iOS 10.3 beta 1 can block unapproved WiFi networks

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Apple released the first beta of iOS 10.3 yesterday. Perusing through the notes for Configurator 2.4 beta and macOS Server, it's possible to find several new enterprise management features. While the majority of new features are focused on tvOS (i.e. the Apple TV), there's a nice little gem for those of you with share devices.

iOS 10.3 adds a new restriction: forceWiFiWhitelisting. When set to True, the device will connect only to the wifi networks that have been installed by profiles (config profiles or MDM). As you can see from the before-and-after screenshot above, the UI changes. "Other..." is gone, and discovered SSIDs are no longer listed.

This feature seems aimed at retail and healthcare, where devices are supposed to be locked to a specific SSID.

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