A placeholder is a temporary item that represents a device you intend to enroll at a later date.
You can use placeholders for a device that you will be adding eventually. Placeholders allow you to specify the connections from payloads to the device through deployments so that when a device is ultimately enrolled, it will immediately get all assigned content.
- From the Selected Devices/ interface, press the "Add placeholder" button
- Enter text into the fields
- Name (required)
- Comment (optional)
- Platform (required)
- Serial / MAC (Serial number for Apple devices, MAC address for Windows devices)
- Press "Add Placeholder"
- Keep in mind that you can also create a clone by doing a Copy to Group thereby creating many instances of your original. These groups can also have associations/deployments on them. Use this to create a layered structure.