Archive for August 31, 2018

Creating Privacy Preferences Policy Control profiles for macOS

August 31, 2018 12 comments

As part of the pre-release announcements about macOS Mojave, Apple released the following KBase article:

Prepare your institution for iOS 12 or macOS Mojave:

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As part of the KBase article, Apple included a Changes introduced in macOS Mojave section which featured this note:

You can allow apps to access certain files used for system administration, and to allow access to application data. For example, if an app requests access to your Calendar data, you can allow or deny the request. MDM administrators can manage these requests using the Privacy Preferences Policy Control payload, as documented in the Configuration Profile Reference.

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What’s all this mean? For more details, see below the jump.

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