Mac OS X 10.9 Support for the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Mac Client
Mac OS X 10.9 is supported on System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager with the following known exception:
USB devices on Mac computers cannot be inventoried. If you inventory USB devices for Mac computers, whether a USB device is attached or not, the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Mac client running on Mac OS X 10.9 will fail to connect to the management point to get policies
Uncheck the USB Device class found in the
. By default this checkbox is unchecked.
Turning off the USB Device Hardware Inventory Class
and select the client settings you have created for Mac computers (or create new Client Device Settings).
Right-click the client settings and then select
Navigate to the
tab and click
Search for “
”. Once you notice the list under USB Device class is populated, make sure
USB Device Asset Intelligence (Win32_USBDevice)
as shown below
Targeting Mac OS X 10.9 Clients for Applications and Settings
To support Mac OS X 10.9, ensure that all Mac OS X versions are selected for application and settings deployments. The steps to select all Mac OS X versions for application and settings deployments are listed below:
Steps for targeting applications to Mac OS X 10.9 clients
. Select your application, then click the
tab located on the bottom of the console.
Select the file (typically with a .dmg extension) you want to target, right-click it, and then click
as shown in the screenshot below.
Steps for Targeting Settings to Mac OS X 10.9 Clients
Assets and Compliance
, and then click
Create Configuration Item.
page of the
Create Configuration Item Wizard
Mac OS X
as the type of configuration item from the drop–down list. Give the configuration item a name and then click
page, check the
checkbox to ensure all Mac OS X checkboxes are checked, then click
. Continue stepping through the wizard as you normally would.