Explore Workspace ONE Web

We will now launch and explore Workspace ONE Web to confirm that the settings we've configured are controlling the application as expected.

1. Confirm Intranet Access in Safari

Let's try to access internal web page from Safari Browser first to ensure that we can't connect it without any VPN.

1.1. Launch Safari

Tap Safari.

1.2. Attempt to Navigate to the Intranet Site

  1. Navigate to https://internal.airwlab.com
  2. Tap Go.

1.3. Confirm Safari Cannot Access the Intranet Site

Confirm that Safari cannot open the intranet site.  

2. Confirm the Workspace ONE Web Configurations

Now, let's access the same link from Workspace ONE Web.

2.1. Launch the Workspace ONE Web app

Tap the Workspace ONE Web app.

2.2. Accept the Privacy Prompt

Tap I understand to accept the Privacy prompt.

2.3. Agree to the Data Sharing Prompt

Tap I agree to accept the Data Sharing Prompt

2.4. Confirm Automatic Per-App VPN

We configured our Home Page URL for Workspace ONE Web to load our intranet site (http://internal.airwlab.com).  Notice that upon launch, Workspace ONE Web is able to successfully connect to the intranet site due to the Per-App VPN profile and application configuration that was created earlier in the Workspace ONE UEM Console.

NOTE - In this case, VPN is only authorized for the Workspace ONE Web application based on the configuration in the Workspace ONE UEM Console. There are no additional steps were required from the device user in order to activate or connect to the VPN.  The VPN is only available to the Workspace ONE Web app instead of functioning as a device wide VPN, which was demonstrated by Safari being unable to connect to the intranet site.

2.5. Confirm Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

Tap and hold over the Welcome text for about 2 seconds to select the text.  

Notice that after selecting the text, you do not receive the standard Cut/Copy/Paste or Share options. This is due to the Data Loss Prevention settings that were configured in the Workspace ONE UEM Console to disable Copy and Paste and Printing functionalities.

2.6. Confirm Kiosk Mode

  1. For reference, the first screenshot is when Kiosk Mode is Disabled.  Notice that Options menu that is available when Kiosk Mode is Disabled.
  2. On our device, notice that the Options menu is missing from the navigation bar.

Normally, Kiosk Mode would prevent users from interacting with the navigation bar at all, restricting them to a single page.  Since we enabled Multiple Tabs Support for Workspace ONE Web, our Kiosk Users are still able to interact with the navigation bar, but they are not able to modify any of the settings provided through the Options menu, ensuring the initial configuration pushed to the device remains the same.

2.7. Confirm Bookmarks

Let's validate the bookmarks we configured for Workspace ONE Web in Workspace ONE UEM Console.

2.7.1. Open a New Browser Tab

  1. Click the Tabs button in the top-right corner.
  2. Click the Add button to open a new tab.

2.7.2. Open AirWatch Home Bookmark

Notice that our two configured bookmarks, Internal Splash Page and AirWatch Home, are available on the device.

Tap AirWatch Home to load the AirWatch website (https://www.airwatch.com).

2.8. Confirm Denied Sites

Upon loading the AirWatch Home bookmark, notice that we instead receive a page notifying us that the website has been blocked by the administrator.  This occurs because we configured the Denied Site URLs within the Workspace ONE Web configuration to deny access to the *.airwatch.com sites.

3. Review

You've now confirmed all of the configurations we deployed to Workspace ONE Web during our setup in the Workspace ONE UEM Console.  Feel free to explore any other features of Workspace ONE Web and continue to the next step when you are ready.


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