The SonicWall Mobile Connect application works in combination with SonicWall Secure Mobile Access (SMA) or next-generation firewall appliances. The encrypted SSL VPN connection will protect traffic from being intercepted and keep in-flight data secure. Context-aware authentication ensures only authorized users and trusted devices are granted access.
Access to the Mac App Store is only needed during Mobile Connect app installs and updates and can be run in environments without access to the App Store otherwise. Organizations can also use the Volume Purchase Program with an MDM solution to deploy Mobile Connect.
There is no stand-alone installer for Mobile Connect due to Apple’s network extension framework (the core of Mobile Connect on Apple platforms) which is only supported for apps delivered via the App Store. For more information regarding network extension please see Apple's forum. Additional example deployment information can be found at mosyle.com.
To install Mobile Connect on MacOS perform the following.