Tying Apple's Managed Client Solution to Active Directory Group PolicyAuthentication Services delivers Mac preferences and settings from Active Directory Group Policy directly to Apple Computer’s managed client solution. This native integration allows existing Apple applications, such as the System Profiler, to see and display preference settings from Active Directory Group Policy.
Preferences and PoliciesAuthentication Services Group Policy for Mac supports Mac Workgroup Manager preferences and policies. It provides intuitive and powerful management of thousands of settings including:
Extend Group Policy Management to Third-party ApplicationsApple’s best practices recommend that third-party solutions for Mac applications include a Preference Manifest File that defines setting types and allowable values. Group Policy for Mac automatically interprets the Preference Manifest file and includes it in the user interface, providing a single point of Group Policy management from Active Directory.
Active Directory Settings Extended to the MacAuthentication Services also extends many powerful Windows identity and access management polices to the Mac environment for:
Purpose Built User InterfaceAuthentication Services uses an intuitive and familiar Group Policy management interface that makes it easy to locate and manage Mac OS X settings and preferences from Active Directory.
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