Specify System Profile (deprecated)


Computer Configuration > Policies > Centrify Settings > Mac OS X Settings > 802.1X Wireless Settings > Specify System Profile (Deprecated)


This group policy is provided for backward compatibility with Mac OS X 10.6. If your environment does not contain any 10.6 computers, do not use this group policy.

Enable this policy to specify 802.1X system profile for wireless network authentication.

System profile can establish a wireless connection without a user login.

To add a system profile, enable the policy and click Add to enter the profile name and setting, then type a name for the profile.

The setting must follow this format:

  • Network;Security Type;Authentication Method, where each field is separated by a semi-colon (;)
  • Network is the wireless network name
  • Security type is one of 802.1X WEP, WPA Enterprise, WPA2 Enterprise
  • Authentication method is one or more of the following, separated by commas: TTLS, PEAP, LEAP, MD5

For example:


Automatically turn on Airport; to automatically turn on AirPort device if this type of profile is specified. Otherwise, the status of the AirPort device will not change.

Once enabled, this policy takes effect dynamically at the next group policy refresh interval.