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Safeguard Authentication Services 5.0.1 - macOS Administration Guide

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System Preferences Properties

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.

System Preferences tab

The System Preferences tab settings of the System Preferences Properties control which items appear in System Preferences on managed clients.

You can control which items appear in System Preferences on managed clients. The System Preferences tab displays a list of System Preferences items.

  • Select the Manage mode: Never, Once, or Always.
  • Select whether the items in the preferences pane that are checked are Enabled or Disabled. For example, if you select the checked items are Disabled then select Users & Groups, the User & Groups item is disabled and the selection is unavailable on the System Preference pane.
  • Click Show All to select and display all items.
  • Click Show None to clear and hide all items.

Time Machine Properties

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.

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:// 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 macOS. 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.

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