog choose a configuration and click “Appy configuration” to apply the configuration to all devices in the selected groups.