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Managed Preference Manifests

Managed Preferences let you specify the value for each key in a domain. These settings are stored in the directory service node for each account or client computer.

The JSS reads Managed Preference templates from manifest files bundled with the JSS.

These manifest files can also be used with WorkGroup Manager or any other client management system that supports MCX.

56 managed preference manifests have been uploaded to Jamf Nation

AcrobatPro_x86_9.0

Adobe Acrobat Pro 9 Settings

com.adobe.Acrobat.Pro_x86_9.0.manifest (1.06 KB)

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Adobe Acrobat 9 Self Healing

Disable the Adobe Acrobat 9 Self Healing function.

com.adobe.acrobat.90.sh.manifest (1.92 KB)

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Airport

Managed Client settings for Airport

com.apple.MCXAirPort.manifest (1.08 KB)

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Apple Bluetooth Settings

Apple Bluetooth ByHost Settings

com.apple.Bluetooth.ByHost.manifest (1.10 KB)

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Apple Digihub Settings

Apple Digihub Settings

com.apple.digihub.manifest (5.63 KB)

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Apple File Server Settings

Apple File Server Settings

com.apple.AppleFileServer.manifest (1.15 KB)

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Application Access

Application Access Settings

com.apple.applicationaccess.new.manifest (7.22 KB)

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autoupdate2

Microsoft Office Auto Update Settings

com.microsoft.autoupdate2.manifest (1.89 KB)

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dashboard

Dashboard preferences.

com.apple.dashboard.manifest (919 B)

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Desktop

Desktop picture.

com.apple.desktop.manifest (1.66 KB)

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Dock

Dock preferences. Preferences are divided between simple appearance keys and the more complicated Application and Document tile dictionaries.

com.apple.dock.manifest (23.5 KB)

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dockfixup

Apple Dockfixup Settings

com.apple.dockfixup.manifest (2.46 KB)

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Excel

Settings for Microsoft Excel

com.microsoft.Excel.manifest (59.9 KB)

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finder

Finder Settings

com.apple.finder.manifest (23.9 KB)

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Front Row

Front Row Preferences

com.apple.frontrow.manifest (956 B)

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Google Chrome Managed Preference Manifest

This version has been fixed to include all of the titles for the settings. Updated on 4/16/15 -Removed duplicate pfm_title entry

com.google.Chrome.manifest (51.1 KB)

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homeSync

Home synchronization preferences

com.apple.homeSync.manifest (31.4 KB)

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iCal

iCal preferences.

com.apple.iCal.managed.manifest (5.71 KB)

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iChat

iChat preferences.

com.apple.iChat.Managed.manifest (4.60 KB)

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internet

Internet configuration.

com.apple.internet.manifest (4.97 KB)

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iTunes

iTunes parental control preferences.

com.apple.itunes.manifest (5.88 KB)

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iWork08

iWork registration preference.

com.apple.iWork.manifest (2.14 KB)

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KerberosLogin

iWork registration preference.

edu.mit.Kerberos.KerberosLogin.manifest (1.29 KB)

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loginwindow

Loginwindow Settings

com.apple.loginwindow.manifest (19.6 KB)

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Mail

Mail preferences for 10.6.

com.apple.mail.manifest (5.98 KB)

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Mail-10.5

Mail preferences for 10.5.

com.apple.mail.managed.manifest (4.05 KB)

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mcx

Mobile Account creation deletion and other options.

com.apple.MCX.manifest (10.6 KB)

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MCXBluetooth

Bluetooth preferences.

com.apple.MCXBluetooth.manifest (905 B)

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mcxMenuExtras

Managed menu extras. Specified menu extras will be added or removed from the menu bar after user login. Standard menu extra may be specified by file name. Non-standard menu extras are specified by full path.

com.apple.mcxMenuExtras.manifest (14.0 KB)

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MCXRedirector

Allows redirection of folders in the user's home.

com.apple.MCXRedirector.manifest (9.19 KB)

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MCXSidebar

Sidebar preferences.

com.apple.MCX.sidebar.manifest (999 B)

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Microsoft Lync System Level Preferences

Settings that affect the behavior of Microsoft Lync.

MicrosoftLyncRegistrationDB.manifest (16.3 KB)

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Microsoft Lync User Level Preferences

Settings that affect the behavior of Microsoft Lync.

MicrosoftLyncRegistration.ByHost.manifest (16.0 KB)

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office

Microsoft Office auto correct and auto complete preferences

com.microsoft.office.manifest (19.8 KB)

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Outlook

Settings for Microsoft Outlook 2011

com.microsoft.Outlook.manifest (11.9 KB)

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PowerPoint

Settings that affect the behavior of Microsoft PowerPoint

com.microsoft.Powerpoint.manifest (69.5 KB)

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Quicktime

QuickTime Pro serial number preference.

com.apple.Quicktime.manifest (2.05 KB)

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recentitems

Apple Recent Items Settings

com.apple.recentitems.manifest (6.22 KB)

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Safari

Safari preferences

com.apple.Safari.manifest (25.9 KB)

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scheduler

Apple Scheduler Settings

com.apple.scheduler.ByHost.manifest (4.35 KB)

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screensaver

ByHost Screen Saver preferences.

com.apple.screensaver.ByHost.manifest (2.89 KB)

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screensaver

Sleep and screen saver password.

com.apple.screensaver.manifest (2.70 KB)

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SoftwareUpdate

Apple Software Update Settings

com.apple.SoftwareUpdate.ByHost.manifest (1.35 KB)

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SoftwareUpdate

Managed Client settings for Software Update

com.apple.SoftwareUpdate.manifest (1.27 KB)

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SystemPreferences

Managed Client settings to set the enabled Preference Panes in System Preferences.

com.apple.systempreferences.manifest (16.4 KB)

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SystemUIServer

Control the types of Removable Media users can mount.

com.apple.systemuiserver.manifest (7.14 KB)

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Time Machine

Settings for Apple Time Machine

com.apple.TimeMachine.manifest (8.02 KB)

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Time Machine

Set Time Machine to Back Up Automatically. Set to "True" to set the preference. Please note that the "Backup Destination" preference must also be set if using this preference.

com.apple.MCX.TimeMachine.manifest (4.27 KB)

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Trusourcelabs NoMAD

Managed preference manifest file for all settings within the com.trusourcelabs.NoMAD domain as of 06/05/2017.

com.trusourcelabs.NoMAD.manifest (19.6 KB)

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virtualMemory

Apple Virtual Memory Settings

com.apple.virtualMemory.manifest (1.27 KB)

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VMWare View 1.4.0-63920 Default Server

This managed preference will set the default server for VMWare View.

com.vmware.view.manifest (203 B)

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VoiceOver

VoiceOver preferences

com.apple.screenreaderd.manifest (942 B)

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VPN

VPN preferences.

com.apple.vpnsettings.manifest (2.98 KB)

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wmv

Flip4Mac Settings

net.telestream.wmv.manifest (1.33 KB)

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wmv.import

Flip4Mac Player Settings

net.telestream.wmv.import.manifest (1.20 KB)

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Word

Settings that affect the behavior of Microsoft Word

com.microsoft.Word.manifest (77.5 KB)

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