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Safeguard Authentication Services 4.1.5 - Mac OS X/macOS Administration Guide

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Time Machine tab

The Time Machine tab settings control the Time Machine application and support the following management modes: Never, Always.

Time Machine is an application that performs network backup of local machine applications and data.

The following options are supported:

  • Backup Server

    Specify the URL of the Time Machine backup server in the form: afp://someserver.company.com/Backups/. (Refer to the Apple documentation for more information about AFP and Time Machine backup servers.)

  • Back up

    Specify which volumes to back up. You can choose to back up Startup volume only or All local volumes.

  • Skip system files

    Select to skip system files. System files are operating system files installed when you install Mac OS X. Selecting this option significantly reduces the amount of storage space used for backups. However, if you do not back up system files, you will need to install the operating system when performing a full restore.

  • Backup automatically

    Select this option to force automatic backups.

  • Limit total backup storage to

    Enter the backup storage limit in megabytes. If the backup limit is reached, no more data is backed up.

Universal Access properties

The Universal Access settings allow you to set up and manage settings for users with special needs.

You can apply Universal Access Properties settings under both Computer Configuration and User Configuration.

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Seeing tab

Hearing tab

Keyboard tab

Mouse tab

Options tab

Seeing tab

The Seeing tab setting of the Universal Access Properties control visual display and desktop zooming and support the following management modes: Never, Once, Always.

Options on the Seeing tab help users with visual impairments work more effectively. To further customize the user’s display, you can set Finder Views preferences to control the size of icons in Finder windows, and use Dock Display preferences to enlarge or magnify icons in the user’s Dock.

The following options are supported:

  • Turn on Zoom

    Select to enable Zooming. You can control the Min Zoom and Max Zoom levels. Select the Show preview rectangle when zoomed out option to display a preview window on the user's desktop. Select the Smooth images option to improve the graphical quality.

  • Switch to

    Select to switch the visual display to White on Black or Grayscale.

    The Preview shows an example of what the user's desktop will look like when you select one of these options.

Hearing tab

The Hearing tab settings of the Universal Access Properties control visual alerts and support the following management modes: Never, Once, Always.

The following option is supported:

  • Flash the screen whenever an alert sound occurs

    Select to configure the screen to flash whenever an audible alert sounds. This feature is designed to aid hearing-impaired users or users that don't have an audio device enabled.

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