When the application and group notifications sent by an administrator through the Apperian Portal. To send push notifications, Apperian uses APNs (Apple Push Notification service)., users on iOS devices will see a red notification badge on the App Catalog when there are updates of the apps they installed from the App Catalog. Users are able to receive
To configure your App Catalog so that it can be enabled for Push Notifications, you need to create a push SSL certificate and add it to your Keychain. You then need to export it to a PKCS #12 file that you can.
You can deploy an iOS App Catalog without enabling it for Push Notifications, but Apperian recommends that you do enable Push Notifications in order to provide your users with an optimal App Catalog experience. For more information, see Push Notification for an App Catalog.
The following procedure describes tasks that are performed outside of Apperian's systems. The UI or procedure may change without notice. For the official Apple documentation, see Maintaining your Signing Credentials and Certificates. In Apple's official documentation the terms distribution certificate and production certificate are synonymous.
.cer)file to your Downloads folder.
You are now ready to add the certificate to your Keychain.
Double-click on the
aps_production.cer file you saved to your Downloads folder when you created the push SSL certificate. This automatically installs the certificate in your Login Keychain and opens the Keychain Access application.
In the Keychain Access window, you should see the Apple Production iOS Push Services certificate. If you click the arrow to the left of the certificate, you will see the private key associated with the certificate.
If you do not see the certificate in your Login Keychain, check to see if it is in a different Keychain. If it is, move it to your Login Keychain.
When prompted, enter your Login Keychain password to authorize Keychain Access to export the items. Click Allow.