Enable profile custom settings


Computer Configuration > Policies > Centrify Settings > Mac OS X Settings > Custom Settings > Enable profile custom settings


Enable this group policy to use the Custom payload to specify preference settings for applications that use the standard plist format for their preference files.

You can use this GP to add specific keys and values to an existing preferences plist file. However, not all applications work with managed preferences, and in some cases only specific settings can be managed.

By default you should place the plist files with preference settings in the folder \\domain\SYSVOL\<domain>\customsettings.

To add a file, click Add and enter name of a file that you placed in the SYSVOL location. The file you specify is relative to this path:


For example, if you enter:


the file that is imported is: