This article explains what the "Check APNS" button within the Sophos Mobile Control iOS app does.
Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Sophos Mobile Control
Operating systems iOS
With the Sophos Mobile Control iOS 4.0 app, a new functionality was introduced to check the connection to the Apple Push Notification Service (APNS) gateway. This check can be performed by pressing the "Check APNS" button in the "Support" tab of the app. Alternatively, press the small "Info" button in the upper right corner of the "Home" tab. The "Check APNS" button is also available in there.
By pressing this button, the app tries to open a HTTPS connection to https://1-courier.push.apple.com:5223 (this server is the Apple server which sends out APNS notifications). The expected response time from this server is within five seconds.
For this test, there can be two possible results:
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