In AirWatch 8.0, restriction profiles are not properly applying to Windows Phone 8.1 devices using the GDR2 update. Depending on device types, certain restrictions may work successfully, but many restrictions will not. Restrictions do apply successfully on Windows Phone 8.1 devices that are not updated to GDR2.
This issue has been given identifier CMDM-189055. This issue has been resolved in AirWatch 8.0 FP10.