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Enterprise Mac Managed Preferences by Greg Neagle, Edward Marczak

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Chapter 10. Preference Manifests and "Raw" Preferences

In Chapter 5, we introduced the use of Apple's Workgroup Manager application for creating managed preference .plist files. Workgroup Manager covers a lot of ground, but at its heart it is a tool for working with directory service data. There are panes for working with user accounts, user groups, computer accounts, and computer groups. Since preferences can be managed for each of these types of directory objects, Workgroup Manager also features a managed preferences editor.

The editors provided by Apple are very helpful for the preferences they cover. But what if you want to manage additional preferences beyond those covered by the Workgroup Manager Preferences overview? In this chapter, we'll ...

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