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Safeguard Authentication Services 4.2 - Mac OS X/macOS Administration Guide

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Items tab

The Items tab settings of the Login Properties, control items that are started automatically when a user logs in and support the following management modes: Never, Once, Always.

Note: The Items tab is only available in Users Configuration.

Refer to Add login items to run items automatically when a user logs in.

The following options are supported:

  • User may add and remove additional items

    Select to allow users to add and remove additional items by means of local configuration. You can only configure this option if the management mode is set to Always.

  • User may press Shift to keep items from opening

    Select to allow users to press shift to prevent items from opening automatically. You can only configure this option if the management mode is set to Always.

  • Merge with user's items

    Select to merge the configured items with the user's items. You can only configure this option if the management mode is set to Once.

Add login items

Note: This procedure shows you how to add an item that starts automatically from the Items tab.

To add login items

  1. Click Add to type the full path to the volume, document, folder or application. Alternatively, you can click Browse to browse for the path to the item on a remote Mac OS X system. Items open in the order they are listed.
  2. Select the Hide option and to start the item in a minimized state on the Dock. This prevents screen clutter when starting several items while still making the items easily accessible.
  3. Click Apply.

Media Access properties

The Media Access Properties settings allows you to control settings for and access to CDs, DVDs, the local hard disk, and external disks (for example, floppy disks and FireWire drives).

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

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Media Access tab

Media Access tab

The Media Access tab settings control access to media devices and support the following management modes: Never, Always.

The following options are supported:

  • Disc Media

    Select which removable disc media devices you want to allow users to access. If you select Require Authentication, the user needs to provide credentials before he can access the disc media.

  • Other Media

    Select other media devices you want to allow users to access. If you select Require Authentication, the user needs to provide credentials before he can access the media. If you select Read-Only, the user cannot write to the media.

  • Eject all removable media at logout

    Select to automatically eject all removable media when the user logs out.

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