Frequently Asked Questions

How can I create a new deployment profile?

Follow the below steps to create new Deployment Profile.

  1. Click on the Create button on the Scan2Deploy Studio home page.

  2. This takes the user to the Action Selection Page where different actions can be selected to include in the profile.

    By default, Deployment Actions radio button is checked with Wi-Fi action selected.

  3. When the user selects/unselects the actions, the corresponding page is created/deleted from the app.

  4. At any point of time, users can navigate to any page by clicking on the Stepper buttons available on the top horizontal bar.

  5. Click on the Stepper button to edit the page. For instance, click on Wi-Fi Setup to edit Wi-Fi details.

  6. Enter all required fields in every selected page.

  7. Once, all the pages are correctly filled, click on the Save and Print page.

    The fields required to save the profile and barcodes will change depending on the content of the profile.

    For simple profiles:

    • Profile Name : Profile will be saved with this name.

    For more complex profiles:

    • Profile Name : Profile will be saved with this name.

    • Deployment Server Details (Protocol, Host and Port number): Place where the saved profile will be hosted.

  8. Once all the required fields are entered, click on Save to save the profile and then Download PDF to download the barcodes within a file.

How can I create a new firmware update profile?

  1. Click on the Create button on the Scan2Deploy Studio home page.

  2. This takes the user to the Action Selection Page where different actions can be selected to include in the profile.

    Check the Firmware Actions radio button. Notice that the Firmware Update action is selected by default and Firmware Update page appears in the top horizontal bar.

    Users can also specify the device details like Model (Memor 10, Memor 1, Memor 20 etc.), SKU (US, China, EU etc.) and Android OS Version on this page.

  3. Click on the Firmware Update page and configure the following fields.

    • Firmware OTA file
    • Reset Type: By default, it’s set to None
    • Force Update: By default, this field is unchecked.
  4. After completing the Firmware Update page, click on the Save and Print page. These fields are required to Save the profile and barcodes:

    • Profile Name: Profile will be saved with this name.
    • Deployment Server Details (Protocol, Host and Port number): Place where the saved profile will be hosted.
  5. Click on the Save to save the profile in .tar format and Download PDF to download the barcode within a file.

How can I edit an existing profile?

Allows the user to load the existing Deployment Profile or Firmware Update Profile to the app and make amendments.

  1. Click on the Import button on the Scan2Deploy Studio home page to be prompted with a file picker window through which an exported profile can be selected.

    Alternatively, if the user is logged in and has previously saved a profile, the edit icon to can be selected within the recent profiles list.

  2. Once user has selected the profile, the app will be initialized to the state the profile was saved at.

  3. Once the profile is successfully loaded to the studio, users can edit any pages and save the profile again.

How can I customize a saved Scan2Deploy Studio .tar profile?

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  • Prerequisite: must have saved a .tar profile using Scan2Deploy Studio
  • Prerequisite: Make sure that 7-Zip (or comparable file archiver software) is installed
  1. Browse to a previously saved .tar profile file in Windows Explorer
  2. Right click the .tar file and mouse over 7-Zip in the context menu
  3. From the 7-Zip submenu, click open archive
  4. Double click the folder inside the opened archive to enter it
  5. Right click the profile.json file and select 'Edit' from the context menu
    • The profile.json file should be opened with your default text editor
  6. Edit the .json file as desired, making sure to adhere to the schema
  7. Save any changes made to the .json file, then Close the file
  8. Select OK when the dialog to update changes in the archive appears
  9. Close the 7-Zip archive window
  10. Changes made to the .json are now incorporated into the .tar profile archive

How can I create a Scan2Deploy Studio .tar profile from existing .json file?

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  • Prerequisite: must have a .json file to create the profile from
  • Prerequisite: Make sure that 7-Zip (or comparable file archiver software) is installed
  1. Browse to the .json file you want to create a profile from
  2. Right click the .json file and mouse over 7-Zip in the context menu
  3. From the 7-Zip submenu, click Add to Archive
  4. In the Add to archive menu that appears, change Archive format to tar
    • Profile name may also be customized at this time
  5. Click OK to create the archive and add your .json to it
  6. A new profile archive containing your .json is created with your chosen name

How can I verify/use a newly customized/created profile?

  1. Launch Scan2Deploy Studio
  2. Select the 'Edit' option from the Studio homepage
  3. Browse to your customized .tar file and select it for upload
  4. Customized settings set in the .json are loaded into the studio
  5. Select the 'Save and Print' node along the top bar to the far right
  6. If no barcode is displayed, click 'Save' to generate a deployment barcode that incorporates the customized .json

How can I configure Google Chrome with a URL Whitelist or Blacklist?

You can easily use the Manage Apps page in Scan2Deploy Studio to configure Chrome to either whitelist certain URLs (no websites are allowed other than the specific ones listed) or blacklist certain URLs (all websites are allowed other than the specific ones listed). Note that this is only supported on devices that include Google Chrome in the image ("GMS" devices).

This example only allows access to the github.com website and blocks access to all other sites:

  1. While in Scan2Deploy, navigate to the Applications page.

  2. Select the Manage tab.

  3. Click on the button in the Configuration column next to Chrome Managed Configuration

  4. In the Block access to a list of URLs field, enter ['*'].

  5. In the Allow access to a list of URLs field, enter ['github.com'].

  6. Now, when you have saved and scanned the barcode created on your Datalogic device, Chrome will only be able to access github.com.

Whitelisting github.com