Profile Manager is part of Lion Server and manages devices (OSX and iOS) including configuration profiles and app deployment

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Conflicting Settings in OSX Server Profile Manager (Groups and Users/Devices)

please help me understand what happens if you have nested groups in Profile Manager and you apply conflicting Settings. Which Setting will be Carried oft? E.g.: I have the following groups: All ...
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Does Profile Manager support nested device groups?

We have a Mac OS X Server running on 10.10.5 with Server 5.0.15. We are using Profile Manager to deploy some basic configuration settings. There are five Macs besides the server: three MacBook Pros, ...
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Setting user Dock in Profile Manger

Is it possible to set up a user or group dock with all the items that you want them to have and still give them the option to move the Dock to the location of their choice? I remember that in WGM ...
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Profile Manager data format

Can the date format used by Profile Manager be changed? In the host OSX System Preferences control panel, the region is set to Australia and gives the example date of 5/01/2015 for the 5th of ...
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Profile Manager: Using command line, is there a way to print/lookup iOS apps by at least title, that are associated/available in Profile Manager

Restating my question: Using command line, is there a way to print/lookup iOS apps by at least title, that are associated/available in Profile Manager Goal/Context: I am looking for a way to automate ...
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Automate Profile Manager iOS apps distribution

I am asking for a guide for the following: Imagine you have a system, which Builds an app from sources with Enterprise provisioning profile and gives a link to the build to a user through a web ...
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OS X management profiles / root certificate

My father asked me to sort out some things on his MacBook. He's recently left his company where he used his laptop on the company servers/IT system whilst he was there. At some point in the past he ...
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reset iPad restrictions passcode with profile manager

Is there a way to reset the "restrictions" passcode on an iOS 8 device with profile manager? I can reset the lock screen passcode from the device pull-down menu, but see no way to reset restrictions ...
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From WGM to Server.app, use master to manage users directories

We are moving from Workgroup Manager to Server.app since our new server is on Yosemite 10.10.3. I'm trying to configure my network as follow : I want to create users using Server.app on my main ...
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How does codesign and signing of profiles on os x work?

At the moment I am messing around with OS X profile manager and configuration profiles in general. I like the idea of being able to push settings to clients and I'd like to use it for my customers. ...
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Enable guest user and location services with profile manager

Is there a way to enable the guest account and location services with profile manager via built in setting or custom ad on?
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Yosemite Server and Client profiles with 802.1x authentication configuration

I am managing a small team of MAC users in our work environment and am trying to incorporate them into our strict network environment. We are using 802.1x user based network authentication on all our ...
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OSX Server Cannot Find itself

Everything was working perfectly last week when I left it and no-one (accessible by only 4 people in our IT department) has touched it. Okay, we use OS X server and Deploy Studio to manage our apple ...
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Profile Manager: Enroll gives a error 500

I'm new to iOS and I'm trying to configure a server to use it as a MDM solution via Profile Manager. So far I have: Configured my OS X Server. Added a signed SSL certificate. Sent some invitations ...
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Is it possible to track installed apps usage on iOS devices using MDM profiles?

I need to track not enterprise distributed apps, but all other apps installed on the device. I need the information on when each app was launched, and for how long it was opened. As I see so far, it ...
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Is it possible to customize invitation email?

I'm a newbie with OS X Server and specially with Profile Manager. I have already managed to make enrollment work, but I'm wondering if it is possible to change the template of the invitation email ...
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Scheduled profile changes via Mavericks Server Profile Manager

I use Mavericks Server's profile manager to control my kid's iThings (all put in supervised mode). The server is set up well, and I'm running the service just fine (and with a lot of success), ...
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How to fix error: Unable to create ProfileManager log file at > '/var/log/devicemgr/profilemanager.log' (No such file or directory)?

On a 10.7 (10.7.5 to be precise) Mac OS X Server machine, there are repeated error messages in Console: ProfileManager: Unable to create ProfileManager log file at ...
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Slow login and mdmclient writes tons of logs

I got a macbook; there I got a user that is a mobile user, which authenticates on a mac mini server with server.app. If I logout my user and log in again it "hangs" for round about one minute. It ...
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profile manager: iOS device can delete management profile

How does one prevent deletion of management profiles? I have marked mt "profile for everyone" -> General -> Security -> Never I marked "never" in relevant device profile "general" setting as well. ...
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Managing iOS settings for multiple devices

I want to manage 100 iPads and configure them identically. Each will be used as a kiosk, so there is no individual user for each device. I want push some custom in-house apps out to these devices, and ...
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Add ~/Downloads to Dock through Profile Manager

I am trying to create a minimal dock through Profile Manager (OS X 10.10.2/Server 4.0.3) but I need to include the users' Download directory. Profile Manager has an option to add the Documents folder ...
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Proxypac configuration using Profile Manager's Custom payloads

I want to configure a proxypac script that is already set and working, to the Apple computers of my company. We are actually working with profile manager and I tried to figure out how to use the ...
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Cannot install network profile on Yosemite

I'm having trouble connecting to the "Eduroam" network at my University. Some time ago the Airport connector on my motherboard decided it was time to melt down, so I'm forced to use an USB WiFi ...
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Configuring mobile home directories on Yosemite OS X Server

I have Open Directory configured on a brand new OS X machine with Server.app set up on it. I'm trying to configure the mobile account setup on the server, to allow users to sync their home directories ...
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Can't install enrollment profiles, logs show complaints about failed membership check for opendirectory group

Clean install of Yosemite. Using self-signed certificates, turned on Profile Manager, downloaded Trust Profile and created an enrollment profile from the web interface. Fails in Apple Configurator. ...
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Need to re-enroll 200-250 iPads worldwide, help?

Due to a bug with postgresql when updating Server.app to 3.2.2 I now have to re-enroll almost 250 iPads worldwide manually. These are all supervised and "enrolled" with the old server setup. ...
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Updated OS X Server to 3.2.2, now Profile Manager is disabled and gives me “Error reading settings”

Updated to OS X Server 3.2.2 from the previous version, and installed the Security Update 2014-005 at the same time. Now Profile Manager is disabled and when I go to administer it in the Server app I ...
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Apple's Profile Manager (MDM) and Guided Access

I have a few hundred iPads that are suddenly unable to enter Guided Access mode locally on the iPads. When we triple-click and triple-click is set to Guided Access, nothing happens. When I add ...
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Can I use any storage device to store user profiles using Profile Manager?

I'm using the OS X server. I'm trying to use the Profile Manager. I need to create about 40 users (each user has yours workspace, desktop, etc.). Due to that, I estimate that the server will need ...
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Profile Manager backup folder over 25 GB without many devices

I just noticed, that my Mavericks OS X Server's Profile Manager backups folder is quite large (25 GB). /Library/Server/ProfileManager/Data/backup I however do not know why. The profile manager of ...
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Unable to deploy home folder mobility settings through an Apple MDM server

I have setup the latest Apple MDM server (Mavericks 10.9.2/Server 3.0.3) with Profile Manager and I'm able to push out configuration profiles to test Macs. One of my goals is to push out profiles ...
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Can't lock Profile Manager devices outside of server WiFi network

I've got a few devices enrolled in my server's Profile Manager service. To test that this works on an outside WiFi network, I opened ports 443 and 1640 on our firewall (and ignored the others, as our ...
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The server “serverName” did not accept the certificate

I'm trying to install a profile that I've created on an iPad. I have the Trust Profile for the device installed and verified. The problem arises when trying to enrol the iPad. Below is the output ...
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Profile Manager 2 (10.8.5):

We are using Apple Profile Manager 2 on mac 10.8.5, the issue we are having is as follows. In the configuration of a device group under the restrictions payload, the setting to restrict applications ...
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Group Settings in Mavericks Profile Manager

I have successfully setup my Mavericks server with Profile Manager. I have enrolled my devices and all is working fine. (For example) I have a group with 40 users in it. I want to apply Calendar ...
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does going to the itunes store app to sign out also sign you out of your icloud account?

I have an iPhone 4 with an IOS all the way up to date and I got it from my older brother as a birthday present. He moved to college and isn't in contact. I have my own Apple I'd and thought about ...
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How to change device name in Profile Manager

I run Maverick 10.9 Mac mini server. After enroll some new devices into Profile Manager I need to change their name. I can't find any field that could change the device name. Thanks
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How can I generate a batch of profiles and certificates for OS X Server Profile Manager?

I'm using the Profile Manager on OS X Server (Mavericks). I ran a script that imported our ~20 users into Open Directory from CSV. I've configured Radius with EAP-TLS, and have set up 802.1x so that ...
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Software and Monitoring Provision for Mac Clients

I was wondering if there are any Apple Software and Monitoring tools specifically made for Mac OSX Clients. I am aware of Profile Manager and several OSX Server tools such as Open Directory for ...
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OS X Maverick 10.9 Import SSL Cert from Windows Server 2008

I created Open Directory and ProfileManager with self-signed certificate. Now I try to replace the self-signed certificate with the already Signed Certificated currently use on our Active Directory ...
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What do the appleprofilepolicyd and wdhelper processes do?

I found in activity monitor appleprofilepolicyd and wdhelper but after googling a while didn't found any interesting information: wdhelper - could be a webdrive or webdav - found only wdhelper.dll ...
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Where are Profile Manager Configuration Profiles Stored on OS X?

I ask because I configured and installed a profile for a network account on my Macbook Air (10.9) to create a synchronized Mobility Home on a Mac Mini server (10.8). However, I cannot login as this ...
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Unable to deploy in house iOS app via Profile Manager to one specific iPad

We have an in house iPad app that we have setup for distribution with the provisioning profile from our iOS Enterprise Developer account. Before properly signing the app with the enterprise ...
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Disallow wiping via Profile Manager

Is it possible to prevent end users from remotely wiping their iPad in Apple Profile Manager? I work at a school and I can foresee kids managing to steal each others passwords and remote wiping their ...
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Locking down iOS devices

I have around 200 iOS devices that I have to keep track of in an internal network (they never leave the network) and there are several things I need to do on them. Completely disable certain ...
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OS X Server: Multiple Mobile Homes syncing to a single Network Home Directory?

Looking for validation that Profile Manager in Mountain Lion Server can be used to keep Portable (Mobile) Home Directories on multiple Macs in sync with one Network Home. Users have "main" desktop ...
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How do I fix 'servermgr_certs' error when clicking on ProfileManager in OSX Server Server.app?

When clicking on the Profile Manager service in the side bar in Server.app, I receive an error: An error occurred on the server while processing a command. The error occurred while processing a ...
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Is it possible to edit the web pages in the Profile Manager user portal?

When setting up Profile Manager in Lion Server, there are a few web pages that are generated for web management of both devices and profiles. Is it possible to edit these pages in any way? I am just ...
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Lion Server: Send remote lock from outside LAN

I've setup the profile manager and locking a laptop works great while on the same LAN as the Lion server but if I'm outside the office it will never get the remote lock request. The Lion server is ...