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Enabling Remote Administration on a Mac OS X device with Compliance Settings

In the past three blogs you have seen how to change a user preference, how to change the background and how to change a system preference by changing the logon window text. In this blog I want to show you that you are also able to enable remote administration, including VNC access and that you […]

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Managing Mac OS X system preferences – Set Logon Window Text

As part of my session at the Configuration Manager Community Event in Bern last Friday I showed a couple of use cases where you could use the Compliance Settings of Configuration Manager 2012 to manage your Apple OS X devices. Check earlier blogs here and here. A couple of them were using the discovery and […]

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How to set background of Mac OS X with ConfigMgr 2012 R2

Apple is slightly changing how preferences are stored. For instance, until Mac OS X Mountain Lion the background was managed in the preferences located in file ~\Library\Preferences\com.apple.desktop.plist . You could easily change the background key in this file. With the release of Mac OS X Mavericks this setting is moved to a database file instead […]

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How to set user preferences in Mac OS X 10.x with ConfigMgr 2012 R2

Today I presented a session about Mastering Apple OS X with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 at the Swiss Configuration Manager User Group in Bern. Mac OS X support by Configuration Manager 2012 R2 has two ways of supporting Settings Management namely, managing settings through preferences directly or managing it through Shell Scripts. One of the […]

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Configure Mac OS X preferences with Compliance Settings in ConfigMgr 2012 SP1

With a new blog in the top 10 new SP1 features series coming up in the next couple of days, I want to share a little really cool feature that comes also with Service Pack 1. While diving in the Mac OS X support in Configuration Manager for our session at the TechDays in The Netherlands I […]

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Settings Management in Configuration Manager 2012 CEP session summary

 Today another Configuration Manager 2012 Community Evaluation Program session was held, this time the subject was Settings Management. Program Manager Roger Kimble presented the latest information about Settings Management. Nice and I think one of the key features of Configuration Manager 2012.  

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About Peter Daalmans
Peter is a Senior Consultant and Enterprise Mobility (Configuration Manager/Microsoft Intune/Enterprise Mobility Suite) MVP with CTGlobal with a primary focus on the Enterprise Client Management and Enterprise Mobility. Writing blogs and sharing his knowlegde since 2010 on ConfigMgrBlog.com / PeterDaalmans.com.

Also one of the founders and leads of the Windows Management User Group Netherlands.

Peter tries to speak every year on several events like TechDays Netherlands, ExpertsLive, IT/Dev Connections, BriForum, Midwest Management Summit and in 2013 Peter had the honor to speak at TechEd Australia and TechEd New Zealand. See more here.

Author of four books about Configurtion Manager and Microsoft Enterprise Mobility +Security

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