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Enterprise Mac Managed Preferences by Greg Neagle, Edward Marczak

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Chapter 11. Recipes

In this chapter, we'll present step-by-step "recipes" for accomplishing certain common preference management tasks, and briefly discuss the rationale behind managing many of these items.

We'll first look at managing the Finder sidebar, as an example of preference management used to improve the user experience by hiding items that are not relevant to your organization.

Another reason systems administrators are asked to begin managing certain computer preferences or settings is in the name of security. Organizations want to reduce the risk of sensitive or confidential information being disclosed to the wrong individuals, and also to protect the privacy of their employees. So the next set of recipes we present will demonstrate configuring ...

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