iOS 7 update traffic

Doug McIntyre merlyn at
Thu Sep 19 19:51:40 UTC 2013

On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 02:42:12PM -0400, Joe Abley wrote:
> Given that the code is signed, I'm surprised that iDevices that have already upgraded the hard way don't advertise a "update available" service on local networks. Individual devices don't care where the updates come from, so long as the signatures are good.

Going the other way, Apple will have local update caching as part of
MDM for iOS 7 when it is fully upgraded and rolled out to support iOS
for enterprises. 

But the big push with BYOD is that employees manage their own iDevices.. 

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