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Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Server Essentials by Ben Greisler, Arek Dreyer

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Lesson 11. Configuring OS X Server to Provide Device Management

Goals

• Configure Profile Manager

• Understand the components of Profile Manager

OS X Server provides a service called Profile Manager that allows you, as the administrator, to assign certain behaviors to the client devices such as computers and mobile devices. Profile Manager also allows a user to perform basic management of her own devices.

Reference 11.1. Profile Manager

Profile Manager is an account management tool that allows the development and distribution of configurations and settings to control the experience on Lion and later computers and iOS 4 and later devices. The configurations and settings are contained in XML-based text files called profiles. Profile Manager has ...

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