Apple Configurator 2 is an application developed by Apple to aid Mac admins in deploying and supervising macOS, iOS and tvOS devices in conjunction with Apple Business Manager (ABM). This article serves to explain some of the usage you can get out of Apple Configurator 2.
What is Apple Configurator 2?
Apple Configurator 2 (AC2) is a free application that serves many purposes, including creating MDM profiles, retroactively adding devices to ABM accounts after purchase, and supervising devices. It can be immensely useful in the event that a device isn't placed into your ABM account at the time of purchase. You can download Apple Configurator 2 from the App Store.
What can I do with it and how do I use it?
One of the major uses of AC2 is to retroactively add macOS, iOS,iPadOS, and tvOS devices into ABM so that they can undergo the Automated Device Enrollment process. Another major use of AC2 is supervising devices. You can read Apple's documentation on supervision here. We have the following KB articles regarding Apple Configurator 2 and device enrollment & supervision.