The Software Update tab settings of the Software Update Properties control the Software Update server that managed clients use to download updates. Software Update settings supports the following management modes: Never, Always.
You can cache software updates on your local intranet using a local Software Update server. This can help reduce network bandwidth usage and speed update deployment in your network. Use this setting to instruct managed clients to use the local Software Update server.
The following option is supported:
Software Update server to use
Specify the URL of the software update server. The URL must be in the form http://<server hostname>:< port >/index.sucatalog
The System Preferences Properties allow you to control which items appear in the System Preferences of managed clients. This allows you to restrict which System Preferences configurations users can access.
You can apply System Preferences Properties settings under both Computer Configuration and User Configuration.
The System Preferences tab settings of the System Preferences Properties control which items appear in System Preferences on managed clients. System Preferences settings supports the following management modes: Never, Always.
You can control which items appear in System Preferences on managed clients. The System Preferences tab displays a list of System Preferences items. Select to place or clear the check mark in the Show column next to the item that you want to show or hide. Click Show All to select all items or Show None to clear all items.
The Time Machine Properties allow you to control the Time Machine application which provides network backups of installed applications, preferences, documents and local account data. For more information about Time Machine, refer to documentation provided by Apple.
You can apply Time Machine Properties settings only under the Computer Configuration.