This is driving me insane. The checkbox in
System Preferences > Security & Privacy > General Tab > Advanced > Logout after X minutes of inactivity turns itself back on whenever I move away from the settings screen. I recorded a gif to illustrate this:
Anyone knows why this is happening? Is it some new antivirus setting? Some remote setting? Some MacOS setting? Btw I'm running latest El Capitan
I tried using Automator to disable this again every 5 minutes. Didn't work haha.
I was also able to figure out the file where this particular pref is saved, running
sudo fs_usage -w. It's here:
defaults read shows me the preference is
If I run:
sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/.GlobalPreferences.plist com.apple.autologout.AutoLogOutDelay 0
The computer freezes for 5 minutes. I have no idea what's going on
Found a thread from Apple discussions. The last message in the thread points to
Profile Manager, General > Login Window > Options I will try to check with the network manager.
No, it's off there too. Looking further into
fs_usage I noticed something strange. A process
VShieldScanner.3263 is editing the preferences, namely McAffee ... 😠