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Mac OS X desktop background gets reset to “Andromeda Galaxy.jpg” when users log out

I'm running Mac OS 10.6 server, and have a set of 10.6 and 10.7 workstations connected to it for authentication and MCX. Users have network profiles (home folder stored on server, via AFP). When ...
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2answers
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Mac OS X Server (Snow Leopard) Mananged Client documentation

I'm looking to better understand setting preferences for managed clients...specifically plists for iChat... Where is the most thorough documentation for setting this up (Once/Often)? It's either not ...
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2answers
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Why is user asked to choose their workgroup?

We running Mac OS X Server 10.5.8 with Mac OS X 10.5.8 clients. Students use network logins to, well, log in. I've been asked to deny internet access to a specific user. I was told that a good way ...
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1answer
185 views

Lag in MCX (Workgroup Manager) controlled Macs

At the beginning of the day and on semi-random days, some of my Mac users are experiencing heavy lag. For example, 5-10 minutes to login, several minutes for Safari to load, visible delays while ...
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2answers
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Manage same MCX setting on multiple Open Directory Masters

In the school division I work for, we have an Open Directory Master in each of a dozen schools. There are settings I'd like to manage in multiple directories for multiple work or computer groups. ...
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6answers
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Mass deployment of OSX software?

I'm stuck. I'd like to think I'm reasonably good looking info up, but for the life of me I can't figure out how to deploy mac software in an enterprise, like with Group Policy.) I'm not talking about ...